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This Week in EVE #136 - Week 51/2016

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CCP Phantom
C C P Alliance
#1 - 2016-12-23 12:09:59 UTC  |  Edited by: CCP Phantom
"This week in EVE" is a weekly overview of EVE Online related news and events and shows what is going on in EVE Online. The focus of this overview is on official news from CCP: For example, dev blogs and important forum posts by CCP developers, the ever evolving background story and upcoming events. The previous weekly overview can be found here.

The current "This week in EVE" gives an overview of the previous week from December 17 to 23




Dev blogs and announcements
o7 Holiday show on Dec 18 - The highlights
Highlights of the brand new o7 show - first aired on Sunday, December 18 - are now available and include the Christmas tree gank, Firework concepts (work in progress) and Space Cookie bake-off. Check it out!

Celebrate the Yoiul Festival and enjoy another gift in EVE Online - 300 free AUR
Everyone who was logged into EVE Online on December 19th at any point between 00:00:01 and 23:59:59 UTC has received 300 free Aurum as part of the Yoiul Festival. This works especially well together with the massive SKIN discounts, check out the New Eden Store (Alt+4 in game)!

New Apparel available in the New Eden Store: Berets and Caps
New hats - more specifically Berets and Caps - are now available in the New Eden Store for 500 AUR.

Yoiul Festival Day 7 Gift - 15% Off Merchandise In The EVE Store Until January 10th!
Head on over to the EVE Store and enjoy a 15% discount by entering the code "EVEHOLIDAY" when you check out. This code can be used as many times as you like, for as much merchandise as you like, and will expire on January 10th, 2017.

EVE Updates
If you want to know more about current events, releases and planned features, make sure to regularly check out EVE Updates! All high level info on one page!

Audio and Video
#myEVEstory - They Were Wrecks When I Was Done
Another story from the EVE Universe. Chessur tells the story of how trust is more valuable than anything else in New Eden.

EVE Online - Holiday Development Update (Dec 2016)
Happy Holidays! CCP Seagull gives an update on current EVE Online development and increased player participation and gives a quick primer on how the EVE team communicates with players.

o7 Show Interview - NPC Miners and the Development of NPC AI
CCP Larrikin and CCP Burger to discuss the recent addition of NPC mining fleets to EVE Online and the future of NPC AI. Check it out!

EVE China's 10th Anniversary Celebration
The Chinese EVE community celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Serenity server at the start of December and CCP sent a delegation from Iceland to celebrate with them!

o7: The EVE Online Show - Episode 21 (Christmas Special)
The o7 Christmas Special was aired live on December 18, a recording is now available on YouTube.

#myEVEstory - I lost everything I stole
Another story from the EVE Universe. Nashh Kadavr explains how greed led him to betray and steal from a big corporation in EVE Online, and how it all went wrong.

Visualization of ESI development
Check out this interesting video showing the development (thanks of the EVE Swagger Interface (ESI) - EVE's new API - during the past 7 months. Each ball represents a file, the links between groups of balls show folder structure. Each beam from a developer's head is a commit either modifying the file (yellow) deleting stuff from the file (red) or adding things to it (green).

Testing and Test servers
Next Singularity mirror in January
A new database mirror from Tranquility to the...

CCP Phantom - Senior Community Developer

Caldari Provisions
Caldari State
#2 - 2016-12-23 12:27:13 UTC
Tatsuya SAMA Shiba
Science and Trade Institute
Caldari State
#3 - 2016-12-23 12:31:28 UTC
2nd XD
Nhil Adarwind
Gallente Federation
#4 - 2016-12-23 12:42:31 UTC
Joviany White
Space Purifiers
#5 - 2016-12-23 13:48:06 UTC
That's everything cool, but CCP, answer my support reports please! Evil
Avio Yaken
Star Frontiers
Brotherhood of Spacers
#6 - 2016-12-23 14:28:37 UTC


Ariel Rin
Tactically Challenged
The Initiative.
#7 - 2016-12-23 15:32:49 UTC
It is also Fawlty7's birthday

Happy birthday fawlty!!

Ariel Rin

Creator and Manager of EVE Meet, for notification and sharing of out of game meets.

Twitter - Ariel Rin - EVE Meet

Julia's Interstellar Trade Emperium
#8 - 2016-12-29 03:01:29 UTC

"Dogma is kind of like quantum physics, observing the dogma state will change it." ~ CCP Prism X

"Schrödinger's Missile. I dig it." ~ Makari Aeron

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