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Battlecruisers are among New Eden’s most popular ships, so to have a new variety slot so comfortably directly beneath EVE’s venerable battleships has been nothing less than a triumph. We go back to the drawing board to see how these ships came about, talking to each of their (player) designers and to CCP to explore every angle of the design process. Later on in the magazine we put each ship through the Testflight hangar to see how best to fit it to survive the rigours of EVE.
ATTACK OF THE BOTS
If there’s one aspect of EVE that makes blood collectively boil it’s on the subject of bots – those nefarious agents of automation that seek to reward the lazy and the greedy. Attempting to demystify what bots are capable of and why some players use them, we explore what it might mean for EVE if they were allowed to run rampant and ask what can be done to defeat them once and for all – assuming they can be defeated.
GREATEST SCAMS, PART 2
When it comes to the side of New Eden history that’s permanently bathed in gloom, the last three years have been every bit as eventful as the first five. By way of evidence we present the 10 biggest examples of underhandedness to have come to light since the days of Istvaan, Cally, Remedial and Ginger Magician hit the headlines and left us in no doubt about what was possible in EVE.
RISE & FALL: MERCENARY COALITION
He may be better known these days as an internet spaceship politician, but before becoming emminently reasonable and dedicated to forwarding the EVE cause for all, the figurehead and founder of the Mercenary Coalition was more dedicated to establishing the mercenary cause and putting the MC foremost in the minds of every alliance in New Eden. Of course, not everything quite went to plan.