Today I made good on my offer to Lee from the Jester's Trek comments. We went out, got into 3 fights each in under 45 minutes, lost 2/won 1, had an AWESOME time each go. Lee had gone from hostile and intimidated by the idea of PVP to considering making it something he adds to his regular gameplay. He also made at least 2 friends, me and notorious griefer-turned-crusader Pinky Feldman. So while the ranks of those who will not rest until EVE is changed to a consensual PVP model now include Ripard
I saw this comment on Ripard Teg's blog on POS-Gate, and I am reprinting it (and the response) because it very articulately illustrates the narrow lense through which CCP itself is veiwing possible gains from improving the POS feature:
"Anonymous January 16, 2013 at 10:14 PM
Just like Unifex said later on in the minutes, a POS revamp would only affect a small number of people. As someone who lives in nullsec space the only time I ever come into contact with a POS is waiting
Updated 01-17-2013 at 14:39 by Alekseyev Karrde
The first of two summits between CCP and CSM7 came to a close last week. Top 7 guys like Chairman4Year Seleene (http://seleenes-sandbox.blogspot.com/), Two Step (http://twostep4csm.blogspot.com/2012...ne-summit.html), and Trebor (https://forums.eveonline.com/default...2&#post1410012) have already written a lot of summaries of the summit, so rather than rehash everything Iíll try to focus on some highlights.
THEN AND NOW
Just a quick blog expressing my support for Garmon, Will Adama, and Noir. alumni Duncan Tanner in the recent disruption of EVE Is Easy service (now located at www.eve-is-easy.com). The chat logs (linked below) paint a pretty clear picture about Abaddon21's actions and motivations.
Like Duncan, Abaddon21 also flew with Noir. for a short time while his corp CCIM was partnered with us. Unlike Duncan, he's not missed. His personality caused a lot of problems within the alliance due
In reference to Leboe's curious statements during the Lost in EVE debates