Interstellar Correspondents

News from the New Eden cluster with a special focus on the activities of the capsuleers who roam interstellar space.

Yulai: Eye of the Storm

  • YC110-05-30

    Gashtik Anfeld, an Amarrian trader who was about to dock at the CONCORD Bureau when the fleet arrived in system was still in a state of shock several hours after the event. His reaction has been a common one amongst the pilots and station inhabitants in the Yulai system. “I’ve never seen, or felt anything like it. I was just there, about to dock. I had brought a cargo full of Silicates from Tash-Murkon, and was daydreaming, looking forward to meeting my friend, Yako Pertogi, and sharing a cup of tea [...]

    Ice Belt Execution: Rupture Assassins Struck Down by CONCORD

    • YC110-05-27

      Eygfe - In the early hours of Sunday morning, three pilots of the Sounds of Violence corporation lost their ships to CONCORD in order to bring down a Mackinaw suspected of covertly working for a local hostile corp. The trio of Ruptures, flown by pilots Psyfr, Jakamo and Ullyses of Sounds of Violence struck in the early hours of the morning, when their target, dailq03, was in the ice belt harvesting Glacial Mass with a large number of other miners. All three were aware of the risk they took. CONCORD [...]

      Timeline of Escalating Tensions

      • YC110-05-26

        Tensions have been rising among the Empires as events of the past weeks continue to unfold. In this article we will follow the timeline leading up to and following these events, and find out how pilots allied with these factions are reacting. 14th May 14:38 – Otro Gariushi the CEO of the Ishukone Corporation announced tomorrow's Malkalen Economic Summit to be held with representatives of the Gallente Federation in hope that it would “promote healing between [the] nations”. 15th May 11:29 – The [...]

        Corporate Espionage Nets 40+ Ships for daring raiders

        • YC110-05-25

          Members of Cruoris Seraphim (CR-SE) along with Naqam (NQM) , recently made planned raids on four systems, three of which were under the sovereignty of Volition Cult (.VC.) , and the fourth in which .VC. live. The raids were the end of months of planning and intelligence gathering by CR-SE agents who had infiltrated .VC. and managed to turn one of their officers to their side. The officer in question one Ms Stayche, had earlier in the day visited the systems that were going to be raided, disabled the [...]

          The Hitchhiker's Guide to New Eden - Part II

          • YC110-05-21

            Into The West - Throughout the vastness of space, thousands of elite pilots fly across the starry skies oblivious of the forgotten wonders waiting to be rediscovered. Epic monuments, abandoned stations, crumbling ruins, weird and wonderful spacial phenomena, just some of the sights waiting to be seen. For those pilots who want to experience something different, for those who are wanting to capture the spirit of adventure and exploration, here is a collection of some of New Edens most important [...]

            Goonswarm Titan Destroyed in Etherium Reach

            • YC110-05-19

              Etherium Reach – An Erebus titan piloted by Deadtear of GoonSwarm was destroyed in a combat operation yesterday involving three titan-class capital ships, including a Leviathan from Solar Fleet, and a Ragnarok from Legion of xxDeathxx. A number of alliances resident in the drone regions participated in taking down this massive ship, and thereby preventing it from assisting Ethereal Dawn in defending their sovereign space. The events leading up to this loss started with a small roaming gang of Smash [...]

              Profiteering in Malkalen

              • YC110-05-16

                A disturbing development in Malkalen has some pod pilots questioning the compassion of their brethren. Within a few hours of Ishukone’s call for pod pilots to fill buy orders of essential relief goods, profiteers have already placed buy orders preempting Ishukone’s. One such pilot, Maru Sha of The Department of Justice corporation, has admitted that she is currently sitting on over one billion isk worth of antibiotics and hydrogen batteries procured by slipping in slightly higher buy orders than [...]

                Pod Pilots Render Assistance in Malkalen Disaster

                • YC110-05-16

                  The recent devastation at the Ishukone station in Malkalen has generated an even more impressive display of solidarity among pod pilots as ad-hoc rescue efforts were conducted only minutes after the incident. View Picture Record Although there was no official chain of command, Sylvain Lemieux appealed to the pod pilot community via GalNet and formed one of the larger groups of volunteers aiding in the efforts. The group, calling itself simply “Malkalen Relief” opened a communication channel and began [...]

                  Ushra'Khan Press Release Announces New Campaign

                  • YC110-05-15

                    Ushra’Khan, an alliance of Minmatar freedom fighters, has recently announced their campaign against Amarr slave traders: “This day our warriors set course for the dark centre of this beast’s lair. We are bound for Amarr itself!” The press release continues with four entities specifically named as targets; Kingdom of Redemption alliance, Order of the Black Cross alliance, Aegis Militia alliance, and CompleXion Industries corporation. Karn, explains: “We chose three overt Amarrian supporters who our [...]

                    Pod Pilot Takes Serious Look at ISKless Trading

                    • YC110-05-14

                      Every day, billions of isk trades hands as commerce grinds away. One pod pilot feels that the isk value of goods is an artificial value; that value is something that only the owner can give to the item. Tradesalotski explains: “I believe that we place too much emphasis on the value of money, and people perspectives need to change. We forget the real value of an item is what we give it. I think one of the biggest problems in New Eden is the emphasis placed upon isk. The pursuit of isk often means that [...]

                      The BIG Event : EVE 5th Anniversary Lottery

                      • YC110-05-07

                        Place Your Bets BIG Games are perhaps the most well known group within the densely packed lotteries and competition market so it should come as little surprise that they will be celebrating the anniversary in style. Well known throughout the cluster, BIG are one of the few corporations who have good relations with the main empires, independent factions and mega-corporations. Their many relationships have been cultivated over the years whilst negotiating for advertising and broadcasting rights. This [...]

                        Curatores Veritatis Alliance Honors Lord Aralis

                        • YC110-05-07

                          Earlier this week a Navy Issue Apocalypse, fully fitted with Amarr Navy modules, was given as a gift to Lord Aralis for the upcoming anniversary of his five years as head of Imperial Dreams, current executor of Curatores Veritatis Alliance. View Picture Record In a well attended ceremony in X6AB-Y, Lonewolfnight honored Lord Aralis by opening with a speech: “With great respect, pilots who have been touched by your wisdom and dedication are here today to pay respect to you. A great deal of people have [...]

                          Market Manipulation Used For Revenge

                          • YC110-05-06

                            The vast majority of market manipulations are conducted with profit as the only motivation. For the past two months, Darkrftr has been waging an economic war on the Intrepid Crossing alliance as an act of revenge; “There is no way we could fight them so I am attacking their market”. Darkrftr has made claims that Intrepid Crossing “stole” 1.4 billion isk (in the form of an investment) to build their outpost in WU9-ZR, Etherium Reach. Shortly after the outpost was built, Darkrftr claims that his [...]