Interstellar Correspondents

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

Heathen of the Year to be Chosen

  • YC113-04-06

    Kasrasi, Derelik - Kazzzi, of Heathen Legion, part of the Ushra'Khan alliance, has announced the Heathen Achievement Award. It will be awarded to the capsuleer who is best able to express their hatred for the Amarr Empire. Kazzzi intends to "bring reform to the Amarr Empire by any means necessary and provide aid to those free-thinking Amarrian citizens oppressed by their own tyrannical government". The competition has so far received interest from both Amarr and Sansha loyalists. The latter refuse to [...]

    Intense Fighting in R6XN-9

    • YC113-04-02

      R6XN-9, Pure Blind - Forces from the Northern Coalition [NC] and the allied Deklein Coalition clashed with the Northern Coalition. [NCDOT] and Merciless. alliances in R6XN-9 on the 30th of last month. The Northern Coalition formed three fleets to defend several control towers that had been put into reinforced mode by NCDOT, with NCDOT fielding a heavily-plated Abbadon-focused fleet. NCDOT's commander, Vince Draken, relied on a system of warp disruptor bubbles and timing to slow Northern Coalition [...]

      Revenant Blueprint Placed on Auction

      • YC113-03-20

        S-U8A4, Syndicate - Goonswarm have opened a public auction for a Revenant blueprint. This is the first time a Revenant is being sold on open market. The specific blueprint being sold by Goonswarm Federation was discovered during the Kurala Incursion that occured in Black Rise. The auction starting bid has been set at fifty billion ISK. It will remain open until March 27th at 17:40. GalNet References Auction details Are you affected by the events in this article? Do you have information regarding [...]

        Pilot Modelling Contest Winner Announced

        • YC113-03-20

          Sarum Prime, Domain - On 18.3.113, Revan Neferis has announced the winner of the first series of the Sani Sabik modelling event. Mercy Regard, member of Veto. has been declared winner of the competition. Revan Neferis told her why she was chosen: "You have given us the perfection we were seeking to demonstrate the soul of this event in a Sani Sabik perspective. Your achievement is to be celebrated for your intelligence, beauty inside and out, self-confidence, savvy and a contagious sensuality to [...]

          Northern Coalition Forces Engage SOLAR FLEET in UG-UWZ

          • YC113-03-20

            UG-UWZ, Geminate - On 16.03.113, solar system UG-UWZ, currently under the sovereignty of SOLAR FLEET came under attack from Northern Coalition (NC) Forces. Forces from the NC had previously placed SOLAR FLEET’S station "UG SOLAR MAGIC CASTLE" into reinforced mode (commonly shortened to "RF"), with the station due to exit RF on 17.03.113. Hinata, the Northern Coalition Fleet Commander, explained the engagement and the resistance they encountered in the solar system. "DRF [Drone Russian Forces] didn’t [...]

            CVA Inaugurate New Executor at Imperial Loyalist Summit

            • YC113-03-20

              Kamela, The Bleak Lands - Curatores Veritatis Alliance's [CVA] new executor, Leo D'Green, took his oaths of office at the "Allied Loyalist Summit" on 12.03.113. The summit, organized by Amarr loyalists PIE Inc. was held at a CVA control tower in an unspecified low-security system, with some 140 pilots in attendance. Organizer Rytha Main of PIE Inc said she arranged the conference to "show proper decorum" to CVA's new executor, as well as to promote solidarity between factions friendly to the Amarr [...]

              GrieferGeddon Offers Solace to Miners

              • YC113-03-20

                Rens, Heimatar – GrieferGeddon, the anti-Hulkageddon event, has concluded with an increase in participation and interest. The continued successes of Hulkageddon has caused many industrialists and miners across New Eden to stay docked up during the event for fear of loss of their mining barge. Mechanoid Kryten, founder of GrieferGeddon created the counter-event so that miners could feel a little safer while conducting their work. For the event, Mechanoid Kryten gathered more than 5 billion worth of ISK [...]

                Against All Authorities Settles into Reclaimed Space

                • YC113-03-20

                  HY-RWO, Catch - Over the course of the last few months, Against All Authorities [.-A-.] have been successfully assaulting and reclaiming much of their former territory in the regions of Catch and Stain. .-A-. had been evicted from their regions by a combined force comprising of The Initiative. and White Noise. amongst others. Since then they have undergone a time of refreshment, "after the long period of stagnation", as Mutafakaz, long-time member of the Russian Thunder Squad, put it. Many old and new [...]

                  Pandemic Legion Attack Z-UZZN

                  • YC113-03-18

                    Z-UZZN, Querious - On 15.3.11, Pandemic Legion [-100] invaded Z-UZZN, resulting in the Atlas. alliance [ATLAS] owned station, ‘Z-U ATLAS LAZY HOUSE’ being placed into reinforced mode. Public relations Officer for Against All Authorities [.-A-.], bl4xy, explained that they were aware that -100 were forming a fleet but also believed that the station would be saved. He said: ‘We have eyes in their staging system 24/7 so we know when they are forming up. Knowing PL they’ll always come for a fight, win-win [...]

                    Pilot Modelling Competition Down to Final Five

                    • YC113-03-15

                      Sarum Prime, Domain - A Sani Sabik modelling contest, hosted by Revan Neferis, has judged the field down to a final 5 of 100 original entrants. Announcement of the final winner is expected shortly, along with the distribution of the 2 billion ISK prize fund. As a Sani Sabik event, the contest emphasizes beauty as a sign of an entrant's genetic traits and a model's attitude, history and reputation is therefore also likley to influence the judges. Certain challenges of an undisclosed nature were also [...]

                      IC Exclusive: Clear Skies Series Interview with John Rourke

                      • YC113-03-13

                        In an exclusive interview, Clear Skies creator, John Rourke, discusses his upcoming movie, Clear Skies 3. He also speaks of the time and effort that goes into making the series, plus provides exclusive content for the upcoming movie. John told of how long Clear Skies 3 has taken to create. It was clear that precision and detail has been an underlying principle throughout the process: "It currently stands at 75% done, and I've been working on it since August 2009. Writing the script and testing the new [...]

                        Eve University Director of Education Steps Down

                        • YC113-03-12

                          Aldrat, Metropolis - Dierdra Vaal, Director of Education for the prestigious training institution, EVE University, officially stepped down from her post on March 6th. Dierdra has also served on the first, third and fifth Councils of Stellar Management as Councilperson, Chair and Vice-chair respectively. As the CSM 6 candidate list is finalized, Dierdra insists that she has no current political ambitions and is not currently considering a future run for re-election. She has in fact, stated that the [...]

                          Writing Contest Offers Rare Prizes

                          • YC113-03-12

                            Jita, The Forge - Silver Night, of Re-Awakened Technologies Inc, has announced his second annual fiction contest, offering capsuleers the chance to win a faction battleship and 300 million ISK fitting as a prize for the best story. The rules for the contest state that there must be only "One entry" per capsuleer, the fiction must "not exceed 3,000 words" and that stories "must not center around a pod pilot". As the contest last year was a huge success with more than 120 stories submitted, Silver Night [...]

                            Capsuleer Outer Region Political Summary

                            • YC113-03-11

                              Y113.02.01 - Y113.02.28 . February was an eventful month in the outer regions. The first two weeks saw what can only be described as a total collapse of the IT Alliance bloc. The alliance was seen to reduce and then altogether cease its attempts to fight back against the invading Deklein Coalition, resulting in the bulk of the Fountain region falling before the end of the 10th, with the last station succumbing to attacking forces on the 15th. Although IT Alliance still holds many stations throughout [...]

                              Sub-warp Racing Venture Announces New Season

                              • YC113-03-10

                                Ikao, The Citadel - Late last year, Julius Rigel, CEO of Sub-warp Racing Venture [SRV], vanished from the public eye. He has recently re-emerged and has revealed the latest season of SRV's flagship series, Impulse Con. For several months, there was no word from SRV regarding future events after the cancellation of the fourth season of Impulse Con. Rigel has now apparently returned for good and is making public appearances to promote Impulse Con YC 113. On the matter of his disappearance, Julius has [...]

                                Hulkageddon IV Concludes with Almost 3500 Kills

                                • YC113-03-08

                                  Jita, The Forge - Hulkageddon IV has concluded with an alleged total of more than 200 billion ISK in lost ships. Hulkageddon IV saw slight changes of the rules to inlcude destruction of all kinds of industrial ships including freighters, jump freighters, capital industrial ships, industrial command ships and the Noctis. The most expensive kill recorded was an IT Alliance Anshar, a jump freighter piloted by Blue Halo which was destroyed in the Sagain system and estimated to be worth 6.3 billion ISK. [...]

                                  The Hull Miners Union Celebrates 4th Anniversary

                                  • YC113-02-28

                                    PC9-AY, Syndicate - 19.2.113 marked the 4th anniversary for the combat-focused corporation, The Hull Miners Union [ONION]. The corporation was formed by a small group of like-minded pilots who wanted no more than to "have fun" and shoot other pilots. They started as a pirate corp of five members and were known to roam in the Maut system of the Placid region. From those meagre beginnings, ONION has become a part of Northern Coalition and is claimed to have more than 38,000 kills to their name. [...]

                                    Corporation Thief Caught and Executed

                                    • YC113-02-23

                                      Hayumtom, Domain - Amarrian low-security based corporation Quantum Horizons [.ANZ.] has identified a thieving corporation member and executed him in his own 2 billion ISK Machariel. The saga began when .ANZ. anchored a new control tower in a low-security system. Soon after, ships began disappearing from the Ship Maintenance Array including "a Rook, a Dominix, 2 Scorpions, a Drake, a Noctis and several smaller tech 2 frigates" according to CEO SuicidalPancake. SuicidalPancake explained that after two [...]

                                      Rebellion Alliance Collapses at Hands of Founder

                                      • YC113-02-23

                                        O2O, 2X - It has emerged that Rebellion Alliance [-R-] was dissolved last week by the hands of its leader due to suspected embezzlement by many of its high ranking members.​ The founder of -R-, Daroh, alleges that those within the leadership of -R- used the alliance to capture space, simply so that resources could be mined from the alliance’s moons. Instead of reinvesting the profits from those moons, he claims that those involved then tampered with the funds from the sale of the materials that were [...]

                                        Northern Coalition Forces Ambushed After Station Assault

                                        • YC113-02-22

                                          O4-LQM, Geminate - On 20.2.113, Northern Coalition forces were successful in placing Solar Fleet station, 'O4 SOLAR CITADEL', into reinforced mode. Northern Coalition forces, who were returning to mount a 2nd attack on the station, experienced no intervention from hostile forces in O4-LQM. However a hostile fleet of 800 capsuleers comprised primarily of Solar Fleet, Legion of xXDEATHXx, and White Noise (DRF) were present in the neighbouring solar system of Y8R-XZ. Once 'O4 SOLAR CITADEL' was placed [...]

                                          Pandemic Legion Loses 42 Billion ISK in Robbery

                                          • YC113-02-16

                                            H-PA29, Venal - Pandemic Legion had an estimated 50 billion ISK in assets stolen when now-former member Saint Schala became disgruntled with his corporation-mates on 03.02.113. The loot is believed to be mainly spaceship hulls, with an estimated 32 dreadnoughts, 3 carriers and a number of advanced cruisers being claimed stolen. Saint Schala said he also took all the wallet of the SniggWaffe corporation but gave it back on a second thought, explaining that he didn't wish the young pilots of Sniggwaffe [...]

                                            Supercapitals Clash in Uemon

                                            • YC113-02-16

                                              Uemon, The Forge -- During the late hours of 113.02.14 a massive supercapital battle between Northern Coalition forces and the Eastern Block lead to the loss of 12 Titans. One of the largest supercapital battles in New Eden occurred in Uemon, a low security system used by the Eastern block as a staging system for their attacks on the Geminate Region which is mostly now under control of the Northern Coalition. While the Northern Coalition forces (mainly Morsus Mihi, Razor, Mostly Harmless, Majesta [...]

                                              Rebellion Alliance Collapses: Geminate Opens Up

                                              • YC113-02-16

                                                O2O-2X - Rebellion Alliance collapsed as it lost all of its sovereignty in Geminate over the weekend. Rumors abound, but the cause of the collapse is not known for certain. Several systems in Geminate were fought over viciously in an impressive string of battles, some of which had over 900 capsuleers in system and saw numerous titans and supercarriers fielded. The battles come as no surprise to people familiar with the region: Geminate has been a hotbed of conflict in recent years. It may take days to [...]

                                                Standings Corporations Join Forces to Expand Service

                                                • YC113-02-13

                                                  New Eden - Two corporations who share a common goal have decided to form a partnership as they help capsuleers raise their standings with megacorporations and factions. DNLeviathan and Imiarr Timshae have announced that Standings4U, run under SOZA Innovations [SOZAI] and The Standings Correction Agency [TSCA] will be working together to bring their services to capsuleers even more efficiently and effectively than before. Though their services are open to all capsuleers regardless of race or political [...]

                                                  Freight Service Customers Get Another Choice

                                                  • YC113-02-13

                                                    A new freighter company, Universal Railways has been opened to compete for freighter contracts, otherwise typically dealt with by Red Frog Freight. Universal Railways who published their first share report at the beginning of February, boasted a company value of just over 2 Billion ISK. CEO of universal Railways, Cista2, commented that; "What we have now is a moderately sized, but fully functional company. We are 4 executives including Dezolf, Stealing Honest, Anachronic and myself. Currently 7 pilots [...]

                                                    Split Infinity. Captures First Sovereignty

                                                    • YC113-02-09

                                                      ​ ​KW-OAM, Tenerifis - The alliance Split Infinity. [S1.] has been successful in capturing its first system. S1. is an alliance of about 250 capsuleers that recently captured sovereignty for the first time. The alliance is lead by SI Radio, which is well known and has been broadcasting to capsuleers since the year 107. S1. was previously not a major force in outlaw space, as they chose to reside primarily in class 6 wormhole space. When asked about why he decided to push his alliance to take [...]

                                                      Noir. Celebrates 3rd Anniversary

                                                      • YC113-02-09

                                                        Mesybier, Essence - On 19.01.113, mercenary corp Noir. celebrated its 3rd anniversary. The Interstellar Correspondents caught up with Noir. CEO, Alekseyev Karrde to capture his thoughts on Noir. and their three year history. Aleksayev Karrde explained how his own experiences lead to the creation of the corporation: "After a long period of 0.0 warfare as part of a small alliance, I needed a change. Decided to go merc. Applied to a corp then in Devine Retribution alliance and for two weeks I had a [...]

                                                        Unprecedented Number of Pilots Honour Poreuomai

                                                        • YC113-02-05

                                                          ​ PATOR IV – In what turned out to be a surprisingly large gathering, over 250 pilots gathered to mourn the departure of the pilot Poreuomai. Two speeches were given in tribute and in an unprecedented gesture, numerous pilots self-destructed their ships. In her speech, Neridah Tanz of Masuat’aa Matari praised Poreuomai, stating that “A cursory search will show the character of [his] combat record, his debating skill, and reveal his enthusiasm and excitement for this community”, while Ugleb of Sarz’na [...]

                                                          Capsuleer Outer Region Political Summary

                                                          • YC113-02-04

                                                            **Y113.01.14 - Y 113.01.31 ** The focal area over the last two weeks continues to be the Fountain region, with pressure mounting on IT Alliance (IT). The key outpost system of 6VDT-H, which was IT's staging area in the region, was subject to an around-the-clock siege by the Deklein Coalition starting on the 27th. The system fell four days later in the afternoon of the 31st, with TEST gaining sovereignty that evening. IT Alliance and its allies did not appear to undertake any large scale efforts to [...]

                                                            Sansha Incursion Defeated: Nation Supercarrier Destroyed

                                                            • YC113-01-31

                                                              <img src='' width='280' height='50' /> Colelie, Sinq Laison - In the early hours of 28.01.113, Sansha forces were defeated by a mixed fleet of at least 100 capsuleers and a Nation supercarrier was destroyed. This was despite the efforts of Nation loyalists who attempted to defend the Sansha forces by activating smartbombs against the attacking pilots. Sansha forces were first seen in the Parchanier system in the Algintal constellation. Once word of [...]

                                                              Pilots to Gather in Honour of Departing Capsuleer

                                                              • YC113-01-29

                                                                PATOR - A gathering on the evening of 1.30.113 has been scheduled to honour Poreuomai, a pilot that served as a faithful representative of the ideals held by the Minmatar Republic. Poreuomai was considered by many to be a cornerstone of the Minmatar capsuleer ​community and will be missed by capsuleers throughout New Eden. Ugleb of Sarz'na Kumatari is leading the efforts to gather capsuleers wishing to pay their respects to Poreuomai, who will be departing the capsuleer community permanently as he [...]

                                                                The Northern & Deklein Coalitions invade 6VDT-H

                                                                • YC113-01-28

                                                                  Forces from the Northern Coalition (NC) and Deklein Coalition (DC) have invaded the Solar System 6VDT-H within the region of Fountain. IT Alliance, sovereignty holders of 6VDT-H, came under attack from Northern Coalition and Deklein Coalition forces on 27.01.113 with the system’s combined population reaching up to 850 pilots. Station ‘GVD RKK LITE WAS HERE’ owned by Tin Foil Corp, member of IT Alliance, came under fire from hostile forces and was placed into ‘reinforced’ mode at 19:37 New Eden Time. [...]

                                                                  Eve University Deploys New Recruitment Policies

                                                                  • YC113-01-26

                                                                    Aldrat, Metropolis - Eve University [E-UNI] has put into place a new recruitment system ​which they hope will allow them to process applications in a much more timely fashion. E-UNI has received more applications per week than they ever have in recent months, with waiting times for applicants rising from "3-5 days to 4 weeks and over" for the month of December alone. Darian Reymont, Director of Personnel for E-UNI, admitted that the "old system simply wasn't designed to cope with current demand", and [...]

                                                                    Wildly Inappropriate Harvest Aunenen and Defend System

                                                                    • YC113-01-26

                                                                      Wildly Inappropriate continue to fend off small attacks on the low security system of Aunenen (0.4), of which they are currently residents. New Eden capsuleers who choose to enter the solar system have suffered great losses at the hands of Wildly Inappropriate, whose occupancy for financial purposes continues. Fo Shizz, Fleet Commander and Chief Operating Officer for Quiet.Storm, a member of Wildly Inappropriate, explains the financial benefits of Aunenen, "We are doing this [occupancy of system] [...]

                                                                      Militia Control Tower Attacked As Front for Piracy

                                                                      • YC113-01-23

                                                                        Amamake, Heimatar – A control tower in Amamake belonging to The Candy Van corporation came under attack from 14 - 15.01.113 by Concordokken. alliance and Electus Matari amidst allegations that The Candy Van is a front for Heretic Army's industrial operations. Heretic Army, meanwhile, has alleged that the alliances involved in the attack were engaging in piracy and claim that The Candy Van is an innocent member of the militia under their protection. Tactically, the incident was fairly straight-forward. [...]

                                                                        Sansha’s Nation Invasion of Tama Underway

                                                                        • YC113-01-20

                                                                          Sansha’s Nation forces have begun an invasion of the Caldari State Solar System Tama. This invastion comes in Light of their previous hostile appearance within the Solar System Ashab within Amarrian Territory. The invasion began at 22:00, with a mere 20 residents in the system being caught by surprise. New Eden capsuleers are converging on the solar system in an effort to either support the Sansha forces by defending their fleet or by beginning an offensive on all Sansha’s Nation vessels and [...]

                                                                          Trade Hub Continues to Grow for Intaki Liberation Front

                                                                          • YC113-01-20

                                                                            Intaki, Placid - The Intaki Liberation Front [ILF] are celebrating six months of a so far successful 5-5 trade hub in Intaki, which has seen them so far raise 15 billion ISK in sales of ships and items. Apollonius Verus, ILF Director of Non-Combat Operations, seemed particularly happy that not only can capusleers purchase any type of small or medium tech 1 ship but they can also outfit it with tech 1 or tech 2 gear, "all without having to leave the Intaki system". Maintaining such a trade hub has not [...]

                                                                            Capsuleer Outer Region Political Summary

                                                                            • YC113-01-20

                                                                              Y112.12.01 - Y113.01.13 The most visible event for many this period has been the assault launched on the IT Alliance-controlled region of Fountain. This is being headed up by the Goonswarm Federation and Test Alliance Please Ignore (TEST) alliance, with many other allied groups taking part. Two stations within the region have fallen to the attacking force thus far, in PNQY-Y and 9R4-EF. The assault has seen the fiercest fighting in the region since IT Alliance ousted Pandemic Legion from it last year. [...]

                                                                              BREAKING NEWS: Sansha forces in Ashab

                                                                              • YC113-01-19

                                                                                ASHAB 1 - Just moments ago, Sansha forces attacked in the Domain region. Amarrian capsuleers engaged and were succesful in pushing the Sansha forces back, but not without casualties. Early reports even suggest that some capsuleers may have even fired upon each other rather than deal with the Sansha forces in the system. Early reports also suggest that the Sansha forces were able to bypass jamming systems by entering through wormholes. The Interstellar Correspondents will be following up with a full [...]

                                                                                Against ALL Authorities and Allies Retaking Former Territory In Catch

                                                                                • YC113-01-19

                                                                                  HY-RWO, Catch - In the early hours of 15.01.113, The Initiative. [INIT.] alliance lost sovereignty of HY-RWO and GJ0-OJ solar systems to Against ALL Authorities [.-A-.], former sovereignty holders in the region. The so-called Stain Coalition, which comprises, among others, Against ALL Authorities, C0VEN, En Garde and ROMANIAN-LEGION is now engaged in sustained fighting in Catch against The Initiative. and their subsidiary alliances, Initiative Associates and Initiative Mercenaries. In the last week, [...]

                                                                                  Capsuleer to Sacrifice Chimera in Celebration

                                                                                  • YC113-01-17

                                                                                    Teshkat, Tash Murkon - To celebrate six years of blogging, Kirith Kodachi is hosting a special event in the Teshkat solar system in the Tash Murkon Region. Kirith Kodachi explains, “I'll warp to a celestial (no station or gate) in Teshkat and tell everyone in local and the Ninveah channel where I am. Then they can come to shoot or support me. I will fight back but will not warp away for 30 minutes.” The Prize list for the event consists of a 'grand prize' awarded for the final blow on the Chimera [...]

                                                                                    Imperial Renegades - A Heathen Legion

                                                                                    • YC113-01-14

                                                                                      Amarr, Domain - Heathen Legion corporation, the membership of which is composed entirely of "renegade" Amarr, joined the anti-slavery alliance Ushra'Khan on 24.10.112. This article gives an overview of this somewhat unusual organization. Kazzzi, CEO of Heathen Legion, described his corporation. “Heathen Legion joined Ushra'Khan and is composed entirely of Amarrian renegades and former Imperial loyalists who have turned "traitor," kind of like reverse Ammatars.” The aim of Heathen Legion in the words [...]

                                                                                      Amarr Loyalists Hold Summit at Malkalen Disaster Site

                                                                                      • YC113-01-13

                                                                                        Malkalen, Lonetrek - Amarrian loyalists travelled from Domain to Lonetrek on 08.01.113 to pay their respects to those affected by the Malkalen Incident. Over 70 pilots from organizations such as PIE Inc., House Kyriel Inc, The Volition Cult and CVA gathered in Amarr then journeyed to Malkalen to meet with Ishuuk-Raata Enforcement Directive [I-RED], a Caldari loyalist alliance friendly to the Amarr loyalist bloc, at the former Ishukone Headquarters: Malkalen V, Moon I. During the summit, a ceremony was [...]

                                                                                        Caldari And Gallente Militia Clash For Tama

                                                                                        • YC113-01-12

                                                                                          Tama, The Citadel - On the 06.01.113, forces from the Gallente Federal Defence Union [FDU] and the Caldari State Protectorate [STPRO] militias clashed in Tama in a battle that lasted over 3 hours. Approximately 60 ships from the FDU managed to hold the field against roughly 90 STPRO vessels (over the course of the lengthy fight) by keeping mobile and fighting at long range, where the Caldari could not bring their full firepower to bear. The Caldari militia watched for moments when the FDU were near [...]

                                                                                          Minmatar Militia Deploys Supercarriers in Battle

                                                                                          • YC113-01-07

                                                                                            Auga, Heimatar - Minmatar and Amarr capsuleer miltia forces clashed in Auga on the 29th of last month, with two Nyx supercarriers being deployed in the low security border system by the Matari. Amarrian forces rallied a capital fleet of four Archon-class carriers to take on the opposing Minmatar forces and dispatched it to Auga where they focused their attention on the Minmatar support fleet. According to Saaya Illirie, member of the Amarrian fleet, "Amarrian carriers went into triage, and the [...]

                                                                                            Territorial Shifts as the New Year Begins

                                                                                            • YC113-01-07

                                                                                              Yulai, Genesis - As New Eden enters the year 113, there have been minor shifts in the balance of power in null security space. From 01 - 02.01.113, Rebel Alliance of New Eden [RANE] and Majesta Empire [ME] are recorded as having the largest territorial gains. RANE has gained three systems in Wicked Creek - 30-YOU, 4F89-U and J7-BDX - after Marine Holdings, formerly of Jagged Alliance, joined RANE. ME, meanwhile, resecured two systems in Vale of The Silent - KX-2UI and MO-FIF - after The Praxis [...]

                                                                                              New Year Markets to be Held in Rens, Dodixie and Amarr

                                                                                              • YC113-01-03

                                                                                                Amarr Prime, Domain - To celebrate the start of year 113, capsuleers have been invited to give and trade away unwanted items at New Year Markets to be hosted by CCP Zymurgist. CCP Zymurgist hosted a 'Swap Meet' last year which apparently saw very little trouble; pirates appeared to prefer to attend the event than ambush those on their way to it, but nonetheless, pilots are advised to move any large quantities of goods in advance and to exercise all normal precautions. New Year Markets will take place [...]

                                                                                                Heavy Titan Losses in Venal Battle

                                                                                                • YC113-01-02

                                                                                                  Y-W1Q3, Venal - A large battle between Pandemic Legion and the Northern Coalition on 30.12.112 resulted in the destruction of an estimated 9 super-capital vessels. Sources attributed the recent increase in tension between Pandemic Legion and their former allies in the Northern Coalition to the expansion of Pandemic Legion's moon-mining operations in Venal, where they hold a number of highly valuable Technetium moons. At least 126 super-capitals (titans and super-carriers) are recorded as having been [...]

                                                                                                  Freighter Loss Included Over 2 Billion ISK in Alcohol

                                                                                                  • YC113-01-02

                                                                                                    U54-1L, Vale of the Silent - R.A.G.E alliance engaged and killed an Inver Brass freighter and its escort on the 27.12.112 as it passed through Northern Coalition-controlled space. The freighter contained exotic dancers, tobacco and alcohol intended as an eccentric gift for captains fighting on the northern front. The mixed-alliance freighter convoy was first engaged in NCGR-Q by a fleet of over 250 ships from Majesta Empire, R.A.G.E., Stella Polaris and other Northern Coalition alliances, which was [...]