Talking In Stations is a talk show about EVE Online, a virtual world video game that is played by tens of thousands of players from around the world.
EVE online is a sci-fi computer game played around the clock by people all over the world. It is home to one of the most complex player-run economies in multiplayer games. Politics, governance, trade, economics, and war have created a 14-year continuum of epic narratives – all created by players themselves.
The panel of Talking in Stations is comprised of long-standing EVE Online players from all parts of space.
Matterall – Host
Matterall is the creator of Talking In Stations. Serving as the news chief for the largest EVE news sites, Matterall distinguished himself as a top voice in EVE news and analysis. He’s presented lectures on war and subterfuge for CCP at the EVE Vegas conference of 2017 and 2015, and written over 150 articles, including “The Brave Story,” “Inside the IWI-SMA War,” and “The Razor’s Edge.” Matterall has played EVE Online for over a decade and is in the Destructive Influence Corp of Northern Coalition Alliance.
Ashterothi – EVE Fiction / Faction Warfare
Ashterothi is a long time EVE Podcast and blogging veteran. Whether functioning as “EVE Lore Czar”, Commander of Federation Uprising or as the “Living EVE Encyclopedia” Ash has spent the last several years helping players put EVE into context. He is currently a host of High Drag Podcast and a writer on top of being a host for Talking in Stations.
Carneros – Developer; Null Sec
When not leading The Bastion alliance, Carneros is a game dev on an unannounced game for Daybreak Games. He has worked on Meridian 59, EverQuest, EverQuest II, Age of Conan, Dragon’s Prophet, EVE Online, and many more over 24 years. At CCP Games, he was known as CCP Zinfandel and, as you may guess, he is a wine drinker.
Dirk MacGirk – Community; Null Sec
EVE Online player since the glory days of 2008. Focused on Nullsec, big and small, for most of those years. Ratter, miner, retired builder and reformed collector of BPOs. A typical F1 monkey just hanging with the bros in player-controlled space, currently as a member of xX-Crusader-Xx in Tactical Narcotics Team. Highly averse to wormholes because he’s a big scaredy cat. Two time participant in the Alliance Tournament, but generally horrible at PVP. EVE “media” pundit, host of Open Comms and panelist on Talking in Stations.
Keskora Yaari – Web Designer; Wormholes
From the very beginning of her EVE career, Keskora jumped into wormhole space and never looked back. Now the CEO of POS Party with the Ember Sands alliance, she does what she can to spread the Word of Bob to all of New Eden, both in and out of j-space. Keskora has spoken about wormholes at EVE Vegas in both 2016 and 2017 and intends to do so again in 2018. She has four dogs who will occasionally make themselves known on TiS.
MacCloud – Producer
MacCloud is the shows Technical Producer, in charge of assembling the visuals and making sure the quality of the show is as high as possible. He has a degree in Audio Production and currently branching out into visual media. MacCloud is also a 10 year veteran of EVE Online, being part of Alliances on both sides of the in-game political sphere; A content producer for INN and has built and moderated player communities in other games. He had previously won EVE for about a year but was tempted back by The Initiative.