Author: Exonfang

War of the Dead

This episode on Talking in Stations, we take a look at the ‘second’ Northern Conflict, nicknamed the ‘War of the Dead’, between Dead Coalition and Northern Coalition. What started as a conflict campaign has been heating up as Northern Coalition. seeks revenge on Dead Coalition. for siding with the Imperium earlier in the year. Killahbee, a Northern Coalition. FC names the conflict ‘War of the Awkward Timezone’ as Dead Coalition and allies are a primary AUTZ and CTZ. In the middle of the show, it was announced that INIT was moving their superfleet and has allied themselves with the defending...

Captains of the Whaling Fleets

On this episode, Ron and Silver meet with Chossuh, head whaling FC for Pandemic Horde, and Nova Valentis, head FC for Bomber’s Bar. Bomber’s Bar is a longtime organization specializing in stealth bomber focused public fleets. Surprising their enemies via wormholes travel, and flying ships that use their covert ops cloaking devices to get the jump on enemies, both guests are well known for their “Whaling Fleets” where they hunt the largest targets in the game – Capitals, Supercapitals, and Titans.

The New Player Experience

This episode on Talking in Stations, we discuss the New Player Experience from two viewpoints – Seamus Donohue from Eve University, and Greygal from Agony Empire. Seamus has been Head Professor to Eve University holding ‘classes’ over voice chat on Eve Online mechanics. Greygal is a long time newbro fleet commander of ‘Redemption Road’ – a training fleet open to all players. Both have spent years teaching new players how to survive and find connection in the Eve Online universe. The second viewpoint is from CCP themselves – we sat down with CCP Preobrazhensky, CCP Wonderboy and CCP Cakemachine and...

From Highsec to Null

On this episode, Ron and Silver meet with Darius Caliente of United Federation of Conifers who has streamed for 25 hours to raise money for Extra Life. Extra Life unites thousands of gamers around the world to play games in support of their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. In our second act, we sit down with Martin Lockheart from Hardly Competent. After a highsec war forced them into lowsec earlier than they had planned, they share the ups, downs and aspirations they have to be a thriving nullsec alliance.

Vegas Recap

Now that the crew has made it home from Vegas, we sit down to an all panelist episode to take a deep dive through Eve Vegas 2019. A recap of news includes the Fraternity SOTA that TIS live streamed on Saturday, the Inner Hell wormhole evictions that were capped off with a Keepstar kill and some interesting stats from the Halloween Trick or Treat 100% PvP loot event. In the last half of the show, we get into the details of some of the proposed updates led by “Team Talos”, a new development team led by CCP Rise, which will...

Eve Online Post-Vegas

Join RonUSMC and Silver Suspiria for a deep dive and technical look into the changes proposed and confirmed at Eve Vegas 2019, and what the impact of those changes might mean for Eve Online.

Winter Co. and Vegas 2019

This week on Talking in Stations marks the countdown to Eve Vegas, we are joined with longtime volunteer coordinator and this year’s player speaker Greygal and our very own Elise Randolph to give a rundown on what to expect during the Eve Vegas weekend. Also, Matterall speaks with Fraternity alliance executor, Noraus, on the culture of Chinese players in Eve Online as well as his plans for rebuilding after Winter Coalition’s exodus from the South.

Collusion in Faction War

On this episode, Artimus, Ron, and Silver meet with members of the Amarr Militia—Fat Elvis Presley, Flyinghotpocket and Templar Dane—and the Minmatar Militia—Harkon Thorson—to talk about the unprecedented deal signed that is making waves in the Faction Warfare community. The deal sees enemies of the war cut across faction sides and agree to allow key systems in each of their regions to be flipped out of their control. This will lock all players out of popular missions, which the signatories of the deal believe devalues the loyalty points coming out of the PvP oriented plexes.

Army of Mango’s Perspective

Chairman Mantou joins Ron and Elise to discuss a broad range of topics around his alliance, The Army of Mango Alliance, which has recently transitioned from the Chinese based Serenity server to Tranquility. Despite his alliance being formed just six months ago, they have managed to make a significant impact in the New Eden Cluster. On this unique episode, translation is provided by two of Chairman Mantou’s fleet commanders, Fulcrum and XGB.

Conflict in Providence

Without a doubt, Providence is one of the more storied regions in the New Eden cluster. On this episode, Proviblock and Rekking Crew sit down with Artimus and Silver to talk about the ongoing conflict in the region, and why it has grown more fierce in recent months. Guests include Akadios Sol and Cj Allyn from Sev3rance, and RoCkEt X and TheLastSparton from Rekking Crew.

Miss Rabbit Buys Ranger Regiment

On this busy news week, a full panel of guests including Brisc Rubal, NoisyGamer, RonUSMC, and Exonfang join Matterall and Elise Randolph to discuss the news buzzing around the cluster. Topics covered include the September Security and Economic Reports, comments on Ranger Regiment’s “acquisition” by Miss Rabbit, the unprecedented agreement between Amarr and Minmatar militia forces, Rote Kapelle’s ruse cruise on reddit, and retrospective on the Southern War between Legacy and Winter coalitions.

CCP Dopamine and CCP Goodfella Talk CSM

On this special episode, CCP Dopamine and CCP Goodfella join Matterall and Carneros to discuss the recent CSM Summit. The week long CSM summit, which occurs twice annually at CCP’s headquarters in Reykjavik, Iceland, is an opportunity for the player-elected Council of Stellar Management to meet with CCP and provide input and feedback on the ongoing development of Eve Online.

The Southern War Ends

Seddow, Sky Marshal of Legacy Coalition, joins Artimus and Ron to give his perspective on the Southern War which is coming to its conclusion after a cascade of Legacy victories in Detorid. Other topics covered include cap brawls in Tenal, “the little Sotiyo the could” in Delve, and some in game news around the Skilling Spree and the recently released CSM14 Session One Minutes.

Revitalizing Null Sec

Dunk Dinkle, Tytalus Warden, and Dylana Aivo join Carneros and Elise Randolph, to have a wide ranging discussion around the revitalization of Nullsec in the post-blackout chapter of the ‘Chaos Era’. Topics covered include real life space exploration, the CSM14 Summit 1 Minutes, notable corporation movements, and the fading war between Legacy and Winter Coalition.

Triglavians Invade!

The Triglavians, the mysterious precursor race capsuleers first met in the Abyss, have been expanding into the New Eden Cluster with increasing aggressiveness; adapting their strategies and fleet compositions at a break-neck pace. To help us keep up, Ashterothi and Fonsui join Artimus and Silver to illuminate all the details about the Triglavians and their invasion, from mechanics and lore, to how you could begin engaging with this exciting new content. TIS Crew Ashterothi (Malevelon Roe Industries) Fonsui (Signal Cartel [EvE-Scout Enclave]) Artimus Albosa (NOIR.) Silver Suspiria (Mecha Enterprises Fleet [Federation Uprising])

Winter Fades in Detorid

The end of Blackout and new cynosural mechanics see pilots across the cluster adapt to their new normal in this busier-than-average week across the cluster. Cphinx and KithKanan join Carneros, Matterall, and Ashterothi to discuss the realities of operating under the changes. Later in the show, a variety of news topics are covered including the Eastern Conflict in Detorid, the return of supercapital ratting in null sec, and diving into the details around some very expensive killmails, and more. As a note, we’ve changed our episode numbering system — we’ve dropped the seasons, and will be labeling episodes by expansion....

Capital Warfare After the Cyno Changes

On this episode, a full panel of experienced guests join the regular crew of Artimus, Ron, and Silver to discuss the Cyno Changes and how they have affected capital warfare across the New Eden cluster. Later, we take another dive into the latest developments of the ongoing Southern War. Guests Adramelech Indra (Horde Vanguard. [Pandemic Horde]) Dawn Rhea (SUNDERING [Goonswarm Federation]) Johnny Trousersnake (Horde Vanguard. [Pandemic Horde]) Jon Hun (The Suicide Kings [Test Alliance Please Ignore]) TIS Crew Artimus Albosa (NOIR.) RonUSMC (Dreddit [Test Alliance Please Ignore]) Silver Suspiria (Mecha Enterprises Fleet [Federation Uprising])

Entosis Warfare

On this episode, Ron, Artimus, and Silver take an in depth look into Entosis Warfare, where alliances and their fleets clash over the control of the many claimable Null Sec systems throughout New Eden. Other topics covered include the new “Eve Portal” app, more cyno changes, and major announcements regarding Fanfests in 2020.

High Sec Ganking and Raznaborg Damaviks

Globby, an infamous high sec ganker, joins Artimus, Ron, and Silver to talk about ganking and how the upcoming bumping changes will affect the playstyle. Later in the episode, Exonfang joins in to discuss his adventures hunting the Raznaborg Damaviks, which have been killing players in high sec since their first appearance outside of invasion systems last week. Other topics include conversation around the upcoming changes coming in September, the ongoing Southern War, and the recent O1Y-ED Titan Brawl resulting in over one trillion ISK of ships being destroyed.

Vily on the Southern War

Vily, a key leader of Legacy Coalition, joins the usual Talking in Stations crew to discuss recent some recent battles in the Southern War. Conversation later shifts towards the upcoming changes to Cynosural Field Generator mechanics and CCP Rise’s most recent interview with Talking in Stations.

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