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Announced today: The new Guristas “Gecko” is the meanest heavy drone this side of the EVE Gate, and three of them have made their way to your* hangars in celebration of EVE Online’s 11th anniversary. More drones for doing what … Continue reading
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Just saw this announcement pop up in my news feed: On April 26 at 18:00 EVE Time, CCP will be running a New Player Training Session PVP fleet for rookies to learn the basics of PVP and fleet warfare in … Continue reading
CCP just announced a week-long live event taking place in Caldari space. It starts Sunday, April 13th, at 1700 EVE. The story goes that the former Caldari dictator’s secret police have stolen some carrier-class ships from the Navy, and now … Continue reading
The New Eden Open II will take place over three consecutive weekends starting on Saturday, March 1st and ending with the grand finale on Sunday, March 16th. The action will follow a double elimination format and at the end of the tournament one of the 32 teams will be crowned the New Eden Open II tournament champions. The whole show will be streamed live and for free on CCP Games‘ Twitch channel, so make sure to follow that channel to get instant notifications on when it goes live and the action starts!
It has begun:
[T]he Icelandic Yule Lads are descended from baby-eating trolls called Grýla and Leppalúði, and their original role was to strike fear in the hearts of children. Grýla traditionally went so far as to bring along the ‘Christmas Cat’, a black panther-like beast who will hunt down, kill and eat any child that doesn’t get at least one piece of clothing as a Christmas gift. The mythos was so terrifying that in 1746 a public decree was issued to prohibit parents from frightening their children with monsters and fiends like the Yule Lads…
Officially there are thirteen Yule Lads, although dozens more appear in various folk tales and stories. Tradition holds that they come down from the mountains one-by-one on each of the thirteen days before Christmas, and then leave in the same manner. A poem from a popular book about Christmas, published in 1932, solidified the names and characteristics of the thirteen most well-known Yule Lads.