Light news up front: Quantum Core phase 2 starting on Tuesday, Project Discovery live stream, Eve Down Under online event (VODs are on CCP's Twitch channel).
Then we get into the record breaking fight in FWST between PAPI and Imperium forces.
Sorry for the low volume in the first 2 minutes, had a small sound issue. (It's just early banter so you can skip to 2 min in) Long episode this week as we had lots to cover: Japanese localization, harder Project Discovery, Rolling Thunder patch is live, EDENCOM vs Triglavian contest, new Angel Cartel 3D printed models from Mixed Dimensions, Amarr Coronation Day, new Proving Grounds. Then the bread and butter: Resource distribution update. The various security spaces getting a huge mineral shake up.
New tier 0 and 6 abyssal sites. The thicc Aeon is brought back to normal. Next Proving grounds, 4 player tech 1 cruiser free-for-all. Upcoming Rolling Thunder update will rebalance EDENCOM ships, some Fax and black ops. CCP announces changes to ban policy and possible redemption of past bans.
The Council of Stellar Management 15 has been revealed: Brisc Rubal, Gobbins, Innominate, Kenneth Feld, Maria Taylor, Merkelchan, Mike Azariah, Phantomite, Torvald Uruz, Vily. We chat about the results.
We have launched the new Twitch channel: www.twitch.tv/OpenCommsShow !
This week we discuss the upcoming CSM elections along with watching some of the candidates' promotion videos.
CSM candidates (including the hosts) are Blazingbunny, Brisc Rubal, Insidious Sainthood, Pandora Singularity (Ivy), Juvenius Drakonius, Mike Azariah, and Vily.