Geballte Ladung

The title of this post refers to a weapon widely used in World War I to roll up an enemy in his entrenched position.  Basically, its a hand grenade (the old fashion model, also called “potato masher”) with 6 additional grenade heads wrapped around it.  Pull the fuse, throw it into a trench and 4 seconds later something will have drastically changed one way or the other.  Not always the way you wanted it but thus is the way of explosives.

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The Vikings are back

Well, here we are – CCP announced changes to long distance travel in low and nullsec space. The overall intent was to create more activity in nullsec and whether that cunning plan will work or not shall be seen.  A few years ago I would have found the threadnaughts amusing and might have idly followed the blogosphere for entertainment.  But I just don’t care.  Nullsec is too far away from my wormhole and their woes shall not concern me.  Sure, sure, some will unsubscribe a few of their dozen accounts but I doubt EVE will be worse off.

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