N3 Coalition: An Introduction

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Period basis is what you are looking for.
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Wet firecracker: 1. Trial by fire: 0.
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Raiden. didn't deploy north with NC. and Nulli, they joined the HBC while that fight was going on
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nice article :)
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Wow what a rewrite of history. Let me help you: Nulli was beaten in the south and in the North. NC. attacked Solar (for gawd knows why), so Solar and the CFC commenced a plundering all of that SOV. Evoke sold it's space to GSF for a shiny penny, and left for Syndicate. Nulli and other hangers on attempted a guerrilla war out of Venal but this too failed. CFC collect all the shiny moons and territory and has firmly ensconced our ratters to make insane amounts of isk which we will spend on shiny ships, booze, cigs, and exotic dancers. BTW we are VERY bad at this game.
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just look at their sov changes, soon it will be s2n+nc. and pets
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Nulli is a fucking tryhard alliance in the extreme.Remember when they posted "coalition" updates straight to TMDC so they could circlejerk about being part of the realpolitik crowd.I bet their forums are filled with talk of "alliance culture," too.
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You are retarded. Solar attacked our tech, we pushed back and took their shit because fuck them, and we had nothing else to do. War w/ you cfc tards starts. We leave and let them take back what we took, and they start hitting our shit again. HOW MANY TIMES DOES THIS HAVE TO BE SAID FOR YOU F*CKING IDIOTS. like legit i've seen so many ppl say the exact same thing (correctly) and you cfc tards still can't get it right. You're all so stupid it legitimately makes me sad we lost space to you fucking idiots.
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"The fortunes of war may be changing for the new N3 coalition. As mentioned, FA and RZR have both deployed to support the Drone Coalition"I'll just leave this here... more recent fight...http://eve-kill.net/?a=kill_re...Oh, and why is it that this site states that RZR and FA are assisting the Drone Coalition yet FA/RZR pilots are denying this saying they just moved down for good fights? >_>
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NC. was attacked by solar.1) Soco war on2) Goons come back3) Wicked Princess and Elo go after tech ( was a who shoots first thing anywho)4) Takes goons a long time to even take one system mean time solar hits ncdot tech kills carriers. Double front opened)5) NC. calls for help. Dotbros formed (in tandem with 4)6) Evoke bails7) nc. bails as we got bored so we moved on to new place8) -a- disbands9) ncdot moves to insmother to shoot solar10) fa and razor think they are good so they came too11) present dayYawn
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Because that's the official word from FA and RZR alliance leaders. It's straight from their mouths. Please read: http://themittani.com/news/fa-... and listen to the sound cloud for complete details.
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I missed a month of the northern war, so I had to interview people to fill in the gaps. Two independent sources stated that Radien. contributed to the Dot Bros fleets. I'll check up on this and get back to you as soon as possible.
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Has anger overtaken you, brethren?
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"Nulli is a fucking tryhard alliance in the extreme" agreed
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stu007 is correct.
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The INK/Gypsy war with SOLAR had actually started because one day some guys in INK were bored and SBU'd a worthless system in Detorid to provoke a fight. Cascade then cried and lied to AAA and Solar that INK were invading them which was hilarious considering our size and that none of us wanted anything to do with structure bashing. Solar then declared INK was being evicted from Wicked Creek/Scalding Pass and with our friends Gypsy, WHYSO, Darkspawn, Red Alliance, Nulli, NC and more , you can see how well that went.
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Raiden was evicted like 2 or 3 months prior, and NC.dot didn't do much to assist them. I personally never saw Raiden in our fleets
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People in glasshouses shouldn't throw stones bro. You are really not one to talk about being a tryhard.
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This is a fallacy. NC immediately starting losing systems to CFC after losing UNI it was certain they had failed. However they came up with the idea to set all their timers to come out in Aus TZ so the rate at which NC failed slowed. However, NC never won a single battle in the conflict. It was a wipe.
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U MAD BRO?
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Yes please... come to Period Basis. These Stain peasants that we've been fighting are boring.
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Yeah, Mittens called a stop to drake and maelstrom fleets because they were winning too hard.
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LOL @ Raiden. joining Dotbros in Tribute/Vale.Sorry, but NCdot did a massive stab in the fucking back on that one, The Ankou which was the Raiden. sov/tech moon holding corp transferring it all to NCdot, leaving Raiden. out to dry, and taking the alliance wallet with them.Raiden. went from a top 5 PvP alliance to a shell of its former self (basically just Finfleet).Which is sad, because with an unbackstabbed, stronger Raiden. on their side they might have had the wherewithal to defend their holdings and those moons NCdot did want anyways.
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@Chobotu no the sbus in detorid and reffing of multiple towers by darkspawn and ink violated the agreement between fail and them, which started the detorid war where ink went crying to nulli to bail them out. the solar war is seperate.
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Wasn't that tech Solar's in the first place?I.E. they were taking back what was theirs, and never yours, in the first place?
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It's fair to say nexus is the red headed stepchild of the butt party right?
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Yes, It was more of a sarcastic question which is why I added the shifty eyes at the end. They stated in the alliance meeting that they were deploying to help Solar against N3. But now that they are getting camped in station and Solar continues to lose space, they are stating that they only came down for the good fights.
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Word is is that as soon as N3/RA are done in Cache, they're going to take your space.Kind of ironic, that this war starts with your eviction notice by Solar, and ends with you being evicted anyways. NCdot/Nulli decided they need more room for their renters.
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Nice try at a troll
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" Word is is that as soon as N3/RA are done in Cache, they're going to take your space." As one who is in RA and knowing of all things within RA. You are full of shit friend.
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N3 and friends are dunking Fazor on the daily.
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No mention of the HBC assistance or SOLAR receiving support from SCDOT, PNG, ED, R O G U E, BL. and several other alliances?
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Who said anything about RA?Oh, that's right - nobody did.
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bumblefuck 11 hours agoWord is is that as soon as N3/RA are done in Cache, they're going to take your space....
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Great outline. Good journalism. But please make sure you get the abbreviations extrapolated EVERY time at first appearance minimum (like you did with "Clusterfuck Coalition (CFC)", but you forgot with "S2N"). It would improve readability immensely.It COULD be more clear who's take on the story is being represented, but this is something all of themittani.com is terribly bad at. You do present the interviewee nicely at first quote, which is great, but consider putting a short sentence at the top presenting that this is based on an interview with X and Y.Other than that please keep up the good work informing the masses :-)
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It was Nulli and bl as started to take/attack tech moons, at one timer bc. Dropped slap dread in a fight over a moon, but didn't shoot or rf the moon, then gsf claimed that they broke otec and went to war for nc. Space
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confirming Raiden never fought in the sov war at the end of the year, but rather lost their space at the start of the year. Before the Delve conflict
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CFC is an out-of-game organisation, which is why its abbreviation is explained. S2N is actually Nulli Secundus' in game ticker. Which would be why it doesn't necessarily require an explanation.
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N3 need more space for renters. The worst space in all of EVE. Cool story bro.
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Oh, wow, really?Were you mentioned in reference to NCdot / Nulli planning to take INK's space? I only referenced you as a party to the campaign in Cache, not as party to the future INK-fuck that's going to go down.It's not like RA is relevant to N3's long-term plans - they're just riding what they see as a gravy train to gain sov and aquire space for renter income and grinding an axe from last fall."Fuck RA with a candlestick" is the sentiment I hear oft-repeated on Nulli comms.
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I can also confirm raiden. didn infact Not join Dotbros fleets in teh war.
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I know. It's still a readability issue for me to not have to google stuff to read an article. I usually don't have the game client available when forum hopping. And newer players could find interest in Alizabeth's fine writings also, so it's a small task making it just that bit more reader friendly.
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Solar has stated that it can't compete with the numbers that N3 and RA are putting together and will not be fighting. They aren't showing up for timers at all. I doubt there will be any fleet fights until Solar is packed into a few systems and even then I doubt there will be much resistance.
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S2N Citizens is the entire N3 renting operation. N3 divides the proceeds among the N3 members. So S2N Citizens is also NC. renters, and Nexus renters and everyone else in N3.
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Yea there is some "Reset RA" speak on N3 comms but they are a strategic asset. As it stands our two paths align so unless something changes I expect to see continued coordination.
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LOL wow....I can't tell you how many fleets I went on where we obliterated CFC fleets. Oh that time Zagdul warped into our AHACs at 0 in Drakes and got annihilated...never happened. The dotbros were so successful that CFC fleet doctrines changed and there was a large post on this site about the CFC being complacent and requiring a change in doctrines. CFC changed things up and became more successful but don't try to paint the war like it was one sided.There were great battles won on both sides and it was a ton of fun.
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Another confirmation there is great cheer when we see Nexus bro fleets on the field.
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The problem was less about doctrine and more about our top FCs being away IRL. If you recall the weekend that "broke" NCDOT was Mister Vee taking Alphafleet out all weekend and obliterating every NCDOT fleet sent out. After that particular weekend, fights dried up significantly.Changes to Alphafleet and the debut of Techfleet did not occur until well after the war was over. There was discussions and testing of armor Loki/muninns for AUTZ, but it never became official because all we really needed were a few of our FCs to get back in the game.
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Vince draken admitted in a post that he broke otec, no one had to claim anything.
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get thee hence.
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I believe Durrhurrdurr hellcamped 319 in durrakefleets.Also Gypsy reset Solar because Solar was attempting to get geminate moons while NCdot was fighting the CFC. Gypsy liked bombing with NCdot and didn't like that Solar was basically coming off as vultures in the situation.Solar didn't treat gypsy band like shit.
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I have heard a good deal of Fuck RA, but nothing of a candlestick?Nulli members don't care for RA much... though we did respect Gypsy a great deal... RA isn't who they used to be, we'll give them a shot (while keeping a watchful eye)... if they prove to have turned over a new leaf, I have no problems keeping them down South. They have recently taken in a good deal of people I like (gypsy).The new Russian alliance (DnD?) is kind of interesting as well, though I know nothing of their inner workings yet
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we liked INK as far as I know.. RA...ehh, not so much. Ink wanted to do their own thing, but as far as I know everything was on good terms... I like those guys, and it's nice having some in area who aren't blueblueblue
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2 N3 articles in one week, where the hell am I?
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lol, never seen someone else write my words.. cool
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PB residents couldn't handle eve Canaris' 60man gila roams. No trolling.

The last six months have seen two major changes to the sov map. First, in the summer, the Clusterfuck Coalition (CFC) and the fledgling Honey Badger Coalition (HBC) teamed up to take Delve, Querious and Period Basis. Arrayed against them were the forces of the Southern Coalition (SoCo). What was hyped to be the next Great War turned into a rout. Internal stress fractures doomed the SoCo as much as Dabigredboat hell camping the 319-3D station. Nulli Secunda, the sovereignty holder of Delve was one of the first to leave, citing maltreatment by the SoCo leadership, Against All Authorities (-A-). They moved to Amarr space and joined faction warfare (FW), which was very broken at the time in terms of ability to make ISK, to fatten up wallets in preparation of taking space elsewhere.

While the Southern War was ongoing, albeit against weakened SoCo forces, Northern Coalition. (NC.) violated the OTEC treaty. The CFC declared war against NC. and redeployed to the north. By this time, S2N had moved away from FW due to low morale; their line members were anxious to get back into a real fight. They teamed with NC. and Black Legion (BL) in the earliest phases of the war, joined later by Raiden. Together, the so-called Dot Bros dug their heels in and stubbornly resisted the CFC’s advance. For a while, it seemed like they might. Then, the CFC changed tactics and SOLAR Fleet (SOLAR), along with other members of the Drone Coalition, opened up a second front.

The war that had begun in early August was over by mid-November. The CFC occupied Tribute and Vale of the Silent, space that formerly belonged to NC. and their renters. S2N and NC., who had become close during the Northern War, were looking to take space again and to get back into the sovereignty game. Gorga, the leader of the N3 Coalition, explains the reasoning at the time: 

“NC. and S2N didn't want to operate alone, as we know that it is impossible to stand up to a bigger group without a group that at least has some sort of size and can pull numbers as we require to win…. We were looking at building something in the south before the north came to a decisive conclusion, so we were building the coalition well before taking space.”

So, S2N and NC. worked to form a new coalition, to be based in the south, occupying the power vacuum that the fall of the SoCo left. They took the lessons learned from the south and north and incorporated them into their new coalition. Gorga again:

“We have taken our lessons ... and put them together to help us not repeat the mistakes that others have made when working with some very independent groups. We've used the lack of C2, lack of communication, lack of mutual respect that was amongst the entities of the former SOCO and have turned them into strengths of our group. We are still growing and have a large number of growing pains, but we are very dependant upon each other and share a lot of common interests in the way we approach enjoying the game.”

Building a coalition is not easy. I asked Gorga how they determined who to invite. He responded:

“We determined who to invite based on their history with the group, who has worked with us in the past, and who we knew. HUNs, Pangu, were natural given our history (S2N and those groups have been working together for a long time), others we have decent relationships from the former SoCo or from the north. COW and HONOR are the only 'new' upstarts in the group.”

With the new coalition being formed, it was time to announce the move to the south. Barnsy, The Mittani.com’s own writer and S2N member, describes the mood of the alliance as “very” enthusiastic, even though “taking sov again, we knew, would suck.” In practice however, taking sovereignty from -A- proved to be simple, if boring. “We'd take 2-3 -A- systems a day and no one would show,” Barnsy continued. S2N had gotten their revenge on -A-.

The coalition was solidified with the current membership: Nulli Secunda, Northern Coalition., Nexus Fleet, HUN Reloaded, Pangu Coalition, The Kadeshi, Nulli Legio, Nulli Tertius, Echoes of Nowhere, Mildly Sober, Mildly Intoxicated, Cult of War and Spaceship Samurai (S2N, NC., RAX, PANGU, THOR, OPSEC, T2N, E0N, KUNTZ, TWATS, -COW-, and HONOR). Once they were settled in, it was time to settle old grudges. N3 would go fight SOLAR.

“This war was sparked by SOLAR's incursion to treat Unthinkables (INK, Neo Curse Coalition member) like shit, trying to invade them, but the making of this war started back well before that with SOLAR's handling of Gypsy. Nulli/NCdot involvement with them in the north is a large reason why we are now involved in the east. SOLAR made us fight on two fronts to defend tech in the north and seemingly worked with the CFC on a number of issues. This is more speculation, but nonetheless, the SOLAR support (indirectly) of CFC isn't something that we felt should left unpunished…. The initial phases are over. SOLAR has lost Cache and Insmother. The arrival of the CFC alliances in the area (FA and Razor) does nothing to change that. Red Alliance (RA) has been practically able to do most of the fighting on their own recently and a lot of grinding.” -Gorga

He is, of course, referring to the deployment of Fatal Ascension and RAZOR Alliance (FA and RZR) to Great Wildlands to assist SOLAR along with the rest of the Drone Coalition. N3 has been allied with RA for this conflict. Gorga elaborates on the relationship:

“It's not a 'bff' relationship, there is some distance we'd like to keep, but as it currently stands we'll support RA's efforts. The RA of today is not the RA of even a year ago, different leadership and different approach. We're not big allies, but we'll support them as much as we can.”

The fortunes of war may be changing for the new N3 coalition. As mentioned, FA and RZR have both deployed to support the Drone Coalition. In addition, the Drone Coalition has put itself on full war footing and deployed in force to 1I5-0V. Whether this war will be a trial by fire for the N3 or just another wet firecracker remains to be seen.

Many thanks to Gorga for the interview and to Barnsy as well for providing the grunt perspective from N3.

Writer. Twitter: @AlizabethVea