Pandemic Legion Reports: Fightnight in 1-SMEB

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'23:00 – a fantastic timer for both EU and US time zones.'Not even if you're unemployed is this a good EU timer.
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If you are unemployed everything is a good timer
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That was a fun read, Thanks!
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Stay up late and enter the ownzone nerd
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I was at school doing finals, convinced I would miss the fight. Bahaha, was I fucking wrong. TEST whelped so many ships that I think the logi dudes are crying into their drinks at the thought of having to do SRP for it.
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as I pointed out on kugu, if your AHAC fleet has 8 zealots and 75 T3 cruisers... it probably is no AHAC fleet
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A bit crap for US as well if we're honest.. quite a few ppl werent home from work when it started altho many managed to catch it later on.No such thing as a "fantastic timer" for both TZ's
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From the perspective of a TEST 2nd fleet Rokh, that fight was absurdly one-sided for us. Once we engaged, we were basically ripping through t3 cruisers and logi - first the Goon fleet that disengaged, then the PL / NC fleet fighting the AHACs. Every single bombing run was instapopped by instacanes somehow managing to live up to their names in that TiDi - it was a very satisfying brawl. A grand total of 2 logi and a handful of Rokhs were lost by that fleet.Honestly, if it wasn't for the hilariously stupid fuck up with the first Rokhfleet, tonight's brawl would have been nearly flawless. I was laughing pretty hard when that happened on the stream.
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'AHAC' has gone from its literal meaning to describing any afterburning sig+armor-tanking cruiser. Whether they're Zealots, Lokis or Legions, it's still called an AHAC fleet.
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You saying an unemployed gamer can't stay up until midnight?
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If a timer comes out at 1AM central Europe time, and the fight goes on for at least an hour (in this case four hours) then no, it's not a good EUTZ timer.
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Holy cow I may need to start to play Eve again.
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technically yes, but that's like comparing apples to apples with twice the EHP, two damps and the benefit of not being bad at this game
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It's still not a good EU timer, yes unemployed gamers can stay up that late and beyond but it's still not a good EU timer.
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But apples are still apples, and AHACS are still AHACS.
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Good fites were had by all. Pretty spacemad at goonbros for not not being spacecool and shooting everything. It would be much more fun if this was a 3- way or 4 way. 1-SMEB - I was there.
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agreed, that's about the time i think "fuck this, i'd rather be asleep"
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There is actually a consoling factor in it being for a large part T1 hulls where like half the cost is replaced by Ship Insurance. But true, as a guy who's going to have a "fun" few days reviewing TEST's shitty fitting abilities. :cripes:
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Test DID NOT EVEN USE THE SLOWCATS, they sat in a pos THE WHOLE 5 hours.
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Great times for slowcat pilots!
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Where is slowcats and supers? Did't see them in BR
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I was there :) But i left after 2 hours fighting.
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I know you're trying to go easy on little TEST, but be honest. You bent him over and pounded his butthole til he stopped squealing for more. If that something to be ashamed out about then nothing in this game is.
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From the perspective of goon logistics, i think laz made the right tactical decision working with NC. and PL. 1000 vs 250 vs 125 doesn't really sound like a fun 3 way brawl, there is a big difference between being brave and being suicidal. we probably could have acted as a third party if we brought 100mn cowardcats and just sniped targets from 95, but instead our tengus were proper, manly brawling HAM tengus. these things have fantastic tank and DPS, but can only shoot up to null ammo range and very slow. trying a 3 way brawl would have meant losing every tengu without making much of an impact.
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I must say this was the best fun i've had in EVE. I showed up late and struggled to catch up in my newbie scythe. I arrived on the tail end of the IHUB fight and lost all my drones to smartbombs, no killmails for me. Then we heard powers shouting at laz on comms for being dumb, and laz warped us to the jump bridge to mess around with the 400 TEST sitting in the tower. After seeing TEST was not willing to engage, Laz asked if everyone was aligned out, and fleet warped, only to discover that he himself was pointed by the tower.At this point Laz told the fleet to regroup on him for #freeLaz 2013 (Let my Lazarus GO !). And the fleet began to clear tackle mods on the tower when TEST jumped our 100 man fleet with over 800 people on a ECM POS, which did a fantastic job of keeping logistics jammed. PL and NC. were notified, and laz (who was permajammed) tossed the FC to vily, who tried to extricate the fleet as best he could, and did an really good job, losing only 10 tengus and 6 scimis (the TEST instacane fleet warped to 0 on our logi). After the tengus burnt out of the bubbles, they went back to 1DH for the euro's to log off and get sleep, but a half dozen logi's and vily were tackled, but held reps on each other as the main TEST fleet turned it's attention to PL/NC. after 10 minutes of awkwardness (i had a newbie slasher and a couple instacanes on me, but was able to escape because the slasher capped itself out trying to neut me with a small neut). After I escaped, i warped back to vily at 50 to continue reps on him, unfortunately the entire TEST instacane fleet dropped him and Vily is currently training caldari subsystems, I believe we could have saved him had the tower used it's ECM on PL logistics instead.I stayed on field to rep whatever goons were left, when a TEST saber MWD'd at me and missed both bubbles (How does that happen?). I warped to the PL fleet to ineffectively rep whatever they have, but got blapped by loki's as soon as i landed. Guess the temporary bropact expired as soon as laz left.Overall a fantastic night, but the fallout from laz shooting the IHUB for 30 seconds had wide reaching fallout, because TEST has apparently kicked every one of our diplos from their services, and dog-piled Endie as he was trying to explain. http://minus.com/mHDsN4pW43dezThis particular post had me extremely sad that TEST considers us enemies now http://i.imgur.com/GR2vzpx.png
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Though I don't fully buy it (the whole BDD thing happened well before the forum comissaring), apparently we were purging the VIP list and then re-establishing it on a case by case basis to get rid of ex-TEST trolls. Endie has forum access again and has been posting.
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Subcap supremacy.Who do you think we are, PL?
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Once the Rokhs landed on PL's fleet, the alliance that was squealing sure wasn't TEST.
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Question for clarity.. Did the System remained Cyno-Jammed throughout ?
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Not like you can afford to lose Tengus right?
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Your writing style, f**king entertaining! Great reporting and well written.
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there's a difference between losing Tengus while having fun and getting kills in return, and suiciding Tengus into an impossible situation for E-honor. I stand by that Laz did the right thing by joining the 250 side to make the matchup only 400 vs 1000.
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Yes. The slowcats were babysitting the jammer.
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Goons have payed a lot of iskies to PL and NC. to steamroll TEST from Delve.
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Can you even read?
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1-SMEB'13 i was there. Fantastic timer got me 2h of sleep last nite and a couple hundred kills not gonna complain (too much) ;)
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I left work early and, due to traffic, got to my computer /just/ as the pings went out.
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Armor DPS T3s behave much like AHACs from a FC's perspective, only with more EHP and DPS. (and sweet, sweet Loki webs + Legion neuts + the occasonal damp or two in a utility mid slot; then again, not all AHACs are as mid slot starved as the poor Zealot is.) Hence, 0.0 FCs tend to lump them in under the "AHAC" label.
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That was because they were too busy forcibly inserting their T3's into Tribes orifices. I was on the field approx 10 seconds. The first to get primed in our fleet :( Elise I thought we were friends after I told you about our FC ranting about Mudboners and Chocolate Cake. Yet you STILL kersploded my Zealot :/
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yes, a lot of "iskies"
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I couldn't get into the first Rohk fleet because it filled up so quick. Glad I jumped into a Zealot instead. Those bombers were on point.
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1900 on a weekend is pretty good.
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You're forgetting the fact that newbro friendly TEST had 1/3 the numbers in frigs and canes, less the first Rokh fleet that got vaporised, it was one AHAC fleet against NC., PL and GSF until reinforcement fleet arrived. I guess TEST is space mad at you because 1-SMEB is in fact the main door to delve, it is already hanging off hinges and you're kicking at it.
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"Primary is zomanomnomnomnom, or however you say it" -Elise Randolph 2013.
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Just because people can replace ships, doesn't mean they necessarily want to.
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Agreed it was one of the best battles of 2013 and yes if you shot at the other two parties we would not, GSF has selectively picked TEST only targets. Why are you sad about that?
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Didn't really even notice that you were there, nobody was squealing either; We killed the Rokhs that were in range and went back to butchering Zealots, Celestii, and Blackbird/Scorpions.
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I wouldn't be surprised if it was exactly like that.... Not in the slightest. It would be my luck that I drew the wrath of a PL FC after playing range games with assault missiles and chocolate cake....
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We did have a fuck ton of Celesti... Its Tribes newbro armor ship of choice. We had 27 of them in fleet..... Please kill them all so the newbies train up to proper ships faster!Edit: Words are hard....
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I was tracking disrupted/scan res damped the entire fight; occasionally jammed by the tower, random zealots, and blackbirds (though if it was by the blackbirds, it was literally ALL of them, not just one or two)
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If Goons wanted to steamroll Delve, we'd bring a lot more than 2 squads with no battleships.
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Having a name that starts with Z doesn't help either
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So, in other words, your response is "umadbro", which I'm sure surprises no one.
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You're a 3 year old alliance with at least a thousand members in the 50M+ SP range and you've held multiple dozens of neo moons for close to a year"we can't field T3s" my ass
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Despite the higher number of losses the isk war was close, with difference being the rokh bomb welp. It was a great fight but everything after that bomb run was us clearinf the field of your blingy ships. A lot of Goondemic Coalitiondot have some subsystem skills that need to be retrained today.
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Goons are actively invading TEST with fleets of /dozens/ of T3s and they're taking potshots at ihubsWITH DOZENS of T3s
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Sorry bro, but you're wrong.(2013-05-24) Battle of 1-SMEB, 415 total killed for 37 lost.https://www.pandemic-legion.co...(2013-05-23) Battle of J-LPX7, 115 total killed for 19 lost.https://www.pandemic-legion.co...and this only accounts for PL kills, not including NCdot, Goons, PIZZA and whoever else decided to show up.
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there is no "hostility" over asakai, what andski is saying is that forming an alliance of convenience to go after targets of opportunity (the CFC super fleet and the TEST CTA fleet) is nothing out of the ordinary in EVE. Nobody should be getting mad about this. At Asakai TEST did not "be bros" and shoot at the NC. and BL. fleets that were there, despite having the forces to turn it into a 3-way, that's not terribly dissimilar to what happened to 1-SME.
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By the way, this link doesn't disprove my initial, casual remark. For all anyone knows, that kugu account is a PL propaganda account shared by multiple posters. In other words, it's entirely possible this particular post might have been written by someone other than Elise Randolph, much like real celebrities have their blogs ghost written. Alternatively, Elise might have been simply forwarding a junior fc's battle report. Who can say? Even without those completely plausible rationales, the passionately phrased white knighting and upvotes come off awfully try-hard. If you are thinking I was insinuating that TMC was "lying" or got duped, I wasn't.
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Sure and for all we know "The Mittani" is just a persona assumed by the Goonswarm directorate as a voice through which their rhetoric is relayed and that Alex guy is just some dude who occasionally talks on a mic!
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That's just getting fruity and taking it to extremes. What I'm suggesting is perfectly plausible. Don't be so disingenuous.
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Yeah it's not like some Russian dude mentioned that very idea to his alliance's directorate and they rolled with it (this did happen)
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like Elise Randolph's Ego would let other people take advantage of his reputation and post under his name.
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"Ghost writing" a common account and a mythical alliance figure head are worlds apart, and if you can't make distinction about how much more far-fetched the latter is over the former, it's little wonder your shallow perspective affords so little credence to anyone else's.
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A critical staging system that, uh, doesn't even have a station? In a region with an NPC constellation with stations where anyone can dock?Were you around when we invaded Delve last year and you didn't stage out of a conquerable system for the entirety of the invasion, but out of 1DH, with PL staging out of KFIE, and only the CFC staging in a conquerable system, that being F2OY?
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I was referring to: "Yeah how dare us jump in on a dogpile against TEST after you guys stayed out of Asakai, lmao go fuck yourself". That sounds like hostility to me. I do agree that what happened in Asakai is not to dissimilar in the since of the blows taken isk wise, I also have no problem with that.I do think it's fucked up to work against us while trying to protect our sov just as I'm sure you'd find it pretty shitty if we were dropping on your fleets up north while you were trying to defend your systems.
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They may be worlds apart, but they're both ridiculous ideas
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Whatever you say, boss.
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Given your performance in 1-S, which was entirely under your control, we wouldn't find it shitty as much as we'd find it fucking hilarious
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Cute.One thing that will always amaze me about EVE is the how much ego there is. That is what I find hilarious.SPOILER: (EVE isn't real...)
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Don't play dumb. NC. NEEDS Sakht=>1-SMEB to start taking our space in earnest.
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Except the sov war part. Thats pretty different. And with every other hurfnlurf post from gewns mentioning Asakai i'd say there is hostility.
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If NCdot wanted to take your space in earnest their supercap fleet wouldn't be dicking around on the other side of the mapAlso seriously who is the retard who convinced you that NCdot needs a backwater system like 1-S to take Delve when literally every successful Delve invasion in history has been staged from NPC Delve?
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Also, I just got a job today, and if I had stayed up until 5AM every other night to play spaceships online that would not have happened.
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What does it have to be written like a retard.
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andski and the other goons are not mad about asakai, they are irate at terrible posting.
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stop deleting my comments faggot. PL raped your shit in asakai as well, dont see you shitting on them now.proceed to get fucked.
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Never did delete your comments. But you are a worthless pubbie fuck whose simple mind cannot comprehend subtle things like "context" so it's not as if your comments are anything of value.I will blacklist you, however, because I don't really care for idiots with names like "dumbfaggot" shitting the place up. Leave that shit at EN24 - in fact, it would be preferable if you stayed there.
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Goons fleeting up with TRI MK27 amuses me the most. Was Lady Scarlet there? If so, how did that go? You guys are getting as pubbie as the pubbies you call pubbie... pubbies. I am the last true eve goon.
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There's a difference between beigng monumentally stupid by slapping your dick on the table and just existing.
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npc delve is where alliances go to get hellcamped.
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We killed waaay more than 10.
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As a TEST newbro, I am legit spacemad about goons supporting those leetpvp dicksplash fuckwits. Good fites are good, but this was a strat op and goons showed true colours.
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you forgot the 11 man Radien gang that bombed a test fleet...
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There were approximately 250 bombers in system.There were approximately 250 bombers in system.There were approximately 250 bombers in system.There were approximately 250 bombers in system.There were approximately 250 bombers in system.There were approximately 250 bombers in system.There were approximately 250 bombers in system.There were approximately 250 bombers in system.There were approximately 250 bombers in system.There were approximately 250 bombers in system.0.0 warfare 2013 no fun allowed
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TEST it seems is the only single alliance left in the game that can field 1000+ pilots, which is going to attract people to their space. Wether or not they are good is of little consequence when it comes to sov warfare. An expensive win is still a win and I think too little credit is being given to the line pilots that kept reshipping and bringing the fight.I think most will agree that invading Delve and trying to cause a TEST fail cascade is the LAST thing that they want... Right now they know where all of the raging autists in EVE are located.. They can point to it on a map..They don't want what is currently contained spreading all over New Eden, into their alliances... For this fact I'd say they are safe. If they break up TEST it's akin to this happening.. http://youtu.be/GS0hoLJiE90
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TEST - Goon nerd slapfighting is almost as good as 1-S.Keep it up bros, more Durrplomacy!
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Great plan, get mad at the people that gave you space.
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Sorry about that link loki in q-h it just happened to land off my arazu at p1 :) good response landing on grid as it went down though.
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Are you really trying to make a counterpoint about 2 alliances full of high SP pilots worrying about training rank 1 skills?
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As a member who joined Dreddit just before we declared a mutual neutral standing, I'll tell you exactly what the average TEST member was saying at that time:"Why are we fighting goons, when they are our big brothers?"That sentiment held true for almost everyone for a few months, and it's only quite recently that real anti-goon feelings have emerged. I can't speak for leadership, but I can speak for what I heard/read on numerous occasions from line members.I'll tell you right now, that if some shit were to ever go down, and the Goons needed our help, we'd be there. And likewise, we expected the same from you. That's what bros do. Hell, I've been on several roams up to VFK just to fuck around (and deliver vital war goods like tobacco, spirits, and exotic dancers to our goonbros).But the recent fights in 1-SMEB smell a lot like betrayal. And that feeling is shared by quite a lot of our line members.Most of us don't want a fight with you, but understand that we can't just blue each other and call it a day. Still, there's some shady shit going on, and we don't like it.
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TEST's actions since last year have not communicated that sentiment. The last time shit went down, we saw 500+ TEST, plus supers, move from Delve to Black Rise to help their best friends in PL, NCdot, Nulli and Black Legion kill our titans, supers and capitals. Now THAT smelt like "betrayal" no matter how you spin it. We took 120 dudes to shoot TEST during a fight for a timer of little consequence in a system of little consequence and you guys screamed bloody murder. That's hypocritical as fuck.Maybe Mittens and his "inner circle" might see it differently since I'm not involved in space ~haute politique~ but personally, I couldn't care less if TEST ends up utterly annihilated. Everyone from there that I've had any respect that isn't inactive or already in PL is contemplating the door. You don't move 500+ dudes to help kill somebody's supers and then wave it off like it's "nothing" while calling them "bros" - you chose who to get into bed with and now they're cutting your dick off.
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LOL the Techwhores formally known as OTEC find their little moongoo RMT empire collapsing and decide they need more moongoo. Your narrative is fucking appalling, any attempt at taking sov is an invasion. Team OTEC lies and spin always entertain.
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Why always with the angry neckbeards in the comments of articles. Nerds be so angry.
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I've always suggested that those who accuse of RMT send their evidence to security@ccpgames.com, but it never happens because they don't seem to have any :(
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Probably not.
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It's fun deal with it
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This is what an invasion looks like. No PL, no NC., but a swarm of goons large enough to blot out the sun.

Editor's Note: Elise Randolph of Pandemic Legion offered us this excellent battle report of the action in 1-SMEB.  Enjoy!

Recap

For the last week, Delve has offered more fun than any region in Eve has for a very long time. Some of the biggest players are all shoved within 4 jumps of one another offering daily ~goodfites~, and if you are so inclined there’s a fairly major sovwar just two regions over. It’s an FCs dream. To keep the fun flowing, NCdot has been gently prodding the entry to Delve in 1-SMEB; living in Sakht necessitates a Titan in SMEB in order to effectively move around. Adamant not to let NCdot get a foothold into the region, the Test defense of 1-SMEB started very stout. Every day a single tower was put into RF and it was typically the site of a very scrappy fight, until eventually Test slipped up and let a coveted tower fall into enemy hands. After the first tower fell, Test seemed less inclined to keep the defense up and fell onto their laurels a bit allowing 2 more towers to fall with no formup. Sensing an escalation was in order, NCdot took it upon themselves to push a bit harder and SBU’d 1-SMEB. NCdot were allowed to do this completely unharassed. The timer came out Thursday at 23:00 – a fantastic timer for both EU and US time zones. The stage was set for ~fitenite~

Showdown at the 1-SMEB Corral

The lead up to the 1-SMEB timer was huge from the Test side. Test’s narrative was that 1-SMEB would be an all-or-nothing fight for the fate of Delve. To be honest I was a bit disspointed by the “invasion” shtick; two Goon squads and an SC-less NCdot and PL does not an invasion force make. Heck, Test line members and leadership have been involved in CFC, NCdot and PL-style invasions (including one in Delve not too long ago), so flagging this as an invasion could not be further from the truth. That withstanding, I was personally expecting ~500 Test and ~150 Tribe – something I deemed to be an impressive showing. When it came down to it Test, as always, surpassed my expectations. They doubled the turnout. 

As PL began to form in AHACs, TEST had a full Rokh fleet, a full AHAC fleet, ~120 instacanes, ~50 bombers, and to everyone’s surprise one hundred Slowcats that were cyno’d into 1-SMEB as the jammer went up. Oh, and Tribe were burning down in a full AHAC fleet of their own. PL, NCdot, and Goons began chatting to one another to see what we all had. PL had 120 (AHACs), Goons 90 (Tengus), and NCdot ~160 (AHACs), with hero Waffle bombers, Pizza bombers, and I think NCdot and Goon bombers took. There were approximately 250 bombers in system. Our plan was simple: pounce on an ill-prepared fleet and quickly decimate it, hope Test Rokhs get bombed to shit by  someone, then pile into 1-SMEB and figure out a way to keep 100 Slowcats and 500 dudes at bay. The full Tribe AHAC fleet was the only one traveling by itself, so the eye of 0wndor turned to them first. Also they called me cowards the other day so I was pretty elated they were the fleet to dunk. We setup a pretty sweet dragbubble on them and all was looking good, and then about 15 seconds before lighting the cyno Sala pointed out the system was not in range. Oppsie. Frantically we trashed that good plan, jumped to the other side and tried to materialize and 0wn before Tribe could materialize and warp out. Yea not the best plan but whatever we had to make the best of a bad situation. It didn’t work out, of course, and Tribe reapproached the gate and tried to spacejuke us. Lady luck was on our side (sort of), and Tribe were forced into action as we managed to nab half their fleet in a bubble. The brawl started in earnest, but we managed to pick the one cynojammed system in Delve so our Triage wasn’t able to come in. The start of the fight looked a bit grim, a 120 man AHAC fleet vs a 250 man AHAC fleet, and we exchanged losses evenly for the first few minutes of the fight. Tribe went after our Logistics while we just went straight into the DPS and began to flat-out ravage some Zealots. Manny was able to position our fleet just right and the losses began to level out for us. Full on fist-raping was in effect. Tribe began to waiver in their convictions, but just as they motioned to disengage Goonbro Tengus showed up on the other side of the gate. Tribe were forced into action and began slugging it out, tough a fair few decided to run straight into the Goon fleet on the other side. After Tribe were sufficiently off gate thanks to Manny trickeration, Goonbros came in to clean up what was left. Tribe fleet down.

As this was going on, the 1-SMEB IHUB timer was nearly out of reinforced. NCdot were alone against unrelenting hordes of Test eager to fight for their space. I told Vince, pretty much verbatim, “brb 5 minutes gotta dunk this Tribe fleet” but, nonshockingly, killing 150 dudes took a bit longer than expected. NCdot gave no fucks and went in to keep Test from blapping a TCU and moonwalking out. Mind you at this point Test had 30 more Slowcats than NCdot had DPS ships, in addition to the 500 subcaps. Pretty dangerzone maneuvers. It worked, somehow, and even when the Test Rokhs came in they were promptly bombed to shit. -1 Rokhfleet to bombers. Thanks to heavy TiDi, my 5 minute estimation was pretty much spot on – I just never clarified 5 tidi minutes or 5 real minutes. No need to point fingers, we got in quick and began to brawl outrageous with NCdot. A good 40 minutes of slugging it out, with Test CONSTANTLY reshipping (another Rokh fleet showed up, another Tribe AHAC fleet, and a constant stream of new EVERYTHING), and we finally held the field. The IHUB was saved with the help of 5 suicide Triage carriers. We promptly made “suicide” an apt classification for the carriers, and they were gone.

Finally a chance to breathe after about 2h of fighting. Right? WRONG! That is not how Test rolls – they had 5 fleets up with new bodies, in new ships, ready to own. While we tried to cut-off a Tribe gang next door, Test started round 2 in 1-SMEB dropping everything on the Goon Tengu gang. We rushed back into system and the fight, again, was on like Kong of clan Donkey. The Rokhs were substantially smarter this time – or at least more cautious – and avoided the bombers pretty well. Another good hour of solid fighting, we were going for DPS ships and Test were going mostly for Logis. PL tends to go with the bare minimum of Logis to begin with, focusing the bulk of our fleet into DPS ships, so we pretty quickly came into dangerzone. We had killed a good 100 DPS ships after our Logis were down, but fuck me if Test didn’t have another 400 DPS ships. NCdot still had plenty of Logi, though, so we dropped gang and merged into their fleet as the fight was going on. Let me tell you, doing this as you’re getting shot, trying to shoot, and in 10% tidi is a bit of a challenge. Fleets merged we went back into the own. Another wave of Test reinforcements landed, nullifying basically all the headway we made. We continued on the path set before us, and now that we had no dictors left there was nothing to keep the 100 Test Slowcats from coming right on us and ripping us to shreds. Nothing but hope, belief, and courage, which as luck would have it we had in good supply. I think the Slowcats were afraid to leave the jammer, which was a bit of an odd decision since there would be no need to take a jammer down when there are no Carriers on the field. We must have just been believing that hard.

Another hour of actual fighting later and Test were feeling the pressure of a four-hour-long slugfest. All the Huggins were down, web Lokis were manageable, and the PL+NCdot AHACs were sitting pretty. A little light on Logis, but NCdot living 1 jump away saved our bacon on that front. Also Goons, who were having a hard time keeping up with reps, had swapped to bombers and were threatening the sanctity of any non-AHAC fleet Test+Co could field. Test+Bros disengaged, and we cautiously breathed a sigh of relief. Before the crazy Test could decide to shove another 700 dudes on grid for round ??, we swung by the IHUB shoved it back into RF and then moonwalked home.

What a fight that was. Test had more bodies in fleet than I have ever seen from a single alliance – perhaps my memory is raddled by alcohol, but the combined battlereport (which isn’t done updating) is showing 1227 Test. TWELVE HUNDRED DUDES plus the 100 Slowcats that (thankfully) didn't make it onto the field. The post-fight atmosphere in Test is currently a bit mixed – some are happy at the showing, while others were a bit disappointed and :spacemad: at CFC. Test brawled outrageous, saved the system, and were at the heart of one of the best fights of 2013. There’s no shame there. 

Links

Combined BR (still updating) 
Prefight Tribe Drop 

Funfacts

  • Shadoo moved from Amamake to Delve and got into 1-SMEB in time to poke fun at Carbonfury’s target calling
  • Goons killed half the PL link Lokis (including mine)
  • Jogyn cannot fly Legions
  • Nickfuzzeh kept us entertained by playing various songs overlaid with FC snippets via soundboard during the fight (Dangerzone, Safetydance, Spacejam, and more)
  • About a hundred bombers died in system, there were still about a hundred-and-fifty that lived
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