Freebooted

Planetfall on Amarr Prime

Following Dominion’s spoofy planet graphics I, like most capsuleers, decided to become an interplanetary tourist. But after finding just about every variety of planet that I think there is (I like the plasma planets – they remind me of the entity in Fifth Element), I needed something new to do. Read more…

By Mat Westhorpe, ago
Freebooted

EVE – the Other Woman

I’m sure it’s not an uncommon phenomenon that EVE is widely despised by our fairer partners, probably more so than other generally unpopular husbandly pursuits. Even if you’re slouching on the sofa in your underpants, watching sport/sci-fi/documentaries or out drinking beer with the lads, the resentment EVE seems to generate Read more…

By Mat Westhorpe, ago
Freebooted

Migrating from Hi-Sec

Some months ago we moved the Freebooter’s base of operations into low security space, seeking opportunity and violence. It sort of worked. Although if the truth be known, our inexperience has largely led us to provide others with the opportunity to inflict violence. But at least we can say that Read more…

By Mat Westhorpe, ago
Freebooted

2003-2009: The EVE-olution

Although we have been playing EVE for just over a year, my corpmates and I originally began playing back in 2003, attracted by the huge potential of the game. As I recall, the only ships available in game then were Tech I frigates, cruisers and industrials (and possibly battleships – Read more…

By Mat Westhorpe, ago