In the EVE vernacular, a
After the destruction of the Test Alliance
Of course, the relief of an 8-hour fight ending in the wee hours of the morning was quickly replaced with at least a little pang of regret. Kotaku asked Doomchinchilla how it felt to know that the fleet he led would inevitably be on the receiving end of a
“Tiring,” he said. “We knew that we would get out eventually, but we were more scared of the tactical advantage than anything. They reinforced our staging forts 3 days into the camp, but wouldn’t commit their supers because they were scared of leaving the camp.”
With nearly the entirety of the fleet being trapped, and at risk of complete and total destruction if they attempted to log in and escape, players on Reddit began to taunt Pandemic Legion and their allies. Posters suddenly began claiming that even though the space station was lost, and Imperial Legacy forces had suffered more damage, monetarily, than their foes, that Imperial Legacy had actually won the fight.
“We won the objective and the ISK war. It can be argued that we didn’t win the objective because of the other
Early one morning, nearly a week after the camp began, Pandemic Legion and its allies began to mobilize their other forces in the area in preparation for attempting to make a jailbreak. As the
Emboldened by these factors, a massive force of Pandemic Legion Titans logged in, prepared to face the camp and attempt to escape. Persistence and planning were on their side, and the majority of the Titans were completely free of interference and able to escape the system unscathed.
“Most got out Wednesday morning,” Doomchinchilla said of the fleet. “There’s a lot of people still there because of scheduling conflicts, etc. But enough of us got out that we should be able to cover the remaining people as they start to trickle out on their own.”
With the majority of his
There was some controversy surrounding the
EVE Community manager CCP Falcon was able to clarify the issue with a blog post issued over the weekend, reinforcing CCP Games’ policy of not interfering with player choices and actions when giant fights like this are concerned. Doomchinchilla, meanwhile, said he was just joking around. “I kind of feel bad, at least a little bit,” he said. “I have a way of drumming up a lot more response and anger. When I posted that, I knew full on that people would believe it.”
Now that the fleet has escaped the
“If anything, the ‘“Hellcamp’” boosted our morale,” Doomchinchilla said. “We have fun shitposting, and making other people cry over the things we’re doing. People cry about everything we do, and we’re just loving it. I can see this war going on for months.”
“I just hope it doesn’t last until snowboarding season,” he said. “Nothing can keep me from that.”
Original Author: Lee Yancy