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Declarations of War

English, Talk, 1 season, 38 episodes, 1 day, 13 hours, 27 minutes
EVE Online is a big place with scary people; your hosts have blow up most of them! The podcast hosts take on current events, news, politics, war, game development and of course PVP. Declarations of War is brought to you by Alekseyev Karrde, the founder of EVE's oldest and most respected small gang mercenary corporation, and regularly features current and former CSM representatives and special guests.
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275: Hole Control feat. Cyrus Kurush

“We decided we’re going to do something about it and we started planning.” -Cyrus Kurush of SYNDE joins us for a first hand account of the largest war in wormhole space in EVE history -The dynamics of C5/C6 WH space … Continue reading →
4/11/202457 minutes, 48 seconds
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274: Angels and Devils

“That’s a bit more than EVE O Preview” -Contract Update: WH POS/POCOs, FW Farmers, highsec Azbel, and Noir.’s first week in Guristas Faction Warfare-Imperium and PandaFam square up in Catch and highsec-SRS Fortizars become the latest high profile highsec war … Continue reading →
3/25/20241 hour, 14 minutes, 32 seconds
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DoW Presents: The EVE Tactical Wheel

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273: CALSFication

I’m taking it a little personally! -Poll: Deflation vs Inflation -Major announcement about the future of Noir. and The Network. -Shenanigans! Highsec wardec alliances lose multiple HQs but find controversial ways to stay in business -EVE University continues to process … Continue reading →
3/5/20241 hour, 1 minute, 51 seconds
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272: ISK Congeniality

“One of the most productive CSM Summits ever” -The Oz returns to accept his Best Guest of 2023 Award -Oz gives a (NDA compliant) insiders view of the 2024 CSM Summit -An analysis of the Jan 2024 economic report and … Continue reading →
2/20/20241 hour, 10 minutes, 47 seconds
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271: 2023 Black Mark Awards

“I didn’t get a f*ckin thing today!” -GalMil makes history as the first Faction Militia to win an Insurgency and take down a Pirate Forward Operating Base -2023 Black Mark winners revealed! Shocking results! Discussions about the meta!!! Is Alek … Continue reading →
2/7/20241 hour, 18 minutes, 59 seconds
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270: The Tunnels feat. StarFleetCommander

“It took a toll on me, to be fair.” -WE FORM VOLTA leader StarFleetCommander joins the show for an interview and a history lesson -VOLTA’s early days in wormholes and the rise/fall of their nullsec empire -In the Tunnels of … Continue reading →
1/23/20241 hour, 26 minutes, 51 seconds
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269: Grinches

269? Nice. -The full story of EVE Uni’s WH Campus corp theft and eviction -SNUFF wrecks GalMil’s Network infrastructure on Christmas Eve -The 2023 Black Mark Awards are on! We break down the nominations. Vote here! -A recent Noir. Academy … Continue reading →
1/8/20241 hour, 13 minutes, 4 seconds
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268: First Strike

“Weeeo weeeo” -The DoW audience weighs in on whether to preemptive strike or turtle up -Alek and Zeero playtest EVE: Vanguard during the First Strike event -Contract Updates: The Battle for Minerva (Jspace faceoff), Aborting a TRI Athanor in Wicked … Continue reading →
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Inside Noir.: Believe in Ikeo58

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267: Of Angels and Rabbits

“It’s gonna come down to one side or the other deciding they want to go all out” -B2 collapses, BRAVE joins Imperium, PandaFam expands: Causes and Consequences discussed -On the frontlines of Havoc’s pirate insurgencies -Who does Brisc miss more, … Continue reading →
11/20/20231 hour, 51 minutes, 5 seconds
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266: The Hunters feat. Faruzen en Divalone and ThePuce Moose

“Often it doesn’t go to plan” -Thinking of being a bounty hunter yourself or putting a hit out on that one jerk? Join their Discord to get started -Contract Update: The Oicx Defense! -The latest on Havoc: More info on … Continue reading →
11/7/20231 hour, 31 minutes, 38 seconds
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265: Corruption

“You darn spoilsports” -CSM: Zarzakh GatesGate (some key responses here and here) -Noir. Contract Update: The Defense of Oicx -EWBF celebrates Shrinkwrapped 250! -Bounty Hunting begins to flourish thanks to the Oz Tank -Zeero reviews the Empires of Eve Vol … Continue reading →
10/23/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 43 seconds
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264: Into the Grey feat. Greygal, Nightflyer, Nora Maldoran, and Jin’taan

“This is a very wholesome show!!!” -Alek and Zeero are joined by a star studded cast of FanFest attendees to get a taste of the live experience and re-review Havoc’s features now that we have more detail and perspective -Head … Continue reading →
10/12/20231 hour, 17 minutes, 30 seconds
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263: Cry Havoc feat. Lucas Ermanelos

Yay, more drone comps! -Special guest: Lucas Ermanelos, the CEO of [-RUDE] Rapid Unscheduled Disassembly in Kybernauts Clade -A full breakdown of FanFest announcements including Vanguard, the Havoc expansion, new ships, and the new CSM -Lucas’ Path to Pochven and … Continue reading →
9/26/20231 hour, 45 minutes, 55 seconds
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262: SEA Trials

“They’ve switched to Ishtars” -CSM elections come to a close. What candidates stood out and what kind of CSM will we see this year? -Contract Update: A C1 WH Astra results in a merc tug of war! -Triumvirate rises again … Continue reading →
9/11/202359 minutes, 22 seconds
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DoW CSM 18 Ballot

Vote vote vote! The voting period for the 2023 CSM election has begun and will continue till Sept 11. Thanks to our Single Transferrable Vote system, even if your top choice doesn’t have enough support it that vote trickles down … Continue reading →
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CSM 18: Conflict and Consequences

Featuring Amelia Duskspace, Cael Caderu, and Gideon Zendikar -Conflict Drivers: Balancing challenges of passive income and whether the best incentives are for individuals or organizations -Force Projection: How do you evaluate the effect of changes to jump bridges and what … Continue reading →
9/3/20231 hour, 27 minutes, 38 seconds
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CSM 18: Markets and Monetization

Featuring The Oz, Yondu Quill, and (eventually) Angry Mustache -BoosterGate: The business case against Gold Ammo, and what happens when CCP crosses The Line -Is CCP too interventionist in the EVE market? -CSM’s level of influence in CCP’s business decisions … Continue reading →
9/2/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 58 seconds
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261: Back to School feat. ikeo58

“All aboard the Laevatrain” -Longtime Noir. director and FC ikeo58 makes his first DoW appearance -Contract Wrap Up: The Defense of Sujarento -Noir. Academy relaunched?! Ikeo gives us the scoop and you can get involved here -Fraternity makes history winning … Continue reading →
8/29/20231 hour, 13 minutes, 23 seconds
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260: Sin Cycle

Not going to be as pitch-forky as I initially thought -BoosterGate -Noir. Contract Update: Sujarento -The problems with Carriers -Patch Notes: FW Complex Rebalance -T2 Dreads: Bane of Jump Freighters -What are the best pirate implants for small gang warfare? … Continue reading →
8/9/20231 hour, 21 minutes, 17 seconds
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Contract Highlight: 3 v Paladin

From our Kor-Azor contract as discussed in DoW 259
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259: Eagle Guys feat. Kanari Xadi

“Wouldn’t count on that” -Leader of new merc alliance Blood Eagle Syndicate, Kanari Xadi, joins the show to discuss their experiences in FW and the merc biz -Contract: Burn Kor-Azor -Faction Warzone updates -EVEPraisal shuts its doors -CSM18 election details … Continue reading →
7/21/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 29 seconds
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258: Scuffed Audio feat. Sabbat Saint

“Not our best commercial, unfortunately” -Sabbat Saint, host of the Triglavian Times, joins the show to talk Pochven, the AT, and more! -Pochven the early years plus an overview of the current big players in Triglavian space -End of an … Continue reading →
6/27/20231 hour, 11 minutes, 6 seconds
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257: SKINt

Friendship Ended with Imperium -Alek and Zeero salivate for the new Lance Dreadnaughts and wax malevolently about their potential tactical applications -SKINS for rent; we are not pleased -INIT leaves The Imperium. While standings remain blue, the long term implications … Continue reading →
6/9/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 55 seconds
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Spy in the Garden feat. Asar Kardde

“I was young” -Former Noir. FC and currnet leader of Asymmetric-Warfare alliance Asar Kardde joins the show for a look into the politics of southeastern nullsec -The South Eastern Agreement: player, pawns, and pwnage -Key Horde FCs defect to Goonswarm … Continue reading →
5/25/20231 hour, 14 minutes, 48 seconds
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255: 20th Anniversary

“Looking forward to blowing them all up” -EVE Online’s 20th Anniversary: Laeve and Alek reminisce -Upcoming Patch; T2 Capital ships, corp LP tax, and station heraldry -FW: Caldari completed the first shipcaster in EVE. -Imperium vs FRT: the great pause … Continue reading →
5/9/202345 minutes, 8 seconds
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254: Series of Unfortunate Events

“There’s no amount of spin for this” -Fraternity forced out of Pure Blind as the X-74 Keepstar falls in spectacular fashion. A first-hand account of the fighting and a look at where this conflict goes next -Pandemic Horde’s no good … Continue reading →
4/17/20231 hour, 11 minutes, 26 seconds
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253: 5 Keepstar Shuffle

They had to pick one -War of the Rents: Both sides claim wins as FRT defends a key strategic point but at a price. Both sides take heavy losses in large scale fighting. Is FRT officially on the backfoot? -Contract … Continue reading →
3/29/202343 minutes, 40 seconds
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It is what it is. -Is Renting the new Big Bad? TTT, South Eastern Agreement, and the next big war -Imperium rides north! Asher’s first major campaign as Head of the Swarm seems them join B3 vs WinterCo/Horde -Campaign update: … Continue reading →
3/10/202349 minutes, 8 seconds
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Black Mark Awards 2022

Our 6th Annual Awards Show! -Winners of the 2022 Black Mark Awards revealed! -The Man for the Job: Brisc Rubal earns himself a special(er) place in DoW history -An update on the TISHU vs Galmil war -Speculation on shipcasters and … Continue reading →
2/24/20231 hour, 27 minutes, 11 seconds
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Vote in the 5th Annual Black Mark Awards!

Late, as is tradition! The Black Marks are Noir. and Declarations of War’s year-end awards program. While purely for shits n giggles, it’s our way of celebrating and recognizing the most awesome people and things in EVE that made 2022 … Continue reading →
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250: Live and Undocked

“Who knew they had friends?” Declarations of War heads out into space for our 250th episode featuring hosts Alek, Laeve, Zeero with returning guests Anulia and Zia! We reflect back on our first moments with the show, the ongoing conflict … Continue reading →
2/6/20231 hour, 16 minutes, 59 seconds
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249: Upgrades

“They shat a collective brick.” -The Network. expands as Horngry and QCATS join Noir. to make a FW merc powerhouse -Zeero and Alek break down how the alliance came to be and how it’s all going to work -Contract Update: … Continue reading →
1/24/202355 minutes, 2 seconds
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248: A Christmas Carol

And you didn’t ping me!!! -The show is visited by hosts of Christmas past, present, and who knows maybe future: Zeero and Artimus return! With special guests, Noir. FCs Anulia and Zia -A holiday break recap -2022 Year in Review … Continue reading →
1/9/20231 hour, 24 minutes, 27 seconds
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Winter Break

Hello everyone! Alek here wishing all of our listeners a fun and festive holiday season, with the Happiest of New Years. Our next episode is scheduled to record on Jan 4. Looking forward to recapping the year, a very cool … Continue reading →
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247: Rixxy Business feat. Rixx Javix

“Hard to call Uprising anything but a success” -Rixx Javix joins the show to discuss his art, EVE’s 2022, and A Band Apart -Warzone Update: Noir.’s successful rearguard action focuses Gal/Cal warzone into 2 fronts. We breakdown the action and … Continue reading →
12/4/20221 hour, 17 minutes, 15 seconds
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One of the most dominant finals performances in AT history -Alek and Laeve break down the final brackets and matches of the 18th Alliance Tournament -Review of the new Battlefields feature that rolled out for Faction Warfare -Contract Update: Gallente … Continue reading →
11/22/202242 minutes, 40 seconds