This is a short post for a long week.
On Tuesday, Hyperion will arrive. I’ve spent the last several weeks going over the basics. I advise everyone to read the patch notes for details as to what is happening on Tuesday.
The Burner Missions are on Sisi. Yes, they were released very late. However, testing has been hot and heavy on them and tweaks have been happening to adjust the strength. There should be a patch going in today that will be their released state. To sum up the dev posts from the test server feedback: CCP Fozzie has said that they will continue to adjust them as needed. The rewards are not correct on SiSi due to how the mission system works. He has also been able to solo them in a T2 frigate with T2 modules. They do not need a fleet to kill but yes, they are very hard and require a lot of thought into fitting. That is the point.
The incursion changes are also live on Sisi and seem to be going well. The incursion community has been fantastic about testing and giving feedback about what they want.
I spent most of this week reading. It takes up a surprising amount of time to keep up with a series of threadnoughts and internal discussions. I broke from my normal habit of keeping CSM focused posts to Sunday because of SomerBLINK simply because my blog is the way that many people follow what I am doing as a CSM member. The normal day-to-day things can hold until Sunday but this was one where I felt that I needed to make my stance and activity clearly known. I also kept up with the threads, posts, reddit, eve-mails, and conversations in game about the topic. It was a very information-dense set of days when you mix in the meetings with CCP.
My open Q&A was yesterday. It was small, most people were off watching the Alliance Tournament. However, I had two good discussions where I dragged the flu infected Corbexx along and we chatted about Hyperion, wormholes, ganking, newbies, and the CSM members as individuals and the general process. I've already received a few eve-mails with feedback from questions and the discussion. Thank you to those who took the time to write.
We’ve been active in skype and on the CSM forums. The Summit is quickly approaching. I’ve been working on my list of things players have brought to me. Once Hyperion hits the ground we will pick up and keep running towards the next release.
Thankfully, the second half of the week was not like the first. I was even able to sneak in some in space time for a nice little brawl against the Militia and unwind with some Eve Online.
That sums it up.