As EVE Online was headed towards downtime last week in anticipation of its next expansion, Havoc , a player named Jay Amazingness, decided to wreak a little havoc of his own. Ahead of downtime, the longtime Goonswarm player decided to strike at the very heart of the alliance he has spent his EVE career within, pulling the clone bay from two structures in 1DQ and stealing pretty much anything that wasn’t nailed down — from cold, hard ISK to ships, including multiple Titans.
As a result, Havoc kicked off with what could end up being thebiggest heist in EVE Online history.
Many people reading or following the story will shrug it off as “This is EVE ,” which is fair, given that this MMO is one where betrayals happen daily, whether they make headlines or not. However, Jay’s heist of the Imperial Palace and his subsequent enlistment in The Imperium’s long enemy, Pandemic Legion, has led many to ask, “Why?”
It’s a question we’re still waiting to answer, even a week later. Jay himself has not gone on the record (and our outreach has gone unanswered as of this writing), but one thing is certain — when the dust settles, this might be one of the largest — if not the largest — heist in EVE Online history.
While Jay himself hasn’t spoken publicly about the heist, as well as his motivations, a new video released today puts to bed the question of what exactly he stole. Speculation had been running in the EVE community regarding what was really taken, especially with early reports conflicting that even the Titans were stolen.
The video released today is a sped-up recording of the entire heist, from when Jay starts emptying The Imperium's vaults, draining them of valuable blueprint originals, incredibly powerful ships, implants,Read more on mmorpg.com