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January 1st, 2019

 

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January 2nd, 2019

 

Dual Insider publish their December update.

 

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January 3rd, 2019

 

Iridium Cartel and the Aeonian Federation sign a trade & friendship agreement.

 

United Empire's Zelevas briefly swears allegiance to New Genesis' The Master Architect before being denounced as a conspirator and "heretic".

 

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January 4th, 2019

 

Cerberus announce their trade and neutrality agreement with New Genesis.

 

In preparation of the Time World Conference planned in Paris for November 2019, J.C. Baillie gives a short laius on the perception of time within video games.

 

 

January 5th, 2019

 

SpartanCast Season 2 starts with Episode 1 "Community Projects", with BliitztheFox (ODY), Firestorm (DSI), Lukas Vangard, Shockeray (Soul Nebula), Tybirius Balin (Meridian Jumpworks) and Evergreen (New Horizon).

 

The Old Guard of Gaia join the Aeonian Federation's member organizations (they however leave soon after).

 

Jason Dugs gives an Alpha 1 Update.

 

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January 6th, 2019

 

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January 7th, 2019

 

Luminous graciously propose their Haven Feed service, using discord webhooks to transfer DU-related updates straight to servers.

 

Ark Central publish their December News Update.

 

The two-weeks Alpha 1 Server Test ends with satisfying results.

 

 

January 8th, 2019

 

EvilPorcupine succeeds to Astrophil as Executive Producer and CEO of Ark Central; Teriia also replaces Code 24 as the new Editor at AC; both departures are motivated by IRL priorities.

 

Delta Confederation sign an agreement with the Federation Alpha; their accord with the Aeonian Federation is rewritten on new terms, following the recent change of leadership.

 

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January 9th, 2019

 

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January 10th, 2019

 

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A 48 hours Server Test starts at 14:00 UTC; the Winter Holiday Ship Building Contest is still ongoing and will end with this session.

 

Novaquark publish a making-of video with in-house composer Maxime Ferrieu, as well as all Dual Universe's musics on Youtube.

 

 

January 11th, 2019

 

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January 12th, 2019

 

Outpost Zebra publish an insight on the Eldritch Nation.

 

Dual Insider briefly details Dual Universe's progress since E3 2016 and its unique qualities.

 

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January 13th, 2019

 

After the stepping down of two directors, Silverlight Industries restructure their sections between Production, Logistics, Operations and Security.

 

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January 14th, 2019

 

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Winter Holidays Shipbuilding Contest is over, with around 100 entries for Novaquark to now examine.

 

 

January 15th, 2019

 

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January 16th, 2019

 

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January 17th, 2019

 

Distressing video-verified documentation about Primarch is sent by Zelevas to several outlets, including Ark Central, detailing racial slurs, gory photosends and admittance of usage of alternate accounts, alledgedly in order to reach Community's Portal front page, from Dark Star Imperium's leader.

 

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January 18th, 2019

 

DarkHorizon is appointed as Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Terran Union.

 

A 72 hours Server Test starts at 14:00 UTC.

 

Novaquark Producer Theo Maudet gives another interview.

 

 

January 19th, 2019

 

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January 20th, 2019

 

New Genesis sign a trade pact with Merdian JumpWorks.

 

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January 21st, 2019

 

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January 22nd, 2019

 

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Novaquark update their Trello board, detailing recent progress.

 

 

January 23rd, 2019

 

Dual Insider host a livestream with Firestorm of Dark Star Imperium, detailing the empire's projects.

 

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January 24th, 2019

 

Shockeray offers a glimpse of the new instance of his Community Map.

 

A 48 hours Server Test starts at 14:00 UTC.

 

 

January 25th, 2019

 

SpartanCast Episode 2 gathers Code24 from Ark Central, Lime from Dual Insider and Lukas Vangard from IBN with MasterChiefMK1 and Tybirius Balin to talk about War Reporting.

 

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January 26th, 2019

 

Arch Confederacy is officially formed, after weeks of discrete preparations.

 

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January 27th, 2019

 

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January 28th, 2019

 

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January 29th, 2019

 

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January 30th, 2019

 

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January 31st, 2019

 

The Aeonian Federation publish their January Press Release, evoking new member orgs, "internal projects" and them joining the Arch Confederacy.

 

A 48 hours Server Test starts at 14:00 UTC.

 

 

February 1st, 2019

 

Dual Insider publish their January Update, defending Dark Star Imperium against Zelevas' recent allegations, negating any involvement from Novaquark in the matter and accusing Ark Central and Terran Union of participation in doxxing actions, but also indirectly admitting the truth of the incriminating documentation.

 

SpartanCast dive "In the Mind of Soul Nebula" with Shockeray.

 

Novaquark announce new, extended test schedules.

 

 

February 2nd, 2019

 

Russian youtuber Le Up talks about Dual Universe's Alpha.

 

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February 3rd, 2019

 

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February 4th, 2019

 

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February 5th, 2019

 

New Genesis teach us all how to purge more efficiently.

 

Adequately following some recent developments, NQ-Nyzaltar reminds the DU community what is acceptable and what is not.


 

February 6th, 2019

 

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February 7th, 2019

 

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A 96 hours Server Test starts at 14:00 UTC.

 


February 8th, 2019


Aaron Cain from Tranquility reacts to Nyzaltar's message about real-life misbehaving.


"Last Time User Experience": ill-informed and careless french streamer Valfye breaks NDA, sees his videos promptly deleted and loses his DU account. (Note: this remains speculation, as Novaquark won't confirm due to their confidentiality protocol regarding punishments, but NDA-enforcement is quite clear on that subject)



February 9th, 2019


The Old Guard of Gaia present their "New Worlds" perspective.


Dual Insider host an industrial-themed livestream with Meridian Jumpworks.


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February 10th, 2019


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February 11th, 2019


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February 12th, 2019


Following the departure of their former leader Glory, GLSU restructure and rename themselves to "Genova Federation".


Novaquark open a new studio in Montreal, hiring ex-Eidos founder and video game pundit Stéphane D'Astous as local General Manager.



February 13th, 2019


Sivean Society, an alliance of several small-scale org (Eden Republic, Dynamic Aerospace Industries, Ender Order, Caldwell Corporation, United Earth Space Corps, Hawk Industries and Intergalactic Trade Federation), start to rise despite having no actual presence yet on the Community Portal and a non-Alpha leader.


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February 14th, 2019


The Arch Confederacy publish their constitution.


A 96 hours Server Test starts at 14:00 UTC.



February 15th, 2019


Dual Insider explain their ranking methods for DU military powers and low-key announce their upcoming website.


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February 16th, 2019


Ark Central publish their much-delayed January Update.


Jason Dugs gives a second Alpha 1 Update.


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February 17th, 2019


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February 18th, 2019


Novean and artist Geo displays his talents at animated logos.


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February 19th, 2019


New Genesis boast.


Sivean Society partner up with The Solar Empire.


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February 20th, 2019


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February 21st, 2019


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A 96 hours Server Test starts at 14:00 UTC.



February 22nd, 2019


SpartanCast speak about Religion and Charity with guests FerroSC (Prize of Distinction), The Master Architect and SpaceKitty (New Genesis), and RaptorJesus (Church of the Creator).


Novaquark announce an upcoming Montreal Meet-up and an online Stress Test, both scheduled on March 5th.



February 23rd, 2019


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February 24th, 2019


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February 25th, 2019


The Federation Alpha and The Solar Empire sign a Dual Citizenship Agreement.


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February 26th, 2019


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February 27th, 2019


Novaquark "Purge the Filth" by announcing results from two long-pending investigations: one regarding several IRL threats/ doxxing actions and one concerning repeated private-message recruitment and fake account usage; in the conclusion of these investigations, the following measures are taken:


- Permanent Ban from Community: Lime (producer of Dual Insider), Sakej99 (analyst at Dual Insider), Primarch (leader of Dark Star Imperium), Zelevas (leader of The United Empire), Melkor Morgoth (leader of Trinary Star Union)
- Temporary Ban from Community: The Master Architect (leader of New Genesis)
- Reset to a Single Member (but free to grow again): Dark Star Imperium (with new leader Firestorm), New Genesis (with same leader The Master Architect)


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February 28th, 2019


Following the drastic resizing of Dark Star Imperium and New Genesis, and the issuing reactions, Terran Union decide to terminate their participation in the Arch Confederacy, citing a "poisoned position", Tranquility adopt a publicly hostile stance towards all the banned Noveans, and The Solar Empire post up a recruitment campaign clearly orientated towards possible dissidents from DSI or NG.


Tranquility's Aaron Cain tempers his declarations by issuing offers of talks with both DSI and NG.


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March 1st, 2019


The Aeonian Federation publish their monthly press release, citing the return of the Requite Program and their upcoming official website.


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March 2nd, 2019


Intergalactic Trade Federation form a partnership with Sivean Society and join C.A.T.S.


Unabated by their producer's permaban from the community, Dual Insider publish their February recap, vowing to avoid further coverage of any "drama" material.


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March 3rd, 2019


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March 4th, 2019


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March 5th, 2019


Production Coordinator Exodus leaves SilverLight Industries, citing a dominance of "image and profit" over morality in their corporate values.


Ark Central announce a sponsorship from the Astrum Empire.


The Winter Shipbuilding Contest is won by: 1st - "The Goblin Shark" by OneThousandStars (PRF), 2nd - "The Mistral V1" by Gasplitcht (ODY), 3rd - "The Dart" by Stapples (ODY).


Novaquark host in presence of J.C. Baillie and Stéphane d'Astous a Montreal Meet-up with a game demo.



March 6th, 2019


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Community Manager NQ-Nyzaltar makes clarifications about the recent community bans of Lime and Primarch, and the reasons why they have been issued.



March 7th, 2019


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Novaquark show more of the ship building contest entries.


A 96 hours Server Test starts at 14:00 UTC.



March 8th, 2019


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March 9th, 2019


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March 10th, 2019


Ark Central publish their February Update.


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March 11th, 2019


Sector Protectorate leave Genova Federation in response to their recent unifying reform.


Sivean Society enter the Community Portal with help from Drett The Baron, D3rpy D3rps still remaining non-alpha; they also sign a partnership with Tranquility.


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March 12th, 2019


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March 13th, 2019


Jason Dugs makes a german-centric "community special"


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March 14th, 2019


New Genesis express some flair at religious fanatism by staging a schism between holy minister Chip and head prophet The Master Architect.


Novaquark publish a video about the stress test made during the Montreal Meet-up game demo.


A 96 hours Server Test starts at 14:00 UTC.


J.C. Baillie blogs about Dual Universe on Medium.



March 15th, 2019


Russian and Empyrion-centric Youtuber Geeksogen comments the stress test video.


Dual Insider make a video about the stress test and massively multiplayer online load management.


SpartanCast interview LonelySpace, ShaylixLinx and MrBritish from Terran Union on their org-wide changes and their new charter.


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March 16th, 2019


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March 17th, 2019


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March 18th, 2019


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March 19th, 2019


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Novaquark attend the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, from March 19th to 22nd.



March 20th, 2019


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J.C. Baillie briefly speaks at GDC.



March 21st, 2019


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March 22nd, 2019


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March 23rd, 2019


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March 24th, 2019


Dual Insider interview Gravetender about Nova Technologies' "Steward" project, a third-party discord bot setting up a mission system within Dual Universe.


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March 25th, 2019


DualFR, the french Dual Universe community discord, publish the first episode of "Quanta News", their new monthly journal.


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March 26th, 2019


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March 27th, 2019


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March 28th, 2019


Lime rebrands Dual Insider to "Open World Hub", expanding the channel's focus from Dual Universe to several online games.


A 96 hours Server Test starts at 14:00 UTC.



March 29th, 2019


Designed by members from Dark Star Imperium and New Genesis, sponsored by various orgs from the Arch Confederacy and promoted by SpartanCast and Open World Hub, Dual Universe Stellar Transmissions, or D.U.S.T., upload their first video; D.U.S.T. will visibly advertise Arch Confederacy's work.


MasterChiefMKI - now "Chief" - from SpartanCast sets up Episode 6: "Technology & Information" with Sylva from Penrose Laboratories.


Empire make public their broadcast channel, tested 3 months ago.


Novaquark shed some Community Spotlight on Geo, from Infinity Corporation and Prophet Rocket Foundry.



March 30th, 2019


Espaço Crítico, Portuguese-speaking game youtuber, talks about Dual Universe.


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March 31st, 2019


The Aeonian Federation publish their March Press Release and announce the formation of their Commission for Proverbial Welfare.


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April 1st, 2019


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April 2nd, 2019


Blogger SLHamlet (Wagner James Au) posts up an informal interview with J.C. Baillie back at GDC.


Novaquark demonstrate Dual Universe at the Amazon Web Services Summit in Paris.



April 3rd, 2019


Open World Hub publish their DU update for March, forfeiting all community news in order to accomodate their recent change of formula.


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April 4th, 2019


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April 5th, 2019


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Novaquark cover the maiden flight of the biggest and most elaborate ship to date in Alpha-1: "Newton's Folly", designed by builders under Objective Driveyards's supervision.



April 6th, 2019


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April 7th, 2019


Official DU Discord celebrates its 5000 members milestone with a pack giveaway by Yamamushi.


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April 8th, 2019


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April 9th, 2019


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April 10th, 2019


After a long period of observation from afar, french troublemakers from FrogSwarm open again for Dual Universe recruitment.


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April 11th, 2019


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A 96 hours Server Test starts at 14:00 UTC.


Novaquark's Community Digest presents Knoober's custom HUD.



April 12th, 2019


D.U.S.T. interview Zamarus from The Eldritch Nation.


SpartanCast talk about "Profits of Illegality" with Anslem Vry (BOO) and EchoTheStorm (Chuckling Casket).


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April 13th, 2019


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April 16th, 2019


Arch Confederacy's news channel D.U.S.T. enter and get advertisement privilege in many community Discord channels, promoting their latest interview with the Eldritch Nation; few however seem to realize that D.U.S.T.'s manager and host Primarch is officially perma-banned from Dual Universe for serious offenses and should not be collaborated with despite their content's quality; exact same quandary comes with Open World Hub - ex-Dual Insider - and their also-banned manager and host, Lime.


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April 17th, 2019


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April 21st, 2019


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April 22nd, 2019


Stargate Command's leader, Flow, steps down for personal reasons in favor of Koala Brother.


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April 23rd, 2019


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April 24th, 2019


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Novaquark tease the upcoming r0.15 build.



April 25th, 2019


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Novaquark publish an "Inside Novaquark" Podcast with J.C. Baillie, NQ-Nomad, NQ-Entropy and Eric Bellefeuille.


A 96 hours Server Test starts at 14:00 UTC.



April 26th, 2019


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Novaquark publish a new Devblog about 0.15's Graphic Enhancements.



April 27th, 2019


Penrose publish an advertisement


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April 28th, 2019


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April 29th, 2019


Empire shed their militaristic undertones for once, in favor of more peaceful, contemplative keywords.


Silverlight Industries change their logo.


D.U.S.T. interview New Genesis.


The Aeonian Federation publish their Press Release, stating a new territory management council, a new member organization (New Roma) and their access to Archon standing within the Arch Confederacy.


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April 30th, 2019


Les Scorpions du Désert present their new advertisement.


Novaquark post up the second part of their latest Devblog about upcoming r0.15, where NQ-Entropy and NQ-Wave detail the Inventory revamp.



May 1st, 2019


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May 2nd, 2019


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Novaquark post up the third part of their latest Devblog about upcoming r0.15: NQ-Entropy talks about the Barter feature.



May 3rd, 2019


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May 4th, 2019


SpartanCast's Firestorm and Tybirius interview Governor Kitton and Captain Loknatrous from Empire.


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May 5th, 2019


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May 6th, 2019


Through the voice of Nephelia, their new diplomat, FrogSwarm open to accords, such as a Non-Aggression Pact with New Roma and Tranquility.


Novaquark make a short showcase of the upcoming r0.15 features.



May 7th, 2019


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Novaquark post up the last part of their Devblog about upcoming r0.15.



May 8th, 2019


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May 9th, 2019


The Order of Gaia publish the first iteration of "L'Oeil de Gaia" ("Gaia's Eye"), their new ship design video segment.


Dual Universe r0.15 build is deployed; a 48 hours Server Test debuts at 14:00 UTC, but has to be cancelled after a severe server issue is identified.



May 10th, 2019


SpartanCast's Episode 9, "Philanthropy", is broadcasted on DU Radio with guests/ hosts Yamamushi, Geo and Lord Void.


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May 11th, 2019


Aaron Cain succeeds Cookie as Coordinator of C.A.T.S. Founders Chamber.


D.U.S.T. publish their April Recap.


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May 12th, 2019


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May 13th, 2019


Through the voice of Wilks Chekhov, Terran Union go public with their CCPA project: in Wilks' own words, the Contractual Cooperative Peace Accord, which is not placed under TU's authority, is "based off hard learned experiences, from mistakes observed from the operations and development of organizations like COPS, ACS, CSYN" and "aims to create an environment that can provide for the defense of its members while allowing them to retain their sovereignty, as well as giving them options for political, territorial, and economic growth" with "an equal voice in any and all decisions."


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May 14th, 2019


Long-time Aeonian Federation member Dominar steps down from his Aegis Director position for IRL reasons, in favor of RexMctavish.


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May 15th, 2019


SpartanCast conclude their Season 2 with a recapitulative playlist.


Novaquark announce an upcoming Interactive Elements Puzzle Game Building Contest.



May 16th, 2019


French org Delta Confederation open a new website.


A 48 hours Server Test starts at 14:00 UTC, without the usual time extension "for safety margin".



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Older references up to Novaquark's foundation in 2014 may be requested directly to Peregrin