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Planting Your Flag: Three Months After Dominion

Posted by Jon Wood on Mar 25, 2010  | Comments

Planting Your Flag: Three Months After Dominion -

New EVE Online writer Phil Wallace takes a look today at the ups and downs of the sovereignty system that came in three months ago with the most recent expansion to CCP's EVE Online, Dominion.

TCUs, SBUs, iHubs...wat?

New expansions always mean new acronyms. Dominion was no different with its new chess pieces for the sovereignty game, the Territorial Claim Unit (TCU), the Sovereignty Blockade Unit (SBU), and the Infrastructure Hub (iHub). These three structures would be key in allowing alliances to claim, attack and build their empires while transforming the former slog of control tower sieges into a much more active struggle of invasion and defense. But what exactly do these new toys do?

Territorial Claim Unit - I claim this space in the name of...!

The TCU was designed as the alliance flag to be planted in a solar system. Anchorable at specific points in the system, it would become invulnerable after an eight hour online time while immediately granting system control to the controlling alliance. The only way to remove an online TCU would be the next structure on our list...

Read Planting Your Flag: Three Months After Dominion.

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