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Friday Night Fights: Come learn how to play EVE Online!

3:30 PM on 06.14.2013

Beginner's training with Dtoid staff


Tonight, on a very special episode of Dtoid's Friday Night Fights, Destructoid PC contributor Josh Derocher will teach you how to play EVE Online!

Whether you're completely new to the game and looking for tips or an old hand who just wants to play with a bona fide videogames bloggans, Josh has you covered. Here's his note to anyone interested in joining:

It's time to try out EVE! If you are EVE-curious at all, I want to show you what it's like! I want to get a group together and take a look at the basics, run some missions, do some mining, and just get a feel of what the game is like!

What you need to do is sign up for a trial for EVE, install the client, and run it to make sure it's patched. It's big so please make sure you do this ahead of time! Also go ahead and create a character. Use Caldari as your race, this will ensure we all start in the same area.

Thanks, Josh! This will be the first in what will hopefully become a monthly feature here on Dtoid, where we get a staff member to "train" people on his or her gaming specialty. Let us know if you like the idea, and which game(s) you'd like to see featured next!

Friday Night Fights

New to FNF? Read this! Each week, a bunch of us Dtoiders get together to play videogames online! It's a 100% community-run event, so feel free to join in or even host something yourself!

The planning for FNF starts in the forums, where community members sign up to host matches and post their pertinent details (game, time, Gamertag, etc.). Then, every Friday, reminder posts go up in the community blogs thanks to a dedicated group of volunteers, and I recap it all here on the front page to give it a bit more exposure.

To join in, simply send a friend request to the match host! If you'd rather host something yourself, sound off in the comments section below!

Here's this week's featured game:

  • EVE Online
    Host: Josh Derocher (Skype: josh.derocher)
    Time: 6 Pacific | 9 Eastern

NOTE: Download and install the free trial client (and patches) ahead of time, pick Caldari as your race, then hit up Josh on Skype!

360 FNF

Tonight's Games:

  • Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3
    Host: garethxxgod (GT: garethxxgod)
    Time: 5 Pacific | 8 Eastern
  • Battlefield 3
    Host: False Nipple (GT: OMGhotdogs)
    Time: 7 Pacific | 10 Eastern
  • Dead Rising 2
    Host: Perfidious Sinn (GT: Perfidious Sinn)
    Time: 7 Pacific | 10 Eastern
  • Injustice: Gods Among Us
    Host: garethxxgod (GT: garethxxgod)
    Time: 7 Pacific | 10 Eastern

Check out the 360 FNF blog for more info!

PS3 FNF

Tonight's Games:

  • The Last of Us
    Host: KymikoLoco (PSN: KimikoLoco)
    Time: 7 Pacific | 10 Eastern

PS3 FNF

Tonight's Games:

  • Soul Sacrifice
    Host: Trev (PSN: ElZilcho)
    Time: 9 Pacific | 12 Eastern

Check out the PS3 FNF blog for more info!

Wii U FNF

Tonight's Games:

  • Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
    Host: smurfee mcgee (NNID: smurfee_mcgee)
    Time: ???

3DS FNF

Tonight's Games:

  • Animal Crossing: New Leaf
    Host: smurfee mcgee (FC: 5284-1410-9454)
    Time: ???

Check out the Nintendo FNF blog for more info!

PC FNF

Tonight's Games:

  • Team Fortress 2 (Mann vs Machine)
    Host: Swishiee (Steam: Swishiee)
    Server: 68.232.163.42:27015
    Time: 4 Pacific | 7 Eastern
  • Team Fortress 2 (Early Game)
    Server: 68.232.163.42:27015
    Time: 5 Pacific | 8 Eastern
  • Team Fortress 2 (Late Game)
    Server: 68.232.163.42:27015
    Time: 9 Pacific | 12 Eastern
  • Tribes Ascend
    Server: Destructoid (NA East)
    Time: 9 Pacific | 12 Eastern
  • Join our Steamtoid group to find more games!

Check out the PC FNF blog for more info!

Weekend Warriors

Free this weekend? Why not sign up to host something for Weekend Warriors?! It's like Friday Night Fights all weekend long! Sign up in the comments or Forum thread if you're interested!

Saturday

  • Game
    System:
    Host:
    Time:

Sunday

  • Game
    System:
    Host:
    Time:

Check out the Weekend Warriors thread for more info!






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