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Commander Aze

Character Created: 2006/12/04
Corp/Alliance: Sub--Zero/The Bastion
Country: United States
Twitter: @CommanderAze

Eve-Who: Link
zKillboard: Link

Media Appearances


Three Goals.

1. Focus on the little things

2. Consider the Health of the game when pushing priorities

3. Increase Communication between CSM and CCP and the greater community.

Why these three things

Little things

Eve needs a new Crucible. We can all agree on the little things, changing at least temporarily from large changes to continually fixing smaller issues. We saw some seriously good improvements in the March release and we need to build off this focus to develop a more positive gaming experience.

Health of the Game

There are some long standing health issues that eve has, much like getting old in real life games eventually develop issues with old mechanics that have worn out in the test of time. We all know what these are but for those that want to see what I think, War (the Mechanic in high sec), Cloaky Camping, and balance. These are a few of these mechanics although there are many more that cut at the heart of eve and prevent healthy content. I cannot promise change but I can promise to advocate for iterations on these mechanics.

Communication

With the reduction on the Community Team CCP needs to take advantage of the CSM as ambassadors for the brand. Use them to develop focus groups for targeted change, and use them to communicate to the masses. There are a lot of ways the player base can see where the CSM effects the game and insuring the masses see what the CSM does is vital to its success.


:rotating_light::rotating_light:Commander Aze for CSMXIII :rotating_light::rotating_light:
Official Forum Thread

TLDR for the people that don’t read

1. Little Things Initiative

2. Improve overall health of high sec

3. Community Support

Persistence and Depth of knowledge. Welcome to my 5th CSM Campaign Every Year It gets better and better, I gain more experience and more depth of knowledge in other areas of Eve.

What do I bring to the table you might ask. I’m a long-term industrialist the numbers, and data type. I build various larger ships with my corporation including Capitals, Supercapitals, and Titans. I formerly ran a moon empire (all sub r32) So in terms of someone that understands the market and industrial Quality of Life issues specific to moon management, PI, and general industry. However, I am formerly a Fleet commander (slowly bringing it back) Between a former association with Spectre Fleet as an FC and multiple skirmish commander type roles in various groups I am a seasoned combat pilot also able to speak to many of the issues we run into now.

I am a huge proponent of public eve communities and finding new ways to support and spread their availability to the masses. I am a former Spectre Fleet FC and formerly ran the Spectre Fleet Alliance Tournament Team. Additionally, I am an active (though novice skill level) participant within Dev Fleet focusing mainly on industrial tools.

The Big Three
Little things
Simply put what are the little things that drive people nuts to let’s get them fixed, or at least bring them forward as problems to be looked at. This is easy because it’s not my idea, previous CSM’s have done this and I think it’s time QoL bring it back for some quick QoL fixes.

High Sec Health…and NPE
Those that know me well know I’ve lived in high sec for a long time and only recently moved to null and set up shop with the Bastion, Prior to this I set up in Amarr Space and tried my hand at building LINKK, a new player friendly high sec industrial alliance. https://puu.sh/yIOAp/a278338536.png8 things went… as expected. High sec is impossible to actually grow a group of any size without dying to some of the most frequently discussed broken mechanics in EVE the War Dec system. I’m passionate about High sec and new player development so I won’t say its the silver bullet but creating a system for both sides to be happy and logging in to actually play means more people might actually keep playing eve long term. There are other issues with high sec that need to be addressed as well but the War Dec mechanics are something I’m particularly well versed in.

Community support
This comes in a variety of ways Id like to see supporting major player events such as the Alliance Tournament and other community events. I like many others am concerned with the layoffs of the Community management Devs This topic naturally might spring criticism when it comes to my membership within the Imperium I can assure you as always I will listen to what is best for the game as a whole taking input from anyone who is willing to reach out to me and those who I trust to reach out to as well. Below is a list of endorsements I gained outside of being in the Imperium prior to my time in the Bastion. I hope you take their words for it over a meta-gamed impression of me as a person.

About Commander Aze
IRL Job: Incident Workforce Management Division Specialist, Federal Incident Management Cadre. Long story short I work in disasters dealing with staffs from dozens of different agencies, states, cities, and nonprofits coordinating common operational goals and objectives. I feel this directly translates to an ability to coordinate and communicate issues to CCP from groups around the Eve Universe.

In Game Responsibilities and Playstyle
Member Corporation of The Bastion Alliance https://zkillboard.com/alliance/99004425/3
Sub–Zero CEO https://zkillboard.com/corporation/98189216/3
Supercapital Production and Industrial and Financial Mogul
Small Gang and Theta Squad (Delve Defence Fleet)

Former Associations and Experience
Alliance Executor for Lin Kuei (LINKK)
Spectre Fleet Fleet Commander,
Captain of the Spectre Fleet Alliance Tournament Team,
Highsec Alliance Executor
C2 Wormhole Resident
Drifter Incursion FC for ‘What Drifters?’
Null Sec Industrial Corp CEO
Incursion FC
Former Catastrophic Uprising (CUP) FC / LC
Former ECIO FC/ LC
Former Battlement Coalition FC/ LC
Serenity Initiative FC/ LC
The Ditanian Fleet FC (Vanguards)

More About Me
https://evewho.com/pilot/commander%20aze1

How To Contact
Tweetfleet Slack
Discord (Statecraft/Bastion/TiS/INN/Spectre-fleet/scc-lounge/MindClash)
Goonfleet Mumble
Imperium Jabber
Twitter @CommanderAze
Email frostmining@hotmail.com
Ingame and Forums

Media Links (Previous Campaigns)

CrossingZebras2

The JEFFRAIDER Show Episode 34 – Statecraft CSM Debates » Crossing Zebras – EVE...

Word up!We have a triple-headed monster for today! We had three batches of CSM candidates on to debate various topics. I’ve broken this ep up into 3 sub episodes for easier consumption (and +2 dope tunes).   Here’s Episode 34A: [1:03] The JEFFRAIDER...

reddit2

AMA - Commander Aze NPSI Candidate for CSMXII • r/Eve

**Commander Aze** [Campaign thread](https://forums.eveonline.com/default.aspx?g=posts&t=506400) A Brief Background in why I might fit in as your...

https://youtu.be/hYWqFmd5ews?t=1781 Eve Prosper

eve-nt.uk – 3 Mar 171

CSM12 Candidate: commander aze

1. Please start by giving us a short introduction to who ...

NevilleSmit.com

A High-Sec Coalition

Last night, Dirk MacGirk, reknowned EVE media impresario, invited me once again to join the OpenComms podcast crew. He had invited several candidates for CSM12 who have joined together in a "high-sec ticket" - a group representing interests of...

A Missioneer in Eve – 5 Mar 171

Eight by eight

He has an collage projected up on the wall,  pictures of pilots, 8 across and 8 down.”What’s that rogues gallery for?”  Scotty looked up at the display and tried to remember if he…

Fuzzwork Enterprises – 5 Mar 17

CSM voting suggestions - Fuzzwork Enterprises

I am, of course, suggesting that you put me (Steve Ronuken) first on your ballot. I want to be elected after all 😉 I would recommend you read the campaign posts, maybe do a little more research.   So, onto other candidates to consider: Third party...

docs.google.com

The Wardec Project

The Wardec Project This project was originally conceived by Tora Bushido, CEO of the Marmite Collective, and Jason Quixos, of Space Cadet Online & Mass of Wrecks in Oct. 2015. It is now being managed by Toxic Yaken, candidate for CSM XII. OVERVIEW...

https://youtu.be/crgleGaFpOU?t=499 Ashterothi

Declarations of War

CSM XII DoW Ballot

Well folks, it's that time of year: the voting for CSM has begun! I hope that you've all had a chance to listen to our CSM panels and that you found them useful in deciding whom to vote for this election. The polls are open between now a

https://www.eve-nt.uk/2016/02/13/csm-xi-profiles-commander-aze/

http://podside.net/eve-online/manny-bothans-is-primary-episode-26/

mindclash.libsyn.com

The Mind Clash Podcast: Mind Clash Episode 13 - End of the World

In this episode, Kael has horrible internet connection, Meredudd continues to be the clear winner in the hair growing contest, and Commander Aze and Joe Barbarian talk incursions. If you are interested in Incursions you can join several group in game...

The Ancient Gaming Noob – 1 Mar 16

CSM 11 Elections Begin – Xenuria 2016

It is that time of year again, the long threatened CSM 11 elections are upon us.  Information on how to vote is available from CCP here. Reactions to the election range from the very earnest attemp…

http://csmwatch.com/2016/01/20/csm-11-show-1/

http://csmwatch.com/2016/01/15/csm-11-candidate-interview-commander-aze/

mindclash.live

Mind Clash Podcast – Episode 19 – The Mind Clash Podcast

Download this episode!The Women of EVE Online. In this 19th episode of the show, we have Danielle en Divalone, BowFa, Dawn Rhea, and Mom Doge to talk about the realities of being a woman in the world of EVE Online and gaming in general.

Declarations of War

CSM XI Round Table 1

I'm going in there ready for warA discussion of the role of the CSM hosted by Alekseyev Karrde.Featuring:Aryth (

The Open Comms Show – 7 Feb 17

Open Comms Feb-3-2017

Vic Jefferson Arenthor Commander Aze Roedyn Suitonia CSM candidates join us to answer questions, discuss important topics and of course shots!!      

https://puu.sh/u6KwR/63a818b520.png1 Eve Prosper CSMXII

eve-nt.uk – 21 Feb 171

ROEDYN: A CSM12 CANDIDATE DIARY #3 WAKING UP HIGH SEC

As the days go by, more and more players are ...

http://csmwatch.com/2016/01/20/csm-11-show-1/

http://csmwatch.com/2016/01/15/csm-11-candidate-interview-commander-aze/

https://mikeazariah.wordpress.com/2016/02/28/the-sorting-hat-13/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zONZZNkDu5o

former Writer and Current Copy Editor for Imperium News Network

INN

BREAKING NEWS: Shadow Cartel Vendetta Down

Imperium News Network


INN – 16 Dec 16

Wars, What Are They Good For? - INN

If you have ventured through high sec for any length of time you probably have had war declared on you. Whether you deserved it or not, it changes how you play for that week. Our low, null, and wormhole space...

Positive Community Mentions
"I think he’s getting the hang of running… He is actually improving" @Noizygamr

“He does seem to know his stuff and is extremely active running his csm campaign” LockeFox Eve Prosper Host

“I put him in my Yeah. He is getting better running which in turn means he is listening to the advice and listening is an Excellent skill.” & “Commnade aze and I cross paths often enough in working with alphas and he is good in communication skills.” Mike Asariah

“The only real bear in here is Aze and he’s not a retard” Vimsy Vortis (War Deck Project)

“He is very persistent, wouldn’t mind him on CSM” Fuzzy Steve

“4. Commander Aze: Aze has fantastic passion and attention to detail. I’ve never seen a single candidate grow so much from one year to the next as he has since run unsuccessfully last year. This year he’s ready.” Alekseyev Karrde Declarations of War Podcast

“I didn’t know he was running, Best of Luck” Laztel
“as alliances official spectre fleet FC I would like to recommend that if you have spare vote give it to commander aze he is spectre fleets, official candidate.” Hutter (Eve Skunk email to Alliance Legio De Mortem)

“Jin Taan, Roedyn and Commander Aze, these are our top 3” MindClash Podcast

“Good Luck on your Campaign” Ashterothi

“A great guy with a vision for the future, and someone I could trust with anything in game pr out.” Orion Sa-Solo

“Hope he does well” Manny Bothans Podside Podcast

“I’ll be voting for you Commander” Tengu Grib

Videos from Alliance tournament (Because Real Men Hull Tank)




Videos From FCing Spectre Fleet


CSM Campaign Threads
https://forums.eveonline.com/default.aspx?g=posts&t=323767 CSM9 Campaign
https://forums.eveonline.com/default.aspx?g=posts&m=5331101 CSMX Campaign
https://forums.eveonline.com/default.aspx?g=posts&m=6301619 CSMXI Campaign
https://forums.eveonline.com/default.aspx?g=posts&t=5064001 CSMXII Campaign

Want to hear my case?

CrossingZebras

CSM Chat – Commander Aze » Crossing Zebras – EVE Online articles, videos, news

it is is CSM time once again, and it may often be difficult to know who to vote for. I have often felt that the CSM election process doesn’t often coincide with the real purpose of the CSM. Members of the CSM are our representatives to CCP. While I...