Keelback Awareness Week is a unique event established by the Fatherhood in partnership with Lakon Spaceways.
The Fatherhood Wing, in association with Lakon Spaceways, are proud to be running the galaxy’s first ever Keelback Awareness Week – a 7 day spectacular which involves a series of fun events to raise awareness of the small but mighty Keelback.
Keelback Awareness Week aims to promote the positive aspects of the humble Keelback, encourage social inclusion and raise awareness of this combat trader-class vessel - the Bubble’s best kept secret.
This Year’s Theme
This year our theme for Keelback Awareness Week is simply ‘Celebrating the magnificence of the Keelback’, and includes a suggested event activity each day, along with a series of week-long challenges for Commanders to accomplish while flying a Keelback.
These are completely optional - Whether you choose to follow the suggested events, or choose your own Keelback Adventures, thats entirely up to you. All we ask is you tell your stories and share the fun!
Daily events - these are optional:
Monday – “Special Delivery” – Not all jobs are glamorous, but the Keelback doesn’t care. Pilots are urged to deliver Biowaste to a rival (Non Player!) faction’s controlled port to try and cause an outbreak. Biowaste shipping, in style! Tuesday – “The Wolfpack” – Wings of Keelbacks with SLFs in a Combat Zone? Armageddon, The End of Times, Instruments of Destruction… Whatever you want to call it, it won’t be good for the other side… or will it? It probabaly will, but it'll be funny. Wing up with other Keelback pilots for some CZ antics.
Wednesday – “Keelbowling” – Head to Bombelli Prospect, the location of the 2nd Speedbowl Championship. See for yourself how the Keelback can handle itself at speeds of 3,000+ m/s on a high gravity world. Good luck! Thursday – “Community Outreach” – Participate in the current Community Goal. Fly the Keelback with pride and keep on trucking!
Friday – “Room for one more?” – How many Keelbacks can fit inside a space station without docking permission? Last one standing wins, and might even earn a callsign. Saturday – “Bug Squishing” – Take on the Thargoids with the ultimate secret weapon. The Thargoids won’t know what hit them. Outfit the Keelback AX style and go bug hunting! Scouts are syour suggested prey for this one, unless you are feeling brave/bonkers. Sunday – “White Hot Glory” – Ending Keelback Awareness Week in style. Using a <screams> White Dwarf star, we will demonstrate the mighty staying power of the Keelback. Leave Supercruise inside the jet cone of a White Dwarf and test how long the Keelback will survive the gravitational forces. This will also be a good opportunity for commanders to try and escape by employing CMDR Azzbo27’s tips that saved a certain Crow from death…
The Keelback Stack – How high can you stack ‘em? Head to a planetary body, and get a screenshot of Keelbacks stacked on top of one another.
It wasn’t me! – How much trouble can a Keelback really cause? The highest bounty accrued while flying a Keelback will win this challenge.
She may not look like much… – Post your best screenshot of the Keelback. The chosen winner will receive a personalised Fatherhood mug!
..But she’s got it where it counts kid! – Show us how fast the humble Keelback can go! Engineer those drives and post a screenshot of your top speed and boost speed!
Please follow our social media for updates and challenges on Keelback Awareness Week throughout the event!