Op-Ed

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Death in Perfection: How Stories Can Transform EVE

OldNoEyes 2022-10-26

“After nourishment, shelter, and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.” – Phillip Pullman A couple of years ago, I brought home a 25-pound black cube. Inside was one of the most obscure and complex tabletop…

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Gwailar’s Requiem

Gwailar 2022-05-12

On May 4, 2022, I logged into EVE Online for the last time. After more than 14 years, I have biomassed everything, and a GDPR purge request is pending with CCP to delete my eight accounts. In the time since…

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The Community Was EVE: A Four-Year Retrospective

Dirk Stetille 2022-05-06

In recent weeks, CCP Games has been mired in controversy, after controversy, after controversy, in the run up to EVE Online’s first Fanfest event in four years. I’m talking, of course, about selling in-game ships for real money with no…

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Xenuria’s NDA Expiration and AMA

FroggyStorm 2022-04-29

Recently, CCP have had a rough ride when it comes to the press. This week is promising to have much of the same in store for CCP and their communication team. Monday (April 25) started out as a pretty normal…

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CCP Want More Of Your Money

Osir1s 2022-04-26

Much like Netflix, CCP recently announced a subscription increase of 33%, increasing the cost of a one-month subscription from 14.95 US Dollars (USD) to 19.99 USD. These price increases are due to launch on May 17, 2022. EVE Versus Other…

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CCP Speaks: Ending the Prospector Pack

FroggyStorm 2022-03-19

A period of frustration from the players surrounding CCP’s Prospector Pack is over. CCP has FINALLY responded, in the form of a statement attached to the official forum version of the Open Letter to CCP from the CSM. Unfortunately, the…

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Why Waste is Terrible

Osir1s 2022-02-01

I have a confession to make. Beneath this exterior, that’s been so well fed by Pandemic Horde, is a miner. So I’ve come to talk about CCP’s recent mining changes. Do you think the new residue mechanic is terrible and…

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The Economics of Veterancy

Rasa Greywalker 2022-01-18

One of the most widely known principles in economics is that of Supply and Demand. Just as in real world economies, this principle is one of those at the core of the EVE economy. Without the markets of New Eden…

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Eve Online, The Doctor, and Telling a Story

FroggyStorm 2022-01-13

Later today (January 13, 2022), CCP Games’ first ever IP crossover event will launch. This is set to be a largely filament-based event, set with new(er) players in mind, and presumably with the hope that many within the ‘Whovian’ fanbase…

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Eve Talk: Doom and Gloom

Rasa Greywalker 2022-01-03

Over this 2021 holiday season I have spent most of my time away from EVE Online. I find myself with the ever stronger urge to return to the universe of New Eden. EVE is that kind of game. During this…

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Looking Forward to Eve, 2022

FroggyStorm 2021-12-31

The days right before the New Year holiday can be a very special time. It’s the period where middle managers and petty bureaucrats look back over the year, looking at projects and deadlines missed; looking forward to more grand ideas…

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Whatever Happened to HTFU?

Aradus Gunnell 2021-12-21

The year is 2009.  Permaband, the CCP house musical group, creates a music video entitled ‘HTFU’. The song, sung mostly by CCP Guard, is unique among gaming development communities. This was a crew of actual game designers using a player-coined slang…

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Mea Culpa, Mea Culpa, Mea Maxima Culpa

Sophia 'Alizabeth' S 2021-11-15

I have sinned exceedingly in thought, word and deed We all make mistakes; no one is perfect.  Has not everyone reading this article not admitted to someone else “I fucked up. I’m going to try and do better; please forgive…

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Netflix and Chillback

Submission 2021-09-13

Now that the war has ended, I wanted to tell the story of how every man in the war counted and how a line member became a leader and then became the bogey man.