Council of Stellar Management

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CSM 17 Results Announced

Dirk Stetille 2022-06-16

Earlier this evening, the election results for the 17th Council of Stellar Management were announced, detailing the next ten player representatives to serve a year consulting with CCP and providing player feedback on issues within EVE Online. CCP Community Team…

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Breaking News: CSM Publish Open Letter on CCP Monetisation

Dirk Stetille 2022-03-09

On Wednesday, March 9, members of the Council of Stellar Management published an open letter regarding CCP’s monetisation strategy. This is the first time in a number of years that the CSM has published a public, collaborative condemnation of CCP’s…

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CSM 16 Election Timeline Announced

Dirk Stetille 2021-04-14

In a Dev-Blog released on April 14, CCP Dopamine announced the process for the election of the 16th Council of Stellar Management (CSM). Dopamine also thanked the members of CSM 15 for their “continuous dedication” to providing feedback on topics…

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CSM15 Election Results

Arrendis 2020-06-12

The results of the CSM15 Election are in! Despite an abbreviated campaign and voting season this year, players cast over 36,000 votes in this year’s election. The winners are: Brisc Rubal—The Initiative. Gobbins—Pandemic Horde Innominate—Goonswarm Federation Kenneth Feld—Pandemic Legion Maria…

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So You Want to Run for CSM? Here’s What You Need to Know

Submission 2020-04-21

It’s about that time of year again — the time when hearts swell with endless possibilities, hope springs eternal, and the dreams of many a capsuleer in New Eden turns to one of the rarest of laurels. No, it’s not…

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Dirk Stetille 2019-06-22

Announced live by CCPs Dopamine and Falcon from EVE North in Toronto, the incoming 14th Council of Stellar Management will be taking their seats in coordination with CCP over the coming weeks. There were a total of 32,994 votes cast…

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CSM 14 Interviews – Stitch Kaneland & Matthew Dust

Jin'taan 2019-06-08

It’s the weekend before voting opens, so it’s time for the penultimate interview set to help you pick the best candidates for you to support in the upcoming election. Last time we spoke to two players with non-traditional takes on…

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CSM 14 Interviews – Olmeca Gold & Jurius Doctor

Jin'taan 2019-06-06

There’s only 4 days left before the polls open on June the 10th, and as you should have seen from my previous interviews, I’m trying to cast a wide net and get the thoughts of a wide array of candidates….

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CSM 14 Interviews – Mike Azariah & ExookiZ

Jin'taan 2019-06-04

In our previous instalment of this series I interviewed both Vily and Manic Veolcity, with the aim of using my experience on the CSM to ask questions that would all you to be a better informed voter when the polls open…

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CCP Guard: Moving On and Looking Back

Dirk Stetille 2019-04-08

CCP Guard, a man who has been with CCP from the very beginning of EVE Online as a live game, a man who was a pillar of our community, left CCP Games on March 29, 2019. INN was lucky enough…

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CCP releases timeline for CSM 13 elections, summits

Paramemetic 2018-02-28

The Council of Stellar Management is one of the most important bodies in EVE Online, as it is the main method of communication between the players and the developers. CSM representatives advocate for the players to help guide CCP’s decision…

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CSM12: Picking who best represents you

Vulxanis Viceroy 2017-03-16

Regardless of past drama or negative opinions regarding the CSM, I personally hold the Council of Stellar Management as a positive on CCP’s relationship with the player base. The CSM acts as a representative advisory council to CCP on different aspects…

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Declining Council

Kael Decadence 2017-02-05

The Race is on As the candidacy period opens up for players to “officially” cast in their ticket to run, the number of individuals who have already unofficially made announcements on the forums, blogs, or podcasts is drastically lower than…

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CSM Reduced to 10 Permanent Attendees

Thel Ancora 2017-02-04

CCP decided to reduce the number of Council of Stellar Management (CSM) members to 10 members. All 10 will attend summits in Reykjavik. This comes after increased transparency between players and the CSM process through the livestreaming of the summit…