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Why do you play Eve?

First post
#41 - 2012-05-31 17:46:07 UTC
I play(ed) eve because here you could totally suck at everything and still have fun, where as in "common" mmo's if you couldnt keep up you might as well pack up.

You go your corridor but.

Talon SilverHawk
Patria o Muerte
#42 - 2012-05-31 17:46:32 UTC
Sister Rhode wrote:
Sexual gratification.

With a face like that, hate to tell you it ain't working love P


Mallak Azaria
Caldari Provisions
Caldari State
#43 - 2012-05-31 17:48:17 UTC
Mr Epeen wrote:

They have fun forums.

Mr Epeen Cool

This is pretty much all there is to it.

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Order Of The Jade Dragon
#44 - 2012-05-31 17:54:08 UTC
Why do I play EVE, Beats having to talk with the wife! Big smile
Ana Vyr
Vyral Technologies
#45 - 2012-05-31 17:55:02 UTC
There's a wonderfully complex industrial system in this game, coupled with a player driven market that other games can only dream about.

That's why.
Talon SilverHawk
Patria o Muerte
#46 - 2012-05-31 17:57:11 UTC  |  Edited by: Talon SilverHawk
because I love sci fi, grew up with Star Trek and loved Elite.

I have also played a few other MMO out there , and I loved the fact EVE does have consequences, you lose it , its gone, made PVP really something special, actually got my heart going. I still remember the first time I lost a ship, my Moa (that I'd mined for months to get) to an Armageddon on my first trip out into 0.0, the pop was allot lower back then, so happened about 10 jumps in , you know I was actually unlucky to meet someone. Eve felt allot bigger then, travel took longer (unless you had the bookmarks), less peeps about.

I also like the fact that I can do lots of different things, rather than be forced down any particular path, I like the different lvls of risk involved allowing you to choose when you want to take them (something I hate is that ppl are trying to remove that choice)

Elena Melkan
Magellanic Itg
Goonswarm Federation
#47 - 2012-05-31 17:58:13 UTC
This is easy...

...because of the character creator, of course!
The Scope
#48 - 2012-05-31 18:03:06 UTC  |  Edited by: Dessau

  • Dogfights
  • Shiptoasting
  • ~Immersive Gameworld~
  • Quafe


Dbars Grinding wrote:
I have no eve friends, so i just train skills in hope of one day i make friends.
Onyx Nyx
The Khaleph
#49 - 2012-05-31 18:06:07 UTC
Instant gratification. I get called a sociopath on a daily basis. \o/

I kill kittens, and puppies and bunnies. I maim toddlers and teens and then more.

  • Richard (
Sir John Halsey
#50 - 2012-05-31 18:18:28 UTC
Eye candy internet space ships.... and the exploration :)

Believe it or not, is not the best MMO (at least not until CCP will remove concord) and also it doesn't have the most entertaining PvP either.
#51 - 2012-05-31 18:19:53 UTC
people play the game? I thought we all subscribed to ***** and moan on the forums whilst logging on now and then to change skills. Afterall this is the game you pay not to play
Deep Core Mining Inc.
Caldari State
#52 - 2012-06-01 04:56:02 UTC
sweetrock wrote:
people play the game? I thought we all subscribed to ***** and moan on the forums whilst logging on now and then to change skills. Afterall this is the game you pay not to play

Better than WoW. It is the game so bad you pay other people to play for you!
Scion Wrath
#53 - 2012-06-01 06:23:22 UTC
Kessiaan wrote:
Because it's the only MMO where I can play how (Goons) want, not how the devs / NPCs tell me to play.

Peta Michalek
#54 - 2012-06-01 06:42:41 UTC  |  Edited by: Peta Michalek
To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentation of their women!
Herzog Wolfhammer
Sigma Special Tactics Group
#55 - 2012-06-01 07:11:57 UTC
Play what? What is this game people refer to?

Bring back DEEEEP Space!

Wandering Star Enterprises
#56 - 2012-06-01 07:27:19 UTC
ReptilesBlade wrote:
Why do you play Eve?

Short: Eve has a very rich and deep industrial and market system ran by players.

Long: There are so many different facets to The Market and Industry, that attempting to take it all in is quite tasking. That it is all player driven is amazing to me. From the simplest "mine rocks, sell rocks" to PI, POS's, research, invention, capital production, T2, T3, etc. it takes so much to grasp the big picture. Also, on the trading side beyond simple trade hubs, things like finding good mission hubs to low ball items from lazy missioners, to finding hot spot stations to sell slightly over-priced wares around FW warzones, seeding low sec stations, finding a niche and filling it. Watching the other players respond to my actions and responding to theirs.

Doing these things, and watching the results from afar is amusing to me. Give people affordable guns and they will start shooting each other. Numerous industrial and market manipulations have happened in the past. The Goons with Ice and OTEC, and HG are recent well known ones. But manipulations have always been a part of the game, in small and big ways.

Josef Djugashvilis
#57 - 2012-06-01 07:38:36 UTC  |  Edited by: Josef Djugashvilis
I was born in 1955 so I grew up with the space age, hence Eve appeals to me on that level.

Eve is complex.

Lots of things to do.

Mostly decent folk away from the forums, even some of the forum idiots are fine when I chat to them in local.

I lack the imagination to take any game involving magic swords, wizards, elves etc seriously.

I am continuously impressed by folk who are innovative and good at what they do in Eve, be it market trading, industry, pvp, exploration etc.

Will stop now, but lets face it, Eve is by some considerable distance, the best game there is.

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CCP Punkturis
C C P Alliance
#58 - 2012-06-01 10:22:17 UTC
the social part is my favorite :3

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Luis Graca
#59 - 2012-06-01 10:32:02 UTC
CCP Punkturis wrote:
the social part is my favorite :3

Lies, the best part is when they pay you're wage
Tora Bushido
The Marmite Mercenaries
#60 - 2012-06-01 10:32:45 UTC
You have less wife agro with headset on....... Twisted Neh, just cuz its a fun game, lots of older players, space theme, having fun on teamspeak with the alliance, killing stuff, tears drama and forum apologies, etc etc....


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