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one open question to CCP

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olo VonBorg
Aliastra
Gallente Federation
#1 - 2015-03-07 22:16:20 UTC
Hi marketing peeps and CCP Seagull.

While you are doing a lot to make this game more attractive to new players/customers -

Why do you think your current customers are leaving ?* Ugh





*this is what I boiled it down to, after hours of reading up on recent and potential changes to Eve online and weeks of team-speak convos filled with sorrow, complaints and the honest fear of a beloved toy being no longer available soon.


Vapor Ventrillian
The Scope
Gallente Federation
#2 - 2015-03-07 22:19:42 UTC
Shocked

oh dear in before the block buddy

they don't take critics in the forums

The Evil Overlord of Scope, self elected as all good overlords should be

TigerXtrm
KarmaFleet
Goonswarm Federation
#3 - 2015-03-07 22:32:28 UTC  |  Edited by: TigerXtrm
Older customers are rage quiting because their 'win at everything now' button is slowly but surely being removed. But they'll be back within the year. I guarantee.

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Louise Beethoven
Hedion University
Amarr Empire
#4 - 2015-03-07 22:34:00 UTC
is this another Super cap whine
Lachra
Stay Frosty.
A Band Apart.
#5 - 2015-03-07 22:34:14 UTC
What's an open question?
malcovas Henderson
THoF
#6 - 2015-03-07 22:36:54 UTC  |  Edited by: malcovas Henderson
I can fix Hi sec for ya.

Remove Concord protection for NPC corps members over 30 days old.
Cannot create, or join a new Corp for 1 week after dropping a player controlled corp.
Mining boats have either tank or yield. Ore hold set 12k m3 across the board.

Wait 2 months for the Carebears to leave game.

Hi Sec fixed. Evil
Nicolai Serkanner
Incredible.
Brave Collective
#7 - 2015-03-07 22:39:01 UTC
Lachra wrote:
What's an open question?


A question that can not be answered with a simple yes or no.
Abrazzar
Vardaugas Family
#8 - 2015-03-07 22:54:30 UTC
Looking at their track record, I kinda don't want them to overhaul mining anymore....
Lachra
Stay Frosty.
A Band Apart.
#9 - 2015-03-07 22:58:57 UTC
Nicolai Serkanner wrote:
Lachra wrote:
What's an open question?


A question that can not be answered with a simple yes or no.


Thanks!
Jenshae Chiroptera
#10 - 2015-03-07 23:16:55 UTC
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7bifNKWyzo

CCP - Building ant hills and magnifying glasses for fat kids

Not even once

EVE is becoming shallow and puerile; it will satisfy neither the veteran nor the "WoW" type crowd in the transition.

Serene Repose
#11 - 2015-03-07 23:17:04 UTC
Oh, boy! Another well-considered, meticulously researched (yeah, right) EVE IS DYING THREAD.

IB4 digital alteration.

We must accommodate the idiocracy.

Commander Spurty
#12 - 2015-03-07 23:37:25 UTC
Stand down CCP, I've got this one.

Te answer is "ALIENS, clearly ALIENS."

Next question.

There are good ships,

And wood ships,

And ships that sail the sea

But the best ships are Spaceships

Built by CCP

Vapor Ventrillian
The Scope
Gallente Federation
#13 - 2015-03-07 23:44:02 UTC
to answer seriously though buddy

it has a long history of people frustrated by the current change that has occurred and leaving due to it however...

they will be back as many have invested years into this game and they have a stronger then average connection to the game

CCp has them by their clones...um ect ect

Ebb and Flow bro Cool

The Evil Overlord of Scope, self elected as all good overlords should be

olo VonBorg
Aliastra
Gallente Federation
#14 - 2015-03-08 00:48:10 UTC
Vapor Ventrillian wrote:


Ebb and Flow Cool


let´s look at the life-blood of this game:
players on tranquility

within a 5 year period, eve had an average of 50.000
the previous year saw an average of 39.000 (factored into the 50k 5y avg, this is a drop of more than 25% )
the past quarter 30.000 (another 25% loss)
and february ´15 was at 25.000 players online per day (44.000k in 2014, adjusted about 40% loss)

(source Eve-offline.net)

This is looking like more than Ebb and Flow - even with seasonal effects billed in.

Vapor Ventrillian
The Scope
Gallente Federation
#15 - 2015-03-08 00:53:18 UTC
that was interesting information thankyou for sharing it with me Smile

maybe the noobelahs and bittervets have had enough

time will tell but I am now keeping a watch on this space

The Evil Overlord of Scope, self elected as all good overlords should be

Orlacc
#16 - 2015-03-08 00:53:50 UTC  |  Edited by: Orlacc
I must have missed the 50k average years. Please cite your source.

"Measure Twice, Cut Once."

ISD Ezwal
ISD Community Communications Liaisons
#17 - 2015-03-08 00:55:35 UTC
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