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Any EVE Lore? Books?

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TheDamned
Ignorance is ISK
P I R A T
#1 - 2016-02-01 20:55:14 UTC
I've been really getting into EVE lately and was curious where to find LORE, backstory or even books?

Anyone point me to some resources?

TheDamned
Ignorance is ISK
P I R A T
#2 - 2016-02-01 21:10:33 UTC
After checking Amazon I see this was a stupid question. But, I'm excited to have some new books on their way! Very cool!
Jarsoom Blade
Blade's Legion
#3 - 2016-02-01 21:30:18 UTC
Besides the three books you can also check out the EVE website itself for lore. Lots of stories, background information and news related to in-game events, happenings etc. Also, check out the 'EVE: Source' book. I've read the three novels, and am hoping there will be more on their way. There was a kickstarter for another book recently actually, but I'm not hearing anything about it anymore :(

"Two things I've learned lately. One: don't get jammed. And two: stationary ships don't react well to 1400's" - John Rourke, Clear Skies 2

Lateris
#4 - 2016-02-01 21:39:37 UTC
Well Mr Dave Vanian. There are a ton of really great New Eden things to find out there. Glad you found it.
Memphis Baas
#5 - 2016-02-01 22:09:36 UTC  |  Edited by: Memphis Baas
Check out the lore part of the EVE website, including the history / timeline of the races, and dozens and dozens of various stories and articles written by CCP to flesh out the universe.

But wait, there's more! You can read the so-called world news, which are actually in-character news pieces, where you can see the developments of the various story plots that CCP has cooked up. Typically they try to put some in-character news behind each patch; currently we're dealing with citadels being "researched", previously we had Drifters appear all over the galaxy, years ago we had the coronation of the Amarr empress and Gallente elections, etc. "News" stories often include videos, images, or other such, it's pretty interesting.

If you want an in-character experience, you can bookmark these sites and view them with the in-game web browser. That way it's all in-game.
Ginnie
School of Applied Knowledge
Caldari State
#6 - 2016-02-01 22:20:03 UTC
Be warned...EVE has a dark and twisted history.

Lots of betrayals and the bad guys (a.k.a the Gallente and Minmatar) don't always get what they deserve.

There's tons of injustices against the Amarr and Caldari people, but they stand heroically in the face of such atrocities! A true inspiration to the children.

It sounds plausible enough tonight, but wait until tomorrow. Wait for the common sense of the morning.

Jacques d'Orleans
#7 - 2016-02-01 22:47:46 UTC
Ginnie wrote:
Be warned...EVE has a dark and twisted history.

Lots of betrayals and the bad guys (a.k.a the Gallente and Minmatar) don't always get what they deserve.

There's tons of injustices against the Amarr and Caldari people, but they stand heroically in the face of such atrocities! A true inspiration to the children.



Dear OP, as you can see this is an masterpiece of Amarr/Caldari Propaganda against the peace loving citizens of Gallente and Minmatar.
Of course the truly bad guys, are the Amarr and the Caldari!
But thanks to the men and women of the Gallente and Minmatar Armed Forces they are kept at bay.
Lan Wang
Knights of the Posing Meat
Snuffed Out
#8 - 2016-02-01 23:27:50 UTC
you also have intergalactic summit section of the website, if you are interested in the roleplay side of things

Domination Nephilim - Angel Cartel

Calm down miner. As you pointed out, people think they can get away with stuff they would not in rl... Like for example illegal mining... - Ima Wreckyou*

Khergit Deserters
Crom's Angels
#9 - 2016-02-02 00:42:29 UTC
Jarsoom Blade wrote:
Besides the three books you can also check out the EVE website itself for lore. Lots of stories, background information and news related to in-game events, happenings etc. Also, check out the 'EVE: Source' book. I've read the three novels, and am hoping there will be more on their way. There was a kickstarter for another book recently actually, but I'm not hearing anything about it anymore :(

For sure, read the Chronicles. They're neatly arranged right here. I used to print one out at work every day and read it on the way home. They're not for the squeamish, but still amazingly high quality reading. And they'll give you the real story about certain religious nutjobs and dehumanized corporate ultra-capitalists.
Tau Cabalander
Retirement Retreat
Working Stiffs
#10 - 2016-02-02 01:32:11 UTC  |  Edited by: Tau Cabalander
Jita 4-4, written by CCP Dropbear, is my personal favourite.
Clrdark4se
Multiplex Gaming
The Bastion
#11 - 2016-02-02 03:58:07 UTC  |  Edited by: Clrdark4se
TheDamned wrote:
I've been really getting into EVE lately and was curious where to find LORE, backstory or even books?

Anyone point me to some resources?



On top of the books, don't forget to check out some of the Podcasts as well. There is a flavor for everyone in that list. Lore, PvP, PvE, Markets, Etc...

EVE Podcasts
NightCrawler 85
Phoibe Enterprises
#12 - 2016-02-02 07:45:20 UTC
You might be interested in The EVE Reader. He turns the chronicles into audio format and there is already a lot of chronicles covered.
You can find a short commercial with some examples here.

Enjoy Big smile
IcyMind Arierep
Digital Chess Session
#13 - 2016-02-02 19:09:20 UTC
Also the eve valkyrie comic is fun to read. Check it out https://www.darkhorse.com/Comics/27-231/EVE-Valkyrie-1