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Whats your favourite thing about EVE

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Karn Dulake
Doomheim
#1 - 2011-10-15 17:00:29 UTC
The sandbox, the freedom, the camaraderie. Strange people turning up on your facebook account.

For me it was always the people and all the junk we used to get up to.

Fighting arguing and moaning. blaming each other for lost wars. realising that the hot chick in your corp is a man. Accepting that your CEO is only your CEO because he is unemployed and has more time.

That the canadians are not roaming tonight because there is hockey on the television. The English keep making tea during roams. That the Americans think that because they are Americans they are natural Navy Seals.

That this game is a social simulator for internet warriors.

GREAT TIMES


But times change and now my favourite thing about EVE is that it keeps all the geeks of the streets.


Im in the helium burning phase of my Eve career so now im using Eve as an Msm with pretty graphics.
I dont normally troll, but when i do i do it on General Discussion.
Alara IonStorm
#2 - 2011-10-15 17:01:55 UTC
I like Spaceships...

SPACESHIPS
Barbelo Valentinian
Strategic Exploration and Development Corp
Silent Company
#3 - 2011-10-15 17:10:48 UTC  |  Edited by: Barbelo Valentinian
My favourite thing about EVE is that it's the best space game around that allows me to goof off pretending to be a spaceship pilot.

IOW, it has the best illusion of being "real" of any space game around - the superb graphics, audio, music, gameplay, all contribute to the illusion.

That might have been the X series, but because EVE has other people, and an ever-present sense of "danger", that makes the virtual world feel more alive and "real" than a single player game ever could.
The Offerer
Doomheim
#4 - 2011-10-15 18:31:04 UTC
The favorite thing about EVE:

It's not dumb as 99% of other games. It's a game that I can play without losing the intellectual "edge" that I need in my RL job as a software developer.

There are many other things that I like about EVE, but this one is the reason why I subscribed in the first place and why I kept playing all these years.
Jackson Millenius
Deep Core Mining Inc.
Caldari State
#5 - 2011-10-15 18:33:29 UTC
The meta gaming.
Gox24
Native Freshfood
Minmatar Republic
#6 - 2011-10-15 18:40:36 UTC
Karn Dulake wrote:
....... realising that the hot chick in your corp is a man.


confirming i is a dude
sorrySad
Gox24
Native Freshfood
Minmatar Republic
#7 - 2011-10-15 18:42:58 UTC
i get the gf to do cameos for me on vent now and again though, helps keep the dream alive
Muse of Minmatar
Doomheim
#8 - 2011-10-15 18:45:08 UTC
The login screens, the music, the space backgrounds (specially beautiful nebulas and stunning combination of system color and star color).

I like how relaxing it is to come from job and log in EVE while Aura is saying "connecting" and that electronic sound.

Then entering a new world of illusions and dreams.
Tanya Powers
Doomheim
#9 - 2011-10-15 18:48:54 UTC
Eve has the best par of the whole game in this forum.

Has someone mentioned, nice coloured msn.

AFK cloaking watch your favourite TV series, film, go out have a drink with friends, pick some hot chick at the bar.

Then you get back and...ho dam those ugly bots are still kissing the pos Lol
Dbars Grinding
Center for Advanced Studies
Gallente Federation
#10 - 2011-10-15 20:54:20 UTC  |  Edited by: Dbars Grinding
I like CQ. I like the mirror where i can watch myself play with my Pee Pee.

I have more space likes than you. 

Large Collidable Object
morons.
#11 - 2011-10-15 21:02:05 UTC
Me
You know... [morons.](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gjOx65yD5A)
Solhild
Doomheim
#12 - 2011-10-15 21:37:51 UTC
I approve of this thread/post.

My favourite thing about EVE is the potential - vast and epic potential!

...I also find the forums highly amusing on occasion What?
KaarBaak
Squirrel Team
#13 - 2011-10-15 21:52:35 UTC

I like the icon for the LP store.

Dum Spiro Spero

Theodemir
Ministry of War
Amarr Empire
#14 - 2011-10-15 22:08:18 UTC
Underlying Dystopia theme throughout the eve universe!
Foodpimp
The Scope
Gallente Federation
#15 - 2011-10-15 22:27:53 UTC
That I get a free mount when I recruit a friend.
Sara XIII
The Carnifex Corp
#16 - 2011-10-15 23:57:32 UTC
The harpy i'll be flying in 8d 11h 53m
Between Ignorance and Wisdom
Akara Ito
Phalanx Solutions
#17 - 2011-10-16 00:06:11 UTC
Nobody is save, the first time you buy some ammo, you're in PvP.
T'Laar Bok
#18 - 2011-10-16 00:31:10 UTC
The gratuitous nudity does it for me every time I log in

Amphetimines are your friend.

http://eveboard.com/pilot/T'Laar_Bok

Steveir
Hagukure
#19 - 2011-10-16 01:26:11 UTC
T'Laar Bok wrote:
The gratuitous nudity does it for me every time I log in



Damn, where? There always something new to learn in this game :)
Karn Dulake
Doomheim
#20 - 2011-10-16 01:50:13 UTC
This is a sweet gentle thread and i like almost all of the things mentioned by the posters as well.
I dont normally troll, but when i do i do it on General Discussion.
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