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Multiple Accounts = Downfall of Eve

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Richard Ramlrez
Doomheim
#81 - 2013-11-29 11:59:53 UTC
Phaade wrote:
This game is single-handedly ruined by those which multi-box 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, etc accounts.

It is an almost insurmountable advantage, and those of us who actually like to do things solo are completely ****** by it.

Something CCP really should address before Eve dies off completely as it truly ruins the experience for those of us with other things to do in life.



LOL at you. CCP encourages multiboxing like no other gaming company. It's more revenue into their pockets so do you really think they care about solo players experience?


Try another MMORPG.
Jason Xado
Doomheim
#82 - 2013-11-29 12:58:35 UTC  |  Edited by: Jason Xado
Multiboxing is valid gameplay.

And yes, they do pay the bills, just like everyone else. PLEXs do not spontaneously spawn.

EvE is an MMO-RTS.
Jagga Spikes
Spikes Chop Shop
#83 - 2013-11-29 13:24:03 UTC
learn to stop worrying and love the bomb, ... i mean, multi-accs
Ramona McCandless
The McCandless Clan
#84 - 2013-11-29 13:24:36 UTC


Multi-account = Multi-target


Whats the problem?

"Yea, some dude came in and was normal for first couple months, so I gave him director." - Sean Dunaway

"A singular character could be hired to penetrate another corps space... using gorilla like tactics..." - Chane Morgann

Lephia DeGrande
Luxembourg Space Union
#85 - 2013-11-29 14:40:34 UTC
Frostys Virpio wrote:
Malcanis wrote:
Phaade wrote:
This game is single-handedly ruined by those which multi-box


well played good sir


They can still do it with one hand!!!

:D


Buddy: "I can take him blindfolded."
Drebin: "What if he's not blindfolded?"
Ramona McCandless
The McCandless Clan
#86 - 2013-11-29 14:49:28 UTC
Jered Hakaaros wrote:
its quite immersion-breaking if you find that the three people you were talking to in local are actually the same person.


Only if they suck at RPing the cyber-foursome you are in at the time

"Yea, some dude came in and was normal for first couple months, so I gave him director." - Sean Dunaway

"A singular character could be hired to penetrate another corps space... using gorilla like tactics..." - Chane Morgann

Whim Aqayn
Ministry of War
Amarr Empire
#87 - 2013-11-29 15:51:58 UTC  |  Edited by: Whim Aqayn
The logic hoops people are willing to jump in order to justify buying themselves an advantage are astounding.
Doc Severide
Doomheim
#88 - 2013-11-29 15:54:53 UTC  |  Edited by: Doc Severide
Phaade wrote:
This game is single-handedly ruined by those which multi-box 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, etc accounts.

It is an almost insurmountable advantage, and those of us who actually like to do things solo are completely ****** by it.

Something CCP really should address before Eve dies off completely as it truly ruins the experience for those of us with other things to do in life.


#1 - Shut Up and Stop Whining. You will NEVER stop this.

#2 - If you have "other things to do in life" you aren't playing. CCP wants people playing. I have LOTS of other things to do in life. But I still have 6 accounts. Don't like it read point #1.

Everyone is always repeating the mantra "Don't Trust Anyone" ad nauseum... If I can't trust the guys I play with, why bother playing with them at all? Fly Solo...

Ramona McCandless
The McCandless Clan
#89 - 2013-11-29 16:12:47 UTC
Phaade wrote:

It is an almost insurmountable advantage, and those of us who actually like to do things solo are completely ****** by it.
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They are doing things solo you drongo

"Yea, some dude came in and was normal for first couple months, so I gave him director." - Sean Dunaway

"A singular character could be hired to penetrate another corps space... using gorilla like tactics..." - Chane Morgann

Barry Kring
Brutor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#90 - 2013-11-30 04:06:23 UTC
Oh heck no. I like my one man empire just fine.
Alavaria Fera
GoonWaffe
#91 - 2013-11-30 05:10:00 UTC
Barry Kring wrote:
Oh heck no. I like my one man empire just fine.

but not one character

Triggered by: Wars of Sovless Agression, Bending the Knee, Twisting the Knife, Eating Sov Wheaties, Bombless Bombers, Fizzlesov, Interceptor Fleets, Running Away, GhostTime Vuln, Renters, Bombs, Bubbles ?

Kaarous Aldurald
Black Hydra Consortium.
#92 - 2013-11-30 05:13:00 UTC
Just came in to check if multiple accounts have been the downfall of EVE yet?

"Verily, I have often laughed at the weaklings who thought themselves good because they had no claws."

One of ours, ten of theirs.

Best Meltdown Ever.

Captain Tardbar
Deep Core Mining Inc.
Caldari State
#93 - 2013-11-30 06:35:11 UTC
Kaarous Aldurald wrote:
Just came in to check if multiple accounts have been the downfall of EVE yet?


Multiple accounts inflate EVE's subscription numbers so people pat themselves on the back and all sing coom-by-yah about how EVE isn't dying.

Looking to talk on VOIP with other EVE players? Are you new and need help with EVE (welfare) or looking for advice? Looking for adversarial debate with angry people?

Captain Tardbar's Voice Discord Server

Kaarous Aldurald
Black Hydra Consortium.
#94 - 2013-11-30 06:36:19 UTC
Captain Tardbar wrote:
Kaarous Aldurald wrote:
Just came in to check if multiple accounts have been the downfall of EVE yet?


Multiple accounts inflate EVE's subscription numbers so people pat themselves on the back and all sing coom-by-yah about how EVE isn't dying.


So, financial success... isn't?

"Verily, I have often laughed at the weaklings who thought themselves good because they had no claws."

One of ours, ten of theirs.

Best Meltdown Ever.

Saladin
Eternity INC.
Goonswarm Federation
#95 - 2013-11-30 06:42:34 UTC
I don't agree with the OP, but there are some aspects of multi-boxing I don't like. The main one is how people use multiple characters to escape the consequences of their actions. For instance, while I think scamming, corp theft and espionage have all always been a common part of EvE, being able to sell off your characters and buy new ones and escape the consequences, the stain on your reputation, is deplorable.

The other issue is that multiple characters means that while you might suffer at the hands of a person in the morning, you might unknowingly help him out in the evening in a different region (e.g. high sec) under a different name.

As for the increased ability of multiboxing to make isk, I don't take issue with that.
Captain Tardbar
Deep Core Mining Inc.
Caldari State
#96 - 2013-11-30 06:47:24 UTC
Kaarous Aldurald wrote:
Captain Tardbar wrote:
Kaarous Aldurald wrote:
Just came in to check if multiple accounts have been the downfall of EVE yet?


Multiple accounts inflate EVE's subscription numbers so people pat themselves on the back and all sing coom-by-yah about how EVE isn't dying.


So, financial success... isn't?


Well if you say so, I shouldn't argue.

I think what I said was that EVE popularity is a overblown figure and that less people actually pay more of the bills.

Hell some one else pays my bills. I don't know who, but it lets me run three accounts.

I'm pulling numbers out of my ass but I can safely assure you that the actual number of people who play eve is less than their advertised numbers.

Looking to talk on VOIP with other EVE players? Are you new and need help with EVE (welfare) or looking for advice? Looking for adversarial debate with angry people?

Captain Tardbar's Voice Discord Server

Kaarous Aldurald
Black Hydra Consortium.
#97 - 2013-11-30 06:49:13 UTC
Captain Tardbar wrote:
Kaarous Aldurald wrote:
Captain Tardbar wrote:
Kaarous Aldurald wrote:
Just came in to check if multiple accounts have been the downfall of EVE yet?


Multiple accounts inflate EVE's subscription numbers so people pat themselves on the back and all sing coom-by-yah about how EVE isn't dying.


So, financial success... isn't?


Well if you say so, I shouldn't argue.

I think what I said was that EVE popularity is a overblown figure and that less people actually pay more of the bills.

Hell some one else pays my bills. I don't know who, but it lets me run three accounts.

I'm pulling numbers out of my ass but I can safely assure you that the actual number of people who play eve is less than their advertised numbers.


Yeah, we kinda already knew there were less people than active subs.

"Verily, I have often laughed at the weaklings who thought themselves good because they had no claws."

One of ours, ten of theirs.

Best Meltdown Ever.

Liam Li
Kings.Guard.
#98 - 2013-11-30 06:50:33 UTC  |  Edited by: Liam Li
So let's say CCP forbid multiboxing..

How can I, for example, move a jump freighter or a capital ship around if I don't have any cyno alts available? Let's say I do this in AUTZ on Sunday since that's the only time I have available towards eve and none of my corp-mates or friends are online? That's just one issue out of many that I have against playing "solo"

I mean my goodness, Power of Two is offered by CCP, they support creating alt characters because it makes them money.

"Did I do That"....Nice Corpse

Zhaceera Armerarram
Brutor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#99 - 2013-11-30 07:00:45 UTC
What is wrecking new eden is the people. Whining about "what not" and doing whatever they want without any regard of community or order.

You can enlist all the philosophers you want, society tends to equilibrium because any random chaos will tend to order. There is the more efficient strategy in anything, and that end up being the common place, creating order from chaos.

The ones refusing to accept the order of things remain on the chaotic side, eventually being overpowered and outnumbered by organization. That is the "bug" in null and all corporation and alliance system: People fighting the power of organization and numbers over the individual power of chaotic generalized non-sense.

"If justice is not for everyone, it is for no one."

Azeroth Uluntil
Einherjar Rising
#100 - 2013-11-30 08:53:00 UTC
Never change eve. Keep on dying because of multi account players...

Can't believe people are STILL this stupid.