Edited by: Le Skunk on 04/05/2010 21:18:55
Originally by: Magnus Nordir
Originally by: Ci Seepy
Originally by: voiddragon
...I'm guessing that CCP might even hire a fashion designer for the process of making clothes in EVE so that they're all original designs...
Oh I srsly hope not. First the economist, now a fashion designer?
They've already hired one (or are hiring one) IIRC.
Ah excellent. Another member of staff not in any way hired only for PR purposes to get CCP in the papers.
The economist Dr Ey.joG whos employment by CCP was happily trumpeted to any newspaper (both online and ink) or website that would listen, and whos "Quarterly economic Reports" were met with much enthusiasm by the eve population until they stoped being quarterly or even halfly or apon occasions not even yearly.
Faced with this fact, the "The first Quarterly Economic Newsletter" format was hilariously change to "The Fourth Quarter, Economic Newsletter for 2009". The emphasis moved from the impression it should come out 4 times a year, to instead specifying which quarter of the year it actualy got around to coming out.
He has, however, managed to find the time to be interviewed by various outlets (including the BBC) who found themselves a neat
"ITS A GAME... BUT ITS GOT AN ECONOMIST INNIT"
angle in a time of real world global economic crisis. This also enabled several side stories about how people think computer games are real/korean killed over a fantasy sword/boy dropped dead after 56 hour session/EBANK isk stolen worth 28k dollars/the usual.
Employing a fashion expert will perform a similar function
"ITS A GAME... BUT THEY GOT IN A FASHION DESIGNER FOR COMPUTER CLOTHES INNIT"