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Lola
Gallente
Posted - 2003.07.07 06:36:00 - [1]
 

I've been thinking about what I like about EVE and what makes it fun. A lot of the stuff I like about it doesn't make it fun necessarily. I love the back story. I love the design. (ships/gate/stations/UI) I love all the modules and their creative names. I love a lot of the things about the game but none of them actually serve to make the game more fun. What makes the game fun for me is the people I play with. On the days I log in and none of my regulars are on it usually sucks. On days when I log on and my friends are there doing stuff the tedium of mining/trading/farming NPCs is much more bareable. So make friends in the game and ignore the grind. In a few weeks/months they will start the storyline and there will actually be a purpose for all the preparations(I hope). Until then first one to 50 billion is TEH WINNAR!


Ruulex DeMors
Caldari
HYDR4
Posted - 2003.07.07 06:48:00 - [2]
 

I agree Lola. Community makes the game fun. I think that's why I quit freelancing and joined a Corp. Of course you don't need to join a Corp for ppl to chat with, but for me it was the way to go.

dialara
Posted - 2003.07.07 07:17:00 - [3]
 

well put lola =)

AndyDufrane
Aliastra
Posted - 2003.07.07 11:05:00 - [4]
 

Well said, and there's always new ppl to meet... and most I've met in Eve have been very nice to chat with.

Maarek Steele
Gallente
GalTech Heavy Industries
Posted - 2003.07.07 11:35:00 - [5]
 

What happens when all your friends quit because their playstyle (which they RP'd very well) got completely nerfed?

30 members in 2 weeks, that's pretty impressive.

Ruulex DeMors
Caldari
HYDR4
Posted - 2003.07.07 11:44:00 - [6]
 

In all likelihood you'll have to cancel your subscription and come back after another MMO gets boring...much like players did with UO.

Some pirates RP'ed very well (Setec is a prime example), others were just griefers. But b/c of the griefers you're playstyle got nerfed. Hopefully the next patch will take away the guns at .1-.4 systems, but we'll wait and see.

Also, if most of my friends quit the game...I would also quit, much like I did with UO when they released of AOS.


 

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