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Eleknar
Posted - 2010.01.18 03:13:00 - [1]
 

This is something that CCP will never reveal to us but I was wondering, what real world nations/people are the races of EVE based on? Here's what we know:


Gallente: Descendants of Tau Ceti Frenchmen. Consists of other ethnic groups such as the Intaki and the Jin-Mei, both of which imply possible Asian roots.

Caldari: Corporate Dictatorship founded on the tenets of patriotism and hard work. One of the four founding members of the Gallente Federation. Caldari State includes the Deteis, Civire, and Achura. Achura may have Asian roots. Caldari have seemingly Russian accents in the Dominion trailer. Technologically superior to all but the Jove, according to CCP.

Amarr: Oldest of the four empires. Highly religious. Amarr Empire includes the Ni-Kunni, Khanid, Udorians, and Ealurians. In the Dominion trailer Amarrians have accents that I cannot determine.

Minmatar: Tribal. Minmatar Republic includes Sebiestor, Brutor, Thukker, and other tribes. Many Minmatar have dark complexions.


Is this all that we know about the races of EVE? According to the backstory there was an Earth at one time and these races came from that Earth. But where? Any ideas?


Merouk Baas
Gallente
Posted - 2010.01.18 03:23:00 - [2]
 

They travelled through a natural wormhole, so nobody knows where Earth is in relation to the current EVE star systems.

The Asian-looking ethnic groups were added later, each race has one.

Ai Mei
Starfish Operating Syndicate
Posted - 2010.01.18 03:25:00 - [3]
 

Originally by: Eleknar
This is something that CCP will never reveal to us but I was wondering, what real world nations/people are the races of EVE based on? Here's what we know:


Gallente: Have French origins, but not necessarily french.. Consists of other ethnic groups such as the Intaki and the Jin-Mei, which are really of unknown origins.

Caldari: Corporate Dictatorship founded on the tenets of patriotism and hard work. One of the four founding members of the Gallente Federation. Caldari State includes the Deteis, Civire, and Achura. Achura may have Asian roots. Caldari have seemingly Russian accents in the Dominion trailer because its a trailor and the voices ccp gives them must be their origins. Technologically superior in mission running, next to the ishtar, and dominix.

Amarr: Oldest of the four empires. Highly religious. Amarr Empire includes the Ni-Kunni, Khanid, Udorians, and Ealurians. In the Dominion trailer Amarrians are russian too, therefore 2/4 empires are russian.

Minmatar: Tribal. Minmatar Republic includes Sebiestor, Brutor, Thukker, and other tribes. Many Minmatar have dark complexions.


Is this all that we know about the races of EVE? According to the backstory there was an Earth at one time and these races came from that Earth. But where? Any ideas?




Fixed

/obviously trolling

Chaos Incarnate
Faceless Logistics
Posted - 2010.01.18 03:30:00 - [4]
 

Originally by: Eleknar
In the Dominion trailer Amarrians have accents that I cannot determine.


lol

The voices in the dominion trailer are supposed to be those of the players playing the characters talking on voice coms, not the characters themselves Laughing


Intense Thinker
Minmatar
Posted - 2010.01.18 03:54:00 - [5]
 

Caldari and Gallente are from the same race, they just had a falling out Idea

Boltorano
Fourth Circle
Total Comfort
Posted - 2010.01.18 04:06:00 - [6]
 

Originally by: Intense Thinker
Caldari and Gallente are from the same race, they just had a falling out Idea


Couldn't be farther from the truth. Don your flame suit good sir. The Gallenteans were stranded on the temperate sixth planet of the Luminaire system, while the unlucky Caldari had to eke out a meager existence on a half-terraformed ice ball one orbit farther out.

Intense Thinker
Minmatar
Posted - 2010.01.18 04:15:00 - [7]
 

Originally by: Boltorano
Originally by: Intense Thinker
Caldari and Gallente are from the same race, they just had a falling out Idea


Couldn't be farther from the truth. Don your flame suit good sir. The Gallenteans were stranded on the temperate sixth planet of the Luminaire system, while the unlucky Caldari had to eke out a meager existence on a half-terraformed ice ball one orbit farther out.


I like my version better Very Happy

cal nereus
The Graduates
Morsus Mihi
Posted - 2010.01.18 04:20:00 - [8]
 

Edited by: cal nereus on 18/01/2010 04:26:45

The bloodlines have different origins. Some Caldari can trace their origins to the Luminaire system, and most of the Gallente can too. However, the "Asian" bloodline of the Caldari (Achura) are from a completely different system, I think. They were discovered after the Caldari had already left Luminaire. I imagine other bloodlines also come from different systems aside from the home systems of the main bloodlines of each race. In a way, there are actually as many as 15 or more races (if you include the Sansha's Nation race and other weirdos).

As for the accents in the Eve Dominion trailer, those have nothing to do with the in-game races. Those voices are supposed to represent players. Notice that all sides used ships from all races.

For more information on the races, just read the chronicles and backstory bits on the website.
Here's the Overview for the Races in Eve Online. You can also read The Chronicles for more backstory.

Miyamoto Uroki
Caldari
Sarum Industries
Posted - 2010.01.18 10:59:00 - [9]
 

Edited by: Miyamoto Uroki on 18/01/2010 10:59:25
If you are interested in roleplay and the origins of eve factions, head over to www.eve-chatsubo.com

They are collecting some very nice content over there.

Gieron
Sebiestor Tribe
Posted - 2010.01.18 11:11:00 - [10]
 

Edited by: Gieron on 18/01/2010 11:13:31
Originally by: Eleknar
According to the backstory there was an Earth at one time and these races came from that Earth.

You need to read more back story. You seem to have missed even the most basic history of EVE. I blame the new intro movie that explains nothing.

Aha, I found the old intro.

Chribba
Otherworld Enterprises
Otherworld Empire
Posted - 2010.01.18 11:15:00 - [11]
 

I be Ammatar.

Danton Marcellus
Nebula Rasa Holdings
Posted - 2010.01.18 11:27:00 - [12]
 

Originally by: Chribba
I be Ammatar.


Now you've done it, the RP suicide brigade will be with you shortly.

The asian bloodlines were a copout and not in the original design, they should be ignored for the sake of determining heritage.

Digital Solaris
Posted - 2010.01.18 11:37:00 - [13]
 

Originally by: Danton Marcellus
Originally by: Chribba
I be Ammatar.


Now you've done it, the RP suicide brigade will be with you shortly.

The asian bloodlines were a copout and not in the original design, they should be ignored for the sake of determining heritage.


I find that remark offensive. Us Space Asian have the same right to be as you Space Frenchies. :<

Danton Marcellus
Nebula Rasa Holdings
Posted - 2010.01.18 12:00:00 - [14]
 

Originally by: Digital Solaris
Originally by: Danton Marcellus
Originally by: Chribba
I be Ammatar.


Now you've done it, the RP suicide brigade will be with you shortly.

The asian bloodlines were a copout and not in the original design, they should be ignored for the sake of determining heritage.


I find that remark offensive. Us Space Asian have the same right to be as you Space Frenchies. :<


No. You're only here to cater to the xenophobes. I find your very existence offensive. Idea


 

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