Trending Games | Landmark | Camelot Unchained | Hearthstone | Skyforge

  Network:  FPSguru RTSguru
Login:  Password:   Remember?  
Show Quick Gamelist Jump to Random Game
Members:2,919,709 Users Online:0
Games:760  Posts:6,310,224
Recent forum postsRSS
Active threads
Cloud view
List all forums
General Forums
Developers Corner General Discussion
Popular Game Forums
Click a status to find game forum
Game Forums
Click a letter to find game forum
A-C
2029 Online 2112: Revolution 2Moons 4Story 8BitMMO 9 Dragons A Mystical Land A Tale in the Desert III A3 ACE Online ARGO Online Aberoth Absolute Force Online Absolute Terror Achaea Adellion Aerrevan Aetolia, the Midnight Age Age of Armor Age of Conan Age of Empires Online Age of Mourning Age of Wulin Age of Wushu Aida Arenas Aika Aion Albion Online Alganon All Points Bulletin (APB) Allods Online Altis Gates Amazing World Anarchy Online Ancients of Fasaria Andromeda 5 Angels Online Angry Birds Epic Anime Ninja Anime Pirates Anime Trumps Anmynor Anno Online Applo Arcane Hearts Arcane Legends ArchLord ArcheAge Archeblade Archlord X Ascend: Hand of Kul Asda 2 Asda Story Ashen Empires Asheron's Call Asheron's Call 2 Astera Online Astonia III Astro Empires Astro Lords: Oort CLoud Asura Force Atlantica Online Atriarch Aura Kingdom Aurora Blade Auto Assault Avatar Star Battle Dawn Battle Dawn Galaxies Battle for Graxia Battle of 3 Kingdoms Battle of the Immortals Battlecruiser Online Battlestar Galactica Online Battlestar Reloaded Beyond Protocol Black Aftermath Black Desert Black Gold Black Prophecy Black Prophecy Tactics: Nexus Conflict Blacklight Retribution Blade & Soul Blade Hunter Blade Wars Blazing Throne Bless Blitz 1941 Blood and Jade Bloodlines Champions Boot Hill Heroes Borderlands 2 Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Bound by Flame Bounty Bay Online Brain Storm Bravada Bravely Default Bravely Second Brawl Busters. Brick-Force Bright Shadow Bullet Run Business Tycoon Online CTRacer Cabal Online Caesary Call of Camelot Call of Gods Call of Thrones Camelot Unchained Canaan Online Cardmon Hero Cartoon Universe CasinoRPG Cast & Conquer Castle Empire Castlot Celtic Heroes Champions Online Champions of Regnum Chaos Online Child of Light Chrono Tales Citadel of Sorcery CitiesXL Citizen Zero City of Decay City of Heroes City of Steam City of Transformers City of Villains Civilization Online Clan Lord Clash of Clans Cloud Nine Club Penguin Colony of War Command & Conquer: Tiberium Alliances Company of Heroes Online Conquer Online Conquer Online 3 Continent of the Ninth (C9) Core Blaze Core Exiles Corum Online Craft of Gods Crimecraft Crimelife 2 Cronous Crota II Crusaders of Solaris Cultures Online Cyber Monster 2 Cyberpunk 2077 Céiron Wars
D-F
D&D Online DC Universe DK Online DOTA DOTA 2 DUST 514 DV8: Exile Dalethaan Dance Groove Online Dark Age of Camelot Dark Ages Dark Legends Dark Orbit Dark Relic: Prelude Dark Solstice Dark Souls 2 Dark and Light DarkEden Online DarkSpace Darkblood Online Darkest Dungeon Darkfall Darkfall: Unholy Wars Darkwind: War on Wheels Das Tal Dawn of Fantasy Dawntide DayZ Dead Earth Dead Frontier Dead Island Dead Island 2 Dead Island: Riptide Deco Online Deep Down Deepworld Defiance Deicide Online Dekaron Demons at the Horizon Desert Operations Destiny Diablo 3 Diamonin Digimon Battle Dino Storm Disciple Divergence Divina Divine Souls Divinity: Original Sin Dofus Dominus Online Dragon Age: Inquisition Dragon Ball Online Dragon Born Online Dragon Crusade Dragon Empires Dragon Eternity Dragon Fin Soup Dragon Nest Dragon Oath Dragon Pals Dragon Raja Dragon's Call Dragon's Call II Dragon's Prophet DragonSky DragonSoul Dragona Dragonica Dragons and Titans Drakengard 3 Dream of Mirror Online Dreamland Online Dreamlords: The Reawakening Drift City Duels Dungeon Blitz Dungeon Fighter Online Dungeon Overlord Dungeon Party Dungeon Rampage Dungeon Runners Dungeon of the Endless Dynastica Dynasty Warriors Online Dynasty of the Magi EIN (Epicus Incognitus) EVE Online Earth Eternal Earth and Beyond Earthrise Eclipse War Ecol Tactics Online Eden Eternal Edge of Space Einherjar - The Viking's Blood Elder Scrolls Online Eldevin Elf Online Elite: Dangerous Embers of Caerus Emil Chronicle Online Empire Empire & State Empire Craft Empire Universe 3 EmpireQuest Empires of Galldon End of Nations Endless Ages Endless Blue Moon Online Endless Online Entropia Universe EpicDuel Erebus: Travia Reborn Eredan Eternal Blade Eternal Lands Eternal Saga Ether Fields Ether Saga Online Eudemons Online EuroGangster EverEmber Online EverQuest Next EverQuest Online Adventures Evernight Everquest Everquest II Evony Exarch Exorace F.E.A.R. Online Face of Mankind Fairyland Online Fall of Rome Fallen Earth Fallen Sword Fallout 4 Fallout Online Family Guy Online Fantage Fantasy Earth Zero Fantasy Realm Online Fantasy Tales Online Fantasy Worlds: Rhynn Faunasphere Faxion Online Fearless Fantasy Ferentus Ferion Fiesta Online Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Final Fantasy XI Final Fantasy XIV Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Firefall Fists of Fu Florensia Flyff Football Manager Live Football Superstars Force of Arms Forge Forsaken Uprising Forsaken World Fortnite Fortuna Forum for Discussion of Everlight Freaky Creatures Free Realms Freesky Online Freeworld Fung Wan Online Furcadia Fury Fusion Fall
G-L
GalaXseeds Galactic Command Online Game of Thrones: Seven Kingdoms Gameglobe Gate To Heavens Gates of Andaron Gatheryn Gauntlet Gekkeiju Online Ghost Online Ghost Recon Online Gladiatus Glitch Global Agenda Global Soccer Gloria Victis Glory of Gods GoGoRacer Goal Line Blitz Gods and Heroes GodsWar Online Golemizer Golf Star GoonZu Online Graal Kingdoms Granado Espada Online Grand Chase Grand Fantasia Grepolis Grimlands Guild Wars Guild Wars 2 Guild Wars Factions Guild Wars Nightfall H1Z1 Habbo Hotel Hailan Rising HaloSphere2 Haven & Hearth Hawken Heart Forth Alicia Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Helbreath Hellgate Hellgate: London Hello Kitty Online Hero Online Hero Zero Hero's Journey Hero: 108 Online HeroSmash Heroes & Generals Heroes & Legends: Conquerors of Kolhar Heroes in the Sky Heroes of Atlan Heroes of Bestia Heroes of Gaia Heroes of Might and Magic Online Heroes of Thessalonica Heroes of Three Kingdoms Heroes of the Storm Hex Holic Online Hostile Space Hunter Blade Huxley Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition Illutia Illyriad Immortals USA Imperator Imperian Inferno Legend Infestation: Survivor Stories Infinite Crisis Infinity Infinity Iris Online Iron Grip: Marauders Irth Worlds Island Forge Islands of War Istaria: Chronicles of the Gifted Jade Dynasty Jagged Alliance Online Juggernaut Jumpgate Jumpgate Evolution KAL Online Kakele Online Kaos War Karos Online Kartuga Kicks Online King of Kings 3 Kingdom Heroes Kingdom Under Fire II Kingdom of Drakkar Kingory Kings Era Kings and Legends Kings of the Realm KingsRoad Kitsu Saga Kiwarriors Knight Age Knight Online Knights of Dream City Kothuria Kung Foo! Kunlun Online Kyn L.A.W. LEGO Universe La Tale Land of Chaos Online Landmark Lands of Hope: Redemption LastChaos League of Angels League of Legends - Clash of Fates Legend of Edda: Vengeance Legend of Golden Plume Legend of Grimrock 2 Legend of Katha Legend of Mir 2 Legend of Mir 3 Legendary Champions Lego Minifigures Online Lichdom: Battlemage Life is Feudal Light of Nova Lime Odyssey Line of Defense Lineage Lineage Eternal: Twilight Resistance Lineage II Linkrealms Loong Online Lord of the Rings Online Lords Online Lords of the Fallen Lost Saga Lucent Heart Lunia Lusternia: Age of Ascension Luvinia World
M-Q
MU Online Mabinogi Maestia: Rise of Keledus MagiKnights Magic Barrage Magic World Online Manga Fighter MapleStory Martial Heroes Marvel Heroes Marvel Super Hero Squad Online Marvel: Avengers Alliance Mass Effect 4 MechWarrior Online Megaten Meridian 59 : Evolution Merlin MetalMercs Metaplace Metin 2 MicroVolts Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Midkemia Online Might & Magic Heroes: Kingdoms Might & Magic X: Legacy MilMo Minecraft Mini Fighter Minions of Mirth Ministry of War Monato Esprit Monkey King Online Monkey Quest Monster & Me Monster Madness Online MonsterMMORPG Moonlight Online: Tales of Eternal Blood Moonrise Mordavia Mortal Online Mourning My Lands Myst Online: URU Live Myth Angels Online Myth War Myth War 2 Mythborne Mytheon Mythic Saga Mythos N.E.O Online NIDA Online Nadirim Naviage: The Power of Capital Navy Field Need for Speed World Nemexia Neo's Land NeoSteam Neocron Nether Neverwinter Nexus: The Kingdom Of The Winds NinjaTrick NosTale Novus Aeterno Oberin Odin Quest Odyssey RPG Ogre Island Omerta 3 Online Boxing Manager Onverse Oort Online Order & Chaos Online Order of Magic Original Blood Origins Return Origins of Malu Orion's Belt Otherland Forums OverSoul Overkings Overwatch Oz Online Oz World Pandora Saga Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen Panzar Parabellum Parallel Kingdom Parfait Station Path of Exile Pathfinder Online Perfect World Perpetuum Online Persona V Phantasy Star Online 2 Phantasy Star Universe Phoenix Dynasty Online Phylon Pi Story Picaroon Pillars of Eternity Pirate Galaxy Pirate Storm Pirate101 PirateKing Online Pirates of the Burning Sea Pirates of the Caribbean Online Pixie Hollow Planeshift Planet Arkadia Planet Calypso PlanetSide 2 Planetside Planets³ Playboy Manager Pocket Legends Pockie Ninja Pockie Pirates Pockie Saints Pokémon X and Y PoxNora Prime World Prime: Battle for Dominus Priston Tale Priston Tale II Prius Online Prodigy Project Blackout Project Gorgon Project Powder Project Titan Forums Project Wiki Project Zomboid Puzzle Pirates Quest for Infamy Quickhit Football
R-S
R2 Online RAN Online RF Online ROSE Online Rage of 3 Kingdoms Ragnarok Online Ragnarok Online II RaiderZ Rail Nation Rakion Rappelz RappelzSEA Ravenmarch Realm Fighter Realm of Sierra Realm of the Mad God Realm of the Titans Realms Online Rebel Galaxy Reclamation Red Stone Red War: Edem's Curse Regnum Online Remnant Knights Renaissance Repulse Requiem: Memento Mori Rift RiotZone Rise Rise of Dragonian Era Rise of Empire Rise of the Tycoon Risen 3: Titan Lords Rising of King Risk Your Life Rivality Rockfree Rohan: Blood Feud Role Play Worlds Roll n Rock Roma Victor Romadoria Rosh Online Roto X Rubies of Eventide Ruin Online Rumble Fighter Runes of Magic Runescape Rust Rusty Hearts Ryzom S4 League SAGA SD Gundam Capsule Fighter Online SMITE SUN Sacred 3 Sagramore Salem SaySayGirls Scarlet Blade Scions of Fate Seal Online: Evolution Second Chance Heroes Second Life Secret of the Solstice Seed Serenia Fantasy Seven Seas Saga Seven Souls Online Sevencore Shadow Realms Shadow of Legend Shadowbane Shadowgate Shadowrun Online Shaiya Shards Online Shattered Galaxy Sho Online Shot Online Shroud of the Avatar SideQuest Siege on Stars Sigonyth: Desert Eternity Silkroad Online Skyblade Skyforge SmashMuck Champions Smoo Online Soldier Front Soul Master Soul Order Online Soul of Guardian South Park: The Stick of Truth Space Heroes Universe Sparta: War of Empires Spellcasters Sphere Spiral Knights Spirit Tales Splash Fighters Squad Wars Star Citizen Star Conflict Star Sonata 2 Star Stable Star Supremacy Star Trek Online Star Trek: Infinite Space Star Wars Galaxies Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures Star Wars: The Old Republic StarQuest Online Starbound Stargate Worlds Starlight Story Starpires State of Decay SteelWar Online Stone Age 2 Stormfall: Age of War Stormthrone Storybricks Stronghold Kingdoms Styx: Master of Shadows Sudden Attack Supremacy 1914 Supreme Destiny Sword Girls Sword of Destiny: Rise of Aions SwordX Swords of Heavens Swordsman
T-Z
TERA TS Online TUG Tabula Rasa Tactica Online Tales Runner Tales of Fantasy Tales of Pirates Tales of Pirates II Tales of Solaris Talisman Online Tamer Saga Tank Ace Tantra Online Tatsumaki: Land at War Terra Militaris TerraWorld Online Terraria Thang Online The 4th Coming The Agency The Aurora World The Banner Saga The Black Watchmen The Chronicle The Chronicles of Spellborn The Crew The Division The Epic Might The Hammers End The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing 2 The Legend of Ares The Lost Titans The Matrix Online The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot The Missing Ink The Mummy Online The Myth of Soma The Pride of Taern The Realm Online The Repopulation The Secret World The Sims Online The Strategems The West The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Theralon There Therian Saga Thrones of Chaos Tibia Tibia Micro Edition Tiger Knight Titan Siege Titans of Time Toontown Online Top Speed Topia Online Torchlight Torment: Tides of Numenera Total Domination Transformers Universe Transistor Transverse Traveller AR Travia Online Travian Triad Wars Trials of Ascension Tribal Hero Tribal Wars Tribes Universe Trickster Online Trove Troy Online True Fantasy Live Online Turf Battles Twelve Sky Twelve Sky 2 Twilight War Tynon U.B. Funkeys UFO Online URDEAD Online Ultima Forever: Quest for the Avatar Ultima Online Ultima X: Odyssey Ultimate Naruto Ultimate Soccer Boss Uncharted Waters Online Undercover 2: Merc Wars Underlight Unification Wars Universe Online Utopia Valkyrie Sky Vampire Lord Online Vanguard: Saga of Heroes Vanquish Space Vector City Racers Vendetta Online Victory - Age of Racing Vindictus Virtonomics Vis Gladius Visions of Zosimos VoidExpanse Voyage Century Online W.E.L.L. Online WAR (Warhammer Online) WAR2 Glory WYD Global Wakfu War Thunder War of 2012 War of Angels War of Legends War of Mercenaries War of Thrones War of the Immortals WarFlow Waren Story Warflare Wargame1942 Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade Warhammer 40K: Dark Millennium Online Warhammer Online: Wrath of Heroes Warkeepers Warrior Epic Wartune Wasteland 2 WebLords Wild West Online WildStar Wind of Luck WindSlayer 2 Wings of Destiny Wish Wizard101 Wizardry Online Wizards and Champions Wonder King Wonderland Online World Golf Tour World of Battles World of Darkness World of Heroes World of Kung Fu World of Pirates World of Speed World of Tanks World of Tanks Generals World of Warcraft World of Warplanes World of Warriors World of Warships World of the Living Dead WorldAlpha Wurm Online Xenoblade Chronicles: X Xenocell Xiah Xsyon Xulu YS Online Yitien ZU Online Zentia Zero Online Zero Online: The Andromeda Crisis Zodiac Online Zombies Ate My Pizza eRepublik

MMORPG.com Discussion Forums

All Posts by Malcanis

All Posts by Malcanis

159 Pages 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 » Last
3164 posts found

EVE Uni are definitely still going stronger than ever. Red vs Blue is also very active indeed for all your casual-access PvP needs too. Brave Newbies are recruiting openly if you fancy giving 0.0 a try, and they seem to be having a whale of a time in Catch.

Basically it's a pretty good time to be a new or returning player - there's a really good energy in the community these days.

 

 

 

And now over to Gdemani to explain why this is the cancer that's killing EVE.

What problem do you see this solving?
Jesus christ you people, all this is is some dev's "20% time" project that adds an amusing little option - which a few players will find genuinely useful and no one will be hurt by. That's all. Stop making mountain ranges out of molehills.
As a new player
Jita (General) « EVE Online
10/08/14 1:53:16 PM
Originally posted by Athisar

I've never played EVE before, but I've heard a lot of good things about it, and about CCP.

The question really is, since it's been around so long and is a sandbox game, is it worth starting out as a brand new player?

I many ways it's the best time to start that there has ever been. Compared to, say, 5 years ago the tutorials are incomparably better, the low-cost, easy access ships (T1 frigates and Cruisers) are massively more effective, and CCP have done a giant amount of work improving the UI and general polish of the game.

Two pieces of advice I will give you

(1) Ignore the moaning naysayers who will try and convince you that you "can't" go to 0.0/lo-sec/W-space until you have 50 million SP and 3 carriers and 30 billion ISK. Identify what you want to do and speak to people who are happy to talk about how you can achieve your goals.

(2) Find a group of people to play with. EVE is pretty cold and lonely when you're truly solo. It might take a few tries to find a group that's right for you.

 

There's a whole bunch more that could be said but if you tune out the negative nancies and find your space-brosefs then tbh all the rest will fall into place pretty naturally.

Originally posted by SoaringBarnacle

There are some people who don't like to scam or join gatecamping corps. Baffles me also.

Ratting

Missioning

Trading

Courier/Hauler work

Exploration

Invention

Production

Presumably you're not baffled that people don't do these in preference to mining as well. Please do help me understand why? That is if I'm not asking too much for you to hold back on the stupid identity politics bullshit - I realise people can get pretty attached to that, so I apologise if I'm asking too much of you here.

 

Where the hell do people get the idea that mining is the way for a new player to make ISK? After years of seeing this I am baffled

 

 

PLEASE HELP ME UNDERSTAND

What the "hardcore players" didn't like was that for almost 2 years the actual game that we were playing was virtually ignored while all the dev resources went into a fantastically mismanaged project that forced us to be in a shitty motel room until our video cards caught fire.

CCP spent an incredible amount of effort re-inventing the wheel because some senior people there thought that they could invent a better 3D 2nd person engine than anyone else and refused to listen to any feedback they didn't like right up until Incarna went live and the playerbase went into meltdown.

The Incarna project team had literally no idea what they wanted to do apart from "awesome" and barely any ability to deliver it even if they did. Their engine wasn't even capable of rendering more than one figure at a time without breaking down under the load, let alone the actual multiplayer experience that anyone wanted. If they'd lisenced an existing engine and put that work into actual gameplay that was interesting, entertaining and challenging, the "hardcore players" would have been A-OK with it.

As it is, the whole avatar gameplay concept has been tarnished so badly that it will almost certainly never happen - CCP would literally have to restart the project from scratch to deliver something that allows us to talk face to face. But the blame for that is 100% CCP's, not the players who waited for years for even trivially easy fixes to be done while cocaine-sniffing egotists prated about "dynamic new experiences" and the like.

Originally posted by Wyrdfell

Sorry but I don't buy it. I don't believe that you play this game for 4 years. This is why we play this game. Eve is not a game that combat matters or fastest player always wins. Eve is a pure strategy game. The skill that you're talking about lies in the preparation period. You need to think about all possibilities, learn really how to play and remember all the different variables. This is why we love this game. Deal with it.

 

Allow me to translate the OP for you:

"I blapped red crosses for 3 years, 11 months and 27 days then took my faction fit pirate battleship into lo-sec and promptly got murdered by someone who knew how to fly his ship in PvP. Therefore EVE is bad."

Originally posted by Kommo

Let's just say it's different kind of sandboxy elements. I can relate with Beatnik59. EVE has the sandbox tools for trading, logistics, PvP, politics, corps, building ship components, specializing skills etc. That kind of sandbox experience... but I'd, too, rather design cool jackets and color my ships, at least sometimes. That's different kind of sandbox experience.

EVE leaves cold in all it's amazingness. I want to have fun when playing games, in the end of day. EVE is only work and worries, while that is important in good MMORPG, but EVE just takes it to extreme. If I just want to play around and have fun, EVE has very little tools for that. Even the exploration part is kind of meh. Exploration would be more fun if I could stumble into more interesting creations... be it of game developers or players.

 

The better run nullsec alliances are tremendously supportive of casual play. Over and over the same underlying assumption that I see from people complaining about the kind of game they imagine EVE to be is that they invariably implicitly assume that they'll be acting alone.

Originally posted by Agent_Joseph

Bigger ship what I am use is  Battlecruiser with main character 50+sp mil,but in last half year  & more I mostly playing with alt 15 mil sp, FW & use t1 frigates with t2 fit,  every 3 months bought one plex and sell for 600-700 mil coz I am not farming isk, I am have no time for that & it is bored for me.

It is wonder how peoples have misunderstanding about EVE,it is free form game ,can play how liked & what liked ;New players & veterans mmo players just need forget & drop all what they make in other mmo's.

 

This can't be overstated. Most of the people I know who did best in EVE didn't have an MMO background.

Use interceptors with warp speed rigs for rapid travel: you will move a lot faster than in a pod. Time To Warp is no longer the most significant factor in travel speed these days.

I wouldn't say that accumulating ISK is the aim of the game, but accumulating ISK is certainly one perfectly legitimate goal.

For many, perhaps most of other players in the game, ISK is simply a tool to use in achieving whatever other goals they have.

(You can make a lot of money from players like this!)

It's news to me that CCP laid of "30%" of their team this year. Can you link that?
Star citizens won't see their game for AT LEAST a year, and it'll probably be longer than that.

Elite and No Mans Star, now - those are real competition
Originally posted by Loktofeit

The OP is a great example of one of the reasons why MMO devs don't give out sub numbers. As soon as they stop giving them out the assumption is that the game is losing players. "Many lost in past year." I must've missed that memo. ;)

 

The PCU records were often the result of multiple events at the same time in EVE, and were in no way indicative of peak averages at the time. If they were, the records probably wouldn't have been such a big deal. I think several of the records were on days when there was a tournament going on at the same time as a lot of activity in game. PCU records were always the result of player activity. CCP "aren't even trying to break it" because, to the best of my knowledge, they never did.

 

Anyway, it's July. EVE players are always less active in July. They're probably on a beach somewhere with their families or BBQing in their backyard. My educated guess is that the same is true for most MMOs. 

 

Whatever the case, welcome back from your 3.5-year hiatus.

 

 

Oh come on man, be real.  APC numbers are down to the level of the Summer of Rage.  And there are other factors as well.  You know as well as I do that the outlook for the next 9-12 months is pretty grim.  I'm prepared to believe that Seagull's plan will work and that people will return but to try and deny that player numbers are through the floor is pretty insulting.  If CCP want people to stop making wrong assumptions about subscription numbers, they always have the option of returning to their long-standing policy of publishing those sub numbers.  If there's nothing to hide, then why not?

If nothing else gave the game away, then the announcement of the CSM9 election results did.  For the first time ever, CCP did not announce what percentage of the players voted, which in the past has been considered an important statistic.  Why?  I think you know perfectly well why; we certainly do.

Don't get me wrong, I'm not on any kind of "grrr CCP" kick.  I know perfectly well that the dev teams are working hard, I know that there's a valid and sensible development plan, I agree it makes sense.  But have the courage to admit that right now, there's an issue.

Originally posted by Gdemami

Incarna in 2011 was their last successful expansion, since then the game is struggling to increase the player base or just add any (expanding) content at all.

The 500k mark is just a marketing gimmick as they added the numbers from chinese re-release.

Imo, the issues with development direction/management go long back to 2008(icelandic crisis and Quantum Rise failed expansion).

Current EVE is a very sad reminiscent of it's former glory...it was a blast, alas nothing lasts forever.

EDIT: I am in no way agreeing with OP, the numbers are off and ridiculous.

The game isn't dying, it is just a sailing ship without a captain...or a crew...

 

I think you may be the only person ever to describe Incarna as a "successful" expansion, even as a troll. Incarna was an utter disaster in every respect.

As the OP says, CCP haven't released figures, but it's pretty obvious that numbers are down.  By how much is guesswork; historically speaking, the APC and the number of subscriptions have not been closely linked.  However in the past, the PLEX system has helped to buffer the effects of player discontent; a lot of players who weren't logging in would convert ISK into game time and keep the skillqueue ticking over against the chance that they'd return.  Now that PLEX are over 800M ISK each, that's an expensive proposition.  Anecdotally, a lot of the people I know in EVE are trimming down their accounts because of PLEX prices.

I think it's helpful to distinguish EVE as a piece of software from EVE as a dynamic player community.  On the software side, EVE is the best it has ever been: CCP has made a giant effort to refactor and debug many of the game's features.  However, the features that they have fixed are not the ones that most urgently needed fixing.  That choice has been dictated by development constraints rather than game design considerations, and I have considerable sympathy for the EVE team for the unpleasant choices they've had to make for the long term good of the game.

On the community side, things aren't so good.  I can't speak for hi-sec, but I can confirm that nullsec is utterly stagnant.  There's just not much to log in for while the "Cold War" between the CFC and N3PL drags on, and I have let my subs lapse and many others have done the same until things change there.  I know for a fact that CCP are aware of this situation, and CCP Seagull confirmed yesterday that there will be a change to sov mechanics this year.  I very much hope that, whatever this change is, it provides a powerful incentive to break up the mega coalitions and drives a more diverse political map.  If it does, I'll happily start giving CCP my money again.

Originally posted by Betaguy
Originally posted by Prokaryotik

I understand where you're coming from, I truly do. But you have to realize that the world of New Eden that CCP has created is supposed to be an emulation of a completely dog eat dog society where almost anything can happen. For all intents and purposes you should be happy there are even Hi-sec areas in my opinion.

I have played this game on and off here and there for some time and I am by no means an expert in any way shape or form. But what I absolutely love about this game is that it truly is a vitrual world: one server, go anywhere, do anything. It is trying to portray a futuristic society in space where there is no government. Just those who may or may not be your friends.

I understand you have to pay a subscription, I understand that you've put a lot of time and effort into the game, but this is something that they make you very well aware of and is something that makes the experience something that is truly unique. That fear of griefing, that fear of losing everything. But that's what makes it awesome, the fact that can actually happen, anytime, anywhere, and if you can't handle that then this game isn't for you. Can't you guys imagine that if a world actually did exist like New Eden in space there would be those griefers, those pirates, those scammers? That's what our world is like believe it or not. Just most of us don't see it as we live in a priveleged society where we play video games all day... It's sick but its an accurate portrayal of what that society would be like (I think at least). So CCP, please don't change it. Don't corrupt this immaculate world of no holds barred, deception, profiteering, piracy, backstabbing.. ugh I could go on.

I think a lot more people  would play if they did change it...

You think CCP might be able to emulate the incredible commercial success of Star Trek Online?

If you're worried about being ganked then use a Procurer. They can have BS level EHP.

As for the rest, what should CCP do? Leave skills useless?
If PLEX make EVE "pay to win" how come all the guys who are actually "winning" are the ones who are playing for free?
Originally posted by Rommie10-284
Originally posted by Salio69
im getting pretty fed up with eve myself. i've been playing since 2005 and im getting tired of the racism in this game. i've noticed a large increase in racists yelling things like "white power" and degrading and ridiculing people who aren't white. its the main reason why i dont join null sec alliances anymore. i guess in game where the majority of players are white and male, its to be expected. all i can say at this point, i cant wait for star citizen to release so these racists can have the game all to themselves.

It's an open secret the EVE power-blocks will try to dominate Star Citizen.  Trying and Doing are not the same thing, and their success is more dependent on how the Star Citizen devs react to them than what they'll try to do.

IOW, they've stayed in EVE for so long because an alternative hasn't presented itself - and that's about to change.  If the SC devs haven't prepared for what's coming, they'll be Fools and Tools and have no excuses.

 

How do you "dominate" an instanced polyserver game?

Originally posted by grndzro

I dont think I can support a company that has shown a complete disreguard for it's own fanbase.

Dust should have been on PC, and in the end it wasn't very sucessfull.

I don't have much hope of them pulling off anything more than an arena battler.

 

That's an odd thing to say just after they've announced that they're moving Dust to the PC.

159 Pages 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 » Last