If you want one good reason why EVE Online is unlike, and in some ways more capable than, any other MMORPG, you only need to experience the joy of the hunt. The thrill of watching your prey, biding your time until that perfect moment when they are at their weakest. That moment when the stars align and their guard slips—who would notice?—and you're there to make them bleed for that tiniest of mistakes. That is the EVE Online I love.
Read more of Steven Messner's Chronicles of a New Eden: The Joy of the Hunt.