CCP Games, the creators of the in-depth and uniquely player-driven spaceship MMO game EVE Online, shared more details today on EVE Russia, the next event in the year-long EVE Invasion World Tour, a global series of capsuleer conventions, reaching more players and fans of EVE Online than ever before. On May 4, EVE Russia will be the biggest gathering of Russian EVE Online players, in St. Petersburg at the Akakao. It’s not too late for capsuleers to attend EVE Russia; as local fans can still purchase tickets to the event. The full EVE Russia presentation schedule can be found in CCP’s EVE Russia blog. The second of eight EVE Online fan events as part of the EVE Invasion World Tour in 2019, EVE Russia will feature announcements, developer AMA, unique in-game rewards and stellar parties for fans that continues to bring EVE Online closer to its community. Additionally, the Invasion Tournament Series continues during EVE Russia, with each World Tour stop featuring a single … [Read more...] about EVE Online Heads To Russia For Invasion World Tour
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The EVE Online community is aflame this week after alliance leader gigX was permanently banned for making threats of real-life violence against another player following possibly the biggest betrayal in EVE history. Some players don’t want to accept that gigX crossed a serious line and deserves his ban, and others have been asking why The Mittani’s similar actions in 2012 resulted in only a temporary ban. CCP’s official stance is that its policies have become stricter since 2012, but it’s still not entirely clear exactly where the line is drawn. Another side to the debate is that the internet itself has evolved over EVE‘s 14-year lifespan, and a lot of toxic behaviour that was accepted or commonly overlooked on the early internet is now considered totally unacceptable. Many of us have grown from a bunch of anonymous actors playing roles in fantasy game worlds to real people sharing our lives and an online hobby with each other, and antisocial behaviour is … [Read more...] about EVE Evolved: How much toxic, antisocial behaviour should MMOs tolerate?