Welcome to the 46th EVE Blog Banter, the community tradition that shares a single discussion topic across the blogosphere and beyond. For further information, check out the Blog Banter section above. For this edition’s topic, read on…

The Main Event

“EVE Online is a unique piece of science fiction that is ‘participatory’.” – CCP Seagull, December 2012

EVE Online is heading into its Second Decade with renewed vigour and a new development strategy. At the CSM Summit in December, Executive Producer CCP Unifex and Development Director CCP Seagull explained how future development and expansions will be broader in scope than recent “collections of features” stating that CCP “want to create something more inspirational, that players aspire to play.” 

With the return of Live Events such as the Battle for Caldari Prime, clearly the prime fiction of EVE is back in favour as part of this new thematic approach to expansions. However, EVE’s story is very much a tale of two playstyles, with an entirely player-driven narrative unfolding daily in parallel to the reinvigorated backstory. Often, they do not mix well. How can these two disparate elements be united or at least comfortably co-exist in a single sandbox universe?

Banter On.

Thoughts From the Bantersphere:



Categories: Freebooted

TurAmarth ElRandir · 17/04/2013 at 04:55

OK, my take on blending Lore & Emergent gameplay…

BB46: The New Frontier…
or~ Blog Banter 46: Wagon Train to the Stars…

Tur

Drackarn · 17/04/2013 at 08:43

Sandbox Purists vs Eve Lore sci-fi nerds :o)

http://sandciderandspaceships.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/two-types-of-eve-playstyle-bb46-main.html

p.s. I place myself in the latter category!

Rixx Javix · 17/04/2013 at 15:37

Sorry I was a tad late this time:

http://eveoganda.blogspot.com/2013/04/bb46-my-god-what-is-that-thing.html

lol enjoy!

Samwise Potato · 18/04/2013 at 06:51

I'm thinking I could have come up with a better title.

http://eve-brightideas.blogspot.ca/2013/04/meaningful-impact.html

Firstly · 29/04/2013 at 14:42

A good exercise, Mat. Thanks for stoking the coals once more.

http://flyingsilently.blogspot.com/2013/04/a-midsummers-eve-bb46.html

Raziel Walker · 21/05/2013 at 09:18

http://razielwalker.blogspot.nl/2013/05/bb46-emergent-narrative.html

A little over a month ago someone said…
Sorry I was a tad late this time.

Guess I just have to insert a video of Rick Perry going Oops.

Tonia · 09/08/2013 at 05:11

This is cool!

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