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No Retribution for Old Drones

Retribution has been a largely well-received patch to EVE Online. I use the term “patch” deliberately as there hasn’t really been any significant content added to constitute describing Retribution as an expansion. I’m not alone in this thinking – even CCP Soundwave described it as a “patch” on air during Read more…

By Mat Westhorpe, ago
Freebooted

EVE Development Strategy on Trial

Kaeda Maxwell, like many EVE players, was attracted to EVE Online for its scope and promise. The wealth of gameplay options offered by the New Eden sandbox promised the opportunity to partake in a gaming environment of infinite possibilities. The audacity and creativity of CCP’s ever-expanding universe was a powerful Read more…

By Mat Westhorpe, ago
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FTL: Faster Than Light

In a couple of recent blogposts, I ruminated about the idea of a return to simpler gaming values in a smartphone/browser game concept leveraging the EVE IP and API data whilst focusing on ship crews and management. It seems the gaming gods heard me and like mana from digital heaven, Read more…

By Mat Westhorpe, ago