EVE Online Editorial - The Temptations of a Unique MMOG

Going where no MMOG gamer has gone before!
Going where no MMOG gamer has gone before!

For many MMOG players, the idea of jumping into a new game is often a daunting one, even with the similarities that exist between many modern MMOGs. However, EVE Online is even further away from the MMOG norm than most genre bending games. In his editorial, Cody "Micajah" Bye explores the many different elements that draw players to this game, but also cause gamers to hesitate at the doorstep to this massive world.

While most of these actions would be considered “griefing” in other games, the EVE Online developers actually accept this type of action. Every player in the EVE universe knows (or at least should know) that the world is a dogfight; only the strongest survive. The more I read about this sort of behavior, the more intrigued I became. I wanted to learn more.

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