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Sins of a Solar Spymaster #55 - Choice Paralysis in EVE

Posted Wed, Dec 22, 2010 by The Mittani

Time and time again we tell ourselves that the more choices we have, the better off we are. But in EVE Online, there exists a condition referred to by The Mittani as "choice paralysis", a phenomena that bears some real world comparisons, problematic in EVE and the subject of this week's Sins of a Solar Spymaster #55 - Choice Paralysis in EVE.

Immortality, absolute freedom, huge vistas of space and time, and no rules whatsoever; in theory, New Eden should result in overwhelming delight for those who play in this Icelandic sandbox. One of the core dogmas of modern industrialized society is that freedom is always good, and the more choices one has, the more freedom and happiness will result. Yet in practice, the sandbox of EVE is a trap, the freedoms daunting and the choices bewildering. Rather than make us happy, the very lack of limits in gameplay means that the playerbase is regularly confronted with choice paralysis - a phenomenon in gaming circles almost exclusive to EVE.

Bust Out the Credit Cards: EVE Fanfest 2015 and EVE Vegas Tickets Now on Sale

It seems like the floodgates have officially opened on fan event ticket sales. If you haven't already broke the bank snagging tickets for SOE Live or BlizzCon, today CCP is giving you two more opportunities to do so as tickets have gone on sale for both EVE Vegas and EVE Fanfest 2015.

News
Fri, May 16, 2014
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Can’t make it down to Reykjavik, Iceland for EVE Fanfest 2014 in May? There’s an online streaming alternative.

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Wed, Apr 09, 2014
Martuk
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CCP reveals its plans for an epic celebration of the EVE universe at EVE Fanfest in May.

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Fri, Feb 28, 2014
Martuk
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The first issue of Dark Horse Comics’ new series featuring the true stories of EVE Online in comic form is now available.

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Thu, Feb 20, 2014
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