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The Rule of Law

The following post is the second, technical part of a two-part article on a political system for Empire Space in EVE. If you are interested in a fictional introduction I recommend to read part I first. Here I am going to discuss design issues connected to the idea of creating mechanics that allow players to … Continue reading

The Immortal Politician

As one might read in the yet unwritten books of history: On December 12, YC115, following the september resignation of President Roden and the disbanding of the Gallente Senate after federation forces had suffered crushing defeats by Caldari militia and civil unrest had broken out on several Gallente homeworlds, a left-wing coalition won the federal … Continue reading

The EVE Launcher and a Dynamic World

Just a quick observation: CCP is working on making the game launcher more flexible and in particular to allow for more frequent updates to be pushed to the players. See for example a recent Dev Blogs by CCP Aporia and CCP Atropos. One feature they would like to enable is to update parts of the game while … Continue reading

Imperial Waves of Sound

Today CCP held a videocast  Q&A session with CCP Mannbjorn, CCP Soundwave, CCP Solomon and CCP Sisyphos. Go and have a look – it’s an interesting session about the general development direction of the game, including some of the changes that will be coming in Odyssey. [tl;dr Musing on the possibilities of a player driven political … Continue reading

The votOmat is life: Project Resume

The final round of the CSM8 elections is underway and the votOmat has published its results. Go and have a look! There are some quite interesting questions there and some of the answers, the candidates gave, might surprise you! We already got some positive feedback on the votOmat, notably from CSM7 member Alekseyev Karrde. Thanks a … Continue reading

votOmat: Your Custom Questions to the CSM8 Candidates

An update on the CSM8 votOmat. The CSM8 PreElection is ending on April 2nd and the final ballot for the election proper will be announced this week. The votOmat is still being improved in order to deliver concise information on the candidates. Candidates will be able to submit and edit their information until the final … Continue reading


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