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EVE Online: Crucible This Month

The EVE Online Website announces EVE Online: Crucible a 15th free expansion for CCP's space-based MMORPG they say will be released on November 29th. Calling this "EVE re-forged," they say: "This winter, CRUCIBLE evolves the graphics, interface and game mechanics with over three dozen updated and improved features based on feedback and challenges put forth by its players." They promise further details next week, and in the meantime, outline the following planned features:

  • Four fan-designed battlecruisers built to deliver swift and effective destruction to the opposition
  • Over a dozen stunningly remade nebulae, changing the look and feel of EVE's universe completely
  • Other fan-favorite graphical improvements such as engine trails, warp tunnels and shadows
  • Time dilation in fleet flights -- adjusting time itself to keep fairness alive when hundreds of players face off against each other
  • 3 new factional captain's quarters with unique, artistic looks
  • A significant ship rebalancing effort, to bring greater diversity and balance to large and small scale conflicts
  • A lot of small changes -- from fonts to UI to Doomsday devices to PvE tweaks

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5. Re: EVE Online: Crucible This Month Nov 16, 2011, 18:13 Frijoles
 
saluk wrote on Nov 16, 2011, 16:10:
I mean, they aren't going to go back to the old system, because that would be admitting failure.

They put a toggle in the game to switch between laggy porn-browsing captain's quarter and the ship spinning interface. I don't play anymore, but a few people I talk to all switched back to ship spinning. And who can blame them? Ship spinning is awesome!

Obviously CCP can query how many people are actually using CQ, so I guess enough people are using it to warrant this.
 
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