Hello fellow capsuleers, miners, gate-campers and pirates!
It’s been awhile since I have been on MMOCRUNCH.com but at last the summer is here and time to get my gaming in gear. I played EVE Online for a better part of a year until I decided to park my battleship and take up some terra firma in some other mmorpg’s. I had been playing some fantasy MMO’s and quite frankly, I’m all fantasied out.
I have made a pact with some gaming buddies that I could just dedicate my gaming habit to all what I feel is the unsung hero of video games, the science fiction genre. What better than start it off with the best space opera and multiple award winning masterpiece, but CCP’s EVE Online. Since my last login to EVE Online much has changed, CCP has released the new expansion for EVE Onlione: Tyrannis.
Tyrannis is EVE Onlines 13th free expansion that will finally enable players to colonize and cultivate over 65,000 planets located across the sprawling EVE universe. As some players might say that these planets are still not available for cultivation yet, CCP plans to take of the shackles and release the hounds into the whole of the EVE-verse for aggressive industrialists can snatch up some property and make EVEn moar mmo’ money.
Also, EVE Gate, the new social networking tool bundled in with the expansion will give players a better interface to network, politic and talk some serious smack.
CCP has a big weekend planned for pvp’ers with the upcoming Alliance Tournament VIII that will be going down throughout the month of June. There are going to be some great prizes to be had along with loads of spaceship popping fun. I will admit, its cool to hear someones ship go ‘pop’…unless it is your own.
There is much news and dev notes to dig through, please bear with me on this short blurb, I’ve got some catching up to do. Please stay tuned to MMOCRUNCH as I will be updating with posts on the ins and out of all things EVE throughout this weekend and the entire summer.
If your not an EVE player or have tried it and maybe found that the learning curve was too steep, then no worries. I am going to be adding hints and tips for new players and old timers are welcome to lend some advice or school us a thing or two; all feedback is welcome.
Its going to be a great summer for gaming.