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Does anyone play this game on here besides me?

http://eve-online.com/

I remember a long time ago I tried the 14day free trial and got extremely bored of it, but I gave it another chance last week and fell in love. I was on the trial account for 3 days before I subscribed.

It's a space-oriented MMO. You never even leave your ships, but the game is so deep. The training system is completely unique as well, you never fall behind just because you can't dedicate lots of time, because you train your skills even while offline.

You can try a 14 day free trial, no strings attached, as well.
https://secure.eve-online.com/ft/?aid=102321&nogreet=1

When the 14 days are up, it's $20 to "buy" the game, as well as a free 30 days, so you can get plenty of nearly free time.

If there any players out there on the OC.net forums, maybe we can get a corporation going.
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my friend in school played and said it was good but i never tried it. maybe i'll check it out. is it just a one time fee to buy it, or a monthly fee?
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my friend in school played and said it was good but i never tried it. maybe i'll check it out. is it just a one time fee to buy it, or a monthly fee?
I'm pretty sure that it's monthly.

edit: Yes, $14.95 a month.
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It's got the one time fee of $20 to "buy" the game which includes a free month, but after the first month (+14 day free trial) it's $15 a month.
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I played EVE for about a month as a retreat from WoW.

I did find it fun at first but came to realize that when I got home from work I wasn't able to just crash on my comp and do something with my Char, I had to wait my skills to progress and NOTHING I did was going to speed it up.

That and mining asteroids got a tad bit boring...I thought the combat was cool though.
    
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It is an interesting game, my friend played it and I tried it for a bit. It has decent graphics and involved gameplay, it's just not really my thing, not a big fan of space MMOs.
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eh, i just can't bring myself to pay a monthly fee for a game. i get bored with them off and on to quickly. same reason i never got into wow
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I played EVE for about a month as a retreat from WoW.

I did find it fun at first but came to realize that when I got home from work I wasn't able to just crash on my comp and do something with my Char, I had to wait my skills to progress and NOTHING I did was going to speed it up.

That and mining asteroids got a tad bit boring...I thought the combat was cool though.
Yeah, I can't stand mining personally. So far I've been running plenty of missions though. I'm going to hit the PVP when I get a cruiser, though.
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eh, i just can't bring myself to pay a monthly fee for a game. i get bored with them off and on to quickly. same reason i never got into wow
Your avatar scares the piss out of me...
    
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Your avatar scares the piss out of me...
hahaha as it should
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