“It’s never going to die. The pyramids, the Great Wall of China, the Bible, like, take your pick. There’s a lot of things that go on forever. The concept of money, the US dollar… These are social constructs and games are no different. They’re social constructs. And if they do a good job of being relevant and keeping up with the times, there’s no reason for them to end.”
Next up, there’s a look at the Project Discovery initiative’s impact, which readers will note put out a call to help with COVID-19 research last year that was answered by a large number of players. The piece outlines how that helped scientists with the virus and how Project Discovery is drawing attention from the wider science community.
Finally in in-game news, a recently shared video unveils that a recent round of planetary attacks is the result of a doomsday cult known as the Equilibrium of Mankind, which features someone who can be charitably referred to as a discount Emperor Palpatine cosplayer declaring the time to open “the gates of Paradise.” Because anything that a dude in a hood backed by a creepy synth pad says can only mean good things.
It has finally been revealed that the recent spate of planetary attacks was the doing of the doomsday cult known as the Equilibrium of Mankind! The EoM seek nothing less than the extermination of all those who do not follow their ways to bring "paradise" to New Eden. #tweetfleet pic.twitter.com/GN7yaDARGq
— EVE Online (@EveOnline) May 6, 2021