Bonus Quote for the Weekend

Richard Bartle on EVE’s pivot:

“we look at what our players do and less of what they say” works only if your players aren’t the hardest-of-the-hard-core who do exactly what they say they’ll do

The post also includes a lovely, expandable economic model for game servers and customization, although MOBAs and modded games are covering a fair amount of that territory in the non-persistent world.

: Zubon

6 thoughts on “Bonus Quote for the Weekend”

  1. I disagree with Nils here. The rest of that link is not worth reading at all. For someone so deified in game blogs, Bartle sounds just like any pedestrian asshole.

  2. Azuriel>For someone so deified in game blogs, Bartle sounds just like any pedestrian asshole.

    In my experience, there are more people who think like you than are on the deification side of things.

    Richard

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