Wednesday, 14 July 2010

CSM Minute Thoughts

So it seems the latest CSM Minutes have been published.

Frankly, I'm up in arms about them like everyone else. Almost every issue that came up was ignored in favour of 'work on Dust and Incarna' I'm all for both of those, but they really shouldn't be siphoning all dev time away from CCP's main product. I actually recall them stating that Dust/Incarna had separate teams so dev time *wasn't* siphoned off, but evidently that's not the case anymore.

As someone who's been playing 3+ years, and is thoroughly addicted to the game, it's quite painful to see CCP making decisions like this. It's tempting to drop my sub, but I don't really have anywhere else to go. In any case, I'm optimistic that the uproar will give CCP cause to have a rethink.

One of the big issues surrounding this whole fiasco is the big lack of serious competition for CCP. There's no established/decent Sci-Fi MMOs out there at the moment, so they can really afford to do whatever the fuck they like.