Now, I've dished quite a bit on how difficult Eve is to learn, but what makes it fun? Why dedicate the time? Because flying with a group of people and running missions, and coordinating attacks is a ton of fun. It's all about the human aspect. Sure you can pull off some big heist or prey upon some lone miner, but the real fun is in the fleet actions. If you are going to play Eve, your number 1 priority needs to be finding a group of real people to learn the game with.
If you do not, you will not have a good experience.
I've only played the game for a month, but I'm going to give it a 2nd and evaluate as I go. I've found it can be a fairly casual game because the leveling system easily allows for this. The time sync doesn't need to be huge. I'll post some more updates as I get deeper into the game.
If you decide to take the leap and jump into Eve, hit me up: my pilot's name is Kerrald. I'll be happy to help you learn the game and you're welcome to fly with me.
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