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EVE Online developer CCP is accepting applications for its Council of Stellar Management beginning today. The CSM is a democratically elected group of 14 EVE players chosen annually by their peers and tasked with maintaining "close and constant contact with EVE development." Candidates must not ha...

January 30th 2015 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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CCP has published a recap of the year in EVE as viewed through the eyes of the ninth Council of Stellar Management. If you're new to EVE, it's worth noting that the CSM is an elected body of player representatives who "are in constant contact with the EVE Online dev team in order to have a front l...

January 14th 2015 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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CCP released another Phoebe-focused dev diary earlier today, this one detailing the new mission objective system coming to EVE Online next month. The firm is walking a fine line between general guidance and "brain-dead instructions to follow," and as such it is asking for feedback relative to how t...

October 29th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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It's hard to believe that it's almost been a year already since EVE Online's 8th Council of Stellar Management was voted into office to provide feedback and ideas between players and developers, but that's the cold, hard fact. Another such fact is that the ballots are now open for CSM9. As with la...

April 8th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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From the better-late-than-never department, CCP brings you the minutes for the first scheduled summit of CSM8, which is shorthand for the eighth incarnation of EVE Online's player-run Council of Stellar Management. The meeting happened in August, 2013, and even though it's now January 2nd, 2014, t...

January 2nd 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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EVE Online game designer CCP Rise spent a couple of hours on Reddit today answering questions about the past, present, and future of CCP's space-themed sandbox. Questions ranged from incredibly broad to ridiculously specific, but some interesting tidbits did crop up as the Q&A went on. When as...

November 26th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Last year EVE Online players were given the news that the standard method of voting in members of the Council of Stellar Management was on its way out, with a new voting system put in place that allowed players to rank 14 of their favorite candidates. The story behind that change is a fascinating o...

August 21st 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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The results are in for EVE Online's eighth Council of Stellar Management (CSM8) as announced by Hilmar Veigar Pétursson during EVE Fanfest this weekend in Reykjavik, Iceland. Since this is the first time the Single Transferrable Vote mechanic has been used, each elected member received th...

April 28th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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In a lot of ways, EVE Online players are a lot like vikings. Or so CCP's new promotional video would have you believe. It draws comparisons between early Icelandic settlers carving out their place in the world to players in the galaxy of EVE Online doing much the same. It also makes the fine po...

April 17th 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Elections are live for EVE Online's Council of Stellar Management 8, and players are invited to wade through the nominations to choose their ideal candidates to represent them to CCP. The full list of candidates along with their campaign promises are now posted for all to see. The 28 31 32 candi...

April 5th 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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EVE Online is laying the groundwork for the upcoming elections of the 8th Council of Stellar Management, and significant changes are in the stars for how the process will proceed this year. Candidates now have to file an application to be considered, and these applications will be voted on with...

February 21st 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments