Wednesday, March 02, 2011

New Eden Chronicles Episode #02 - CCP Dev Interviews

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Date: Recorded on Thursday February 24th, 2011
Hosts: CrazyKinux, Memoocan
Guests: CCP Daishi, CCP Manifest

This special episode was originally supposed to have a few segments, including the only one that made it in the final episode. At almost 90 minutes, the interview that Memoocan and I did, managed to take over the whole show, and as such no other segments were recorded. Interviewed during this show were Mike Read, aka CCP Daishi, who is Director of Events and Convetions at CCP Games, and Ned Coker, aka CCP Manifest, the man behind most of EVE Online's PR!

During the show we had a chance to learn how both of them managed to infiltrate the Icelandic behemoth that is CCP Games today, and it made for some great story telling - then again, Mike is well known to enjoy telling a good story, his story! We also covered CCP's new willingness to help out Fan gatherings and other community driven initiatives. Mike was/is all over that one! A good chunk of time was also spent talking about PAX East 2011 and EVE Fanfest 2011 (#evefanfest), both of which are coming up in over the next 2 weeks.

Overall a great show!

-- Here are the various links mentioned during the show--

How to reach Mike:



Marius said...

If you want to download it, here is the link:

Aelana Anais said...

For what ever reason, the streaming controls aren't working and even ifyou go to podbean find the episode and try to download it, it is giving a 404 error.

CrazyKinux said...

I've updated the post with a working link while I try to sort out my podcast hosting problems!

Anonymous said...

Great episode. Fascinating to hear how these CCP Devs got aboard CCP. I thought that the music right after your final comments was very fitting for Eve; mysterious and a little dark but it seemed to have a shimmer of hope in it.

CrazyKinux said...

Thanks a lot @celestialzaphyr!