CCP just released their big plans for the year's biggest party.
With another year comes another incredible Fanfest.
Each year, fans of EVE Online and the EVE universe gather to celebrate the home they've created. This year's event is only a week away, from May 1 - 3. To help you plan ahead, CCP Games just put out a blog post detailing the festivities. In addition to the huge array of panels and presentations, there are special events occurring throughout the week:
Wednesday: Unveiling of the EVE Monument, "Worlds Within a World" (17:00)
Thursday: Charity dinner for Get-Well Gamers; Aliens screening; live music w/ CCP Hunter.
Friday: EVE OF DESTRUCTION: CCP devs take on a world-class MMA fighter (20:00); Pub Crawl!
Saturday: The legendary Party at the Top of the World, featuring Z-Trip, FM Belfast, and Ásgeir.
Sunday: "Hangover Party" at the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa.
Several other activities to note throughout Fanfest:
- Hands-on and/or tournaments for EVE Online, DUST 514, and EVE: Valkyrie.
- CCP artists doing live portraits, as well as hosting one-on-one ship design sessions.
- Tattoo stations return, giving you the chance to ink up EVE style!
- Tattoo sound too permanent? Drop by the EVE Hair & Makeup Station to get properly customized for Fanfest.
- The Character Customization booth puts you into space, thanks to the magic of green screens.
- Silent auction returns with unique items; proceeds going to the Get-Well Gamers charity.
- Several small sit-and-go charity Poker tournaments throughout Fanfest.
- QR code hunt to have a chance to win swag, beverages and other special prizes.
- Fanfest attendees receive discounts at various bars, restaurants and other venues. Look for the Fanfest Partner signs!
Colt "ShdwFlm" Casey