Last week's closure of EON
, the quarterly print magazine dedicated to EVE Online
, barely registered on the MMO news meter. CCP's
MMO boasts somewhere in the neighborhood of 500,000 subscribers, but apparently few of them were willing to part with enough meatspace money or ISK to keep EON afloat.
I'll miss the mag, even though I've never been anything other than a casual EVE
player. The high-quality layout and the absence of real-world advertising made for a terrific reading experience, as did some of the fanfic, the interviews, and the full-page corporation spreads. I'd love to see an EON-like publication for several different MMOs, in fact, but I'd prefer it on my tablet at this point.
What about you, Massively readers? Would you subscribe to a digital zine dedicated to your favorite MMO?
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