As an avid gamer, I can appreciate when passion for gaming comes through in a game. People who make games should love the games they make as well as playing games. You don’t want someone who hates beef to make you a cheese burger after all…
So I respect EVE. The developers have a passion for making it epic, enjoyable and just awesome!
I know this is a shameful plug of a game that takes my money every month, and no, CCP aren’t paying me to advertise their game (I wish they would though)
One of the reasons I love it is covered in this article : What all developers should learn from EVE Online