so I was thinking about how myself and many other players will sit there and station spin, however with the reintegration of voice technology into EVE Online, I thought it how it might be a good idea to explore the possible options with Aura.
Aura, after all is meant to be an AI Assistant.
perhaps after excessive station spinning, no market orders placed, no undocking, no pay out transactions / contracts, ship changes etc, being logged in and say 2 or 3 hours of inactivity the AI might prompt us with a task (because during this time you might be talking with corp or alliance mate in comms)
instead of having skill rewards which might not even be in our region of space. as I post this there is stuff for the for killing Trigs, Drifters and Sleepers, perhaps the prompts could be something relevant to our play style
“a friendly reminder, your PI needs checking” “lets go smash some rocks”
i would suggest voice option be something you can toggle and configure, recordings of your own voice used to access certain commands “Aura, tell me a joke. Aura, open market. Aura open the Industry tab”
Aura could be useful to find out Trivia about the game “Aura, what was the first ship ever destroyed?”
“Aura, Find me a Mercenary Corp” “Aura, what is the capital system for [insert an alliance here]” "Aura, I need ISK, what should I do? “Aura, set an ISK Savings Target” “Hey Aura, what should I Do for ISK?”
if not voice commands, perhaps a series of click options, like you click Aura and an option wheel comes up (I’m thinking like chat options from the SIMs as example this way people with no mic can get the same function). after the new player experience Aura doesn’t really serve much purpose but I feel from time to time when you’re all alone in your capsule that friendly old AI we all forgot about and took for granted will ping up “hey, lets go do something?” “hey, how about a joke?”
I just think having an extra use for Aura with voice stuff would be pretty cool. perhaps if you’ve been away for a few months for one reason or another it might say welcome back and ask why you were away, this might help CCP in the long run keep players from taking extended breaks from the game like that.