Starting for the first time in EVE is like one of those prison island movies. The new arrival is either found by the “altruistic” gang who takes them in and shows them the ropes (the 10% that stay), or they are eaten alive by the murder gang. Most probably give up because they fall victim to “creative use of gameplay… Read more
There are anti gank communities in high sec that actively defend ganked freighters with no expectations of pay.
Excellent write-up. I LOVE reading about EVE. Now I want the new season of The Expanse to start now!
The learning curve isn’t as bad as many make out. It’s not a case of the game being complex in the sense of flying your ship etc, it’s just there are lots and lots of fairly simple gameplay components that all link together in a multitude of ways which allows for such a free wide range of diverse play styles and… Read more
I think it is a testament to your abilities as a writer to take such a complicated event like this one, with lots of moving pieces, confusing terminology, and inscrutably dense game mechanics for those not well-versed in the game itself, and create a thoroughly engaging and approachable narrative. Thank you, and… Read more
None of this was made with fish in mind though. Those are tetras (actually a genetic manipulationn of white skirt tetras, a mutation of black skirt tetras). They tend to like more cover. Curved front tanks tend to stress fish as well. I wasnt sure if I saw a heater in the tank or no. All in all a very cool looking… Read more
That Goon poster about every ship matters is exactly why I started playing EVE. I did nothing but fly Rifters/Maledictions for a good 6 months just to ruin peoples fucking days.
Playing the game for a bit has really upped my interest and investment in these articles that already got me into the game.
I love reading about this game. Keep the stories coming. The eve community has always been the most interesting in video games.
EVO has the advantage of being a real thing