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|121. Dear EVE from a trial player - in EVE New Citizens Q&A [original thread]
I've spent years coming to this forum offering advice and encouragement to players with a genuine desire to get better at Eve. This is not one of those cases. This is just another rant about how after a couple days of playing Eve, someone with an ...
- by Alaric Faelen - at 2015.08.11 12:34:35
|122. Dear EVE from a trial player - in EVE New Citizens Q&A [original thread]
Dear CCP, Waaaah. Yours truly, New player that can't accept the same rules that Eve has had since day one
- by Alaric Faelen - at 2015.08.10 21:00:50
|123. what ship to use ? - in EVE New Citizens Q&A [original thread]
Quote: I'm coming back from a year plus away and was en route to the Tengu when i quit, my goal is still the same: missions and pirates - it sounds like you would recommend the Tengu for that? -- Any T3 cruiser is more than enough to solo vi...
- by Alaric Faelen - at 2015.07.30 15:18:13
|124. How Did You Spend Your First Month/Series Of Months In Eve? - in EVE New Citizens Q&A [original thread]
I came to Eve knowing no one that played, or even what the game was really about. My first couple months were scratching around high sec running combat missions and learning some game mechanics- back when there was essentially no 'new player expe...
- by Alaric Faelen - at 2015.07.29 23:25:59
|125. what ship to use ? - in EVE New Citizens Q&A [original thread]
Honestly, the Ishtar is still king of 'fire and forget' PvE. I personally think it's boring as heck, and would rather play for some challenge than to see how easily I can defeat NPC's. But the standard metric among Eve players is to be able to int...
- by Alaric Faelen - at 2015.07.29 23:03:32
|126. Character to Player Ratio - in EVE New Citizens Q&A [original thread]
Since I started playing Eve in 2011, I have only ever had one account, and really only use this one toon. I did create an alt to check out orbital bombardment when Dust was released, but it never panned out. So that toon gets logged in about twice...
- by Alaric Faelen - at 2015.07.29 22:48:26
|127. here's what I basically did when I started - in EVE New Citizens Q&A [original thread]
What I did when I started Eve some 75mil SP ago, was train anything that sounded fun or interesting, and not worry about power-gaming Eve. Some things I trained didn't pan out and I never use those skills anymore, but they are not 'wasted' in the...
- by Alaric Faelen - at 2015.07.06 19:21:00
|128. Faction war, or null sec? - in EVE New Citizens Q&A [original thread]
I find FW to be a very mixed bag. All too often all it does is teach people to fit stabs and run away the instant anything shows up on their D-Scan. Endlessly plexing is no more interesting than running anoms in null sec, and usually less profitab...
- by Alaric Faelen - at 2015.07.06 19:13:33
|129. Battleships, and their use - in EVE General Discussion [original thread]
Some interesting points there. I like the idea of a role bonus for smartbombs actually. Or at least some level of immunity to them for the hull, so that using them in co-ordinated tactics doesn't just mean having to uber-tank for one damage type...
- by Alaric Faelen - at 2015.04.09 22:32:24
|130. Battleships, and their use - in EVE General Discussion [original thread]
The death of the BS, and to a large degree, the BC class is really a two-fold issue. 1) Drones should never have been made into a main weapon system in Eve. Real battleships carry not only a main battery of big guns, but also a host of smaller p...
- by Alaric Faelen - at 2015.03.17 03:01:58
|131. Null Sec Sovereign Space - in EVE New Citizens Q&A [original thread]
You should be robbing Sov space blind. That is clearly what CCP intended with the recent rounds of new modules and ships. You have siphon units, two mining frigates, and an exploration frigate that warps cloaked. Everything you need to sneak in, g...
- by Alaric Faelen - at 2015.03.17 00:38:59
|132. What is EVE like at "End Game"? - in EVE New Citizens Q&A [original thread]
What I consider 'end-game' in Eve is to rival, even eclipse the NPC lore and empires. We've done that. The superpowers in sov null vastly exceed the NPC empires. We have created our own high sec, basically. (life for the average joe in a sov null ...
- by Alaric Faelen - at 2015.03.14 03:15:44
|133. "The Skillpoint System and You" - in EVE New Citizens Q&A [original thread]
The length of time it takes to be good at Eve, to access it's higher end content, and to experience the diversity of it's content is a primary strength of the game. Eve needs BETTER players, not just MORE players. For most of us 'bittervets', E...
- by Alaric Faelen - at 2015.02.27 03:01:19
|134. I'm a new player looking for purpose and income, what can I do? - in EVE General Discussion [original thread]
Join a large null sec alliance like Goonswarm. All any null alliance asks is that you show up to PvP to take or defend their sov...this gives your PvP a purpose. You may die in every fleet- but you will do so for a reason. Maybe you hero tackled...
- by Alaric Faelen - at 2015.02.27 02:32:51
|135. If you had 3 ships to choose - in Ships and Modules [original thread]
Dictor Hictor Ceptor
- by Alaric Faelen - at 2015.02.26 06:01:03
|136. Does anyone want to practice pvp with me? - in EVE New Citizens Q&A [original thread]
Just go to low sec, ask the local pirates for a fight. They will oblige. Pirates spend a lot of time watching ships go by because of gate guns. They will happily fight it out in an honorable brawl somewhere. They are also PvP geeks and will be equ...
- by Alaric Faelen - at 2015.02.22 14:48:21
|137. Skill Progression for Frigates - in Skill Discussions [original thread]
Like Dalloway Jones, the only concern I would mention is the addition of CovOps like bombers to your frigate plan. Bombers use the missile tree for torpedoes while the frigates you mention are turret based. If your primary focus is on gunnery, als...
- by Alaric Faelen - at 2015.02.21 05:03:16
|138. Are you addicted to SP? - in Skill Discussions [original thread]
Personally, I am not. I am addicted to being able to fly as many things as possible and enjoy the diversity of the Eve ship line up. This means that while I can fly almost any sub capital ship- I am not really 'perfect' at many. The real issue w...
- by Alaric Faelen - at 2015.02.21 03:14:07
|139. Armor/Shield Compensation Skills? - in Skill Discussions [original thread]
Resists are powerful especially in the context of a fleet with logi in it. The logi is essentially taking the place of buffer, so slowing down incoming damage is more useful. Most PvP fits will consider the use of logi in a fleet, and concentrate ...
- by Alaric Faelen - at 2015.02.21 02:03:15
|140. New PVP pilot. Which races should I choose? - in Skill Discussions [original thread]
Focus on a ROLE, not a race. By knowing what role you want to play in a fleet, you have already defined many specific skills you will need. Often the choice of race follows since some ships in a class are decidedly better than others. That said,...
- by Alaric Faelen - at 2015.02.17 16:56:19
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