Skip to main content

My ships go boom

My CEO laughed at me today because I managed to get one of my retriever's blown up by NPCs.


Gods. I got distracted and the retriever I pulled out to handle the mining part of an NPC storyline mission I was on. Well, distracted by IRL, I look back at my screen as I am in half structure. Shit. I start warping off and as I hit warp my mail icon flashes and an insurance notification appears and then my ship blows up.
Shit.

The day before, I was trying to run to a station to buy the skill book Fast Talk. Well, my sector status at the time was a 2.7 and I hopped into space and got scrammed, webbed, and popped by the NPC Police.
Brilliant


Whoops. Gods. The total loss was around 10 million. The scary part is that isn't very much to me anymore. I remember when I was trying to build that up.

Today, I did make some nice isk. I got to run around and do some complexes with my corpies. I've never done them before so it was a new experience. I made plenty of tasty, tasty isk. Not a lot for them but the 70 mill made me happy. Plus, I crammed whatever salvage I could into my hold as we moved through.



I topped it off with another 10 million in salvage. In Rens, as always, a battle outside of the main station.



Later, I got invited to a roam. I join these things whenever I can. The fleet was large again but not as crazy large as the other day.


Null still makes me worry because I don't fully understand the rules. High sec I am used to. Low sec I am getting familiar with. Null has new elements. There are the bubbles of course. They are made to drag you away from your destination or not make it to your destination. Null sec people set them up to trap people. In high sec and low sec you can normally jump from gate to gate to gate and if you are fast you get through. In null, if the gate is bubbled you are pretty well screwed and need to fight it out.

So we jumped into one system and destroyed the bubble. There was a guy there who I have read his posts on the eve online forums. He is one of the game elected player representatives for CCP. He was not happy with us destroying his bubbles. Local was filled with smack talk. Smack talk is something I don't understand. Its insults and growling and posturing. It really seems ridiculous. The only reason I have local up is to see if more people are appearing in the system. The fleet the other night they kept a steady flow of obscene, lewd, and WTF images linked into local. I really, really don't understand it but I was told that sometimes people get really worked up over it.

Okay?

There were some kills. There were a lot of gate games played. As always, the various strategies and such I need to think about it.














Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Maybe one day!

 [15:32:10] Trig Vaulter > Sugar Kyle Nice bio - so carebear sweet - oh you have a 50m ISK bounty - so someday more grizzly  [15:32:38 ] Sugar Kyle > /emote raises an eyebrow to Trig  [15:32:40 ] Sugar Kyle > okay :)  [15:32:52 ] Sugar Kyle > maybe one day I will try PvP out When I logged in one of the first things I did was answer a question in Eve Uni Public Help. It was a random question that I knew the answer of. I have 'Sugar' as a keyword so it highlights green and catches my attention. This made me chuckle. Maybe I'll have to go and see what it is like to shoot a ship one day? I could not help but smile. Basi suggested that I put my Titan killmail in my bio and assert my badassery. I figure, naw. It was a roll of the dice that landed me that kill mail. It doesn't define me as a person. Bios are interesting. The idea of a biography is a way to personalize your account. You can learn a lot about a person by what they choose to put in their bio

And back again

My very slow wormhole adventure continues almost as slowly as I am terminating my island in Animal Crossing.  My class 3 wormhole was not where I wanted to be. I was looking for a class 1 or 2 wormhole. I dropped my probes and with much less confusion scanned another wormhole. I remembered to dscan and collect my probes as I warped to the wormhole. I even remembered to drop a bookmark, wormholes being such good bookmark locations later. My wormhole told me it was a route into low sec. I tilted my head. How circular do our adventures go. Today might be the day to die and that too is okay. That mantra dances in the back of my head these days. Even if someone mocks me, what does that matter? Fattening someone's killboard is their issue not mine. So I jumped through and found myself in Efa in Khanid, tucked on the edge of high sec and null sec. What an interesting little system.  Several connections to high sec. A connection to null sec. This must be quite the traffic system.    I am f

What are all of these buttons for?

My snooty villager, Naomi, wants to move out. I picked her because she is a blue cow with some wild makeup but we have not really bonded like I have with Savannah and Mitzi... oh wait yeah wrong game. So, my clan is almost finished the second step of the Manhunt in Division 2. We just have one more zone to clear and then we can hunt down the secondary target to reveal the next... err wait, waaaaaiittt... Sorry about that. Resetting things. What do I want to do? That has been my problem for a while now. If I play Eve, what do I want to do in Eve? While I did PvP it was never my draw. The old PvE sucks. The new PvE may be okay but do I want to do it? Who am I? What am I? And do I need to be unique and interesting? I think that I may want to look in small wormholes and try a exciting, fragile life. With some of the ships that are available I can, perhaps, have an interesting life where I may or may not fall prey to someone but it does not have to define what