Monday, June 4, 2012

Multitasking like a bawss

Just as I was in the middle of ordering a pizza the news that a domi/domi/cane were hanging around a few systems away. We had a few minutes and the pizza place was close. I figured that I could make it work. I got my order in and started moving my ship through the systems when it was time to roll out.

My goal was to dock and then get the pizza and then go and kill people. I docked, but the pizza did not arrive. Does Domino's hate me? Do they not understand that I have pewpew that is not going to wait?

I ran up and down the steps and peered out of the window but I was pizzaless. After ten minutes I decided to move into the system we were going to fight in. That is when I heard that they had one of the domi's and were about to point it.

I undocked and burned like crazy. The pointed the Domi and the domi started jumping the gate. We had people on both sides. I wasn't paying as much attention as I could as I burned for them and listened for the doorbell. Eve had taken priorty and the pizza man would have to wait if things went down.

The domi had jumped back into the system closer to me when I jumped in. Point was called and I landed on the field as a good bump was accomplished and he was knocked 10km off the gate. With webs on him and scram and 10km off the gate and a pack of battlecruisers and a battleship ripping away at him, the domi went down.

We were scooping the wreck from the domi when a drake jumped in. He was in the same corp as the domi. He decloaked 10k off me of and 12k off the Sleipnir. He then burned AWAY from the gate. Point, point, point, point, drake down.

The drake wreck was scouped up. Gateguns were tearing into us. All of my drones popped. Oh well. We warped to the sun. I then went and docked once my initial one minute aggro counter was done. Then my pizza arrived as I docked. Nice timing!

Now, eating pizza (only me) and purring (everyone) from the earlier PvP we decided to head out and visit our new friends that had moved in a few systems away. We picked up one more member in a drake. Tonight, they only had 13 or so people in the system.

We dropped one cane into system and ran it through to see what was there. Someone uncloaked a tornado on the station. The cane came back into system and he was sent to the system. There, the tornado takes GCC and shoots the cane. The rest of the fleet jumps in. The tornado goes, "hahahhaah I'm fast!" and burns away from the cane to get out of point. The only prolem is, the cane does not go away. The tornado burns and burns and the cane keeps up with him holding point. As I land, the tornado pops 100k off the station.

That tactic didn't work for him.

Then someone undocked a tengu. As soon as we all point it he redocks. We chuckle and start to debate leaving when a drake undocks. "Go for if you don't mind taking GCC."

It is rare that we don't mind taking GCC.

The Drake is pointed and the sleipnir bumps him out of the docking ring for the station. Poor drake. He melts, to far away from safety and with no one undocking to come save him. So many people logged in, no on to help... it's very sad.

I have to wonder why he undocked. Not only did he barley have any ammo loaded but he also didn't have his ship fully rigged. I am now the proud owner of a Medium Core Defense Field Extender (a shield rig) that he had in his cargo instead of filling the empty rig spot on his ship. Do they not talk to each other? "Hey dude there is a fleet of pirates outside shooting us," seems as if it would go a long way.

We broke up and let our GCC cool down while we debated what to do. People were starting to log in for the evening. I poked my nose on SiSi to see who was there when we found out one of our favorte groups was doing a gatecamp.

"Hot Drop O'Clock?"

Aye. So, what to do what to do... mmm..... "Machariels and tackle and battlecruisers and a logi."

Why the fuck not?

The bad news is that they broke down the gatecamp. Our cyno ship tried to catch up to them but they all docked. The good news is that they unlocked an absolution whom attacked the drake that happened to be the cyno.

When youjr overview lights up like emergency lights, its never good. We're almost all red or yellow. What an unplesant picture we must have made as we jumped in and went to work. I will say that the absolution took a lot of punishment. It tried to get back to the station but there is no surviving a machariel bump in that ship. It flew away from the docking ring and eventually... poof...

The sad thing is that the cargo container we left from earlier, abandoned nonetheless with stuff we didn't want from the other kill we did earlier was still sitting out there. Our cyno was sitting on the station getting repped. With four Machariels the only sensible thing to do was bump him 150 off the station out of gategun range.

Obviously.

We had a bit to much fun with it. We got him 125 off by the time his cyno went down. So close. Then there is the amusement factor that we are playing around, under fire by gateguns, knocking our own cyno ship about, in a hostile system where we just hot dropped someone.

We scuttled along back. However, we didn't find anything else to play with hanging around.

Machariels are so, ridiculously large.

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