Sunday, August 26, 2012

A Pause in Writing About PewPew to PewPew

Our corp chat goes:


Razor: saw 22 neutrals in local and was like "HOLY SHIT" and pounded scans..... before i realized high sec
Sugar: when Chella lands on a gate sometimes. I'm like SHIT SHIT SHIT. Gatecamp!

It is amusing how foreign high security space can be to us sometimes.

It took me forever to write up last night's roam. I don't know why. My day just kinda filtered away all relaxed and somewhat sleepy. I had a lot of chatting t do and some other stuff of interest. Dher harassed me that I wouldn't be able to shut up and write but I managed!

Anyway, as I was trying to write a cyclone, cyclone, drake, drake fleet hopped into the system. LR was undocked and eyeballing them already. Razor and I undocked and Fried was somewhere nearby.

We had several different types of neutrals in the system. Razor went off to the gate that he thought they were at. I aligned for the gate. Razor had landed and said they where there and agressed on him. I hit warp when Fried said that an Eve Uni member had jumped in. Eve Uni tends to travel in very, very large packs so I was confused if it was a trap situation. I had a "Shit, I just jumped into a trap" moment.

By the time I landed on the gate. Razor had jumped through. The cyclones and drakes where all red and yellow. Defiantly not Eve Uni. I hopped through the gate as well. LR was reshipping into a mega. They had popped him it seems. I missed that as I was getting onto coms. They came after me through the gate but I burned off and hit a safe while they and Razor decided what they wanted to do at the gate.

Once they engaged Razor he pulled range on them. I bounced back to the gate and landed. The first cyclone we went after had an ASB on him. He was boosting like a beast and eating up our damage. I sent my ECM drones to the second cyclone to jam him and pointed one of the two drakes. LR came through with his Mega and started powering through the shield regen of the cyclone.

That is when they started to shoot at me. Eeek. Poor me! With a Talos, Mega and Drake on grid with me, I was the most likely target. Woe is me! I was pointed and neuted and someone was stealing my cap as well. Lovely. Range was a damn good idea at that moment. The first cyclone went down and we started on the second. With the first one down everyone started to deaggress. One drake jumped. We tried to bump the other off the gate as we burned through the second cyclone. He managed to jump as we started on him.

Two cyclones down and GCC. I scooped wrecks and then bounced back off to my safe in 5% shields. Gateguns. Sigh. Fried checked the system and Razor and LR went back through. Then Razor's headset broke. Nice timing.

I was floating in space for a while, letting GCC wear down when I realized that it was a stupid idea to just sit out there. I'd get bored and stop hitting dscan soon and get shot. I let my shields regenerate up to half and then hopped back through to my home system. There, I warped off the gate to a pounce to let my shields creep up some more before I went to dock.

"Myrm landing on the gate."

O' really? I was sitting over the gate at my pounce. LR landed on the gate as I landed. The Myrm jumped through and I pounced into the gate. LR lit up the Myrm but it ran back to the gate and jumped through. The problem was that Fried was on the other side. I followed him through and Fried tackled him as I uncloaked.

He went for the gate again but decided not to go back through. I don't blame him. He decided to aggress me. Ouch, drones. However, I did it right back to him and broke his jam on me. I bumped him to try to encourage him to move away from the gate. I also then ran away from him because blasters hurt really, really bad and I was right in his face.... however LR made it through the gate a moment to late...

Then I went to finish writing up last nights stuff.

4 comments:

  1. Wow, nice. :-) Now if only most BRs went that way instead of the sulky "I didn't want that anyway," or "we held the field, ISK doesn't matter," bullshit you see as on Failheap... :-/

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    1. Maybe it is to early in the day, what is a BR?

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  2. BR is short for battle report. It's generally a summarization of how an engagement went down. Occasionally they are written for small engagement like you did, but they really become important in large scale fleet fights. A simple friendly/hostile distribution on the killboard doesn't really show what happened or why the k/d distribution was a certain way, especially when numerous different fleets are involved in the same battle.

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