Monday, August 4, 2014

My Eve Hoard

There is no time like the present to try new things. With the launch of Crius, I've decided to start producing some of my own frigate and cruiser hulls. The reasons are quite simple. Researching them is easier. Plus, I like projects. When you combine the two and shake it works out nicely.

The third reason is simply logistics. I'm attempting to decrease my reliance on my freighters. Many of my hauls are larger simply due to tossing in a fresh stack of frigates or a half dozen cruisers. Because my market attempts to stock every T1 hull, I go through a lot of them.

But the final reason is that I think it will be fun. I really, really like building stuff.

I've been told that I'm supposed to be a good role model to people now. I'm supposed to advise people in the correct and proper ways to do things. And my methods of going in screaming, "Wee!" and enjoying myself without looking at the big, over arcing, economy of Eve does not qualify as that. So, for all the super serious min/maxers, I'm sorry for offending and enjoying playing Eve wrong. Honest.

With my POS down I have to find research slots. This will be the most interesting part. I'll be able to research on the new lines and see if I lose all of my ISK. My last build of station containers cost me 210 ISK in taxes. I managed to get over that hurdle. I could buy already researched things but, naw! I recently named a container hoard and I think that is very accurate. My Eve Dragon Side's hoard is my creation stuff. Industry, POS, education. That's my Eve hoard.

What I do like is the industry tab under the show information for items. The industry tab not only lists the mineral needs but it lists the blue prints. This has made blueprint hunting easier. I approved of this.


How pretty! Anyway, I'm in a position where I don't have to worry about optimizing against the market forces for the hulls I will be building. I'll be able to build them and list them at current, competitive rates. I'm not going to drop prices further because I still have to haul, move, and build it all. Also, we're talking about 500k and 10m isk hulls. While I don't dance upon the alter of efficiency, I do have an interest in keeping my wallet balance from going down.

The entire project will take a few weeks to get off the ground due to researching. I can research twenty things at a time. By the time I'm ready to build the rest of my refine skills will be good and I can dabble in the new compressed ore market. That is, if I'm not utterly, unacceptably wicked and supplementing myself by doing some mining during my down time. Maybe I should make this blog as rated C for Carebear, with these thoughts.

8 comments:

  1. Crius has got me bouncing too. I'm even considering an adventure into building t2 frigate hulls.

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  2. "I've been told that I'm supposed to be a good role model to people now. I'm supposed to advise people in the correct and proper ways to do things. And my methods of going in screaming, "Wee!" and enjoying myself without looking at the big, over arcing, economy of Eve does not qualify as that. So, for all the super serious min/maxers, I'm sorry for offending and enjoying playing Eve wrong. Honest."

    <3

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    1. Yup. I lost it at "Weee"
      Too funny, My co-worker probably now thinks I am crazier than ever. Laughing to myself....

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  3. "enjoying playing Eve"?!
    Heretic!

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  4. *throws calculators at Sugar and boos*

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  5. Come with me. I have started a few fun things like this between Olbra and Hek, and... I need a hauler.
    The manufacturing taxes are still low there : do not tell anyone! ;-)

    -- Ginger Rosania

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  6. Have you considered entering into to some sort of purchasing agreement with local manufacturing corps? You could probably arrange some sort of agreement where you get a good price and they get an assured customer. It may be a good plan to fill the holes with what you can't do yourself. Just an idea I have been toying with personally.

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    1. Yes. It is a supply and demand problem. My needs are sporadic and unpredictable. That makes it hard to supply from somewhere. I don't keep much stock (if any) in reserve.

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