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A Moment for Exploration

I got interviewed over at Sagan Exploration. Katia Sae was kind enough to give me a bit of time to answer. However, I sat down and got it done. It was a super fun interview because I was able to sink into one of my favorite pastimes in Eve. In some ways I feel a bit wicked. Most of the other people profiled explore and seek Eve's lore and history. I'm a tomb raider. I plunder sites for their goods and run off to sell them to the higher bidder.

I absolutely loved the comparison. Now I need a bullwhip or a double set of pistols.

It does make me want to go and spend some time exploring for the sake of it. With the new expansion to the Lore I may take some time out this summer to just go and sink into Eve's world and catch myself up on everything.

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  1. Exploration has been my passion since i started 5 1/2 years ago. I do miss having an empty scanner to work with and REALLY exploring the systems to find those tombs to raid. I also miss selling WHs, but that's another story all unto itself. Glad you are talking more about it, even though you will probably get someone saying you are failing to play Eve right ...

    Eve ... best game to read about and not play.

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  2. Thanks for doing the interview! That's the beauty of EVE, there are as many ways to explore and enjoy New Eden as there are capsuleers. :)

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  3. For me, exploration died with Odyssey. Rather ironic, if I do say so myself.

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