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Assets and Associates

One of the best things about logging into Eve is finding the people I used to talk to. If anything has drawn me back to the game it has been that. Yet, my interactions are still more casual chatroom. In the background, I've been playing with my assets and pondering their future.

My carriers can stay in stations forever. I am attached to the things and have no need to liquidate them. I trained poor Chella to become a carrier pilot so long ago. She is a perfect logistics character. Unfortunately, my enjoyment has been in small, fast mobile support ships. My carriers, my Rorqual, even my freighters and Orca all struggle with the same problem. They are sooo slow. I am fond of all of them for they have done enormous amounts of work for me over the years. I just find myself daydreaming as they align... and align... and align.

Do I stay in high sec? Do I go back to low? Do I change the name of the blog? I've had invitations to wormholes and null sec.

I've been pondering throwing Sugar into my most disliked thing in the game. Space with bubbles. I wonder if letting myself live and die a few times will cure me of my distaste. Immersion therapy. Or will I squawk and shriek and spam local?

Is it enough of a goal? I'm goal oriented. From making ISK to creating boosters in low sec, I had goals for most of my play time. I've not accomplished enough to not have goals anymore. I am struggling with being adrift when it comes to Eve.

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  1. Ok, this is going to be a tangent, but...

    Recently I found myself in possession of a Dreadnought that I had forgotten about. Knowing that I'd never fly it myself, I transferred it to a friend of mine, and we futzed around in losec for a bit, until we inevitably got dropped upon.

    It's just stuff after all.

    On a more serious note: Don't change the name of the blog. The "Low Sec Lifestyle" is something you can carry into WH-space and null-sec space." It's a mindset.

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  2. I, too, have been trying, (without success so far) to reengage. I find myself doing PvE things, ratting in belts or anomalies, during the brief periods I enter New Eden. I get in comms, talk to old friends, but I don't have the sense of purpose I once had, and I'm tired of hearing the same old complaints that CCP needs to do something to make it better. Maybe we players need to just be more accepting?

    It's the players who gave me the desire to continue to play Eve Online, to help players get over the hump. It's the players who make me think it's a waste of time to play this game for anyone but myself. Do I move on from New Eden, or work on Bren v2.0?

    That's no one's problem but my own.

    I agree with Druur, whatever you do, Low Sec Lifestyle is just that. Like my NPC null piracy, it's the environment that forged you into what you are, and to be honest, it's probably best to accept who you are, even if you happen to evolve. I've heard that humans are very resistant to change.

    Besides, how else are your fans supposed to find you?

    The worst thing that could happen? You could try out the other stuff, and find yourself drawn back to the comforts of home. At least that's what's always happened to me.

    With much affection,

    Bren Genzan

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