Category — Skills
Ah, weeks of training do pay off in the end.
As I wake up to another morning in New Eden, I felt ready for what was to come today. This morning I quickly finished all my necessary tasks, filling out contracts and orders so I can have more time to spend with my new beauty.
Once lunch was taken in, I strolled down to my new station hanger. It took a week for me and the crew to move everything into it. I pause at the control panel and select ship storage 8. The floor in front opens and cycles through my other ships; the Rokh, Caracal, Raven, an empty slot where I used to put my Drake, 2 shuttles, and a Cormorant destroyer; until finally the gleaming black frigate rose into view.
Only four or five members of the crew was around at the time since this ship was meant to be piloted by a single person. They looked with interest and when the door hissed open, I stepped in to get to know the cockpit better. Sitting back with the manuals in my hands, I thought to myself that anyone who doesn’t read up the instructions on these things must be real idiots.
This time since the ship was so small, I personally fitted the ship up myself in about an hour and when all of that wad done, then ignited the propulsion systems. Wow this thing has power. Crisp voices flowed through to the tower controls as I asked for undock permission.
Once out in space, everything seemed much bigger to me than before. I sent out into Corp com a message about the Crow and took her on a test flight. The nearest Gurista filled asteroid belt is in Umokka; just 2 jumps away. Plugging that coordinate into autopilot I noticed the ship had an overpowered warp drive that slung you into warp at 3x the speed of most other ships.
It took no time to find a small gang of Gurista frigates and I initiated the test you the ship’s systems and capabilities. Optimal orbit range is 25km; 19.5km for warp scramble. As Bloodclaw missiles fired off in succession, it did not take long for those frigates to become scrap metal. I noticed my shields remain at 99% and checked the log. Amazing! The gang of 3 had only hit me for a total of 13.7 damage.
As I got a bit restless from a day of playing with my new toy, a fellow Corp mate hits me up for some friendly PvP in a nearby system. I’m always one for those and next thing I know, we were at a isolated planet with a few ships. They were in wonder when my T2 frigate glided into their visuals.
In that gang of ships, there was a Ferox, Kestrel, and a Caracal. As soon as we took out of each others’ cans, we engaged in some 1 versus 1 battles. It was obvious I could take the Caracal and Ferox’s shields down, but I did not want to use a lot of missiles, so I stopped after a full load was unleashed. They, however, did not scratch my shields more than 3%.
Through that little combat training exercise in the new ship, I think I may have convinced some people to train up for an interceptor now!
It was getting late, so I payed a station owner in that system a small fee and docked up for a night, and slept in my Crow.
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August 7, 2008 9 Comments
The Rokh is missing it’s love…
But atleast my skills are certainly training, slowly, very slowly…
As you probably realized, this summer for me has been full of travels, which means I am away from my home computer often. That poses the problem of not being able to update the website very often, put up new posts, and play a heck of a lot EVE.
Now the problem of posting new articles has been solved. I recently purchased an iPhone and with it’s on the go internet service and WordPress application, I will be able to tell you whats up.
The only thing I can do effectively is post articles, which is what I will try to do more often. And for the past few days, I have been checking out some other EVE websites. Some of which are blogs and their links can be found in our links and support page!
Don’t forget to take those screenshots, I have received a few very nice entries so far!
Until next time,
July 25, 2008 No Comments
So training to level 5 in Caldari frigate took 10 days with some implants in. Now I must train for electronic upgrades to level 5. Yesh, how long will it take to get a stealth bomber?
Anyways, sorry for the afk-ness. I was on vacation for the past week. A little journey into the Canadian Rockies.
Before I left, I set 17 orders of large quantities that could be considered to be fairly expensive in the marketplace. Now that I have returned, the wallet got a boost from 30 million to 110 million. How the heck did that happen? I estimated I wouldn’t have had a profit of 40 million. But 80 million, 2x, that’s cool!
Now with that money I will be able to afford a stealth bomber, maybe go do some level 3 missions. I haven’t done those since I lost my Drake a few weeks back. Oh that Drake will be missed.
After getting a Manitcore, my plans are to start the training for an interceptor. It’ll be another long training session, ugh.
July 17, 2008 4 Comments
I was able to get on the test server finally this weekend, but found my charater not updated.
It didn’t really bug me that much, but I had really wanted to try piloting a Rokh. It looks like such of a sweet ship. 8 blasters and a nice shielded tank.
My setup is going to be:
- 8 425mm railgun
- X-large shield booster
- 2 shield hardeners
- 3 large shield extender II
- 2 heat sink
- 2 power diagnostic system
- Core defence purger/extender/CCC/hybrid rig/drone rig
- 2 CCC
- 5 hammerhead drones
If they are going to be able to update that server one more time, I’ll be on there playing around.
May 22, 2008 2 Comments
I have been able to control my urge of spending my hard earned ISK. Just his past weekend, I bid on an auction for a rigged Raven that was only 95 million.
At first, I had asked the owner is I could buy it straight up, but he had disagreed saying that, “I bought this for 95 mil, not really making much money on this deal.” Though in the end, I still got the ship. Take that haha :P
My skills were still in training by the time the auction finished so I had to wait for a day. That day I tried to do another level 4 mission and when I had asked my agent, he offered me Guristas Extravaganza.
Whoa, what? Guristas Extravaganza? Are you serious?
Kk, I can do this, with my rigged Drake haha. So I looked on the websites to get some hints. A bit later, I found out that it can be done pretty easily, if you watch the triggers. About an hour and half later, I had finished this mission, and it wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be. I got some nice returns, but didn’t get any named faction stuff, though I’m cool with that.
As I wait for my skill training to finish, I look around my messy hanger floor and pick out the stuff I had salvaged and picked up from the wrecks of my unfortunate victims and moved them into the cargo hold of my Indy.
It’s been a long day as I prepare to undock from the Navy station in Kakakela.
April 28, 2008 No Comments