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Re: pew pew laser paladins in space [EVE]

Postby Torakka » Thu Dec 15, 2011 8:46 am

And perhaps it's better to postpone selling them a bit, as market is pretty likely to get "flooded" by fuel blocks right after they become redeemable.
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Re: pew pew laser paladins in space [EVE]

Postby aureon » Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:00 pm

If everyone in EVE redeemed those, they'd last for.. two days of fueling.
So no, no real flooding.
Actually, with EVE's speculation, god knows what happens on patch day.
I've seen PLEX crash on the day a new promotion started up, due to having a spike on the announcement on it..
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Re: pew pew laser paladins in space [EVE]

Postby Torakka » Fri Dec 16, 2011 3:40 am

Heh, nevermind then. I didn't realise fuel consumption was THAT high.
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Re: pew pew laser paladins in space [EVE]

Postby Hrobertgar » Wed Dec 21, 2011 8:16 am

Ugh,

I have had my goal for the game to do the lvl 4 epic quest line and have been trying to prepare for it, wondering when it becomes available. Well, last night I pulled up the Mision log and clicked on the first one and it says it requires rep of 6.8 with Caldari or this obscure Caldari Corp (Expert Distribution), sigh. Because of not properly understanding rep initially, my Caldari base rep (with Connections 3) is 1.3 So I will have a LOOONG grind when I get to it. Its funny, because it also listed Hacking as required, and I've had that for a while, its just the Rep holding me back. I've been getting better at Fitting though, so I may trick out my B-wing for the lvl 2s and maybe even have my Noctis on standby.

In the meantime I haven't been playing too much, just slowly grinding some lvl 3s for rep and I'm at ~4.5 rep with my current grind and like ~ 3.4 rep? for my last grind, then onto this Caldari Rep grind.

I'm also sighing, because my latest Yellow Storyline mission is to transport 4,500 cu-m of stuff to a low-sec system. I am wondering if I jsut abandon it or if there is some way I can do the mission without risking my implants. Risking a low end industrial probably wouldn't be too bad, i'm just annoyed at passing on that Rep.
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Re: pew pew laser paladins in space [EVE]

Postby aureon » Wed Dec 21, 2011 8:21 am

Get the caldari corp standing.
Corp is HELLAH easier than FACTION standing.
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Re: pew pew laser paladins in space [EVE]

Postby Hrobertgar » Wed Dec 21, 2011 9:15 am

Yea, I'll do the Expert Distribution thing, but ~1.3 to 6.8 is going to be painfull enough even for a Corp Rep.

One of the other Corps I grinded to 5+ I found the only lvl 3 Security quest giver was on the other side of a low sec zone, no matter where I went from. So I grinded lvl 2s instead, and found that using a BC or even a cruiser was sometimes detrimental if I faced a large Frigate wave with a clsoe spawn point. It lead to me not being able to train even Medium Turrets on them, and my Hammerheads were to slow to efficiently blast them. On my BS I now have Both Hammerhead 2s and Hornet 2's to combat that. So I think a tricked out Destroyer B-wing with hornet 2's is probably better for 2s than a BC. Its just the length of the gind from 1.3 to 3 and then to 5 and then to 6.8 feel awful.

But at least my Hyperion BS is amazing at lvl 3s and the Noctis has proven to be a great investment for looting, and I love the new 'loot all' feature.
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Re: pew pew laser paladins in space [EVE]

Postby Jheherrin » Thu Dec 22, 2011 5:01 am

Hrobertgar wrote:Ugh,
I'm also sighing, because my latest Yellow Storyline mission is to transport 4,500 cu-m of stuff to a low-sec system. I am wondering if I jsut abandon it or if there is some way I can do the mission without risking my implants. Risking a low end industrial probably wouldn't be too bad, i'm just annoyed at passing on that Rep.


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Re: pew pew laser paladins in space [EVE]

Postby Hrobertgar » Thu Dec 22, 2011 10:19 am

Hrobertgar wrote:
Ugh,
I'm also sighing, because my latest Yellow Storyline mission is to transport 4,500 cu-m of stuff to a low-sec system. I am wondering if I jsut abandon it or if there is some way I can do the mission without risking my implants. Risking a low end industrial probably wouldn't be too bad, i'm just annoyed at passing on that Rep.

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I'll have to read up on how to get my jump clone (I did buy and train Infomorph to lvl 2 already). I expect I need a cloning facility, but there seem to be few in the systems I am frequenting at the moment.

I also had a thought (and I could still do this with a clone) that I could send my Industrial to the pickup planet (high-sec) with a shuttle in the bay, then send the shuttle on recon to the low-sec destination and only go in with the Industrial if the coast is clear.
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Re: pew pew laser paladins in space [EVE]

Postby aureon » Thu Dec 22, 2011 9:47 pm

A shuttle is hardly safe, tbh.
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Re: pew pew laser paladins in space [EVE]

Postby Invisusira » Fri Dec 23, 2011 5:24 am

Safer than most ships, though. A good number of lowsec gate camps can't lock a shuttle quick enough; fewer still will even bother using up their aggression timer on a shuttle in the first place.
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Re: pew pew laser paladins in space [EVE]

Postby aureon » Sun Dec 25, 2011 12:49 pm

Memory of first going in losec in a Velator to pick up a skill and getting killed+podded 2 times still hurts.
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Re: pew pew laser paladins in space [EVE]

Postby Invisusira » Sat Dec 31, 2011 7:48 pm

So over the holiday weekend, Pandemic Legion managed to trick Against All Authorities into bringing out some of the super-capital ships... and promptly blew them up.

http://www.evenews24.com/2011/12/28/pls ... s-present/
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http://eve-kill.net/?a=kill_detail&kll_id=11980918
http://eve-kill.net/?a=kill_detail&kll_id=11980912

Two of AAA's titans got murdered, and the guy that got pod-killed had implants that were worth over 2 billion isk. To put it in WoW perspective, that's like betting 4.1 million gold on an arena match... and losing.

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Re: pew pew laser paladins in space [EVE]

Postby Hrobertgar » Thu Jan 19, 2012 12:04 pm

My Expert Distribution rep grind has been going fairly well, I guess having Social-4 is really paying off. I am now about 4.5 rep or so with ED and have Serpentis Extravaganza on the mission queue.

I will be interested to see how I do compared to the last time I ran it in my old Battlecruiser, vs my new Hyperion Battleship. I am also thinking I will probably get to 5.0 rep out of 6.8 rep this weekend, and although that won't allow me to start the lvl 4 epic questline just yet, it would allow me to practice some Lvl 4s to see if I can solo them or not.

My Hyperion puts out ~ 458 dps with turrets (8 425mm Protoype Gauss w/Antimater Charges) and 110-134 dps with drones depending on if i'm flying T2 Hornets against frigates or T2 Hammers against larger stuff. If I have trouble on the defensive side, I am just starting research on Hull-Upgrd-5 so next week I would get a boost to my resistances if I prove lacking in that area. I found one site online that had some lvl 4 fitups and I think I prolly have more offense than that, but the site appeared not entirely upto date, so i'll probably poke around a little more to learn if my dps is enough.

I want to finish this story line, then prolly quit for Star Wars. The drawback of spending most of my time in WoW is that it takes forever for me to grind rep/$$, the bonus is that I seem to out-skill many of my encounters as long as the wait doesn't kill me. 8)
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Re: pew pew laser paladins in space [EVE]

Postby Hrobertgar » Mon Jan 23, 2012 8:39 am

Ugh,

I did in fact raise my Expert Distribution rep to 6.92 this weekend, but when I looked more carefully at the Epic lvl 4 quest series I realized that there are 4 major sections, 1 for each major faction and my rep with the other 3 is also really low. I also noted that the epic questline sends you into lowsec and even null-sec space for certain mission choices and low-sec seems to be unavoidable.

So I have decided to grind the rest of them prior to starting the epic line. They are:
Caldari - Expert Distribution (rep good)
Amarr - Ministry of Internal Order (just started)
Gallente - (some random corp in Dodixe outskirts - may only need 5.0 rep, not certain)
Minmatar - Butor tribe.

If my play time continues to put me at 1+ weeks per rep then it will be a while for the epic quest line, but I'll be a little bit safer about entering low-sec for those missions that requrie it.
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Re: pew pew laser paladins in space [EVE]

Postby aureon » Wed Feb 01, 2012 11:21 am

uhm.
There's 4 (actually, 8 with pirate factions) Epic Quest chains.
One for every faction, and the corps you listed aren't in the same chain.
Also, low/null are choices, you can choose to do the alternative in hisec.
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Re: pew pew laser paladins in space [EVE]

Postby Hrobertgar » Mon Feb 06, 2012 9:32 am

There's 4 (actually, 8 with pirate factions) Epic Quest chains.
One for every faction, and the corps you listed aren't in the same chain.


Yes, I realize there are different sections, but I want to do all 4, and there doesn't seem to be much point in starting them until I can unlock all 4. I thought the Pirate chains were only level 3 arc, and I'm probably not going to attempt to grind that afterwards.

Yesterday I finally unlocked Amarr, so 2 down and 2 togo. Minitry of Internal Order does have a lvl 4 security mission guy, and I did solo several missions, so that makes me feel good as I eventually get closer to the epic arc(s). I thought the money from the lvl 4s was good, the loot was ok, but until I got a storyline mission, the rep was worse than vl 3s. Its just taking on 4 BS each with 1.2M bounty takes a while right now.

If seems like it might be 2 weeks per rep for me given my playtime, that'll be potentially a month togo till starting epicness.
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Re: pew pew laser paladins in space [EVE]

Postby Hrobertgar » Thu Feb 23, 2012 1:06 pm

gosh I hate Distribution missions. The Gallente/Impetus faction had a lvl 3 security rep in timbuctoo so I ran the Distribution missions and it was a painfull grind till I got a security storyline mini-arc (Kidnapping). Got enough rep from that that I am almost done with Gallente, so just one more grind till all 4 arcs should be unlocked. I currently believe that only rep is required and that the skill reccomendations in the mission logs are only reccomended, not required.

I am beginning to think that if it takes me a week or so per mission chapter, then it might be 9-10 weeks to do all of them (some arcs seem to be 2 chapters, others 3). I may actually be able to fly a Marauder by the time I am done, lol.

But with only 2-3 weeks for the 4th and final rep grind at least the end of rep grinding is in sight, phew.
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Re: pew pew laser paladins in space [EVE]

Postby aureon » Thu Feb 23, 2012 4:07 pm

You'll need a marauder or equivalent for the harsher ones ;p
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Re: pew pew laser paladins in space [EVE]

Postby Hrobertgar » Thu Mar 15, 2012 12:23 pm

I took a little time off after Impetus, and when I finally started Brutor, I got several anti-faction missions in a row so I was on Decline CD for a long time, but I should complete Brutor for the 4th faction this weekend.

I am about 25 days togo on Battleship5, and still 20 days for AdvWeap5 and 2 days on Spaceship5, so about 50 days till Marauder minimum requirements. I've priced a Gallente Kronos Marauder at about 750Mill, plus prolly 50-500Mill for Rigs, depending on if I go T1 Rigs or T2 Rigs.

I spent about 100Mill on upgrading my slot6-10 implants. The upgrades were really nice and added a bit to my dps output and my capacitor recharge but it was still 100Mill, so I may take a little while and grind some lvl 4 missions to replenish my $$ before starting the Epic Mission Arcs. That should also allow me to get closer to the Marauder (skillwise as well as funding) before starting the Arcs. If I make enough $$ running the Epic Arcs, I may train Cyber5 so I can upgrade my implants to max level, but at 100Mill each, I'm not so certain.
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Re: pew pew laser paladins in space [EVE]

Postby aureon » Thu Mar 15, 2012 2:36 pm

Depending on what you use, often you can use 5%s without cyb 5.
Also, they're hardly worth the money.
And that's someone worth 40b saying that.
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Re: pew pew laser paladins in space [EVE]

Postby aureon » Sat Mar 24, 2012 11:39 am

CCP plex for GPU (20 PLEX for a gtx 560)
Interesting.
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Re: pew pew laser paladins in space [EVE]

Postby laterna » Wed Mar 28, 2012 11:06 am

So is anyone else still playing? I never see anyone online anymore?

In any case, I left the corp me and invis were in, since apparently they wanted me to complete a series of lessons, and a list of skills as well as prove myself as a pilot in pvp and prove I'm worth it etc etc etc.

For anyone intrested, any time anyone gives you such utter bullshit laugh in their face and move on.

Currently I fly tengu with near perfect subsystem skills. (800dps tengu ftw) I moved out to nullsec with FA (part of CFC). I joined a corp that has a strong industrial side, with them doing exploration sites when they find them, ratting and having a team of strong fleet pvp'ers.

Getting used to nullsec is tough in the terms of getting used to JB moving, scouting the systems infront of you, paying attention to intel etc. However, the spoils of ratting/exploring and the fleet fights make up for it.

Personally I feel that anyone who ever tells you "don't get a xxxxxx, you don't have the skills for it" or "don't go to low/nullsec you don't have the experience" is someone talking out of the bittervet arse. As long as you're really careful about everything you do then its np. The same above corp had told me "don't get a raven you don't have skillzz" when I asked for advice on a fit for my then CNR. At that time I had already flown my CNR for 2 months in missions/incursions with no losses. I was also denied access to nullsec that the current corp had because I was a newbie.

1 move later, I'm sitting in nullsec in my 900M tengu ratting, and clone jumping every couple of days up to our staging system, getting in my trusty drake and blowing cupcakes up. Result ?

First ever KM - Avatar Titan.
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Most importand thing to a new player is that losses aren't bad. As long as you learn from them. When I asked in The Rising Stars about possible tengu fits when my skills were getting there, the reply was "don't buy a tengu you'll lose it and smear the killboard more" along with the rule of "you lose anything over 100M you pay 50% of the killmail price to the corp". This is an example of shitty bittervet rules for a new corp. This makes it extremely hard for anyone to take a drake or anything out into lowsec and pvp, especially since you are scowled at over losses.

Losses are expected and importand as long as you learn. No loss is ever too big or too retarded as long as you figure out what went wrong. During the fleet fight I joined that gave me the titan kill, another 2 titans died. NC had deployed around 200 abbadons/logi support and supercapital support. 3 titans died in total, at around 60B each, yet no one in NC is going all "herp you lost 60B pay 30B to corp derp"

Eve is boring PVE. Fun happens when you pick up your PVP and go at it. Be it as a scout for a fleet, a lone drake in the drake blob, scorpion E-WAR support or a cyno boat.
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Re: pew pew laser paladins in space [EVE]

Postby Hrobertgar » Thu Mar 29, 2012 9:02 am

I still play a bit, its just grinding the 4 reps for the epic mission arcs was a bit draining. Since few ppl are usually on the Maintankadin channel I normally jsut stay in system channel. Running level 4s solo is taking me a bit of time in my Hyperion 30mins for an easy one and 2.5 hours for Angel Extravaganza, which means I have to be prepared for a larger time block before running a mission.

Unfortunately since I fooled around with Mining/Navigation/TargetPainting and all sorts of other skills I am a bit behind on getting into a Marauder and sub-500dps means it can take a while when going up against large fleets of battleships. I think finishing GallenteBS5 should boost my turret dps from 485 to ~509, but then I still need 20+ days to train AdvWeapUpgrade5 for the Marauder.

If I upgrade a couple of implants as well I might be able to get up near 525 turret dps. I like to measure Turret dps as it is usually safer than closing to drone range if there are multiple BSs pursuing me.
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Re: pew pew laser paladins in space [EVE]

Postby aureon » Thu Mar 29, 2012 11:40 am

2h30?
ohwait.
Tell me that dps isn't Blaster DPS?
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Re: pew pew laser paladins in space [EVE]

Postby Hrobertgar » Tue Apr 03, 2012 6:52 am

I'm Gallente flying a Hyperion, my current 485 dps is Fitting sheet dps for my Hybrid turrets only(using two T2 MagFieldStabs, while maintaining good ArmorResists). It tales me 18-20 salvos to take down a rat in the 1.1M - 1.2M Bounty range, assuming ~45-50km range.

If I can close within 45km drone range fast enough and still survive, they can cut that by 1-2 salvos. The lengthy period of time to take down a rat means I am kiting them far away from the accel gate, so its a journey back to jump to the enxt area. I think completing BS5 and getting that 5% turret dps increase will mean a lot.

More salvo dps -> overcome enemy tank sooner -> fewer salvos -> less kiting -> get to next area sooner

For Angel Extraveganza, after I clear room4, I go back and loot, then finish room5 + Bonus and loot again. Typical total time is roughly 2.5hours from accepting mission to returning from looting the Bonus room.
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