So apparently I'm into self abuse: I'm a moderator here on ATS......and I decided to get back to playing Eve Online (Trust No One!), hehehehe.
For those that are unfamiliar with Eve Online, it's a MMPOG game that has been around...well, for a very long time (since 2003). You are a pilot in
space, specifically in a huge area of space called New Eden.
The space itself is divided up into regions and sectors of security ( 1.0 to 0.5 is High Security, 0.4 to 0.1 is Low Security and 0.0 is called Null
Sec, or no security at all). What you do in game is.......massively way, way, way too much for me to describe here, but I'll leave a wiki link for
those that want to really know more about the game:
Anyways, I've been playing this game off and on since 2009, so this coming Jan. 2019 will be my tenth anniversary on it. I've had a lot of fun, lots
of laughs, some tears, LOTS OF CURSING.....heh.......
I'd stop playing it back in 2014, and had been gone for 4 years. Thought I was done with the game......but I always get drawn back into playing
again. The cool thing is: CCP doesn't get rid of your account. My characters, all my stuff, my money (called ISK in the game), was all there waiting
for me when I renewed my subscription to play.
Orca all loaded up and waiting to go....
Why did I go back? Welllllll..........
I've always enjoyed spaced based games (Elite, Mass Effect, etc) and I had been playing Elite Dangerous for a while now......and while I was
initially enjoying myself with Elite, I realized that I was actually pretty bored with that game. I missed the player controlled market, the ability
to manufacture things, the training tree, the massively more amounts of ships and different kinds of ships, being able to configure your ships a lot
more, and several other things.
So I thought about it for a long time. I'd stopped playing Eve back in 2014 because I was kind of bored and lonely. I've known lots of people on Eve
over the years, but they've either stopped playing....moved on to other aspects of Eve that I don't play and I've lost touch.
One of my friends on Eve, from Aussie land, is on Facebook, and we've stayed in touch this whole time. Back in 2014, he found real life was too busy
for him to do Eve anymore, so he made me CEO of his corp and stopped playing. I kept playing for a bit.....didn't really look for new friends to play
with because - Well, it's EVE.......Trust No One! hehehe. Been burned many times for that. So I hung my hat up and turned out the lights on my
But 4 years later here in 2018....I wanted to get back into playing again. So I got me a 3 month subscription and logged back in.
WOW, there has been a LOT of changes since I was on last, and they are getting ready to deploy another update in a few days. Love the Player Corp
advertising they have in the stations now, and it's been a blast re-learning how to play again:
My CNR (Caldari Navy Raven) that I mission run with is pretty beat up as I forgot how to Mission run level 4's......
So if any of you play Eve yourselves and want to chat, trade stories, etc (please don't gank me....I'm just a Care Bear) you can find me there as
Andy Legate (Hibana corp)
You can find me over in Aband (Amarr region), running missions, or mining 'roids next door in Munory.