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Afraid

Two days off sick (honestly sick, not “I want to play internet spaceships” sick) allowed me to start a trial account in EVE to decide if I wanted to get back into it.

After an hour or two of a steep re-learning curve, I finally got the hang of shooting things. I remembered all the problems I initially had about not being able to shoot missiles without having to buy the skill, and made a couple of dumb mistakes like buying a new frigate one mission before getting one free from the agent. Still haven’t got the overview working the way I want it.

Anyway, long story short. I reactivated my account. I am still flying as Akura Kawanaka and I logged into the game where I had left off – in high sec in my Occator, after having moved all my stuff out of the space owned by my previous alliance AAA.

Now, the problem I have here is, I put myself into a corporation that I owned “0.0 veterans rest and relaxation corp”, but to prevent impulse spending I had moved all my cash to the corp wallet and made my alt (on another account) the sole accountant for the corporation. the corporation tax rate is also 100%, so I am now relatively pennyless (200million isk) with the remainder sitting in a corporate account that I can’t access unless I reactivate my other account……which I really don’t want to use this time around.)

so while I mulled this over, I moved myself and my stuff back to the mission hub of Amo/Lustrevik that I used to frequent prior to moving to 0.0 space.

Occator in flight by Starlight with a beautiful Nebula in the background
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so… now what to do? I don’t really have time for 0.0 (at the moment), I think I’d like to try trading/industrial for a living, but they tend to take a long time to get into and all my skills are pvp related except for hauling…..

Missions then? they bring a good amount of isk in. I do get bored doing them after a while but my RL friend will be doing them for a while when he joins up so I figured that would be a good option.

Turns out I had a very good PVE fit Hyperion sitting there waiting for me.

Hyperion in station
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anyone know how to make your character smile for screenshots?

anyway, also in anticipation of missioning, I bought a Noctis, one of the new dedicated salvage ships (battlecruiser size?).

Noctis by starlight
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problem is though. I’ve lost my confidence…. I’m still hesitant with the overview and still not sure of myself with missions. last time I missioned was over 3 years ago! I don’t have the money to replace my current ship…. what if I get killed in my first lvl 4 mission I do? what if I find that missioning is so dull that I want to get into pvp but can’t because of RL commitments?

for the first time as a pod pilot, I am afraid…..

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  1. May 4, 2012 at 12:07

    Welcome back! I suggest taking that big ole Hyperion and run some level 3 missions to get your feet back under you, or use the directional scanner to find some high sec anaomalies.

  2. May 4, 2012 at 12:08

    Also, if you want to ask questions, get in some public channel like “Ninveah” and people are always glad to help out. (shameless plug)

  3. May 4, 2012 at 19:07

    Tickle him.

    Welcome back, Monkey!

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