Friday, 29 August 2014

Wiping the slate clean and other surfaces

Ok,  First off this is not a post about cleaning your slate or other surfaces; but is more about how I took an axe to my Eve account.

I have been feeling very blah about gaming for the last few months, some do peak my interest like the newer Alien game and The Evil Within; the latter being directed by Shinji Makami the creator of the Resident Evil series.

So I am looking forward to see how that one pans out.  its rumoured to be released around October this year.

But until then I have been going around in circles looking for something to keep my attention and with a week and bit off from work, my attention inevitable went back to Eve-Online.

My last experience was with the militia in a corp called T.R.I.A.D and if anyone is looking to get in to factional warfare I would suggest you look them up as they are a fun group to fly with.

Unfortunately real life got in the way and I drifted away and played less and less until I let my subscription run out.

When I return to any MMO / game after a long time of not playing I like to start again to bring my self up to speed with all the options and game-play, this could explain why I have never flown a battleship in Eve or got very far into the game.

But the one thing I have always done in Eve is with each new character I have transferred the belongings of the older one over before deleting.

This means that I never really had to put much effort in to anything as over the years I had collected enough ships, items and isk to keep my self comfortable with out any real effort.

I have always seen Eve as all about the challenge and risk of doing something, but with all the stuff I had collected there was nothing out of reach.  So I decided to delete it all without looking.

This was scary, infect I almost changed my mind a few times as the biomass clock was counting down.  

I know I have shot myself in the foot in a number of ways but its actually enjoyable building up from nothing and seeing it all unfold and once I am back up to a good stock pile and can hold my own in a dog fight I think I am going to rejoin the militia and hopefully T.R.I.A.D will have me back.

But until then I am going to do some wormhole driving and see what I can find.  More then likely death by bigger ship.

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