If it wasn’t for Real Life…

Edit This just in. A fast/furious little skirmish that started as a rapid gank on a Gila that ran one of the event sites and escalated when our target dropped a Bhaal plus many other things on us.  RIP my little Stratios, you will be missed replaced.  

 

As my last remaining reader knows, I moved to a new corp “Anomalous Existence” and am happy as a clam in this outfit. They are small enough to know all the guys and gals but big enough that stuff goes down all the time.  Unfortunately most of the times when I see a ping, I can’t log in for Real Life reasons.  I don’t mind too  much right now, as long as NOMEX doesn’t kick me out, I am happy where I am. My reduced online time however means that I have to scrap all things EVE extraneous like PvE, reading about EVE and of course blogging. Continue reading

Sources of Income

I am experiencing something rather unsettling, a net drain on my EVE wallet.  For me, this is unusual, I spent the last four years in a (very) well run wormhole alliance and making ISK was a matter of organizing / finding a fleet to blow up sleepers or to farm PI / gasses, hacking sites etc.  One can argue with CCP all one wants, the changes they implemented over the last year were a net bonus for us wormhole dwellers.

Now I left my hole and while my main character is in Noir Academy and hence flies only cheap stuff, its a lot of cheap stuff that I would like to have around me.  Details are of course Op/sec but suffice to say that interceptors and bombers are on that list plus a number of other ships that need to be procured.  There is a Ship Replacement Program – and I should figure out how to use it – but currently, each little interceptor, each new bomber or frigate is slowly draining me.

Continue reading