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      Welcome!   03/05/2016

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4 hours ago, mlooney said:

Got gang attacked while checking/scanning a wormhole.

Ow...yeah, that's not fun. Though gotta ask, did you park around a celestial or structure to do the scanning? I was always told that if I was to be scanning in lowsec, nullsec, or W-space that I needed to make it somewhat difficult to find me by making some warp bookmarks somewhere between planets, and then bookmarks between the bookmarks. Potential gankers would need to scan you down to find you and if you keep an eye on your directional scan you might be able to catch their probes out and GTFO to station, I wouldn't risk trying to get out of the system unless you know the gates are clear and you can do that by making bookmarks at least 100km from the gates so that you can see the gate and then be able to warp to 0 on it and jump out.

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2 hours ago, Scotty said:

Though gotta ask, did you park around a celestial or structure to do the scanning?

Guilty.  Parked around the wormhole.

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Eve's new content "Resource Wars" is freaking hard.  Mine a crapload of stuff while fighting off waves of pirates, in 12 minutes, limited, so far I've seen of 3 people in the "room".

Not sure if I like it or not, but will be poking it with sticks and seeing about joining a corp to do it in fleets like it should be done.

 

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1 hour ago, mlooney said:

"The asteroid is depleted"   Really getting tired of hearing that.

Reminds me of Sinistar. Did anyone ever actually beat that game?

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Bugger all this for a lark.

Okay. My Sith Warrior in The Old Republic FINALLY managed to get a complete Bastila Shan outfit. You have no idea how long I have wanted that.

Problem: It does not look right on her. At all.

Insult to injury: It looks awesome on her companion Vette. SHE can carry it off, blast her green Twi'lek hide.

I hate her.

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Well, I'm not PvP ready in Eve.  Lost two destroyers today.  Buying a cruiser when I get back in.  My little mining corp is at war now.  Bleh.

 

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1 hour ago, mlooney said:

Sansha's Minions vs Hobgoblin II drones.  A 2x2 fight isn't really fair.

I don't even bother to stop mining, just let the drones deal with the gnats.

 

It is such an immensely satisfying feeling in any game when your defences are working so well that you do not even need to pay attention to any attackers.

There was this time once where I was playing my World of Warcraft paladin way back before any expansions even. I had reached level 60 (max at the time) and was headed for a dangerous area known as the Plaguelands. I was supposed to meet up with friends so I waited in what was technically a hostile area but populated only by the lowest level of the enemy faction. Then, suddenly I hear an odd clanking sound repeat itself over and over and notice that an enemy player is attacking me. A level 6 rogue. Well, the massive mismatch means that she can't really hurt me, so I felt it would be mean to hit back. I try to shoo her off but she keeps attacking me. And by then the sound of her blunting her blades against my plate armour is starting to irritate me and I think she has actually managed to make a pixel of my health bar disappear, so I decide that enough is enough and turn on my retribution aura. This is a damage shield that returns a minor amount of damage to anyone who hits you.

Minor damage for a level 60, that is. For a level 6, not so much. Three hits later the rogue had killed herself hitting me. She stopped bothering me after that.

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12 hours ago, The Old Hack said:

It is such an immensely satisfying feeling in any game when your defences are working so well that you do not even need to pay attention to any attackers.

There was this time once where I was playing my World of Warcraft paladin way back before any expansions even. I had reached level 60 (max at the time) and was headed for a dangerous area known as the Plaguelands. I was supposed to meet up with friends so I waited in what was technically a hostile area but populated only by the lowest level of the enemy faction. Then, suddenly I hear an odd clanking sound repeat itself over and over and notice that an enemy player is attacking me. A level 6 rogue. Well, the massive mismatch means that she can't really hurt me, so I felt it would be mean to hit back. I try to shoo her off but she keeps attacking me. And by then the sound of her blunting her blades against my plate armour is starting to irritate me and I think she has actually managed to make a pixel of my health bar disappear, so I decide that enough is enough and turn on my retribution aura. This is a damage shield that returns a minor amount of damage to anyone who hits you.

Minor damage for a level 60, that is. For a level 6, not so much. Three hits later the rogue had killed herself hitting me. She stopped bothering me after that.

I remember there was a video about a lowbie player trying to PVP a level 60 back in the day, the level 60 thought they were safe and went AFK for a bit, they returned just in time to see the lowbie finally make the killing blow.

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4 hours ago, Scotty said:

I remember there was a video about a lowbie player trying to PVP a level 60 back in the day, the level 60 thought they were safe and went AFK for a bit, they returned just in time to see the lowbie finally make the killing blow.

Oh yes. This could happen, too. I still remember with vast satisfaction how a level 59 rogue once went on a killing spree in our starting area. He got himself swarmed by lowbies. He had a crowd of at least a dozen or more of us constantly using stuns, roots and whatever else we could think of on him. Some of them kept getting through and eventually he went down under a pile of enraged level 6 to 11 characters. We had a field day on the forums with that one.

Another rather less extreme example took place in the desert next to the enormous Un'Goro Crater. A level 60 night elf rogue decided to gank two undead priests who were adventuring next to the crater. These two were both level 48, I think. Normally he would likely have won handily but instead both priests used mind control on him and made him jump into the Crater. The furious rogue had to spend a long time recovering his body due to the vast distances and finally returned almost half an hour later, bent on revenge. When he attacked them, they mind controlled him once more and had him leap into the Crater again.

At that point he made a fatal mistake. He went on the forums and complained about how he had been treated. Needless to say, the levels of sympathy for a ganker targeting victims far below him in level were not exactly high. The storms of scorn that greeted him were awesome to behold. He made one last outraged attempt and posted, "Well, what would YOU say if some crappy undead priest mind controlled you to jump into Un'Goro Crater?"

The very next post replied, "I would say, AIEEEEEEEEE!!!!!"

For some reason he gave up after that. :danshiftyeyes:

 

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