Tuesday, July 21, 2009


Hi folks,

a short list of whats going on that i will go on more about in a day or two

1. my alts corp had a coup
2. my main is settling into vale of the silent
3 . and andoni's Out of EvE pick of the week!

stay tuned

Saturday, July 11, 2009

UK gains/loses immensea in 1 day

Hey folks, as i said in my last post we had to evac immensea, 2 days later i heard that we were going to join UK [ushra'khan] and heading BACK to immensea, So when we joined i Jumpcloned back down there. After ratting for most of a day and reading corp and alliance as we took Immensea for our own i logged off for a few hours. When i got back on i was telling my m8 over the phone about the sweet situation, the next thing he heard was "WTF" in corpmail it said "we are leaving UK/Immensea tonight" after this i made it back to empire without getting killed, although many corp members died. so what is next? i dont know and if i did i wouldent say till later, i only post news that is available to the public because i'm not a spy.

Cheers folks, i'l try to do a real "article" as soon as I get a chance.

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Alliance FailCascade

Hey folks, a very short post for you all today, i've been busy getting my stuff out of Immesea. As most of you all who know anything about recent nullsec news knows that things for the Aggression. Alliance have hit the fan. First with Atlas and AAA resetting Aggro and forcing a mass evac from Immesea. but Yesterday the leadership of one of the head corps kicked all the other corps other than the holding corp and themselves from Aggro. Making a crazy situation even crazyer. because of this i'm pretty busy ingame so i'l be posting more as soon as things calm down.


Saturday, July 4, 2009

Eves Glorious Future Revealed [For 10 mil!]

Hey folks A big happy 4th o' July for my fellow US Americans and a big how do you do to everyone else. This post i'm going to be talking about Ambulation and its possible impact upon Eve, How I would get kicked out of Fanfest [If I went] and the Truth about russian macro mining conglomerates.

We have all been waiting for an offical announcement about Ambulation but i've heard rumors about this year being the one. Most of us who are interested in it has probably seen This video, I am not sure what you will be able to do while in station use the market, meeting other players etc, but I DO know what will come out shortly after the release of Ambulation.......Nude Mods. Any of us who have played another MMO know about these, they are out for all the major MMO's and most of the minor ones, there hasent really been a reason to do it in eve because there really wouldent be much point to it since you wouldent be able to see much. but i'm sure that after a couple of weeks there would be a download sitting around that makes it so in-station avatars are nude. i can see it now, Female characters saying things like "see me for 10 mil" etc. knowing the dog-eat dog nature of eve and the possiblity of pvp on stations i wouldent doubt that these lonely johns would end up with a knife in the belly and their wallet's taken. but not having an offical announcement this is all pretty much my imagination. Hopefully we will see it announced at this years Fanfest.

Now speaking of Fanfest what would I do there if I had the money to go this year? From what i have seen on the Fanfest Site most the partygoers will be swimming in the cheap beer, trying to hit on Eve Girls who turn out to be cardboard cutouts of female eve characters. since i'm underage i wonder what they have to drink for those of us between 18 and 20. Soda? most likley if all they had to drink was beer i doubt the CCP devs would be able to do their presentations they would be so drunk.

If i was there i would of course drink beer, i'm underage but i doubt anyone would ask when i bought beer, either that or some friendly Goons would buy me some. At Fanfest they are supposed to have a silent auction, selling rare eve items etc, from my perusal of the pictures of this I looked with wonder upon the "lifetime eve subscription" card, if i had a large amount of money i would certainly put it towards that rare goodie. Also the rare Concept Art looks pretty neat.
They also talk about Visiting Iceland, to be honest it sounds cool but that isint what I would go to there for. If Fanfest was in Brooklyn. NY i would still be eager to go there.
The tourneys sound really fun, even though if i did participate i would fly a Fail-drake into a battle surely because its familiar. Talking about Fanfest is hard now that i found i cannot afford to go so i'm going to move on before i cry.
Russian Macro-Mining Conglomerates and my run in with them.
In my first few months of playing Eve i had grown to love Low-sec combat, me and my old corp hopped into T1 frigs, cruisers and BC's and went out and had a great time fighting pirates, after learning about pirates and how they operated i decided to set off on my own and ride the low-sec space lanes looking for booty. my corp was quite "do what you want" so I was free to do as i pleased.
After living down in minmatar lowsec for a few days I began pirating, one of my favorite haunts was a nice little 0.2 system with no stations and 3 JG's. My first pirating Kills started me down the path towards the Conglomerate, these ships were a retriever and a Interon V sitting at a belt mining. When i hopped into the belt in my Ferox i opened fire, destroying the retriever, pod-killing the pilot, but as i started targeting the interon it warped out and left the system, at this point in the game there was no Warp to 0 so they must have had an insta to get them out of the system, i decided to get back to a friendly system in-case any friends showed up.
The next day my best friend and mentor from my old corp met me in my 0.0 haunt, he said somthing amounting to "there are a bunch of macrominers in the system next door, they have alot of protection but we whould be able to ause them some trouble." saying this we formed up a small fleet and hopped into the system. upon entering local lit up with cryillic writing followed shortly by a "this our system leave!" of course me and my m8s decided to crash the party, we hopped into a belt destroying several unmoving mining barges, by this point we were getting chased by about 15 russians, all of whom seemed to be screaming smack at us in russian. our fleet escaped the system [though a few of us died] we made it to a safe station a couple of systems away and logged for a while.
The next day i was in my hunting spot hoping for a nice tasty miner when a gang of about 20 entered the system. I went to my safespot and waited for them to leave, but seeing who it was in local turned my blood to ice, most of them were guys from the opposing fleet the day before, upon making this realization a ship hopped into my safespot, I knew the gig was up and used an insta to warp from the safespot to the stargate leading to a friendly system. after jumping a ship sitting at the gate scrammed me, i fired at it with all of my missles but a frig is hard to hit with heavys, after this about 10 ships hopped around me and blew my poor ferox up, fortunatly i was able to warp to the station with an insta and dock. Local was filled with poor english saying things such as "u not mess with us.", "we take it easy on u" etc. shortly thereafter i figured that this area of space wasent friendly anymore so i took my leave back to hi-sec. macrominers are everyone where some are more organized than others. i bet that these guys sold their credits for real money. knowing this made me smile trading a single ferox for giving them so much trouble.
Well folks thats enough for today, stay tuned for more in a few days!

Friday, July 3, 2009


Because of RL I havent had the time to do my latest post, but I have decided to give you folks an idea of what to look for in the next day or so.

Eve Ambulation Nude mods. What I would do if I went to Fanfest and Russian Macro-mining conglomerates

All this and more coming soon.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

A Misleading Game

I've decided to post every other day, but I am not going to count the intro as it has no real info in it [though I doubt that much of this blog will]. Each post will try to have an opinion on somthing currently going on in eve, E.G Nerfs, updates and news that I care about. and a story from my oh so interesting Eve Career.

So....Let it begin.

Wormhole Space and T3, I like You have been hearing alot of stories from WH space, of Sleepers and T3 datacores and the like. So many people are frothing at the mouth to get a shiney new T3 ship and take it out to blow up some nubs. whenever I hear of WH space the one thing that keeps popping into my head is "WH space sounds cool and looks cool [from what i've seen in vids I havent bothered to go there] but what really is there to get there?" T3! i hear everyone yell "T3 is the future of EVE..."etc. but when i look on the market for say a Legion Ammarian T3 strategic cruiser i see....

550 MIL? for a cruiser? I bet As soon as Someone got it they would fix it out with hundreds of mil in Components and mods and take it right out to lowsec to fight a gatecamp.

My point being, at the moment these things are FAR too expensive to Get and not exactly an easy to replace ship, to be honest if I was in the opposing gang i would almost certainly fire at the T3 ship just for the pretentiousness of the pilot confident enough that his half a bil investment can survive the jealosy and ire of the opposing force. who would really want to risk that much money for little more than a more effective cruiser , I have to say a nice caracal or stabber would be much more cost effective.

T3 would be Nice if it was cheaper, and had more variety, T3 frigs for example [although i would LOL at a 200 mil frigate] so for the moment T3 is pretty much useless other than for people with an inferiority complex. as of one of the last patch's CCP has made getting T3 datacores easyier to reduce the cost of T3 but I doubt many of us will be able to fly them on a whim for quite a while.

Now a story from my first week in Eve.
When I first saw Eve I saw all the awesome screenshots of huge nebula's and these things that looked like tornados in space, after seeing these I decided "I have to see them" and after i got into game i asked all around about "where are the space tornados?" and no one told me anything, but then while looking around the star map and enjoying the 3D aspect of it I saw somthing called "Ginnugagap"
After seeing that cool picture of the black hole I decided iI needed to take a road trip to see it in all its glory, so I set off from one of the caldari newb systems [I forgot which it was so long ago] and took a 30 somthing jump journey there, at that point I dident know about lowsec so when I set autopilot to fastest I thought I would be fine, suprisingly enough I made it there without a hitch. and when I was in the system closest to it, I looked off into the void and saw.....NOTHING there wasent a massive black hole, just normal background space. I was so angry I almost sent in a patition complaining about this to CCP. but from what I had seen of Eve so far I liked so I went back to the newb system the fast way, suicide. seeing as my clone was in the newb systemI used self destruct and went back to mining.

Well if you made it this far I bet your hungry for more. If so subscribe or come back here for more of my genius. shoot me a mail ingame to andoni cane or Dumpster Duke if you have questions/comments or want to give me your isk!

Another Eve blog, O NOES!

When i Began Writing this blog i thought about making a witty intro that gets the blog off to a good start, but i decided against this because if i manage to summon the massive amounts of willpower required for an entertaining blog it would go against the idea that i had in mind when i said "you know what? i'l take a shot at an Eve blog".

So what is this Blog about? you ask yourself as you hover your mouse over the address bar, getting ready to return to whence you came. The answer? Whatever i want to write about that has to do with eve-online.

Who am I? Well my Main's name is andoni cane [yes when i first joined the game i forgot to capitalize his name] and my recent alt is Dumpster Duke. I first started playing eve back in the spring of '06 after being betrayed by my old MMO of Star Wars Galaxies. Shortly thereafter my father, looking to "connect" with his wayward son [i was about 15 when i started playing and am 18 now] began playing, but I wont mention him often because his style of playing eve is abhorrent, dont worry I will bring this up in a later post.

What do I do in Eve? i'm a wannbe pvper who spends most of his time mining, and mission running in hisec, even though i belong to a top 10 0.0 alliance. so most of this blog will be pretty uninformed when i speak of most things, but i suppose if you want the best gank fittings for your badger II you would go to Battleclinic.

When i do a blog it will be in the spirit of mining veldspar because your too lazy to fit a faction specific hardener for a mission, Autopiloting to Jita even though you have been wardec'd by mercs and getting kicked from Vent for having your mic on while your taking a bathroom break.

So if the opinion of a slackoff sorta-carebear who loves pvp but doesent do it because he is too busy watching savory video's on redtube appeal's to you keep your eye on this blog because you may be entertained.