One of the universal constants of alliance level politics and warfare in EVE Online is the overestimation of one's own capabilities. The history of the game is rife with such examples as Ethereal Dawn/Intrepid Crossing's ill-fated double cross of Red Alliance, and RAZOR Alliance's several disastrous attempts at conquering Cobalt Edge from Solar Fleet. But behind these spectacular supernovas of failure, there are dozens of smaller attempts by entities every day to plant their flag somewhere on the
Every EVE player, no matter how casual, has the desire to want to make their mark on the e-universe. Like many things in the game, it is one of the principal draws to players who for one reason or another use the game as escapism for the trivialities of modern life. In EVE, you can be a leader of capsuleers and dictate the events that shape the game, all from the comfort of your desk chair in your one bedroom loft that is being foreclosed on next week. Despite not quite falling into the fat neckbeard
I have been inactive on the forums for quite some time. I'll slowly get back and add interesting contents to the Foreplay and Public sections of the forums.
I just moved back to Paris and started my life from scratch.
I'll blog more about it.
Looking back on how long I've played this game, I've made two realizations.
The first is that if I had applied the exact same amount of time and money on a personal trainer and regimen, that I would look like King Leonidas, and the second is that some of my favorite moments in the game were during the first few months I played. This also translates to "when I had no idea what the hell I was doing."
I first played the EVE trial in 2006 for a grand total of
Who I am?
To my friends I'm Daniel, Danny or Dan from a town in north west england. To New Eden and the world of EVE Online I am Dregek a minmatar born 0.0 pilot.
I write this blog in the vain hope that someone within CCP reads it and take note of the issues I will raise. For many years people have proclaimed that EVE is dying and the sky is falling, this has mostly been the result of people losing something expensive and emo-rage-quitting the game and/or making a rather pointless