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A Newbie’s Advice for Other Newbies

JevonHamm 2022-04-02

So you’re just starting, and want to reach that first billion. Well, I’ll list a few different things you can do to reach that illustrious figure. Everything I’m stating is in the in-game tutorial and on various websites that I’d…

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Expert Systems: Newbie Help, or Bumbling Cash-Grab?

Arrendis 2021-03-08

On February 25, CCP announced the upcoming Expert Systems feature. As INN has already covered, this will provide new capsuleers with temporary skill levels that expire after one week. CCP intends these skills to allow new players to try out…

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Wormholes | Non-Consensual Discourse

JuriusDoctor 2020-03-15

Wormholes offer some of the most dynamic, exciting, intriguing, and captivating areas of game play in EVE. There is no denying that, especially with the tumult in wormholes as of late. A lot of players perceive wormholes as something of…

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Life and Times of a Space Trader (Part Three)

Art Vandolay 2019-11-06

Sitting in front of the Market Interface updating orders every five minutes is not fun.  It is profitable and maximum ISK/Hour but leads to quick burnout and abysmal Fun/Hour. I came back to Eve with a vengeance to not only…

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Life and Times of a Space Trader (Part Two)

Art Vandolay 2019-11-02

In part one I briefly outlined my origins, of which every point would define and guide my future choices in Eve, even to this day, 12 years later.  Further defining was the discovery that unfun game activities put you on…

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Life and Times of a Space Trader (Part One)

Art Vandolay 2019-10-29

Editor’s Note: This is part one of a five-part series. Part five will delve into the mechanics of market trading for those who are interested in winning Eve at someone else’s expense. Mining, Mistakes, and the Eve Way After 12…

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The Curious Case of the NPE

Kael Decadence 2017-04-23

The First Haunting Last year at EVE Fanfest, CCP introduced the new producer for the New Player Experience: CCP Ghost. As some readers of my material here and listeners of The Mind Clash Podcast might have gleaned by now, I…

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New Player Experience: Battle Royale

TMC Archives 2016-04-27

In my previous article in this series I discussed my opinions on the current state of the new player learning experience, and talked about the benefits and drawbacks of the current systems. Today, I will be presenting my opinions on…

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Fozziesov is a Newbro Dream

TMC Archives 2015-08-03

Fozziesov has finally hit. It isn’t as bad as people thought — or at least, it isn’t bad if you are in Goonswarm Federation/Imperium, but that’s beside the point. There is something to be said about a system that is…