A Scientist's Life in Eve

Scary politics

by on Nov.07, 2012, under Eve online

So today has been slightly more interesting, although significantly less productive, than I had hoped for.

The reason?  I tend to try and change lo-sec cyno systems every so often to avoid being too obvious and letting patterns build up.

So I logged on one of the cyno alts and was very disappointed to see over 200 in local, when more than 5 would be busy.  After looking at some names, and setting an Alliance to -5, followed by undocking and hitting dscan, things became much more clear.  My dscan result returned 60 Super Capital ships and various other “normal” capital ships.

I decided to fly around a bit in m pod to see what I could see…. this was what I found:

Undeterred, I quickly ran away and jumped into the next system.

I was greeted by… around 100 in local from another null sec giant, who (according to smack talk in both systems and the odd kill mail) are not exactly blue to each other.

Needless to say, I decided that this particular cyno route would be rested for some time :P

I always wanted to see a huge super capital fleet, and now I have.  It would, however, be nice to be one of fleet with them, even if I was only in my triage Archon as support.

What this does illustrate, though, is the vast power that can be moved across the Eve universe very easily, and also hinted at political undercurrents that could reshape the already rather curious null sec political map.


8 Comments for this entry

  • Gevlon

    It’s not hard to get into an alliance that fields such ships. Go to the EVE-Online recruitment forum, search for the name of the alliance and start reading.

    • A scientists life in Eve

      Yes, but knowing that the Alliance has such fleets, and actually seeing the fleet in the flesh are two rather different things, and hitting dscan and seeing that result literally made me stop and blink for a moment.

      The outcome…. wtb Aeon / Avatar…. actually, can somebody just let me have one? I have a well skilled pilot for an Aeon and promise to attend alarm clock ops.

  • ncdot

    Welcome to Odebeinn :)

    • A scientists life in Eve

      Well I see what you’re saying, but as we used to rent from NCdot until very recently, and we always try to respect our landlords, both current and former (and possibly even future as things change), I took reasonable measures to make sure that my post did not divulge Alliances involved and systems/regions visited.

      If you want to leave a comment implying specifics, then that’s your call, of course :P

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