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New to EVE...advice plz!

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Tamiko Maulerant
Rock Hard Logistics
#1 - 2013-05-29 01:14:29 UTC
Hey everyone! I am just getting started in EVE and I would like to ask for some advice in getting started. Are there any recommended guides or the like that I should read or look at that could speed up my learning process. Also, what is the best way that I can get into a group so that I can start playing with people ASAP. I appreciate any advice or info that could lead me into the right direction. I really like the concept of this game and I hope I can learn it and really enjoy it. Again Thanks in advance for any help.
Frake Lomes
Brutor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#2 - 2013-05-29 01:21:25 UTC
Start here:

and here:

Its a bit much, but EVE isn't a tiny super Mario bros in space ( see no evil turtles, there are evil bees around somewhere tho Blink )
Doc Fury
Furious Enterprises
#3 - 2013-05-29 01:23:39 UTC
And for questions here:

--> EVE New Citizens Q&A

There's a million angry citizens looking down their me.

Himnos Altar
An Errant Venture
#4 - 2013-05-29 01:26:49 UTC  |  Edited by: Himnos Altar

these, and other, much harsher expressions of vitriol can and will pass through your client if you continue to play this game.

CCP Has seen fit to provide a video to help nurture newbies through these difficult hazing periods:

CCP's Lullaby for Newbies

Good luck! If you make it through the Learning Curve, you will find yourself forever addicted to this aw(ful/esome) game.

Also, if you find EVE too hard for you, can I have your stuff?
Tamiko Maulerant
Rock Hard Logistics
#5 - 2013-05-29 01:34:40 UTC
Nice, Thanks for the info. I will definitely look into these.
NightCrawler 85
Phoibe Enterprises
#6 - 2013-05-29 01:54:39 UTC
Tamiko Maulerant
Rock Hard Logistics
#7 - 2013-05-29 01:56:44 UTC
Great! thanks so much for posting that thread!
Ryu Ibarazaki
#8 - 2013-05-29 02:32:53 UTC
Beekeeper Bob
Beekeepers Anonymous
#9 - 2013-05-29 03:42:45 UTC
Quit now....

Save yourself years and years of grief.....Lol

Signature removed - CCP Eterne

The Legion of Spoon
Curatores Veritatis Alliance
#10 - 2013-05-29 03:48:10 UTC
EVE is like a gang, once you join...You are in for life.

There is no leaving.

BoBwins Law: As a discussion/war between two large nullsec entities grows longer, the probability of one comparing the other to BoB aproaches near certainty.

Jake Warbird
Republic Military School
Minmatar Republic
#11 - 2013-05-29 04:03:16 UTC
First things first... I need to get a face.
The State of War.
#12 - 2013-05-29 04:55:05 UTC  |  Edited by: Arduemont
Some useful rules of thumb that will help you on your way;

- Don't fly what you can't afford to lose.
- Don't go into low sec until you understand the consequences.
- Check your autopilot route before turning autopilot on (make sure there's no lowsec).
- Expect to get blown up or scammed by other players.*
- If someone blows you up don't get pissed, just ask what you could do better next time.**
- Interact with other players. Playing on your own in Eve gets boring.
- Set personal goals to achieve.
- Missioning is boring, there are better things to do.
- Read a few basic PvP guides.***

*Trust no one.
**Ignore the trolls.
***Even if you don't want to PvP, understanding it will help you avoid it and will stop you getting blown up if someone forces PvP on you (someone will at some point whether you like it or not).

Hope some of that helps.

"In the age of information, ignorance is a choice."

ISD Gallifreyan
ISD Community Communications Liaisons
#13 - 2013-05-29 05:51:41 UTC
All of the above advice is good.
Ignore Bob. Make your own choices.

Welcome to Eve Online.

ISD Gallifreyan

Lt. Commander

Community Communication Liaisons (CCL)

Interstellar Services Department

Azami Nevinyrall
#14 - 2013-05-29 05:57:16 UTC
Beekeeper Bob wrote:
Quit now....

Save yourself years and years of grief.....Lol

Just ignore the ISD...



Cipher Jones
The Thomas Edwards Taco Tuesday All Stars
#15 - 2013-05-29 07:23:02 UTC

Now log off of your buddy account, get on your main, and give me all your stuff. And then I will increase your troll score.

internet spaceships

are serious business sir.

and don't forget it

Call Rollard
Caldari Provisions
Caldari State
#16 - 2013-05-29 11:11:49 UTC
EVE also comes with a few rules as players say.
1) Don't trust anyone in EVE anyone could betray you.
2) Don't fly what you can't afford to lose, if a 20 million ISK Cruiser is all you got and you got 1 mill ISK in your wallet, you are taking a massive risk because you could lose the battleship surprisingly.

You can find corporations using the corp menu on the E on the top left of your screen and looking at businesses, you can search for a corp to join there. Or you can use the corporation recruitment section on these forums. I personally wouldn't use the big main recruitment channel in EVE since I know many people get scammed using it and scammers are always looking there.

Many corporations may not recruit people under x amount of SP for example, however don't be put off by this because there are lots of corporations who recruit people from 1 month old regardless of SP. If you decide to end up joining a PVP (Player vs player) corporation, you need to expect to be losing many ships. You can find corporations in 0.0, low sec, high sec, or even wormhole. Industrial, PVE, or PVP, or even a mix of them all.

Corporations often don't recruit people under 1 month since they may be on a trial account (limitations in effect).

Welcome to EVE, and fly safe Big smile
Christopher AET
Lethal Injection Inc.
Pandemic Legion
#17 - 2013-05-29 11:33:14 UTC
You seem like a good dude. My corp isn't newbie friendly but you might want to look into eve uni and then RvB. Some corps are bad as they wont let you try what the game has to offer. Once you have been through them in six months or so you can then step into the big bad world of nullsec and live there. You can dip your toes and wade ankle deep in your first week :)

I drain ducks of their moisture for sustenance.

Felicity Love
#18 - 2013-05-29 12:14:30 UTC
Don't invest in THULIUM. Blink

"EVE is dying." -- The Four Forum Trolls of the Apocalypse.   ( Pick four, any four. They all smell.  )

Solaris Ecladia
Sebiestor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#19 - 2013-05-29 13:52:41 UTC
You should undock in your most expensive ship and pick up a cargo container outside of the Jita trade hub. this should introduce you to most of the features of the game and get you used to most daily activities. Also you can learn some very important life lessons.
Ryu Ibarazaki
#20 - 2013-05-29 14:01:24 UTC
KuroVolt wrote:
EVE is like a gang, once you join...You are in for life.

There is no leaving.

One of us! One of us!
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