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First week buddy trial experience.....

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Josh Malcovich
Republic University
Minmatar Republic
#1 - 2012-11-09 12:41:44 UTC  |  Edited by: Josh Malcovich
Ok...going to be frank,

1. lots of maintenance/server offline (not sure this is common or preparing for the expansion)
2. Stuck at some of the mission even though had fulfilled all mission objective....e.g

    [1]
The amar breeding facilities no where to be found...therefor cannot save those Breeder Slave

    [2]
Mined 20 units of polygypsum and delivered to mission station.....cannot complete mission


NO flaming / grieving intended....just my 2 cents
J'Poll
MUSE LLP
RAZOR Alliance
#2 - 2012-11-09 12:45:43 UTC  |  Edited by: J'Poll
Josh Malcovich wrote:
Ok...going to be frank,

1. lots of maintenance/server offline (not sure this is common or preparing for the expansion)
2. Stuck at some of the mission even though had fulfilled all mission objective....e.g

    [1]
The amar breeding facilities no where to be found...therefor cannot save those Breeder Slave

    [2]
Mined 20 units of polygypsum and delivered to mission station.....cannot complete mission


NO flaming / grieving intended....just my 2 cents



As for your points:

1.) Server had some problems last week, blame the 10.000 Rifter fleet of RvB for that, it crashed a server node. Other then that, there is always the daily downtime from 11:00 - 11:30 EVE time (UTC).

2.) If those are starter missions, petition it and they are likely to be reset for you so you can complete them. Also if you find out they are bugged, file a bug report so that GM/DEVs can look into it.

Otherwise, I hope you still consider EVE (even with it's odd mistakes and problems) a game and I can welcome you into your new live.

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Braxus Deninard
Hard Knocks Inc.
Hard Knocks Citizens
#3 - 2012-11-09 13:12:12 UTC  |  Edited by: Braxus Deninard
Yep as above, the amount of server downtime that we all experienced over the past week is incredibly rare. As for the issues you are having in missions, there is a good chance that it is user error. There are definitely bugged missions, but as a new player in a complex game like EvE, take it slow, and see if you've missed or forgotten anything.

For example, you mined 20 units - were you meant to mine 20 units, or 20 m^3? Have you delivered it to the correct station, and is it in the item hangar in that station?

With finding the 'Breeder Facilities', make sure you have everything showing on your overview. If it still isn't appearing on your overview, have a good look around in space.

Definitely not trying to flame or be rude either, just giving advice. Welcome to EvE, and trust me, once you start understanding the game a bit more it becomes infinitely more fun. The first few weeks, especially during the trial, are really overwhelming. Slowly you begin to find your place within the universe though.
Schmata Bastanold
In Boobiez We Trust
#4 - 2012-11-09 13:43:35 UTC  |  Edited by: Schmata Bastanold
What they said + if you master search button and take your reading skill up to 3 your Eve life will be easy breezy. And hamsters will have less work with fetching forums threads to all of us.

EDIT because I suck at spelling.

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Aptenodytes
Reckless Abandon
#5 - 2012-11-09 13:46:10 UTC
Mined 20 units, are you sure you didn't mine concentrated, dense or another sub-type? If the agent asks for plain then you have to provide plain.
Josh Malcovich
Republic University
Minmatar Republic
#6 - 2012-11-09 14:21:12 UTC
Thanks guys for your guides and encouragements, definitely will give it a try it . Finger crossed Cool
Esruc 'Sadim
Lazaretto
#7 - 2012-11-09 14:55:44 UTC
Also you cant just bring them rocks from anywhere. If the agent gave you a location then it has to be from that location

Insert something witty and clever here

Oraac Ensor
#8 - 2012-11-09 14:57:20 UTC
Josh Malcovich wrote:
2. Stuck at some of the mission even though had fulfilled all mission objective....e.g

    [1]
The amar breeding facilities no where to be found...therefor cannot save those Breeder Slave

    [2]
Mined 20 units of polygypsum and delivered to mission station.....cannot complete mission

If you haven't already done so, run a complete set of career tutorials, they give you a lot of important knowledge.
Ilnaurk Sithdogron
Blackwater International
#9 - 2012-11-09 19:07:14 UTC
Josh Malcovich wrote:
Ok...going to be frank,

1. lots of maintenance/server offline (not sure this is common or preparing for the expansion)
2. Stuck at some of the mission even though had fulfilled all mission objective....e.g

    [1]
The amar breeding facilities no where to be found...therefor cannot save those Breeder Slave

    [2]
Mined 20 units of polygypsum and delivered to mission station.....cannot complete mission


NO flaming / grieving intended....just my 2 cents

1. Are you sure you're in the right system? Check your journal, it should tell you what system the mission's in. If you don't know how to get there, right click the link to the system and hit "Set Destination." The systems to jump through will be highlighted in yellow, and if you can't find those, just use the autopilot.

NOTE: Using the autopilot in more expensive ships will tend to get you killed, though. Shouldn't matter that much in a cheap frigate so long as you stay in highsec.

2. I often find that for mining missions, I have to move my ore from the ship into the station to complete it. This is probably because I use a Hulk to mine, which means that it has a special division of its cargo bay for just ore. But regardless, try moving the ore to the station hangar and then completing the mission.

If the mission gives you a specific spot to mine the ore, you have to go there to do it as well. That's all I can think of for the ore problem.

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Josh Malcovich
Republic University
Minmatar Republic
#10 - 2012-11-09 22:45:23 UTC  |  Edited by: Josh Malcovich
Raised petitions for both mission and Problem solved, thanks guys Cool
Xercodo
Cruor Angelicus
#11 - 2012-11-09 23:06:50 UTC
Btw discussing moderation and stuff isn't allowed on the forums so the above post is prob gonna have all the underlined part removed shortly...

But happy everything worked out.

And yes emergency down times are VERY rare. We get those maybe one or twice in a year. (Not counting ones rigth after a major expansion, which btw one is coming Dec 4th)

The Drake is a Lie

J'Poll
MUSE LLP
RAZOR Alliance
#12 - 2012-11-10 00:46:24 UTC  |  Edited by: J'Poll
Josh Malcovich wrote:
Raised petitions for both mission and got the following reply:

For the breeding facilities:
< Petition 1 >

For the mining mission:
< Petition 2 >
Problem solved, thanks guys Cool


Remove the petition text.

In the forum rules it clearly states that showing petitions isn't allowed.

Quote:
9. Private communication between the Game Masters, Eve Team members, moderators and administrators of the forum and the forum users is not to be made public on these forums or by any other venue.
You are not permitted to publicize any private correspondence (including petitions) received from any of the aforementioned.

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