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Play Time Shorting Skill Training Time?

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Zalice Terona
Ministry of War
Amarr Empire
#1 - 2014-03-29 03:19:03 UTC
I know I am new to this game, but I was wondering if there was were any consideration about giving a small bonus to people playing and using certain things in game and it take away from the overall time to max out the related skills?

So for example.......As you are playing the game running missions and salvaging wrecks, you have salvaging only trained to Level 2. But let's say every time you successful salvage a wreck, it would take away a very small percentage of the overall time that is required to max out salvaging to level 5? I know all of the skills interact with each other when you get into more complicated weapons and passive ship modifications, but I was just wondering if it was ever considered for part of the game. Kind of providing a small incentive for players to log in and play to get decreased training.

People's thoughts?
Antillie Sa'Kan
Imperial Shipment
Amarr Empire
#2 - 2014-03-29 04:07:14 UTC
I have only one thing to say: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJXYMDu6dpY
Aivo Dresden
Caldari Provisions
Caldari State
#3 - 2014-03-29 09:06:06 UTC
YAAAAAAAAAWN.
Elena Thiesant
The Scope
Gallente Federation
#4 - 2014-03-29 09:41:09 UTC  |  Edited by: Elena Thiesant
Oh, this thread again, for the millionth time.

OP, do some searching through this forum, this comes up every couple of months, the reasons why not are the same as they were last time this was posted and the time before and the time before and ....
RavenPaine
RaVeN Alliance
#5 - 2014-03-29 21:18:40 UTC
And the time before that
Val'Dore
PlanetCorp InterStellar
#6 - 2014-03-29 22:39:30 UTC
Time after time

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Nerath Naaris
Pink Winged Unicorns for Peace Love and Anarchy
#7 - 2014-04-01 13:29:37 UTC
If you want to shorten your skill training time, go to the Character Bazaar and buy one with how many million skillpoints you like.

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Frank Millar
The Scope
Gallente Federation
#8 - 2014-04-01 16:10:05 UTC
I've liked all the posts that resemble my opinion on this matter.

You do the math.
Mag's
Azn Empire
#9 - 2014-04-04 12:48:35 UTC
No.

Destination SkillQueue:- It's like assuming the Lions will ignore you in the Savannah, if you're small, fat and look helpless.

Jessica Duranin
Doomheim
#10 - 2014-04-04 14:33:02 UTC
Uhm.... no!
As much as I hate the skill system, I don't think this would do the game any good. People would start grinding and exploiting the f*** out of this.
Velenia Ankletickler
Silverflames
#11 - 2014-04-04 15:25:29 UTC
The current skill system gives you a lot more freedom in what you do when playing than a skill system based on what you do.

Anyone else ever try sit click the door in Befallen for 2 hours straight because that was the only way to get Pick Lock over 80 to the needed level to open the door in City of Mist?
Mag's
Azn Empire
#12 - 2014-04-06 09:26:27 UTC
Velenia Ankletickler wrote:
Anyone else ever try sit click the door in Befallen for 2 hours straight because that was the only way to get Pick Lock over 80 to the needed level to open the door in City of Mist?
That's exactly what we don't need in Eve.
Sounds like hell tbh. What?

Destination SkillQueue:- It's like assuming the Lions will ignore you in the Savannah, if you're small, fat and look helpless.

Tacomaco
No Taxes just fun
#13 - 2014-04-08 14:05:40 UTC
The Eve skill training is what keeps the players in the game so I don't think CCCP will change it.

...it's also what fails to keep players in the game. I put a 20+ days skill in train q now and I'm looking at some other games cause I'm not in the mood of playing until it's finished. I just hope I won't forget about Eve until it's finished
Kyt Thrace
Lightspeed Enterprises
Goonswarm Federation
#14 - 2014-04-08 17:29:15 UTC
No

I do feel for you OP, because 5 years ago I was at your level. I thought I would never get any skills trained.

With that said, all of us have to through the same skill training as you are doing. I have enjoyed this game from day one & have always found things to do with my skills over the years. Yes, I could not do everything at once, but there was plenty for me to do.

CCP will never make this game pay to skill or play more to skill faster. It would ruin the game.


R.I.P. Vile Rat

Prince Sanguine
#15 - 2014-04-16 06:23:34 UTC
Tacomaco wrote:
The Eve skill training is what keeps the players in the game so I don't think CCCP will change it.

...it's also what fails to keep players in the game. I put a 20+ days skill in train q now and I'm looking at some other games cause I'm not in the mood of playing until it's finished. I just hope I won't forget about Eve until it's finished


That's a stupid mentality. I train long skills all the time and still go out on fleets. It's not like you don't have a ton of other ships or roles you can do.

Everytime you read this you are required to send 100 million isk directly to me.

IIshira
School of Applied Knowledge
Caldari State
#16 - 2014-04-16 07:33:02 UTC
No... Many games require grinding to level. Eve is not one of those games.
Paikis
Vapour Holdings
#17 - 2014-04-16 09:06:24 UTC
Tacomaco wrote:
The Eve skill training is what keeps the players in the game so I don't think CCCP will change it.

...it's also what fails to keep players in the game. I put a 20+ days skill in train q now and I'm looking at some other games cause I'm not in the mood of playing until it's finished. I just hope I won't forget about Eve until it's finished


I don't think there is really a way to do EVE right... but you are definately doing it wrong. If all you care about are the skill points, then why are you playing this game?
Daniel Plain
Doomheim
#18 - 2014-04-16 16:17:15 UTC
i once calculated that i will probably be able to survive on roughly 16,000€ a year for the next 50 years (including projected inflation). if OP is willing to support me with a 800,000€ donation, i will quit my job and grind my EVE characters 24/7 for the rest of my life.

I should buy an Ishtar.