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Raina Asuki
F.E.S.K Senc.
#1 - 2015-06-09 06:27:02 UTC
Is not newbie friendly !

I needed 3 friends to help me get started even with the tutorial ! <3

The only source of knowledge is experience. - Albert Einstein -

Tau Cabalander
Retirement Retreat
Working Stiffs
#2 - 2015-06-09 06:37:42 UTC
However the EVE community is newbie friendly Blink
Raina Asuki
F.E.S.K Senc.
#3 - 2015-06-09 06:40:14 UTC
Tau Cabalander wrote:
However the EVE community is newbie friendly Blink


I noticed that and these forums they looks quite good lots of answer from smarter poeple than me ! Shocked

The only source of knowledge is experience. - Albert Einstein -

Azda Ja
Native Freshfood
Minmatar Republic
#4 - 2015-06-09 07:26:30 UTC
Raina Asuki wrote:
Tau Cabalander wrote:
However the EVE community is newbie friendly Blink


I noticed that and these forums they looks quite good lots of answer from smarter better informed poeple than me ! Shocked

FTFY P

Welcome, stick around and ask whatever, there's tons of people with varying specialties here that can help with anyquestions you have. Have fun!

o7.

Grrr.

Ralph King-Griffin
Lords.Of.Midnight
The Devil's Warrior Alliance
#5 - 2015-06-09 07:53:35 UTC
Whilst this sub forum us explicitly troll free it's worth noting that the rest of the forums are effectively weponised, General Discussion in particular.

And yes eve is hard, this is a good thing, it weeds out the stupid and the week Willed.

Your already in a player corporation with friends so you're doing well, the day one advice we usually give is "do the tutorials,make friends, join a player corporation".

Remember we are here with a broad range of skill sets so if you're curious about anything your Corp mates know nothing about, chances are one of us will know plenty, or at the very least be able to point you towards further reading on the subject.

Welcome aboard

o7. <-------traditional eve greating, it's a little dude saluting.


Raina Asuki
F.E.S.K Senc.
#6 - 2015-06-09 08:30:59 UTC
The fact that poeple took two second to not troll and send me positive and intelligent feedback gives me hope on the I.Q and the maturity of the player base in here :)

It's always a pleasure to read you all and thanks ! I will ask question if I don't understand for sure :)

Maybe they could do some Video's tutorials like some other games sometime having a nice voice to guide you while you start a game helps :] Just an idea

The only source of knowledge is experience. - Albert Einstein -

ergherhdfgh
Imperial Academy
Amarr Empire
#7 - 2015-06-09 11:00:40 UTC
Raina Asuki wrote:


I noticed that and these forums they looks quite good lots of answer from smarter poeple than me ! Shocked

More experienced or wiser not necessarily smarter. We've just been around this game longer than you that's it. Eve is deep but I've not run across anything that the average person could not pick up if they are willing to play around with stuff and see how it works. If you are willing to read or watch videos it gets even easier.

This game is not like other MMOs that have breadcrumb quest lines to lead you from one situation to the next to teach you the whole game and get you level capped. Eve is more of an exploration based game and you have to enjoy learning and figuring stuff out. I've been playing this game for about 6 years and there is still a lot that I have left to learn.

If you enjoy finding your own way while playing with others you'll like eve. If you like questlines and achievements you probably won't.

Just as a note when I say find your own way I mean discover your own method of operation or your own play style not get by solo.

Want to talk? Join Cara's channel in game: House Forelli

Ralph King-Griffin
Lords.Of.Midnight
The Devil's Warrior Alliance
#8 - 2015-06-09 11:01:14 UTC  |  Edited by: Ralph King-Griffin
Raina Asuki wrote:
The fact that poeple took two second to not troll and send me positive and intelligent feedback gives me hope on the I.Q and the maturity of the player base in here :)

It's always a pleasure to read you all and thanks ! I will ask question if I don't understand for sure :)

Maybe they could do some Video's tutorials like some other games sometime having a nice voice to guide you while you start a game helps :] Just an idea

Oh make no mistake, there are wilfully ignorant and belligerently misinformed people in spades playing this game as in any other.
Also worth mentioning that while we (generally) might be a little more mature about it ,
any number of us (myself included) will eviscerate you at the drop of a hat Pirate

As for YouTube there's plenty of content and there,
here's some of my favourites :

CCP's Flight Academy
this is new and likely what you're looking for

Eveiseasy solid tutorials on becoming competent with low sp (PvP)

Chessur
Small gang/solo PvP and pretty much the last word in manual piloting.

Agony Unleashed nullsec PvP seminars and tutorials, small gang/solo + some other stuff

Wingspan TT largely stealth bombers and shenanigans but funny

Delonewolf Good marketing run down

Rooks and Kings highly effective nullsec organization, high level theory crafters/tacticians (set some time aside and grab a beer before watching this)

Johnny Pew fantastic series on solo exploration, lovely guy as well.

There's plenty more if you go looking Blink
Ralph King-Griffin
Lords.Of.Midnight
The Devil's Warrior Alliance
#9 - 2015-06-09 11:55:18 UTC  |  Edited by: Ralph King-Griffin
Damn it! Too many links, I'll sort this out in a while. sorted
Shiloh Templeton
Cheyenne HET Co
#10 - 2015-06-09 14:32:39 UTC
Raina Asuki wrote:
Is not newbie friendly !
The challenge is what many players find most appealing about Eve.

You'll pick it up quickly -- especially with friends in the game.


13kr1d1
Hedion University
Amarr Empire
#11 - 2015-06-09 18:57:36 UTC
I can agree. The old newbie tutorials were better at the very least.

Don't kid yourselves. Even the dirtiest pirates from the birth of EVE have been carebears. They use alts to bring them goods at cheap prices and safely, rather than live with consequences of their in game actions on their main, from concord to prices

Azda Ja
Native Freshfood
Minmatar Republic
#12 - 2015-06-09 19:05:13 UTC
Ralph King-Griffin wrote:
Raina Asuki wrote:
The fact that poeple took two second to not troll and send me positive and intelligent feedback gives me hope on the I.Q and the maturity of the player base in here :)

It's always a pleasure to read you all and thanks ! I will ask question if I don't understand for sure :)

Maybe they could do some Video's tutorials like some other games sometime having a nice voice to guide you while you start a game helps :] Just an idea

Oh make no mistake, there are wilfully ignorant and belligerently misinformed people in spades playing this game as in any other.
Also worth mentioning that while we (generally) might be a little more mature about it ,
any number of us (myself included) will eviscerate you at the drop of a hat Pirate

As for YouTube there's plenty of content and there,
here's some of my favourites :

CCP's Flight Academy
this is new and likely what you're looking for

Eveiseasy solid tutorials on becoming competent with low sp (PvP)

Chessur
Small gang/solo PvP and pretty much the last word in manual piloting.

Agony Unleashed nullsec PvP seminars and tutorials, small gang/solo + some other stuff

Wingspan TT largely stealth bombers and shenanigans but funny

Delonewolf Good marketing run down

Rooks and Kings highly effective nullsec organization, high level theory crafters/tacticians (set some time aside and grab a beer before watching this)

Johnny Pew fantastic series on solo exploration, lovely guy as well.

There's plenty more if you go looking Blink

All of that, and you forgot this.

Grrr.

Velarra
#13 - 2015-06-09 20:45:12 UTC  |  Edited by: Velarra
Raina Asuki wrote:
The fact that poeple took two second to not troll and send me positive and intelligent feedback gives me hope on the I.Q and the maturity of the player base in here :)


Dear OP,

Welcome to Eve. Please, please keep in mind that the "Eve New Citizens Q&A" sub-forum is intended as a safe place to ask ignorant questions and to seek polite language infused answers.

A genuine question showing that you've done a bit of personal research before asking, by what ever means ought to be answered politely for the most part, to the best of most peoples' ability in this sub forum area

You may not necessarily encounter as positive, cheerful, and helpful a response in other parts of the Eve forum. Particularly as referenced in this thread, for instance in General Discussion.

In any case,

Fly safe or dangerous as you prefer!

o7
Webvan
All Kill No Skill
#14 - 2015-06-09 22:36:02 UTC
Raina Asuki wrote:
Is not newbie friendly !

I needed 3 friends to help me get started even with the tutorial ! <3

Years into this game, can I borrow your 3 friends that seem to know what they're doing? Shocked
I suppose that's the beauty of it, unlike most modern games you learn something new here about every day, years into it.
13kr1d1 wrote:
I can agree. The old newbie tutorials were better at the very least.

That might be it, I haven't tried the new-new system. I thought the one from a couple years ago was pretty good when I made an alt and played around with the tutorials.

Anyway, most stuff covered, this might give you some direction once you feel better established:
http://swiftandbitter.com/eve/wtd/

I'm in it for the money

Ctrl+Alt+Shift+F12

Tao Dolcino
Garoun Investment Bank
Gallente Federation
#15 - 2015-06-10 05:58:36 UTC
Raina Asuki wrote:
The fact that poeple took two second to not troll and send me positive and intelligent feedback gives me hope on the I.Q and the maturity of the player base in here :)

It's always a pleasure to read you all and thanks ! I will ask question if I don't understand for sure :)

Maybe they could do some Video's tutorials like some other games sometime having a nice voice to guide you while you start a game helps :] Just an idea


1) As long as you stay away from the subforum "General Discussion" you are quite safe from the trolls.
2) There are plenty of very good video tutorials on youtube about every aspects of EVE.
Kaydance
Sebiestor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#16 - 2015-06-12 05:18:59 UTC
EvE has a steep learning curve but that is what makes it so fascinating and fun. Stick with it you'll have it sorted in no time.
Kira Jonsdottir
Jameco Industries
#17 - 2015-06-13 06:32:11 UTC  |  Edited by: Kira Jonsdottir
Tau Cabalander wrote:
However the EVE community is newbie friendly Blink


This it partially true, it depends greatly on which corp you join.

NPC corps are not exactly helpful, They are mostly filled with new characters who can't offer that much in the way of advice or assistance.

Join a player run corp. Preferably one that is part of an alliance and has experienced players in it.

If someone is a complete beginner I would recommend corps like EVE university to walk you through the basics of the game and get you to a point where you can start doing whatever it is that you wanted to do in the game.

After that new players should head on down to the recruitment sub forum and look for a corp that you think you will fit in to.
Pops Tickle
Tickle Industries
#18 - 2015-06-13 07:30:26 UTC
It is necessary to add that new player friendly corporations created by new players should be avoided like the plague.

CCP Rise wrote:

"We have tried and tried to validate the myth that griefing has a pronounced affect on new players - we have failed."

Source

Ralph King-Griffin
Lords.Of.Midnight
The Devil's Warrior Alliance
#19 - 2015-06-13 08:54:02 UTC
Pops Tickle wrote:
It is necessary to add that new player friendly corporations created by new players should be avoided like the plague.

The blind leading the blind...

It's one thing for a gang of mates to form a Corp and derp about the place, that's how I started,
but another thing for a newbie to recruit other newbies when they barely understand the game themselves,
it's entirely unfair to the recruits.
Lost Greybeard
Drunken Yordles
#20 - 2015-06-14 23:08:31 UTC
For future reference, this particular forum is probably going to be more useful for you if you... you know, ask at least a general question, and preferably a relatively specific one.