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An old song *Whine Alert* - The **** happened to carriers..??

Dantes Wolf
Caldari Provisions
Caldari State
#1 - 2017-05-11 23:39:29 UTC  |  Edited by: Dantes Wolf
Ok, so I've been offline for about a year, and now I'm back, flying the Chimera @ mastery lvl 4, and I wonder: I've been in this game, for more than 6 years, aimed, long term, for my flying and ratting in the sub-caps: why have you killed this option, CCP?

We are many, who wants to make our money in these boats, but with aggressions on drones, and not the carrier, with +10 million a drone, and 1-2 million in rewards Pr. kill, and an average engagement eating about +10 drones, there IS no business in these boats...????

Why the ****would you ruin this option for the devoted playergroup, loving your game, and now seeing years of skills and training thrown down the toilet...??

Are you mad..?

Or is this some sick joke..??

I'd like an answer on this, cause making caps and subcaps able to both do PVP and PVE shouldn't be much of a headache for you..

Could you kindly get on level with the people actually playing and loving your game?



"Before you diagnose yourself with low selfesteem and depression, you should first make sure, that you are not just, in fact, surrounded by assholes".

Nevyn Auscent
Broke Sauce
#2 - 2017-05-12 01:16:53 UTC
Yet despite all that, Null bounty income has gone through the roof with all the changes to carriers recently.....
One thinks the problem might be with the user, not the game.
Ice Fire Warriors
#3 - 2017-05-12 02:30:29 UTC
Done-boats and Carriers are still the most used ratting ships in the game.

I suggest you learn how the current NPC aggro "threat logic" works and adapt your tactics accordingly.

Oh yeah... and before you say "I can't rat semi-afk anymore"... that was the point behind the NPC aggro changes.
Introduce a bit of random tediousness to force players to be more active.
Danika Princip
Goonswarm Federation
#4 - 2017-05-12 06:18:27 UTC
Lugh Crow-Slave
#5 - 2017-05-12 09:24:34 UTC
For rating they are about the same if not better once you figure the new mechanics out. It's PvP that they struggle in most situations
S0utherN Comfort
Test Alliance Please Ignore
#6 - 2017-05-16 05:47:56 UTC
sounds like you have no idea how to use your carrier to rat with

If im having a bad day i might lose 2-3 fighters over the course of 8+ hours of ratting.

if your losing fighters it means you are probably using tech 1's and you don't have the rig that increase there HP to insane levels..

You also don't know how to do the sites correctly.

Get t2 fighters, get the rig, kill frigs and cruisers first then battleships.

Gotta keep your fighters moving too, if you let them stop while there being attacked they will take loads of damage.

Generic Corp Name
#7 - 2017-05-16 22:53:53 UTC