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Are you addicted to SP?

Dead Terrorists
#61 - 2015-03-15 23:42:44 UTC
Rain6637 wrote:
Captials m8

Got them, well most of them at least. Not titans tho, as its a waste of time, isk and everything else i can think of. Tho DD operations is on my to do list.

GM Guard > I must ask you not to use the petition option like this again but i personally would finish the chicken sandwich first so it won´t go to waste. The spaghetti will keep and you can use it the next time you get hungry. Best regards.

Five 0ne
Mind Games.
Suddenly Spaceships.
#62 - 2015-03-17 09:33:55 UTC
I took a break for around 2 years, without keeping my account subbed so i can train skills.

I feel like there is a gap in my life
Aivo Dresden
Caldari Provisions
Caldari State
#63 - 2015-03-17 10:13:06 UTC  |  Edited by: Aivo Dresden
I'll do the same. Heck, I'll do mining to V just because I don't want to have it lingering around at anything less. Need more Vs!

Edit: Took a 3-4y break a while back, I'm still kicking myself about all those lost skill points I could have gained. :(
Veld God
Sebiestor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#64 - 2015-03-30 03:01:39 UTC
Frank Millar wrote:
I've been giving this subject some thought and I have come to a different conclusion than I first posted (or maybe it's schizofrenia...).

As this toon is nearing the end of its training (still millions of SP to go, but whatever), I find SP gets less interesting.
Anything I am training now maybe adds a few percent to the overall stats, but doesn't add experience in a meaningful way; not with my current, casual gameplay.

In other games, I have a tendency start over again, again and again, just because the character or gameplay didn't work out, or because I just feel like it.

I will keep this toon, ofcourse, but I am contemplating rolling a new one and start from scratch, just to see how things work out.


That !

I can remember my first Frigate/Cruiser/Battlecruiser etc usw. But when you reached a certain level of SP everything is just "ah look another skill done" .
Simulacra and Simulation
Goonswarm Federation
#65 - 2015-05-31 13:25:13 UTC
Vorll Minaaran
Centre Of Attention
#66 - 2015-06-01 09:33:19 UTC
I was playing Skillqueue Online in last 2 years, passed the 150 million Sp mark 2 weeks ago and I have 3 main goals:

Fly all ships:
only 3 ships missing due to lack of ISK:
- Erebus, Ragnarok, Avatar Titans

Know all available skills at least lvl 1:
not known 17 skills (mostly trade, fleet and corp skills)

Be able to use all available modules:
cant use 72 modules (mostly warfare links and drones):

Bonus: get Mastery lvl5 on my favourite ships.

My RL stuff doesnt let me to play EVE nowadays, and my friends left EVE years ago. Keeping my sub and waiting for better days, when I'll have more time and friends to play. Then I wont regret lost skilltime.

As skill training goes in real time, if you lost skill training, you cant get it back ever. That's the biggest catch for me to keep subbed even when I dont log in for months.
Simulacra and Simulation
Goonswarm Federation
#67 - 2015-06-01 09:47:50 UTC
Have you thought about what you will do when you finish those skills?
Moon Dogg
Goonswarm Federation
#68 - 2015-06-01 13:36:34 UTC  |  Edited by: Moon Dogg
I like to visit this thread on occasion, since I too am addicted to skill points. More accurately, skill categories. This pilot is at 189 million SP, 343 skills, 229 at level 5. I currently have maxed out the following categories:

  • Drones
  • Engineering
  • Production
  • Resource Processing
  • Rigging
  • Shields
  • Social
  • Subsystems
  • Targeting
  • Trade

I'll have Jump Portal Generation 5 in 54d, which will complete Navigation. After that, I may tackle finishing Neural Enhancement, then maybe move on to Scanning. That will be another 190 d, after which I will likely re-spec out of INT/MEM and into PER/WIL so I can start putting some decent SP into the weapons skills. I'll probably be parked in PER/WIL for another couple years, BOB willing and the servers don't die.
All Kill No Skill
#69 - 2015-06-07 01:19:25 UTC  |  Edited by: Webvan
Rain6637 wrote:
Bumping one of my favorite threads.
You finish your skill que yet? 6mo, eh? or close to it?

Yeah, some V's, close to 50 on my other char. All subcap, mostly combat pilot skills. No real perfection philosophy here, just an awareness that with some skills, even a 2% increase can equate to a 100% difference on the final outcome.

Sometimes too, it's just more logical to push in a few extra V's before a neural remap and the long wait to the next one, especially if you are not bogging your skill plans down with extra needless skills (e.g. PI, mining, caps etc).

But being addicted to SP, I probably don't fit that since I've split training, so not all on one character. Mostly at first due to being addicted to ISK and the clone costs that sent me into withdrawals. But still, with clone costs removed, the que pauses out on one character or the other... or another... but it's not a great issue since I mainly train subcap combat pilots.

I'm in it for the money


Simulacra and Simulation
Goonswarm Federation
#70 - 2015-06-07 02:21:55 UTC
All Kill No Skill
#71 - 2015-06-07 03:20:44 UTC
Rain6637 wrote:
Haa trick question, it never ends.

Only thing on that list I don't have but want is target painting V. It is in my next skill plan though, along with marauder training for obvious reasons. Yes, having probe skills up high is very useful, especially in high traffic areas. I use to be so into h4cking, well up until it went from all combat to mini-games. But I still use it for combat sites. Looks like a good list there.

I'm in it for the money


Simulacra and Simulation
Goonswarm Federation
#72 - 2015-06-07 08:22:17 UTC
Thanks. I have another Rain with perfect probing, and other Rains still with better Ewar. They specialized separately, and it's reaching the inevitable point where their specializations converge after having the time to train them.
Morgan Agrivar
#73 - 2015-06-16 11:15:19 UTC
Rain6637 wrote:
Thanks. I have another Rain with perfect probing, and other Rains still with better Ewar. They specialized separately, and it's reaching the inevitable point where their specializations converge after having the time to train them.

I still wish I had that many toons like you do!

Things still going good with you, Rain?
Jordon Wallace
#74 - 2015-06-30 20:06:23 UTC
I am a perfectionist/completionist as well don't worry you're not alone.
Kyt Thrace
Lightspeed Enterprises
Goonswarm Federation
#75 - 2015-06-30 23:19:35 UTC  |  Edited by: Kyt Thrace
I am also addicted to Skill points & want an all Level V Sub-Cap master. I still have a ways to go.

The only downside & complaint I have is that in the beginning I plugged in some skills that I wished I had not. But CCP forces you to plug a skill in to be able to try something out. I would love to be able to unplug skills that I will never use again.

I am all for Removal of Unwanted Skills for Plex

You do not get skill points back or reimbursed for skill books purchased. I believe that if you have the right to plug in the skill you should be able to unplug it. There is a cost for this & that is one Plex & no reimbursement for skill points. CCP should give us a choice. I guarantee that CCP would get many plexes from the community for this option. Many of us want clean skill sheets.

So those skills that are at level 3 on my sheet will never be trained any higher, what a waste.

P.S. I count 39 skills that I would unplug from my skill sheet and gladly pay a plex even two plexes to do this. The skill point loss would be less than 5 mil and wouldn't think twice about not getting them back.

R.I.P. Vile Rat

Barrogh Habalu
Imperial Shipment
Amarr Empire
#76 - 2015-07-01 11:08:18 UTC
I am not addicted to SP, I rather take them as a bitter medicine.
For that reason I decided that it may be worth it to stay subbed regardless of whether I play the game - it's less bitter when you don't notice what you swallow it P
DW inc
#77 - 2015-07-12 04:30:26 UTC
Nearing the 260 million mark and I think I have 217 skills to lvl 5, but I did the most painful and longest ones first, so there's practically nothing left in ship command to train, as all carriers, dreads and titans are maxed out, same goes for gunnery and only being a few weeks away from all of them being gold on eve boards.

Still, there's another 15 months on the skill queue, or roughly 30 million sp left so I don't know what to do after the 300 million mark......Still hard to believe i'll be there by next year...LOL.
#78 - 2015-08-03 05:55:05 UTC  |  Edited by: Avvy
No, although it is useful probably for about the next 8 years.
Shionoya Risa
The Xenodus Initiative.
#79 - 2015-08-10 22:18:41 UTC
Rain6637 wrote:
Haa trick question, it never ends.

True dat.

I have about 8 skills not in the queue yet (I don't want to be sat with level 0 skills for a year and a half...)

I also have 14 groups of only level 5's at present, 17 when this queue is done.

It truly does never end.
Simulacra and Simulation
Goonswarm Federation
#80 - 2015-08-10 22:31:36 UTC
What skill management program is that? I don't recognize it.

I just had a character finish every combat-related Intel/Mem skill to V with cloning facility operation V. Remapped out of Intel/Mem for the last time, I'm pretty sure.