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Two things that could impact null sec in a huge way.

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Ireland VonVicious
Vicious Trading Company
#1 - 2014-08-21 17:03:14 UTC  |  Edited by: Ireland VonVicious
First is the blue system.

Long ago Eve had no alliances.
Corps marked eachother blue.

They wanted a formal alliance and CCP brought alliance structure into the game.
Now the big mobs became structured.

They then started to use the blue tags to make coalitions.
This is the problem with null sec.

When Alliances were brought into the game, the ability for corps/alliances to mark people blue should have been removed.
Having both a formal and informal alliance system in the same game has made it boring and stale.
All that happens is those with the most time are able to leverage everyone else to the point where high sec provides better rewards than null sec due to the pay to play aspect put on by the larger groups.

I'd like to see all corp/alliance only able to mark orange or red.
Blues would exist for personal use only.


The other big problem: CCP replaced limited API's with custom API's.
Not so long ago almost no one would give a FULL API to another player.
It's stupid. It lets people see what you buy/sell/build/trade.
When others see it they can steal your trades/work.
Limited API's once gave us an easy option to check for spies as corporation leaders without having to lay out some custom version or ask for a full api.

Out of being lazy and being able to leverage smaller groups full api is now the norm in null sec.
The only reason given by these groups is everyone else does it. It's the norm.

This has driven industry and trade out of null sec. It looks to be killing Eve as well.
I havn't been able to find a corp in weeks of looking that is actually null sec based due to not giving them information they should not have.

CCP could put a warning on the API page not to give full api's to corps and it might stop the lemming/cannon fodder. (( might help ))
They could bring back the limited API based on spy issues/needs and call it a corp API. (( Preferred method ))


I think Eve would be a much better game if limited style API's were brought back and alliances/corps could not mark blue.
No more over sized power blocks. No more giving info to corps that they should not have.

I feel that Eve will just spiral into the ground without these changes.
Danika Princip
GoonWaffe
Goonswarm Federation
#2 - 2014-08-21 19:21:08 UTC
I think you might be playing the wrong game. Roll
Antillie Sa'Kan
Imperial Shipment
Amarr Empire
#3 - 2014-08-21 20:05:02 UTC
Can I have your stuff?
Zan Shiro
Alternative Enterprises
#4 - 2014-08-21 21:11:16 UTC
don't want to join a corp asking for full api....well then don't join them.


What good is the warning when a corp is going to ask for it anyway. Then above full applies....so....why waste the dev time really. As it all goes back to if that private about your information its a waste of yours and recruiters time to put an application in in the first place.

Or run a second account. Welcome to 0.0....youshould have that anyway. I will make this players days....they popped 3 officer spawns in a week. They would not be taking those officer fittings to jita in char in a 0.0 alliance that is wt red to someone in empire and especially jita. Also nice to have for long campaigns. I many a time was pve spamming an empire alt while on a pos the enemy really did not want and was just ammo reloads and press f1.



Ireland VonVicious
Vicious Trading Company
#5 - 2014-08-22 00:19:19 UTC
Yes Eve is probly the wrong game after years of bad moves on the part of CCP.

No you don't deserve a damn thing.

They won't ever get my full API.
Will not waste money on second account just to play in null sec.


Three examples of exactly why no one wants to be in null sec and why null sec players cry about everyone not leaving high sec.
Angeal MacNova
LankTech
#6 - 2014-08-22 02:35:48 UTC
Coalition members would be labeled orange or red instead.

http://www.projectvaulderie.com/goodnight-sweet-prince/

http://www.projectvaulderie.com/the-untold-story/

CCP's true, butthurt, colors.

Because those who can't do themselves keep others from doing too.

Ireland VonVicious
Vicious Trading Company
#7 - 2014-08-22 03:02:05 UTC
Good point.

Seems like they should have all aspects of the marking removed and leave it in the players hands.
Hopelesshobo
Hoboland
#8 - 2014-08-22 03:52:31 UTC
Confirming that corps and alliances will no longer be able to blue each other.

Also confirming white is the new blue.

Lowering the average to make you look better since 2012.