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Deep space exploration idea(Expeditions)

Mina Sebiestar
Minmatar Inner Space Conglomerate
#1 - 2017-05-16 15:56:04 UTC  |  Edited by: Mina Sebiestar
New eden is much bigger than we know due to many systems in it that aren't connected via gate network...

Many due to their instability,low resources or inhospitable to life(single player / small group content) and some rich in all that just aren't found yet( large / huge group content) .

Deep space exploration vessels types

S) Deep space scanner this guy finds systems and create trajectory lock data it cant travel on it self hull size battlecruiser

M) Ore(Orca based) smallest travel capable ship for single / alt /duo /trio gang

L) Ore (Bowhead based) for small medium gang

XL) Ore (Rork based) largest available travel / mobile shipyard / clone vat bay II.


For a target is done via solar system map all the empty space around system first you will get a cone within you need to pinpoint a target via pinpoint scans(luck or dedication) like probes just area of detection is fixed and small know good luck... if you pinpoint it at beginning of cone shorter the travel time and amount of reward is low.

Time traveling ranges from 45min to 30d (this mimic training queue).


For flight is done thru loading fuel on ships and gear you will need(high upfront isk gear cost) to go there survive and go back with loot(if combat) or marvelous compressed ore and stuff (if mining)


Is time / fuel burn toward destination it can be for casual players if target coordinates are close to 45 min or so or hard core if you found undiscovered new eden worthy system at outskirts of sensor range where cone is largest good luck finding that one.

Deep space areas are randomly generated and will de_spawn when strip of sites and minerals when player move on exception being richest systems with planets moons and all, that will become static and awaiting gate deployment.You can always choose to remain in deep space and do like training for combat, tactics or tourny without praying eyes.

There is no sec status anything in there if you are found by another player you can shoot each other but it is rather hard to find you if scanning is not conducted from same solar system you did when deep space site is first finding same system from another solar system as slim to none,having eyes on your jump fleet is crucial for stalking kind of gameplay and going after you.

Let me know what you think of this kind of gameplay.

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Because >>I is too hard

Generic Corp Name
#2 - 2017-05-16 23:11:54 UTC  |  Edited by: Rawketsled
What problems in Eve does this idea aim to solve?

Also, it sounds really boring. There's nothing to shoot in an undiscovered system. Go in there with miners, and just AFK until you're full. Repeat ad nauseam.

I also suggest you go look at wormholes.
Mina Sebiestar
Minmatar Inner Space Conglomerate
#3 - 2017-05-17 12:33:24 UTC
Another type of exploration as such it isn't meant to solve eve problems.

I see no reason for this to be just mining all pirate factions would like this kind of locations and I can see rogue drones in there as well.

If one bring miner ships only it can't do all of sites in there and is running a risk of being attacked from players and npc a like.

You choke behind a smile a fake behind the fear

Because >>I is too hard

Daichi Yamato
Jabbersnarks and Wonderglass
#4 - 2017-05-17 12:35:53 UTC
This seems exactly like wormholes.

EVE FAQ "7.2 CAN I AVOID PVP COMPLETELY? No; there are no systems or locations in New Eden where PvP may be completely avoided"

Daichi Yamato's version of structure based decs

Mina Sebiestar
Minmatar Inner Space Conglomerate
#5 - 2017-05-17 12:49:54 UTC
Daichi Yamato wrote:
This seems exactly like wormholes.

It couldn't be mapped and turn into farmwille due it's random nature, way of travel is different and is meant to expand exploration from entering system n time a day and "explore it " yet again to something else much more isolated then even whs where effort on a whole is rewarded.

You choke behind a smile a fake behind the fear

Because >>I is too hard

Generic Corp Name
#6 - 2017-05-17 22:26:32 UTC
So these undiscovered systems could have actually been discovered previously by another player.

They have rats in them, implying that they were discovered by NPCs prior to the player arriving.

It sounds like you want wormholes that don't have connections, and are really slow to get in/out of.