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Is anyone getting disconnects from the party system? I was playing earlier for about an hour and a half, got a disconnect error like 7 times. I'll post the screenshot when I'm home in a bit.

Also, could someone give me a hand with just a good method with finding a good trade route? Like, just how I could find one, or any tools you guys use online to do so? I'm just using a Viper MKIV with about 34 cargo space right now, I'm just trying to get a bunch of credits to use to build a small exploration ship, not doing any heavy duty trading right at this time. It would be much appreciated thumb.gif
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Decent trading tools here:

https://eddb.io/
http://www.elitetradingtool.co.uk/



And yes, I got lots of weird stuff going on last night, although no disconnects. I tried to join in the community goal in Graill Redd, Open was a complete no go despite trying to drop into different instances. So much lag, I almost got destroyed by a ship that didn't exist.

Tried again with Mobius and it was better but still not great. Also found a Corvette with a partial cloaking device - it was invisible except for the weapons and the thrusters.

Ended up resorting to solo play, which feels like cheating for a CG.
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finally picked up horizons before steam sale ended...
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Decent trading tools here:

https://eddb.io/
http://www.elitetradingtool.co.uk/



And yes, I got lots of weird stuff going on last night, although no disconnects. I tried to join in the community goal in Graill Redd, Open was a complete no go despite trying to drop into different instances. So much lag, I almost got destroyed by a ship that didn't exist.

Tried again with Mobius and it was better but still not great. Also found a Corvette with a partial cloaking device - it was invisible except for the weapons and the thrusters.

Ended up resorting to solo play, which feels like cheating for a CG.

Awesome thanks. I had seen eddb before actually, guess I forgot about it.

So pretty much, go to the loop generator and put check in some of the system names that are near me?

Wonder what might be gong on. At first I thought my friend I was playing with was running out of bandwidth of getting super high latency spikes.
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So, been out of the loop about six months. I have 25 or 26 million in the bank and plus a Cobra worth about 9 million. What would be a good jack of all trades ship to get? Mainly want better deference and more cargo space. Something that can still do a decent turning fight. The Cobra has been good to me, but I need space to hold all the goodies I keep finding. Not really interested in PvP but I do hit res points from time to time for some bounty hunting.
 
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So, been out of the loop about six months. I have 25 or 26 million in the bank and plus a Cobra worth about 9 million. What would be a good jack of all trades ship to get? Mainly want better deference and more cargo space. Something that can still do a decent turning fight. The Cobra has been good to me, but I need space to hold all the goodies I keep finding. Not really interested in PvP but I do hit res points from time to time for some bounty hunting.

Asp Explorer for trade/exploring + a Vulture on the side for combat wink.gif
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An Asp will still do OK in combat if you know how to use it, although don't expect to be taking down dedicated combat ships or high ranked NPCs in one.
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Well, I'm getting along well in my Imperial grind. I've been watching Cutter PvP videos, and it looks like when you engineer the nuts out of it, capitalizing on it's innate defenses, you can make an absolute monster. And I want to try to do it. I can't resist the Cutter, no matter how hard I try. I'll just have to learn to fly her.



What's everyone else doing in the game at the moment? This grind is absolute balls, and I don't wish it on anyone. They really, really, really, really, really need to get some decent military progression out there. If I wasn't such a sucker for Gutamaya ships, I wouldn't bother.
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I honestly haven't touched the game in a long time. I want to, but I've gotten to the point where it just feels like grinding for the sake of grinding.

I honestly might just transition into exploration when I get back into the game. At least at that point my grind is more intrinsically rewarding rather than extrinsically... but for now I have more important things to do in real life and my gaming time is limited, so I'm spending what little I have on the games with more immediate rewards.

That said, I'd love to hop back in once I have more time, and maybe once another significant update comes out.
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Well, I'm getting along well in my Imperial grind. I've been watching Cutter PvP videos, and it looks like when you engineer the nuts out of it, capitalizing on it's innate defenses, you can make an absolute monster. And I want to try to do it. I can't resist the Cutter, no matter how hard I try. I'll just have to learn to fly her.



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I am almost at the Neutron star field. Shan't be coming back until I have enough for Elite. Which I will hand in at Farseer and get straight to lvl 5 FSD upgrades.
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