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I thought the new patch/character creator would make me slightly more interested in this game, but it hasn't. The actual gameplay is so boring. How do you make space combat so slow and unexciting?? I really want to like this game because its a sandbox and you can take part in some huge epic battles, but I cant seem to get to that point...
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I agree, what drew me were the huge epic battles, but to get there takes MONTHS.
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It's hard to get into, that's for sure, but after a while when I got into a nice corp with great people it was a blast! Even mining was bearable! You just need to get occupied till you get the skills that count. I'm very tempted to start again with all this new stuff..
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I got to a Cruiser in my 2 week trial
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just curious but whats the cheapest this game is available for?
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the first 14 days are free, if you push for it you can get in a cruiser.
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Originally Posted by Cretz View Post
I thought the new patch/character creator would make me slightly more interested in this game, but it hasn't. The actual gameplay is so boring. How do you make space combat so slow and unexciting?? I really want to like this game because its a sandbox and you can take part in some huge epic battles, but I cant seem to get to that point...
The key is you need to be in the correct environment, be around the right people, the right corps and alliances. You can't just expect to log on and witness epic battles as soon as you set flight.
Unfortunately, majority of the new players who play eve follow the tutorial and think that mining and missioning is the only thing ingame, because that's what the tutorial teaches you. Of course there are many things you can do ingame; steal and become a ninja salvager, explore and go wormholing seeking riches and high risks with the insane AI Sleepers, attack other corp settlements in a null sec system or wormhole and take over their stations... these are just a few things that you can spend months entertained with. Like i said though, you need to find the right Corps/Alliances that will introduce you to it all.

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I agree, what drew me were the huge epic battles, but to get there takes MONTHS.
And there's always a part for everyone in these mass attacks. Not everyone flies massive Battleships in fleets. You'll usually find a mixture of frigates and cruisers and BS's all playing an integral role. So you if you fly a frigate, you don't really need to spend months.


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the first 14 days are free, if you push for it you can get in a cruiser.
You can also ask current players of eve to send you a 21 day trial. They've got one of those buddy system things. I've got one more left for the month if anyone wants, pm me.
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i was in a 600 man battle today kinda was pretty fun we had a guy in my fleet who has been playing for maybe a month
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Read Eve's forums. Really.
     
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