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Mebrithiel

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Re: The most obvious thing I wish I'd learned earlier ...
« Reply #75 on: 26 Dec 2010, 20:52 »

Although this is the opposite of obvious...

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[03:01:32] Eric Kirby > Wait
[03:01:34] Matariki Rain > That.
[03:01:46] Eric Kirby > Electronic Warfare Drone Interfacing gives a range bonus to all drones?
[03:01:51] Matariki Rain > Yes.
[03:01:51] Koronakesh > yes
[03:01:51] Inara Subaka > yup
[03:01:55] Kybernetes Moros > I used to survive with 45k range, and then I saw, and I rejoiced
[03:01:56] Eric Kirby > ._.

Wait wut?   :eek:
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Re: The most obvious thing I wish I'd learned earlier ...
« Reply #76 on: 26 Dec 2010, 22:06 »

Although this is the opposite of obvious...

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[03:01:32] Eric Kirby > Wait
[03:01:34] Matariki Rain > That.
[03:01:46] Eric Kirby > Electronic Warfare Drone Interfacing gives a range bonus to all drones?
[03:01:51] Matariki Rain > Yes.
[03:01:51] Koronakesh > yes
[03:01:51] Inara Subaka > yup
[03:01:55] Kybernetes Moros > I used to survive with 45k range, and then I saw, and I rejoiced
[03:01:56] Eric Kirby > ._.

Wait wut?   :eek:

Electronic Warfare Drone Interfacing gives you another 15km drone range at max skills. It's essentially Advanced Scout Drone Operation. Just horribly, horribly misnamed.
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Re: The most obvious thing I wish I'd learned earlier ...
« Reply #77 on: 04 Jan 2011, 16:03 »

Ctrl+F9 hides your UI, although I reset that to Alt+F9 and put 'Drones Return to Orbit' as Ctrl+F9.
Holding Ctrl+Alt then repeatedly hitting Del does not reboot Windows anymore - much to my disgust.
Shift+dragging turrets/bays ontop of eachother groups them. Whether in fitting screen or by the circle thingy.
Shift+dragging the edge of probes resizes them all. At the same time.
Shift+dragging the arrows of probes moves them all. At the same time.
Hitting the triangle at the bottom of the speed indicator (right-hand side), you get an option to show 'readout' or amount of shield/armor/hull you have left. You get 2 chioces: absolute - HP number; or percentage - umm, percentage. Duh.
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Re: The most obvious thing I wish I'd learned earlier ...
« Reply #78 on: 12 Jan 2011, 13:26 »

Shift+dragging the edge of probes resizes them all. At the same time.
Shift+dragging the arrows of probes moves them all. At the same time.

This is amazing information, thank you! /slowest prober ever just got faster...
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Re: The most obvious thing I wish I'd learned earlier ...
« Reply #79 on: 14 Jan 2011, 14:06 »

This is more of a meta-thing than an actual in-game thing.

I wish I'd learned long ago how easy it is to make filthy amounts of money in Eve, even just doing mundane things like running missions.  I'd never trained the mission skills, so I'd spend a few days doing level 1s, get bored, and go back to pvp.  I spent pretty much the entire time from late 2003 through 2006 doing fairly intensive pvp without having more than 10 million isk.  Which made everything very adrenaline rushing.  "Damn, I sure can't afford to lose this Breacher!"

For that matter, I guess I wish I'd learned earlier that I should train my mission skills. ;)

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Re: The most obvious thing I wish I'd learned earlier ...
« Reply #80 on: 14 Jan 2011, 14:23 »

This is more of a meta-thing than an actual in-game thing.

I wish I'd learned long ago how easy it is to make filthy amounts of money in Eve, even just doing mundane things like running missions.  I'd never trained the mission skills, so I'd spend a few days doing level 1s, get bored, and go back to pvp.  I spent pretty much the entire time from late 2003 through 2006 doing fairly intensive pvp without having more than 10 million isk.  Which made everything very adrenaline rushing.  "Damn, I sure can't afford to lose this Breacher!"

For that matter, I guess I wish I'd learned earlier that I should train my mission skills. ;)
Something I learnt over years of Yarr: ransom > KM.
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Re: The most obvious thing I wish I'd learned earlier ...
« Reply #81 on: 14 Jan 2011, 16:00 »

I tried that once, but I'm too much of a sucker for people's sob stories.  I got far more satisfaction (if less isk) simply shooting people.

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Re: The most obvious thing I wish I'd learned earlier ...
« Reply #82 on: 02 Mar 2011, 16:22 »

I just discovered that there's a potted history of things that have happened in the game since the start (at least in the background)

http://wiki.eveonline.com/en/wiki/Year_YC105

I wish I'd known that some time ago. I'm not entirely sure how I missed it.

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Re: The most obvious thing I wish I'd learned earlier ...
« Reply #83 on: 03 Apr 2011, 13:40 »

Apparently while docked you can drag a ship from the ships window into the 'hangar space' (area without UI covering it) and it will swap you into that ship. Would have saved me a lot of right clicking earlier...
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Re: The most obvious thing I wish I'd learned earlier ...
« Reply #84 on: 04 Apr 2011, 01:43 »

There's a new functionality to the key+click thingies.

Namely, if a target is already selected in the overview, just tapping ctrl will initiate lock-on sequence.
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Re: The most obvious thing I wish I'd learned earlier ...
« Reply #85 on: 05 Apr 2011, 02:46 »

There's a new functionality to the key+click thingies.

Namely, if a target is already selected in the overview, just tapping ctrl will initiate lock-on sequence.

the wsad keys also feature in this new trick.

Namely with regards to warp/allign/dock and approach I think...
have a look - they are useful if you can make them work, when dual - boxing its quite handy.
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Re: The most obvious thing I wish I'd learned earlier ...
« Reply #86 on: 05 Apr 2011, 15:55 »

Apparently while docked you can drag a ship from the ships window into the 'hangar space' (area without UI covering it) and it will swap you into that ship. Would have saved me a lot of right clicking earlier...

I am glad to learn of this!
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Re: The most obvious thing I wish I'd learned earlier ...
« Reply #87 on: 05 Apr 2011, 16:48 »

the wsad keys also feature in this new trick.

Namely with regards to warp/allign/dock and approach I think...
have a look - they are useful if you can make them work, when dual - boxing its quite handy.

When I'm talking in a comms channel like fleet chat or corp and the focus changes to click on something in space, it can be very disconcerting to start typing and have your ship start aligning to somewhere odd...
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Re: The most obvious thing I wish I'd learned earlier ...
« Reply #88 on: 05 Apr 2011, 18:01 »

I rejoiced when CCP removed letter keys focusing to chat channels and allowed you to actually bind them to things that are useful. The F row keys for modules were terrible. Just awful. My hotkeys are laid out like so:



I unbound all the approach/orbit/keep-at range-garbage hotkeys as well, and just use my mouse for that.
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Re: The most obvious thing I wish I'd learned earlier ...
« Reply #89 on: 06 Apr 2011, 06:28 »

Hmmm.

Thats quite a neat little setup...

/Math'ra goes to investigate and test on SiSi
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