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Murlock Slaemworth
Posted - 2006.10.20 15:11:00 - [1]

Greetings fellow EVE dwellers,

I'd like to know what you spend your ISK on and in what places, this question is for ALL players of all professions in this game, whether you're mining/trading/manufacturing/ratting (NPC) or pirating (PVP). Or even if you're fighting big corp wars (or will you get supplied by your own corp then? so what do they need? or are they completely self-sufficient?). For example, you spend ISK on the following:


- ammo (what kind?)
- ships (what kind?)
- mods (what kind? only tech2, cause tech1 is so abundant because of all the npc loot?)
- implants (what kind?)
- anything else?



a) the cheapest station in the region or neighboring region?
b) the closest station near the place you are mining/doing missions/trading/pirating no matter what the price?
c) a combination of the closest station and a reasonable price (how many jumps max?)
d) through escrow?
e) the station where you sell your loot/ore or stuff from trading?
f) somewhere else (your own corp POS maybe? do you have to pay for it then?)

The same questions for ships, mods, implants and anything else you can think of that you spend your ISK on.

And could you give me a rough estimate of how much ISK you spend on that particular item/items for a period of say a week, or a month (for example, how much ISK do you spend on ships in a month or 2 months in case you don't buy ships that often)?

And does anyone know of a way where I could have found this information for myself, ACTUAL sale figures for the entire EVE universe per station? So not just the volume for the entire region like eve-central shows (no good selling ammo in a station while everyone is going to the station right next to it because that's where all the agents are for example). I want to get an idea what kind of stuff is regularly needed so I can supply exactly in the station where it is needed so you don't need to travel a long way out of your favorite hunting/mining/trading areas, even if it's in 0.0 space.

*sorry but the next part should have probably been placed in the science and industry section*

Another thing, I’ve been looking now for a while in the region The Forge what I could manufacture and make a profit on, but it seems everything is sold very close to the value of the minerals needed to make it, even if I look at the “perfect” numbers in the blueprint material requirements and substract 10% for if I had a perfect material level as well. So how can I possibly make a profit with manufacturing, it looks like it’s smarter just to sell the minerals at the right stations, even when you’re completely maxed out on manufacturing skills. Is it possible to get those “perfect” numbers down even further? Or am I just looking at the wrong region to sell? But if everyone buys their ships, mods, skills in Jita because it’s conveniently located all near eachother (skills at moon 6 and ships and mods at moon 4, all very cheap), how can I possibly sell a ship or mod somewhere else? Or maybe I’m also looking at the wrong mods/ships to build, so far I’ve been looking at:

Caldari Shuttles
Kestrels (Caldari Frigate)
Iridium hybrid charge small (ammo)
Bloodclaw light missile
100 mn afterburner I

Thx for any help you can give me and I'll make sure I help you in cutting down your costs and traveltime for the stuff you need ;) Just tell me what you want and where you want it and I'll take care of the rest :)

Yours sincerely,

Murlock Darkheart
Former Emperor of Babylon (guild in Archmage/ The Reincarnation)
just a n00b now trying to make a longterm strategic plan for this game

Steven Dynahir
Avaruuslaivanrakentajat Oyj
Posted - 2006.10.20 15:14:00 - [2]


Dark Deliverance Holdings
Posted - 2006.10.20 15:17:00 - [3]

Edited by: darklegionca on 20/10/2006 15:17:29
hot woman of the night and hammsters Razz

Verus Potestas
Tactical Narcotics Team
Posted - 2006.10.20 15:20:00 - [4]

Spiced Wine and Exotic Dancers.

Brutor Shaun
Posted - 2006.10.20 15:22:00 - [5]

Stuffs I need. Wherever it is within reason. Price usually doesn't bother me so long as it's not well over the odds.

Dark Deliverance Holdings
Posted - 2006.10.20 15:24:00 - [6]

Originally by: Brutor Shaun
Stuffs I need. Wherever it is within reason. Price usually doesn't bother me so long as it's not well over the odds.

thats what jita was made for Razz

Deep Core Mining Inc.
Posted - 2006.10.20 15:37:00 - [7]

Cyclones and fittings for said Cyclones.

Fenscore Enterprises
United Corporations Against Macros
Posted - 2006.10.20 15:39:00 - [8]

skillbooks for noobs, office rental fees, modules when things go s'plode. Laughing

Posted - 2006.10.20 16:15:00 - [9]

Originally by: Murlock Slaemworth
Greetings fellow EVE dwellers,

I'd like to know what you spend your ISK on and in what places

What do I buy with my ISK? More ISK
Where? Market


Secundus Detrimus
Posted - 2006.10.20 16:15:00 - [10]

Edited by: Secundus Detrimus on 20/10/2006 16:16:29
Skillbooks, ammo, weapons - the usual.

Jaele Tha
Posted - 2006.10.20 16:16:00 - [11]


Hegemonic Core
Posted - 2006.10.20 16:18:00 - [12]

Edited by: Aeleva on 20/10/2006 16:19:23
Uhh my collection of -

Caldari Navy Raven

They have accounted for most of my isk spent recently, fittings covering most of the rest. I just cant resist the shiney toys :(

Astrodynamics Trading Group
Posted - 2006.10.20 16:19:00 - [13]

I buy my char some sex clothing at mimmatar sex shops and have it dance in front of me, while i tip her 20 isk per hour... Cool

Cutting Edge Incorporated
RAZOR Alliance
Posted - 2006.10.20 16:19:00 - [14]

Ship and modules, usually in the lonetrek region.

Buy the ships -> Fit Ship -> Blown them -
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Locke DieDrake
The Arrow Project
Morsus Mihi
Posted - 2006.10.20 16:25:00 - [15]

Ships mods and ammo.

I buy almost everything in lonetrek or forge. I tend to avoid jita.

I sometimes buy BPs and other "collectables" when I have spare cash, but thats not very often.

Posted - 2006.10.20 16:28:00 - [16]


Marcus TheMartin
Posted - 2006.10.20 16:30:00 - [17]

Edited by: Marcus TheMartin on 20/10/2006 16:29:52
I buy tourists and jettison them into stars. I also buy slaves and jettison them into Ammar space

The Graduates
Morsus Mihi
Posted - 2006.10.20 16:47:00 - [18]

Cruise missiles and I only buy them from the station where I get my missions from, can't even be arsed to dock in the same system

The Riot Formation
Posted - 2006.10.20 16:50:00 - [19]

nightmares and navy apocs which im always losing as i dont do pvp but cant avoid in 0.0

Quin Tal
Ex Nihilo Dignitas
Expeto Libertas Foedus
Posted - 2006.10.20 16:50:00 - [20]

All of the above? hehe.

Build my ships, buy my mods and ammo at the closest location for the cheapest price. If something is 13 jumps away for 50mil, but there is one 4 jumps for 60mil, I'll get the 4 jump one.

Kenny Starfighter Appreciation Club
Posted - 2006.10.20 16:51:00 - [21]

expensive and utterly useless faction ships, that look friggin awsome
expensive named items or the equal t2 when possible/usefull for said ships

Leiden Mammons
Posted - 2006.10.20 16:56:00 - [22]

Naga must love me. I must have bought 30 Stiletos 5 other Intys 10 AFs and a **** load of other kit in the last fornight lol. somehting like 400 mil in a week. My PVP'er goes through them

Michayel Lyon
The Graduates
Morsus Mihi
Posted - 2006.10.20 17:34:00 - [23]

Cross-posting is bad, mmkay?

Horza Otho
Oberon Incorporated
Morsus Mihi
Posted - 2006.10.20 17:50:00 - [24]

Megathrons, Tempests, Dominixs, Ishtars, Vagabonds, Stilettos, Void L, Null L, Tremor L, Barrage L, Quake L, Hail L, Neutron Blaster Cannon IIa, 1400mm Howitzer Artilerry IIs... bah you get the picture :)

Posted - 2006.10.20 17:50:00 - [25]

Ships & weapons

Victor Valka
The Kairos Syndicate
Transmission Lost
Posted - 2006.10.20 18:05:00 - [26]


bio collector
Posted - 2006.10.20 18:55:00 - [27]

Originally by: Ikanex


Kharo Khann
Posted - 2006.10.20 20:27:00 - [28]

my gf

Tuang Pao
Adaptive Technologies
Posted - 2006.10.20 20:31:00 - [29]

Skillbooks, blueprint originals, non-producable modules and manufacturing fees


Interstellar Services Department
Posted - 2006.10.20 23:57:00 - [30]

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