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Yoshi Horohito
Posted - 2007.08.27 13:10:00 - [1]
 

I know it's been requested before but I really don't care. Repair drones should have a repair parent ship option upon launching. I disagree with overpowered arguments. In PVP AND mission situations drones can be targeted and killed. To use repair drones obviously you have to pick between using them and using combat drones. I think it is ******ed that I spent this much time training a skill that really has no use for my solo mission play.

Dumb.

Admiral Nova
Strike Team Nova
Posted - 2007.08.27 16:31:00 - [2]
 

Eve is not about solo play.

Dikat
Posted - 2007.08.27 18:13:00 - [3]
 

Horsepucky. Eve is equally solo and muliplayer. I can mine, run missions, trade, invention, etc. without needing corpmates.

batmoth
Amarr
Cardinal Armada
Razakel.
Posted - 2007.08.27 18:25:00 - [4]
 

can you efectively mine high end mins without having to warp off when rats show up?
who huals your mins when your trying to mine alot
do you solo on lvl 5 missions?


Dikat
Posted - 2007.08.27 18:32:00 - [5]
 

can you efectively mine high end mins without having to warp off when rats show up?

Yes. In a domi, no problem. In a Hulk, you can tank most things and you can always ask for help or move off to another belt.

who huals your mins when your trying to mine alot.

If I was mining a lot (which I do) then I haul my own stuff.

do you solo on lvl 5 missions?

What kind of a question is that? That's like asking "Do you try and kill a carrier by yourself?". Uh...no. Certain activities require multiplayer, some don't. Your original post was that "Eve is not about solo play".

Unlike Everquest (I know you have to go back a ways) where you were forced to join a group, Eve allows you to solo and be very successful. I made 700mil in a month or two of running missions.

batmoth
Amarr
Cardinal Armada
Razakel.
Posted - 2007.08.27 18:38:00 - [6]
 

Originally by: Dikat
can you efectively mine high end mins without having to warp off when rats show up?

Yes. In a domi, no problem. In a Hulk, you can tank most things and you can always ask for help or move off to another belt.
(domi is not effectivly mining, a hulk on the other hand is and im talking mins like bistot)

who huals your mins when your trying to mine alot.
If I was mining a lot (which I do) then I haul my own stuff.
(Bistot and ark take alot on m3 so you would have to stop often to gather up everything)

do you solo on lvl 5 missions?

What kind of a question is that? That's like asking "Do you try and kill a carrier by yourself?". Uh...no. Certain activities require multiplayer, some don't. Your original post was that "Eve is not about solo play".
(my point you need a gang to do it)
Unlike Everquest (I know you have to go back a ways) where you were forced to join a group, Eve allows you to solo and be very successful. I made 700mil in a month or two of running missions.


Sunabi
Caldari
Shade.
Penumbra Alliance
Posted - 2007.08.27 18:47:00 - [7]
 

There are parts of this game that you use in solo play, and parts that you don't. If you're a highsec mission runner you're never going to need a Force Recon, for example. The same goes for logistics drones. They're for healing friends in group situations.

Dikat
Posted - 2007.08.27 18:51:00 - [8]
 

(domi is not effectivly mining, a hulk on the other hand is and im talking mins like bistot)

I can outmine a retriever in my domi. The type of minerals isn't important as the volume/minute stays the same. I mine bistot all the time.

Bistot and ark take alot on m3 so you would have to stop often to gather up everything)

See my above comment. Also you just switch to multiple jet cans. When my can is full, I don't go running for my hauler.

(my point you need a gang to do it)

Ever hear of lvls 1 - 4? You need a carrier to do lvl 6 - 7. I guess Eve is not about flying anything smaller than a carrier too.

Oh my god I've been trapped into a flamewar...Embarassed

I give up. You are right. All my http's belong to you.

Dikat
Posted - 2007.08.27 18:52:00 - [9]
 

Originally by: Sunabi
There are parts of this game that you use in solo play, and parts that you don't. If you're a highsec mission runner you're never going to need a Force Recon, for example. The same goes for logistics drones. They're for healing friends in group situations.


Why is this guy talking about logistic drones?

Oh yeah... Very Happy

batmoth
Amarr
Cardinal Armada
Razakel.
Posted - 2007.08.27 19:02:00 - [10]
 

Originally by: Yoshi Horohito
I know it's been requested before but I really don't care. Repair drones should have a repair parent ship option upon launching. I disagree with overpowered arguments. In PVP AND mission situations drones can be targeted and killed. To use repair drones obviously you have to pick between using them and using combat drones. I think it is ******ed that I spent this much time training a skill that really has no use for my solo mission play.

Dumb.


can you lock yourself?
Rolling Eyes

Dikat
Posted - 2007.08.27 19:05:00 - [11]
 

Edited by: Dikat on 27/08/2007 19:06:38
Originally by: batmoth

...
can you lock yourself?
Rolling Eyes


You mean block? not without gang support...Cool

batmoth
Amarr
Cardinal Armada
Razakel.
Posted - 2007.08.27 19:07:00 - [12]
 

Originally by: Dikat
Originally by: batmoth

...
can you lock yourself?
Rolling Eyes


You mean block? Cool

no i mean lock as in target lock.
the drones dont think for them selves they are programed to go after what you tell them to (and sometimes that doesnt even work)

Dikat
Posted - 2007.08.27 19:10:00 - [13]
 

Edited by: Dikat on 27/08/2007 19:10:59
Ah sorry. Thought you were going for round 2. :)

Ok flamewar crap aside (apologies to all, I was just having some fun) I totally agree with this post. Repair drones should be able to repair the person launching them. If someone is using them in a fight, you could always target their drones and easily kill them. If he was relying on that to make up for a tanking deficiency then you've just hosed him. If you are in a dominix then you've sacrificed a HUGE amount of dps by using them instead of offensive drones.

batmoth
Amarr
Cardinal Armada
Razakel.
Posted - 2007.08.27 19:49:00 - [14]
 

I disagree. the reason is lets say a mega, geddon, or phoon had 5 heavy repper drones and was set up for pvp in all theory they could have the drones rep them as they applied as much damage as possible to there target. it would off balance alot of ships and be exploited in this manner so I would havbe to say this is a very bad idea


acompton
Gallente
EVE Reserve Bank
Posted - 2007.08.27 21:21:00 - [15]
 

Originally by: batmoth
I disagree. the reason is lets say a mega, geddon, or phoon had 5 heavy repper drones and was set up for pvp in all theory they could have the drones rep them as they applied as much damage as possible to there target. it would off balance alot of ships and be exploited in this manner so I would havbe to say this is a very bad idea




Except that they can do this now just by repairing each other, not themselves...
You just described the current state of the game.

There is already a trade off built in, you are giving up firepower (combat drones) for tanking (logisitics drones).

Thus this really wouldn't unbalance PvP significantly, it would just make soloing higher level missions easier...This is your problem.

Alski
Ministers Of Destruction.
Posted - 2007.08.27 22:25:00 - [16]
 

I say yeah sure, let logistic drones repair there perent ship...

....but in exchange - pureley for ballance issues - all armor reps and shield boosters should be cut by the same amount to compensate Twisted Evil

Otherwise we would just have uber-tanking Domi's, Eos's, Ishtars etc permatanking level 5's and such, but hey i'm fine with that, both my chars fly gallante and have high armor rep drone skills, i say bring on the change, gallante need to be the rulers of the universe anyway. Twisted Evil

joahn
Posted - 2007.08.27 22:42:00 - [17]
 

Originally by: acompton
Originally by: batmoth
I disagree. the reason is lets say a mega, geddon, or phoon had 5 heavy repper drones and was set up for pvp in all theory they could have the drones rep them as they applied as much damage as possible to there target. it would off balance alot of ships and be exploited in this manner so I would havbe to say this is a very bad idea




Except that they can do this now just by repairing each other, not themselves...
You just described the current state of the game.

There is already a trade off built in, you are giving up firepower (combat drones) for tanking (logisitics drones).

Thus this really wouldn't unbalance PvP significantly, it would just make soloing higher level missions easier...This is your problem.


but now you can solo gank peeps in a mega

sliver 0xD
exiles.
Posted - 2007.08.28 00:27:00 - [18]
 

Edited by: sliver 0xD on 28/08/2007 00:27:37
Edited by: sliver 0xD on 28/08/2007 00:27:12
Originally by: joahn
Originally by: acompton
Originally by: batmoth
I disagree. the reason is lets say a mega, geddon, or phoon had 5 heavy repper drones and was set up for pvp in all theory they could have the drones rep them as they applied as much damage as possible to there target. it would off balance alot of ships and be exploited in this manner so I would havbe to say this is a very bad idea




Except that they can do this now just by repairing each other, not themselves...
You just described the current state of the game.

There is already a trade off built in, you are giving up firepower (combat drones) for tanking (logisitics drones).

Thus this really wouldn't unbalance PvP significantly, it would just make soloing higher level missions easier...This is your problem.


but now you can solo gank peeps in a mega


sorry but u are just disresepctfull if u do not understand this and are trying to make a point by mindlessly posting.

lets take a example that is up to your level of thinking :
1 nosf domi with repair drones vs 1 nosf domi with ogre ... WHO WILL WIN ????

Jaketh Ivanes
Amarr
House of El
Posted - 2007.08.28 09:47:00 - [19]
 

Originally by: sliver 0xD
Edited by: sliver 0xD on 28/08/2007 00:27:37
Edited by: sliver 0xD on 28/08/2007 00:27:12
Originally by: joahn
Originally by: acompton
Originally by: batmoth
I disagree. the reason is lets say a mega, geddon, or phoon had 5 heavy repper drones and was set up for pvp in all theory they could have the drones rep them as they applied as much damage as possible to there target. it would off balance alot of ships and be exploited in this manner so I would havbe to say this is a very bad idea




Except that they can do this now just by repairing each other, not themselves...
You just described the current state of the game.

There is already a trade off built in, you are giving up firepower (combat drones) for tanking (logisitics drones).

Thus this really wouldn't unbalance PvP significantly, it would just make soloing higher level missions easier...This is your problem.


but now you can solo gank peeps in a mega


sorry but u are just disresepctfull if u do not understand this and are trying to make a point by mindlessly posting.

lets take a example that is up to your level of thinking :
1 nosf domi with repair drones vs 1 nosf domi with ogre ... WHO WILL WIN ????


Neither. None of them will do enough damage to kill the other.


 

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