Shiloh Templeton wrote:
OP: If you're willing to move (possibly to a different region) you will be able to find ice fields that last longer. For example Everyshore Region
has a great concentration of ice belts where it is easy to check nearby system for ice.
Every ice belt will have a pattern where you can anticipate the normal spawn time by day of the week - you don't have to hang around all the time.
I live in Everyshore, and it's full of bots that CCP doesn't give a damn about. To the point that there's at least 10 multiboxing fleets (probably more) that go out, every single day, and go through every single ice belt in the five systems in the upper-left corner of the Everyshore region... In maybe a few hours? No solo players get a chance.
Sucks when I don't have the reprocessing skills (or standings) to make lots of ISK from ore, whereas just selling plain blue ice makes a lot more.
And yes, I've tried reporting the bots, multiple times. Every time I see the bot fleets, I report each and every one of them. Even sent in a ticket to CCP, sent in a list of names and why they hadn't been banned because of their obvious ISBoxer/Macro botting. "Oh sorry, you should just report them as bots with the report as bot feature" *closes ticket*
So yeah.. CCP doesn't give a damn about botting.