Hello everyone I’m a returning player after a year+ long break and just wanted to share my experience, what I’ve dealt with and maybe get some tips. I appreciate any input.
There’s a few other “sob stories” and players who were obviously hit far harder than I was so I’m not really looking for sympathy, maybe just some advice and clarity on how I can go about getting whatever I can out of my situation and to add to the forums in case anyone else searches for info like I’ve been doing.
First off the asset safety being removed, from what I understand people who weren’t involved with the game during the switch have to bite the bullet. While I’ve come to terms with it, it’s certainly a bummer that, at least from what I’ve gathered, there is no in-game record of what was lost if you did lose anything in a decommissioned structure. I had to contact support to find out where my freighter went because I was pretty dang sure I had one. Outside of taking an out of game inventory, is there a way to know what you lost and I’m just missing it? Anyway, the bait and switch EvE Evolved article from last June pretty much sums up my feelings, but it is what it is.
On top of that, I had a good percentage of stuff in systems that were swallowed up into the new “Pochven” system. I’ve managed to get a lot of assets out by using filaments, but I’ve noticed that they only work outbound for subcapital ships. If I had an Orca, i’d need to map out a wormhole route to get it back into k-space, correct? This is just info I’ve scraped together from the university site.
I have several fairly valuable clones in these systems as well. I’m required to grind to 3.0 standing to jump to these. Again I’ve been scrounging for info but it seems my best bet here is get some higher class ships to fight drifters or sleepers if I want them back right? I dabbled in fighting the rogue drones but clearing a site only gave me .007 increase, which at that rate I’d rather just cut my losses on the clones because of how long it would take.
Edit for clarity and another question: Are aggression and gate mechanics different in Pochven or were they changed while I was gone? I ran into a bubbled gate camp in there and while I managed to burn back to the gate to escape it gave me a denial to due aggression. I’d only attacked rogue drones (NPCs) in the previous system at the time and made sure not to aggress the campers in any way so I could escape- I’ve done this many many times before (but only in known space and over a year ago).
TL:DR I’ve come back to play more could use some help confirming a few things:
There is no player accessible record of what is lost in destroyed player structures that were not protected by asset safety.
Capital Ships can only get into and out of Pochven through a wormhole route.
Accessing jump clones in Pochven stations require 3.0 Triglavian standing if they were in a system/station that moved there, and I’d have to grind standings on each character to get them.
Are aggression and gate jumping mechanics different in Pochven or have they been changed altogether in the last 14 months?
Thanks in advance.