Limited Expedition Mining [Dont Bother]

Lets make a long story short…
Was on a mission [go fetch it lvl1] few systems away in my Venture. Popping through the systems noticed Limited Expedition Mining… Popped over to take a look on the way back with my Cargo… Seen it was a level one… Hey… I used to do these back in the day… Ill pop in real quick its only a little amount of ore to brake up the monotony.

That lasted all of about 8 seconds till I was popped. The little crap Venture was trashed so fast I didn’t even get my lasers on, or my drones back in before I was popped… Oh and lost the mission cargo too… That was a nice bonus.

Is this normal? Or is this some fluke? I am not risking it again because in case the developers forgot this ISK is real money. I had to pay money out of my pocket for that ISK that you just blew up… Thankfully it was just a Venture.

Can we please hire some ADULT developers… These Children you have working on the game do NOT KNOW WHAT THEY ARE DOING!

Let me get this strait… You are wanting me to pay you to play against OP AI that blows up my stuff so I have to go buy more Plex to play the game I am paying for on top of too.? Correct?

And you wonder why the population is leaving.

After this experience do the developers honestly think I will ever do one of these again… more over, risk a 300mil rig in one of these. You are out of your damn minds. We have very limited options of what to do in this game and CCP seems hell bent on ruining them all.

I fell like a sucker for having a paid account. Its why I shut the other two off… and this one is shortly going to follow more than likely. This isn’t Eve Online…

Blowing peoples stuff up with OP AI so they have to buy more stuff and maybe have to buy Plex isn’t game play development… That’s a marketing scam. and all this stuff seems to be geared towards the people who just started, or started a new character, or just got back to the game and don’t know you’ve gone crazy.

We are not HERE to play against OP AI. Who did these guys blow to get these jobs. This isn’t supposed to be gambling… we are not supposed to be rolling craps on some random dictate, or decision of the AI.

I have only been back less than a month and I am pretty much done with all of this… I came back to play with the community of players not some goofy OP AI that I have to run a gauntlet through every time I want to sell something at the trade hub if I can make it through.

You owe me $4 bucks already this month. Ill take it in SP as apparently you need 10 mil SP just to run a lvl1 Mining Expedition Mission. lol

Listen CCP when you end your game days with more bad days than good days… That’s not a good thing. Just saying.

I don’t know what you all think… but I am seriously questioning my return to this game.

This is some over the top meddling in a supposed player driven, developer hands off game. You can really shake things up CCP buy just shut our screens off and give us a black screen at a critical moment. That way you don’t even have to bother coding OP AI, or sending people in on a lvl 1 mission when its a lvl 3.

Whatever, not like I am going to lose a paycheck over this.

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You are supposed to feel embarrassed by your inadequacy and then resolve to git gud.


eve is really, really not for you, believe me. Find any other mmo with an epic quest where npcs will congratulate you and tell you how you are mighty and awesome because you collected 10 stones or killed 10 wolves, and how you will be the savior of the world.
because YOU were bad, here. It is not the dev’s fault.
just google “limited expedition mining”, and you can find
where it is written "In a limited mining expedition site, you need to mine 10,000 units of ore and deposit it in the friendly Orca, while under attack from enemy frigates. "
so you are not even able to google it, to read correctly, you enter a site with npcs in one of the most fragile ship in eve, a ship dedicated for mining, which has nothing to do with fighting, and… it is CCP dev’s fault??? are you kidding???

good riddance

Wow, dude, good rant.

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2/10 :parrot::parrot:

from this I deduce your venture had to have either crap fit, or was piloted in crap way or both.

nah they just want you to git gud and not loose to an absolutely crap NPC frigs…


nobody forces you to buy plexes either…

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Wow, sorry to hear that. I agree with some of your statements.

Those sites are not intended for solo play, they were specifically designed for group play. There should be some sort of message stating that when warping to the site. If not then CCP is definitely living up to their initials - Can’t Code Properly.

No. It’s ISK.

Real money is real money.



That’s not how any of this works, Karen.


Sorry can’t help myself… but that first line in the OP made me laugh…

Are the expeditions even worth doing? I was under the impression that the rewards(read ship packs bought with LP and ISK) were worth less than the ISK it cost to buy them.

They aren’t. That’s why no one run expect rookies. Because of “mining”. You clearly see results in this rant topic.