I keep saying to maself I gonna take this Hurricane FI and pvp.
1 - I’m smart enough to understand if I have zero experience flying bigger only makes it worse;
2 - Reading one above, I try to fly dessies and frigs and I feel totally ■■■■. They are paper, the dps is low and I fail to see the application;
3 - I come back to Medium mentality, then I try to fit all the good stuff plus protection. IT DOES NOT FIT! Ofc, so I get frustrated and I go back to my PvE;
I don’t know how to be gentle about it, so here it goes (understand this is my subjective PoV based on my experiences including my time in NS corp):
1 - EVE is failing miserably @ solo PvP new experience, sure there are people in LS doing it, but they are so opportunist it’s questionable if it’s PvP or just griefing;
2 - Efficient fits are only for fleet engagement, there are so many stuff to do when soloing that the ship cannot hold, SCRAM + WEB is a design smell, since they are mandatory it’s not about a decision anymore. MWD over AB follows; Time to rethink?
3 - Small stuff is garbage for solo play, exception made to T3 dessy?! Well some people manage to pull it off so I gonna be fair;
4 - It does not feel about engaging, it feels about finding easy targets. I don’t need to look at my Zkill, I can’t give a damn less if I’m snuggly, I want to fight and learn and make GF really means something. My EGO is ok, I already know what I’m and what I’m not. I’m no Joe Bane, it’s cool can I get a good fight?
4.1 While TOTALLY NOT WRONG, I feel like everything is bait or camp or opportunity, sometimes is cool to just bump into someone ready to engage and engage and lose just because, and I’m not talking about players here, players do what they want, I’m talking about bad design and poor options. Tether everywhere, no anti-cloak, gate mechanics. I liked ESS bubble, it’s honest, ‘if you go be prepared no ez way outta there’;
So not really complaining, just putting why I can’t go PvP, it does not make sense other than cause grief and I have zero pleasure doing that. I was happier in NS fighting with stand, but now every time neuts come they come with absurd comps.
My critique here is people are not taking the fight unless they are 99% they can win. The only good fights are the War ones, but I’m not ready to go war, I’m an in training char.
I hope some of this made any sense, it is some disorganized train of thought, ofc some people is going to ‘OMG QQ’, lol it was not supposed to be, it’s more like ‘how do I use this stratio to PvP’ or ‘WTF do I do with this Osprey NI’ they don’t make sense in my head when I appraise my options doing it solo.
So keep in mind this post is about my SOLO view of the PvP game.
They day I will be stealth in gate to firewall, I gonna rethink my necessity to play. I understand people that do it, it’s an opportunistic play style to avoid LS being a ‘safe place’, but I prefer to spent my time elsewhere.
Also FW looks so unappealing, why screw my rep to farm sites? Like, if anybody comes I warp out, let me farm these LP’s, well I can do that in L4’s and they are more enjoyable. Why am I going to engage knowing more people will come and I have zero chances?
FW in my opinion was supposed to be ‘my entry ticket to PvP’ but it seems the worst option to solo PvP. I’m alone, there’s not stand fleet, no ‘casual’ helpers and all neuts are the enemy. Objectives are stupid and concentrated on choking points. No thanks, maybe an alt…
Well it’s a lot, it’s disorganize, but it’s honest. Wanting to fight must be discerned from ganking and griefing, they appeal to different people with different necessities.
Another problem, CCP is so fixed into getting you in trouble with factions it’s hard to experiment without closing your door in PvE. So, joining small LS corp is mostly an ISK loss and a future headache.
Now you are authorized to kick my butt outta here, enjoy. Let’s try to not get this closed?