I have been playing since a little before apocrypha. I love eve, i always have, but the nerfs get piled on every year and its hurting the game not helping.
Lets look at the facts
- Mineral prices are out of control because its not worth it to mine for 90% of eve’s miners. T1 ships are like 3x what they were when dominion was released and industry upgrades were added to null.
A vexor used to be 5 mil, and insurance paid out 6 ( Back when eve was fun )
Most null ore is crap now without industry upgrades and there is much less ore available so any sov alliance now has issues supporting more then small amounts of people. For example i am in ORE Space right now and there is pyroxes in the belts, LOL 42 jumps from jita 22 red.
The original null sec belts had a bunch of low volume asteroids of different flavors and miners were in regular belts, this was a better system. We just needed slightly bigger rocks.
Nerfing Off grid boosts made most miners quit, you need these players to seed minerals or prices go up and CCP Has to keep seeding to keep it from going through the roof like they do with plexes
( No one buys plexes anymore )
PVE is largely watered down, with the lack of miners most players mass farm bounties incursions or missions further watering everything down, faction mods mostly suck, Most LP are worth 1000 isk per and its a big pointless grind for an overpriced plex.
The majority of farmers are in wormholes pushing T3 prices down, which i enjoy paying a little over 150m for a proteus but that is kind of cheap considering the effort that goes into it.
PVP While still the same, the good items blow up 95% of the time on purpose to remove valuable items from the game, making pvp sad.
My favorite activity in the years past was suicide ganking, i would roam null increasing my sec status and when me and my friends got a few precious points we went right to perimiter, the good stuff usually blew up but when you made the scooper get a criminal tag we stopped. Nerfs hurt eve.
Moon mining was hoarded by big alliances for years, they shared nothing and put in no work, the changes i think are great and its the only positive thing you guys have done for years.
So lets recap
Bring back off grid boosts, we need more miners, your game and playerbase are suffering. 300m battleships are stupid.
Remove upgrades for mining and pve ( Old school belt ratting or probe for plexes )
Fix insurance, if you pay 30% of ships value payout should be 100%
Fix ore in regular asteroid belts put them back how they were
Change the drop rate for high end modules when ships blow up
Make scoopers get no criminal tag if ship is suicide ganked or give the kill white to their corp ( i mean they got the kill )
Make titans harder to get because apparently the goon virgins have no problem losing 100 in a day