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Large online games for actual mature audiences [closed]

I'd like to ask if there are any games that are actually played by more mature ( > 18 years old) players. I am 22 and I am annoyed by the omnipresent pre-teens and teenagers ruining a lot of the ...
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Triggered escalations from cosmic signatures

When you have an exploration DED complex site escalation listed in your mission journal, is it possible for another party to discover that same escalation and beat you to the rewards, or are you free ...
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How many slots do the new research labs in Eve Online have?

I reactivated Eve yesterday and my old POS was still there. So I reactivated it and found out that the modules have changed drastically. I have 1 Research Lab and 1 Designer Lab going, but I can't ...
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How can I find combat sites efficiently in high-sec?

I'm trying out exploration at the moment and there are some aspects that don't really work well yet. I gave up on low-sec exploration as there were simply too many people that would hunt you down as ...
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Jump vs Warp to X in cloaky ships

I'm a new player in Eve Online who generally is flying Covert Ops ships in nullsec for relic/data sites. Since I need to return to hisec regularly to sell my goods, I find myself constantly passing ...
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Where do you purchase Fighter and Fighter Bomber BPOs in Eve Online?

Which stations do you go to for purchasing fighter and fighter bomber blueprints from NPC sellers in eve online? I'm aware they're on the market in Jita, but I want to know which NPC stations are the ...
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The Guristas 5/10 DED complex “ Guristas Hallucinogen Supply Waypoint”

I just did the Guristas 5/10 DED complex with my Ishtar, and while I managed in the end I found the last room to be very problematic. I had to warp out twice and lost a lot of Heavy Drones due to ...
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What is the base cost for research?

With the new industry changes to eve online, what can one expect to see as the "base" cost for research at a player owned starbase in a relatively non-busy system for these activities? Copying ...
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How to blitz L3 missions with 2 characters?

I was been told that one can make serious isk/h by blitzing L3 missions. It should works something like this: 1) One character is in station and taking missions 2) Second character is in ship fitted ...
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Does the insurance just cover the hull or also fitting?

Does it make a price/payout difference, if I insure an unfitted ship, or do the fittings add value?
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Is stealth bomber bomb damage uniform?

Is the damage on the outer area of the explosion of a bomb deployed by a stealth bomber smaller or equivalent to damage in the center of the explosion of a bomb?
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Do Tracking Disruptors Affect Missiles?

Do tracking disruptor modules or rats with tracking disruptor effects affect missile damage in any way, or do they only affect turrets?
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What are the closest systems in each major region to the Jita system?

What are the nearest systems for each major hisec region to the Jita system in The Forge? I'm aware that Jita connects directly to Lonetrek and The Citadel, but if I wanted to get to the other major ...
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what happens if you can't afford to buy a new ship?

In EVE Online, I have heard if you lose your ship, you have to buy a new one. What happens if you are low on cash when your ship is destroyed? Is there a basic spacecraft that can be used to gather ...
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Buyers in Eve Regional Market

Sometimes I am able to see buyers in the Eve regional market from many jumps away. Othertimes, it seems that I have to be in the system to actually see all of the buyers in that system. I would have ...
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What is the optimal approach to hacking?

Success at the hacking minigame in EVE is mostly a stat check - if you've brought enough virus strength and coherence for the particular difficulty level, you get the loot 90% of the time, a bit less ...
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Nullsec exploration for trial?

Just created 21 day trial account. Only reason I want to try this game is exploration. Nothing more, nothing less. Question is, what do I need to start exploring null sec? Should I skill something ...
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How does the system security level affect PvE?

I understand the relation between system security levels and CONCORD (cf. What do all these security levels mean in Eve-Online?). The Eve-wiki is also very general on that topic: ...
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Are meta 4 Heavy Neuts as good as Tech 2 Heavy Neuts?

There are quite a few item types where the meta 4 variant is as good as the Tech 2 variant, often the meta 4 is even easier to fit. I did compare the Heavy Energy Neutralizers and on first glance the ...
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Best and fastest way to loot other ships

Question is simple, I do not want to try and find where the small ship wrecks and try to loot it. I am sure there is a faster way without searching and looting manually.
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Manufacturing watch progress

I am doing tutorial quests in Industry. I set up a manufacturing job at the science & industry. The items and blueprints are gone from the hangar and nothing has returned back yet. I am guessing ...
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How to retake tutorial missions that have been declined

I had a little bug with the tutorial and had to cancel the military 10th tutorial. How do I get the mission back?
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Can not set my destination to Raneilles

I can not set my destination to Raneilles. The 10th noob quest for military needed me to go there, I spent 1 hour trying to go, after failing I decided to drop the quest. (Is there a way to get it ...
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Third Omnidirectional Tracking Link is not staying on

After the Rubicon patch went live, I noticed that the third Omnidirectional Tracking Link on my Armageddon refuses to run more than one cycle before deactivating. The other two will cycle just fine, ...
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What should I be looking for in applications to avoid awoxers in Eve?

Recently we had an awoxer (someone who shoots his corp mates) join our corporation and cause around 500 million isk in damages. I would like to avoid this in the future by better screening future ...
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Check balance of inactive account on EVE

Since I can't post on the forums with an inactive account, I thought I'd ask here. I'd like to reactivate my EVE account, but if I have enough ISK I want to buy a PLEX. So I was wondering if there is ...
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How to add colour to overview tabs in EVE?

In the Overview Settings where I can set the Overview tab names all I see is the ability to set Tab Names and not colour. In the below screenshot, someone has customized their Overview to have tabs ...
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Does anyone have a tier list of the ships in EVE? [closed]

Looking at the ISIS is confusing and I have no idea which ship I should get next.
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How do I find B-R5RB on the world map?

I got no search results in the world map control panel. I know it will be hard to get there but that's the whole reason I signed up for a trial.
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Is it worth training Cybernetics V?

I opened up EVEMon and by the look of it, using +5 implants instead of +4 will allow me shave off about 6 days off a 182-day training plan. That seems kind of weak. Am I missing something? On a ...
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How is the EVE Online currency valued?

With all the hype about the latest EVE Online war and it "costing" over $300,000 actual USD, I'd like to know how this is calculated? From what I gather you cannot purchase ISK in the game, and ...
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How does EVE Central get the market data?

EVE Central is a well known site for checking buy and sell orders. How do they get all the information about current market orders? I know there is an API, but this is restricted to the ...
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How do I check my played time?

Is there a way to check my total game time in Eve? For example, in WoW if you type /played in the chat, it displays time played for your current character. Is there a similar thing in Eve?
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Is EVE Online turn-based behind the scenes?

This came up as an argument. As far as I know most MMOs employ a soft "turn-based" mechanism to compensate for lag, and allow complicated actions to be performed ("cooldown" etc). They are sometimes ...
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Why are Blasters always fitted with Caldari Navy Antimatter and not Void?

All of the loadouts I've seen without fail use Caldari Navy Antimatter instead of T2 Void charges. Am I missing something? They seem to do considerably more damage and you more or less have to be ...
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What are the differences between the four exploration frigates?

I am wondering what is the different between the 4 exploration frigates? Is there any clear advantage for one over the other? Which do most people use?
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About Armor Compensation and EANM / ANP

I'm a new Eve player (~1 month old), and I'm looking into Armor Compensation and EANM / ANP (T1/meta4), and there are few things I don't understand. Does Armor Compensation work for ANP as well or ...
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Can you scoop/steal a mobile tractor unit?

Seeing the prices of mobile tractor units and their relatively small size (100 cubic metres), is it possible to scoop/steal someone's mobile tractor unit itself once the unit has been deployed by said ...
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EVE Online API vs. CCP SDD? [closed]

What is the difference in the data that is available in the EVE Online CCP Static Data Dump and the API? Does the Static Dump contain all the data that could have been queried for the API for that ...
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Siphon units in overview

In Eve Online, do the new Mobile Structures, especially the Siphon unit, show up in the overview within the vicinity of the POS? Are they visible to the POS owner, or do they have to be scanned down. ...
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Are there differences between the SOE L4 mission agents?

Are the new sister's of eve level 4 mission agents that were recently released similar to the Osmon L4 agent in the missions they give, or are the rats' factions different? I fly a nightmare usually ...
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Is it possible to deploy multiple Mobile Tractor Units?

Is it possible in eve online with the upcoming rubicon changes to deploy multiples of the new mobile tractor unit deployable structures?
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EVE Online starter pack on Steam: can I start later?

I don't really have time to play EVE right now, but in a few weeks I presume I will. If I purchase a EUR5 starter pack currently on Steam sale, will the 30 days of game time start ticking down only ...
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Are rigor rigs always superior to flare rigs?

Until recently I thought that the optimal rig configuration for a cruise missile PvE ship like a Raven is 2x Rigor and 1x Flare. This seemed pretty sensible as almost everything is affected by a ...
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Getting the most out of an ancillary shield booster

I've been messing around with the following Slasher fit in EFT for a while now, and I had a question re: the effectiveness of the ASB. [Slasher, Mosquito-Fit] Damage Control II Micro Auxiliary Power ...
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How do multiple target painters stack?

If I apply two or more target painters to the same target, is their bonus stacked additively or multiplicatively? For example, the M4 target painter provides a signature bonus of 30% without training ...
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Is there a way to transport ships without repackaging them in Eve online?

Suppose I have 3 ships fully equipped and rigged which I prepared for some roaming operation. The fleet commander says that the operation starts in A system. I'm currently at B system which is 20 ...
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Do anchored containers show up on scans?

If I were to anchor a container in nullsec or lowsec in a safe area as a sort of "poor man's POS", is it possible for another player to find the container without any ships around it? I know you can ...
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Are there any restrictions in the career when you bought a starter pack?

So I bought the Amarr Explorer Starter Pack on Eve Online through Steam due to being only $4. But I am far more interested in being a bounty hunter. So I wonder if I actually need to stay as an ...
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How can I make sure to get a storyline mission from a specific corporation?

I'm trying to get some better standings with the Amarr Empire and the Emperor Family corporation to reduce the broker fees when trading with my alt. This is already a rather annoying process, and ...