A player-driven sandbox MMORPG by CCP Games (Iceland) set in a dystopian futuristic sci-fi setting. It has 450,000+ spaceship pilots in a single-server universe comprising 7,500+ stars.

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How does one dodge or survive gate camps without stealth?

In Eve, gate camps can be one of the biggest drags in low/null-sec. A gate camp is where one or more pirates wait around a stargate trying to catch pilots as they warp away (and also incoming ...
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Is there a way to see the cost index of facilities out of game?

Is there a way to see the cost index of facilities out of game? I can't find any reference to it in the API documentation and I can't find a tab for it in EVEMon.
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I can't install Eve online for OS X

So here's the deal: in the official eve page, after creating my account and starting the trial version, when i click on the download button for mac, it downloads the file shown in the image: (3rd icon ...
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Exploration career for solo gameplay

Recently I started to play Eve Online with in mind the world of exploration and scanning. I plan to play as a lonestar most of the time (I'm in a corp anyway) since I tend to log at strange hours ...
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Afterburner or Microwarp Drive for Speed Tanking?

If I want to speed tank a frigate for PvP tackling, should I fit an Afterburner or a MWD?
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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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What does the term “carebear” mean in Eve Online?

I've recently re-activated my account. I've seen this term used in the online chat and wondered what it means.
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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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What is the Prospect's highest m^3 mining rate?

Assuming perfect skills, no fleet boosts and no implants, what's the highest rate in m^3 per hour of ore that the prospect can mine?
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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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Transporting drugs through highsec

What's the best way to transport drugs through highsec? Preferably with minimal sec status loss, and zero drug loss. I've heard you could just speed through in a fast frigate, how fast do you really ...
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Which frigate in Eve has the fastest sub-warp speed after fittings and skills?

In Eve, one can easily look up the base stats for various ships by checking their info pages from the market. The interceptors are probably the fastest ship class in the game, but it's hard to figure ...
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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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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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Is there any penalty for leaving and rejoining faction warfare?

I have a lot of saved up LP on my faction warfare alt. In order to cash in this LP I need to haul a lot of expensive material between the LP store and the nearby market hub. However, hauling lots of ...
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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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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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Do Friend-Or-Foe Missiles target neutrals or npcs?

If I fire a bunch of Friend-or-Foe missiles when I'm leaving a station will they target npcs and neutrals, or only available hostiles? If there are no valid targets, what happens with the missile? ...
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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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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 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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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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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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Is the Proteus viable as a mission runner?

I don't want a Tengu, spare me the comment please. I want to know if a Proteus can stand on it's own when it comes to missions. Especially when I have to deal with a lot of webbers and dampeners, ...
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Which ships are suited to farming the “tags for sec” NPCs in low-sec?

In the Odyssey expansion CPP added a new way to regain security status, the Tags for Security Status feature. There are new NPCs in low-sec belts that drop tags which can be traded for a security ...
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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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How do I play EVE Online for free?

While looking up EVE Online on Steam there is feature bullet that reads: Play for FREE – You can buy game time with in-game money you earn while playing. Does anyone have experience playing ...
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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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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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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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How Do I Train the Industry Skill?

For the quest Making Mountains out of Molehills, part 3 I need to build a type of ship. However, when I try to build it it says I need Industry level 1. How do I train this? I don't see any book in my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What is the lowest transaction tax possible?

What is the lowest possible transaction tax that you can get to in an npc station, and what do you need to do to get to that lowest point? Are there skills or standings requirements that modify the ...
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What kind of salvage do Rogue Drones drop (if any)?

Just wondering if it's worth to salvage missions like Rogue Drone Harassment and similar ones.
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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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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 ...