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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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What HiSec Systems in Eve Online are furthest from any LoSec System?

I've seen a discussion and analysis on this site of which Systems give the best/shortest route to most other hisec systems, and I came to wonder which hisec systems are most completely inaccessible ...
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Does an Interdiction Nullifier module allow escape against a Heavy Interdiction Cruiser's Infinity Point?

Recently my Nereus was blown up - typical eve-online activity. I made the error of undocking in low sec while a Broadsword was in range. After my ship's destruction, I learned that the Broadsword is a ...
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Does the mining barge expert package allow alpha clones to fly these ships?

Mining barges are locked ships for alpha clones. Not allowed to undock even if the required skills were learned during some earlier subscribed period of time. With a purchase from the new expert ...
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Safest Sister of Eve Level 4 Security Missions

I'm doing Level 4 SoE for now. I got ganked in Langisi. Moved to Apanake and it seems to be a nice place. I'm thinking about moving to Osmon because it's near Jita. Which system is the safest for L4 ...
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Is it viable to earn in-game ISK to buy premium?

I'm a new EVE-Online player and I've been wondering whether it's viable to earn enough ISK in-game on a regular basis to be able to pay for premium, and as or right now 500 PLEX costs currently at ...
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Are wormholes into Jita usually camped?

Although the EVE universe has many tools like killfeeds etc., here's one detail I don't see how I can figure out meaningful observations (mostly due to lack of timeseries of WHs into Jita): Should I ...
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Mechanics: Does passive alignment reduce your time to warp?

If you jump into a low sec gate camp one strategy to survive is to try to warp out before the tacklers can get a point on you. Here your time to warp is a deciding factor. The question is: Does ...
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What are the optimal setups for planetary interaction?

I recently moved in null sec and I was wondering about the optimal setup for an excavation colony. Currently, I have all the PI skills at IV and I want to setup a colony that produces P2 items. With ...
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What are the fitting skills?

Pretty simple question. I have 33M SP account with a lot of fitting skills, yet when I do some fittings I find myself unable to understand why my account cannot fit that particular ship because of ...
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Is it possible to change the font type?

I find the fonts in eve online terrible for numbers, I find them very confusing especially in the market windows. Is there a way to change it? (I found nothing in the settings for that). I know i can ...
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Do anomalies spawn at predefined positions or are they completely random?

If I scan and bookmark the location of a wormhole which ends up decaying, how likely is it that another wormhole or other anomaly could appear at that location? Are the possible locations of anomalies ...
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How can an Alpha Clone do exploration in Wormhole space?

I played EVE a long time ago and have started playing again now that EVE is free to play. I haven't done any wormhole exploration at all, but it has been something I've been interested in. Everything ...
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Toggling graphics for high intensity situations

So I'm a burglar, moving from system to system scanning down sites and wrecks and such. This morning I came upon a limited sleeper cache and didn't even bother to try to crack the last can because I ...
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What happens to skills in the training queue when an account reverts to alpha clone status?

I have a bunch of skills queued to train, which includes advanced skills that an Alpha clone cannot train and several skills that are scheduled to start several days out. Since these two conditions ...
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What t2 equipment can the new alpha clones use?

I'm a little confused as to what alpha clones are limited to in regards to ship equipment. What equipment can they use?
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Which items in EVE Online are classified as 'Meta 0' items?

Basically, which items in EVE are considered as 'Tech 0' and thus have a purchasable original blueprint sold by NPCs on the market? I know examples includes the standard 1MN Afterburner I I can't ...
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I don't like alts. Without a single alt, what game activities will be unavailable?

EVE Online is a game that seemingly needs alt accounts to play fully. However, I do not want to actually use alt accounts, as I'm just happy with my own main account. If I choose to continue not ...
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Can capital ships be moved through Thera?

I need to move a rorqual and a thanatos but I don't want to take cyno's from the far south to the north. If I have fortuitous connections - could I move them via Thera?
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How do I learn opponent ship details?

While flying and working on PvE missions (usually security) that I can barely pass, I often dream to know what ship my opponent is flying and what is the best weapon to kill him. Is there any way to ...
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Eve: how my speed impacts ability of opponent to hit me?

I'm flying thrasher. How my speed impacts ability of opponent to hit me? Should I fly with afterburner or MWD turned on constantly? Will this reduce amount of hits my ship will get? Or I better stop ...
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Taking missions from the same agent

I started playing EVE a week ago, in the process of learning the game. I passed 5 storyline missions on the very beginning, couple of other missions, and noticed that some agents stops giving you ...
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Warping to a warping pilot, where do you end?

If you warp to a ship that's in mid-warp, where do you end up? At the target ship's destination, current or initial position?
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Trying to enter a pos but need a password

I bounced off of the force field, Where do I put in the password for star base or pos?
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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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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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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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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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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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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 that....
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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 up,...
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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: https://wiki....
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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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