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EVE Online: ISK Strategy Guide

By : Y Michael Xu, Y. Michael Xu
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EVE Online: ISK Strategy Guide

By: Y Michael Xu, Y. Michael Xu

Overview of this book

New Eden, a universe of beauty, destruction and unlimited potential. Take on the role of a capsuleer and forge a story and empire that spans vast regions of space that is uniquely your own. But in order to forge your story and empire, it takes ISK and lots of it. The ISK Making Guide to EVE Online teaches you the inner workings of each ISK making career choice. Learn the tricks of the pros and avoid the hidden pitfalls that await you at every turn. Learn from the experience of a seasoned EVE veteran. Starting with the more easily accessible career choices and moving on to the careers only available to the experienced capsuleers, this book takes you step-by-step as your story unfolds. Help determine the path of EVE by taking on careers like Mining and Manufacturing, the backbone of New Eden or help your empire rise above the rest by Running Missions for the corporations of your empire. The ISK Making Guide to EVE Online gives you a jump start and walks you through every ISK making career choice.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)

The ultimate miner

You have progressed a long way and have become quite a successful miner. At this stage there are few that can compete against you in the mining profession. But although being simply successful may be enough for everyone else, you still want to achieve the ultimate goal of becoming the ultimate miner. There are only a few steps left to achieving that goal so let's go.

Tech II strip miners and mining crystals

Your newest mining ship, the Covetor, brings along with it some new tools of the trade. With the Covetor, you will be able to start using the Modulated Strip Miner II mining lasers. But wait, you may remember from earlier when we compared some of the mining lasers, that the Modulated Strip Miner II has a lower base yield than the Strip Miner I, so why wouldn't you just stick with the Strip Miner I? Simple—mining crystals.

For every ore type in EVE there are two mining crystals for it, a Tech I and a Tech II version, which can only be used in the Tech II strip miners....