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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)

Getting started

Becoming a manufacturer is very simple. Buy a blueprint for the item you want to build, get the required minerals and put it all into an assembly line, and after the required time your newly built item will be ready for you to use or sell. But like everything else in EVE, starting out is very simple, but to become a manufacturing magnet and to make serious ISK takes a deep understanding of how everything works. So let's take a closer look at all the aspects of manufacturing.

Common mistakes when starting out

There are many pitfalls awaiting you when you start your manufacturing career. While most are insignificant and at worst will set you back a few days, there are two mistakes that can cripple your career even before it starts.

Buy your minerals

The first mistake is the belief that you should mine the ore needed to supply your mineral needs. Many eager manufacturers believe that if they mined the ore needed, somehow they would be getting the minerals for free and therefore...