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EVE Online: ISK Strategy Guide

By : Y Michael Xu, Y. Michael Xu
Book Image

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)

Types of trading

Now that you understand the tools at your disposal for your trading career, it is time to talk a closer look at what types of trading you can engage in. Ultimately, to be a successful trader, you will need to combine all these types of trading to maximize the amount of ISK you can make.

Inter-regional trading

Inter-regional trading occurs when you focus on the availability of different goods in different parts of EVE. The most noticeable example of this is with ships. Amarr ships, for example, will be more popular and more readily available in Amarr space and therefore generally will sell cheaper than anywhere else. So you can purchase Amarr ships from Amarr space and then sell them, for example, in Caldari space where demand may be lower, but prices will be higher.

Inter-regional trading is the only time in which you do not want to use buy and sell orders. The markets of EVE are always changing, and you will want to take advantage of any profit possibilities as quickly as...