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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)

Secrets of trading

Trading can rival any of the other careers in EVE, both in how lucrative it can be and the amount of risk involved. You can make a billion ISK in a few days and lose it all instantly. While anyone who buys and sells on the market for profit can call themselves a trader, only after mastering a few secrets can you truly be a successful trader.

Time equals ISK

Profitable deals in EVE can appear instantly and disappear just as fast. You must take account of the amount of time it will take you to transport your goods whenever you are considering a trade route. The profitable deal that you just found 15 jumps away may well be gone by the time you get there. A trade route that makes you 100 million in one hour is less profitable than the trade route that will make you 20 million in ten minutes.

Smaller is better

The secret to making lots of ISK is trading in volume. The higher the volume of goods you buy and sell the more ISK you will make. If you found a trade route for an item...