Seventy Million Skill Points and Out August 24, 2011Posted by Wilhelm Arcturus in entertainment, EVE Online.
Tags: Incarna, Learning Skills, Meaningless Milestones, Skill Points
I came back to EVE Online for Incarna, to see if there would be anything new that would bring me back into the game. And, in my usual method, I picked the three month subscription. The would have given me plenty of time to explore the Incarna expansion, had it held anything for me.
Which meant that my subscription time has been spent doing what a lot of EVE subscriptions do, training skills. There was enough time for me to hit another skill point milestone. So, as I did at the 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, and 60 million skill point mark, here is where I stand at 70 million skill points.
Spaceship Command: 18,084,237* Gunnery: 8,358,825* Science: 6,808,636* Missiles: 6,620,426* Engineering: 6,583,849 Drones: 6,455,156* Industry: 3,539,500* Electronics: 3,117,673* Trade: 3,271,765 Leadership: 2,332,334* Navigation: 1,777,805 Mechanic: 1,426,568 Corp Management: 1,108,784 Social: 1,015,932 Subsystems: 151,765 Total: ~70,000,000
Asterisks indicate areas that changed since the last post.
Spaceship Command, always at the top of the skill point chart, surged forward and nearly double due to my skilling up to fly ships from other factions… mostly so I could take screen shots of them for EVE Online Pictures.
The increases in the skills listed above actually add up to more than 10 million skill points. Spaceship Command alone went up nearly 9 million.
Since my last milestone at 60 million, the learning skills got pulled from the game, which freed up 4.8 million skill points for me to reallocate back in December 2010.
That change is also why my total known skills went from 209 to 197.
Skill level distribution now looks like this:
Level 1: 1 skill Level 2: 30 skills Level 3: 28 skills Level 4: 52 skills Level 5: 86 skills
And, that one key measurement, how many days of training would it take me to fly a Caldari Titan, went UP this time around, by a little over a day. I am now over 69 days away from the basic flying skill, almost all of which would be tied up in learning Capital Ships I through V. I am not sure why the timeline went up since I last checked. It probably relates to how I set my attributes after the removal of learning skills.
But now my subscription is coming to its end. In a little over a week, my account will lapse.
I have explored most of what I wanted to in EVE. Potshot and I never did get that space station built in wormhole space, w-space being pretty well camped these days, and I never once poked my nose into a 0.0 system, but such is life. By the time I was done in empire space, I did not want the commitment that 0.0 requires.
And I suppose this casts the future of EVE Online Pictures into doubt. I have enough screen shots to get through the rest of the year at the current rate of two pictures posted a week, but after that I might have to put that site on hiatus.