Sunday, October 16, 2011

Entrance into The tuskers.

I decided a while ago that I really didn't want to have any rules in this here video game I play, and piracy looked mighty intriguing. I knew some pirate corps, but didn't wanna go for anything lame, (bane, etc), wanted some small gang/solo pew pew, and I figured I knew just where to find it.

TLDR Now I'm in the tuskers.

Its been three days since I've joined, and my general JIHAD against anything stupid in lowsec has been pretty successful.

I passed the entrance exam by Pillaging a (Read: rediculously tanked) Raven in my newly aquired (read: given to me) Vagabond and murdering an inty with my rifter. (note evekill is on fire right now, so it will be BC KMs for this post)

I decided to scope the place out while waiting for my application to push through, and was given a hearty welcome by the tuskers upon entry VIA them attempting to kill my vagabond and me running around like a girl for a few hours in an attempt to keep it.

Background checks passed, killboard passed, vaccines injected (gallente lowsec, you just never know), ships + modules hauled, app accepted.

The first thing I did was join a pursuit gang in my hurricane, where we murdered a Russian Typhoon as it attempted to cyno in carriers on us in a closed plex, as well as his buddy in a drake.

Popped some mission runner in a tengu as well. First day, over.

In my second day as a tusker, we found a wormhole close by, and ran around trying to catch a proteus, legion and tengu.  Well, we caught the legion, the proteus bailed to another WH as we pursued his buddies legion, and the tengu cloaked up.

We then caught a GILA ratting and had to kill off a pirate rifter as he attempted to whore on the mail as we held the gila pilot at ransom. (Gangs I have been in have ransomed the same guy, with the same ship, 3 times in the first two days of my joining, resulting in a personal increase of 150 mil just by that guy.)

I decided to try my hand as a frigate pilot and popped a slicer with my dramiel, which will now collect dust in my hanger. (I HATE FRIGS)

Next day, same system, different wormhole, we see orcas and T3 in space in lowsec and attempt to kill them, they in turn reship to a falcon and two scorpions, with t3s and a zealot on scan in their WH, with their orca pilot docked. We kill off one of their scorps and his pod in the WH while the falcon runs, the other scorp jumps into lowsec (put him thru armor, he ejected, and I am the proud new owner of a shitty cruiser missile scorpion in dire need of retro fitting) and their t3s/hac never show up.

I've been quite liberal about taking GCC on stations and gates when I shouldn't, Like when I battled a cyclone on a highsec gate in my cyclone (I died, he died, my buddies landed, his buddies landed, everyone else got out) pointing a drake and later a cyclone (same guy, they never learn) on a gate in a vagabond with my help 50ish AU away. (seriously? twice? think I'd learn the first time, but I didn't die for it luckily) The second time around I held point until my backup (shield cane) landed, then the cyclone jumped out of system as did my backup, to catch him. I warped to a close celestial in 10% shield and then rewarped back and jumped/caught point as my backup died. I then (stupidly) overloaded my acs (barrage) and got scrammed by the cyclone as I neuted his cap further. He died, I warped (less then 5% shield, oh and no DCU) and we got both ships loot for the friendly loss (he made his money back, and then some).

I got into another frigate and battled off a cormorant in my mighty cookie cutter rifter as he killed one of our merlins for tusker glory. We then 2v3 battled his friends in cruisers (they had trimarks, we didn't, so like, you know what happened). We lost one rupture as I kited the crap out of them and ran like a girl, but wound up getting on the KM of their thorax as they got ganked a few minutes later by a BC/logi gang (yes, seriously).

Nothing else really sticks out as good fun up til now other then a leroying frigate roam we killed off in BCs (we weren't trying to roll them, they just landed as we did) which you can read about HERE, as the pilot we wound up ransoming (he gave a haiku FTW) has a blog and I'm going to promote a fellow blogger.

I'll be more precise and descriptive next time, but I just wanted to do a nice catch up post.