Log Entry for September 2nd 2013
With the lack of resources described in my previous log entry causing me some issues I decided I should return to Calypso, I checked with Wolta and she was OK with this, we planned to leave the following day and set off for a last team hunt together for this spell on Arkadia, we did quite well against the Oratan Miners, managing 4 globals and a decent profit.
Once we had returned to Calypso (a small adventure in its self), I checked my storage, the auction and what was required to tier the Karma Killer and then purchased the necessary, with the upgrade complete I purchased some weapon skill modification III Enhancers and promptly fitted them to the gun. I really need to do some investigation in to how economical they are, after all it may be cheaper to not use them. I also placed quite a few items (mostly armour parts) on auction most of which have sold for a tidy MU.
Loot was up and down during the week, I decided to try Cyclops Depths in the hope of finding a crystal shard to upgrade an amp with but no luck and little loot from the Mind Reavers too.
Saturday night and I was invited to join a Drop Zone event hosted by Nocturaline, this was to be a race around the circuits near New Switzerland, I had looked at the map and the instructions Nocturaline had posted and I managed to get completely the wrong end of the stick. The first race was comprised of 3 teams each of 2 people in cars provided by and fuelled by Nocturaline. The two tracks were combined into a figure of eight circuit with the start and finish line at the centre. We were to go clockwise around the lower loop and anticlockwise around the top one. Everyone got it right except me, no surprise there, I promptly set off on the upper loop first, it took a while to realise my mistake and when I did I headed cross county to join the lower loop, I was disqualified on completion of the lower loop and rightly so :). My team mate was not too impressed as she wanted to win the prize (which was a car). Further problems occurred when several of the cars were auto-recalled to storage, one of them being my team mate’s so I went and picked her up in the Sleipnir. Only 2 cars survived the circuit both of which were on the blue team. These 2 drivers then faced each other in a final with the winner being Casper.
It was a fun event and I must thank Nocturaline for arranging it and supplying all that was necessary. It seems she is a bit of a vehicle freak, she sent me a picture during the week of her and almost all her vehicles, missing is a boat and a hoverboard. She has since purchased more. Apparently it took over an hour to spawn all of these. Not sure i would have had the patience :).
I entered the Atrax event Sunday evening and did quite badly, I was in 6th place immediately behind Anna Wolverine Queen (an old friend from my days at EUC), I managed to lose nearly 140PED to achieve this stunning rank.
This evening I had a go at the Rextelum, they were kind and I almost got back that which the Atrax took from me last night, I did manage to get passed the 10K mark of the 30K challenge which is quite good news, on the other hand there is still a long way to go.
During the week I gained and lost another disciple, another one who wanted me to supply them with a weapon and equipment so that they can play the game. Again I explained the role of a mentor was to guide and to advise not to pay. He dropped me as a mentor and was all pissed off about it. I really don’t get why people get annoyed when someone does not give them stuff but no matter. I am considering leaving the mentoring thing behind me this is the 3rd or 4th one now, it would be a shame as it is something I enjoy doing. Maybe I should write my mentor presentation here and near the beginning in bold, coloured and underlined capitals state that:-
I DO NOT PAY FOR YOU TO PLAY,
IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR HANDOUTS GO ELSEWHERE
I bet some f. wit still tries it on.