880°
Submitted by Blazee 472d ago | news

Player loses 9000$ with the destruction of his ship in EVE Online

VideoGamer Portugal: Player loses one of the most valuable ships in the game. (EVE Online, PC)

Alternative Sources
« 1 2 »
pedrof93  +   472d ago
PORTUGAL !
Blazee  +   472d ago
Visita-nos. ;)
heihoosilver  +   472d ago
E quando fores embora, leva os politicos contigo e deixa-os num sitio onde não exista ninguém. Não vá eles darem cabo daquilo também.
iGAM3R-VIII  +   472d ago | Well said
ENGLISH PLEASE
douevenlift  +   472d ago
...and guess what ladies, he's single!
knockknockannefrank  +   472d ago
@douevenlift

yea but he has no ride...no i dont want no scrubs
Imalwaysright  +   472d ago
Se dissesses MURICA levavas 100 "eu concordo". Estes tipos pensam que sao o centro do universo e que toda a gente tem de falar na lingua deles.
pixelsword  +   472d ago
Hmmm.... did I help to destroy it? BLACK LEGION FOREVER!

A long time coming, many wars were fought, this is truly a BLACK DAY!

MUAHAHAHAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!

http://evenews24.com/2013/0...
#1.1.6 (Edited 472d ago ) | Agree(1) | Disagree(4) | Report
pixelsword  +   472d ago
Must be a couple of Peter Pandemics here, lol

CRYSTAL FLEET, ASSEMBLE!

Tank 'n' Gank 'n' all that stank!
#1.1.7 (Edited 472d ago ) | Agree(0) | Disagree(1) | Report
badz149  +   472d ago
sorry guys
I just have to say it...

It' OVER 9000!!!

http://youtu.be/SiMHTK15Pik
NumOnePS3FanBoy   472d ago | Personal attack | show
sak500  +   472d ago
@ps3fanboy

I speak 3 languages but not the above one and this is an english based website so what the hell is wrong in asking someone to speak in english?

Teray khopari mein bhusa hai kiya? Gandu matherchod.
#1.1.10 (Edited 472d ago ) | Agree(9) | Disagree(6) | Report
onyoursistersback  +   472d ago
I planted 4 C4's and jumped out the window like Chuck Norris!!!!
(It was a "had to be there" moment!!)
Nicholasgliss  +   472d ago
*correction*
You planted 4 C4's and 4 Chuck Norrises grew out of them...as they exploded...
Grap  +   472d ago
all i see is dots in the video. the video is pointless.
Kryptix  +   472d ago
You can see his reaction video right here. lol

http://www.youtube.com/watc...
Sashamaz  +   472d ago
Spread sheet graphics, its amazing how far it's come.
yolanda12richards   472d ago | Spam
DoctorXpro  +   472d ago
Leva os para Marte
pedrof93  +   472d ago
Ja vou tarde para apanhar o Gaspar :D

Mas com um bocado de jeito ainda dou uma cabeçada no Portas,Coelho,Seguro,Jeronimo, Drago e nos sindicalistas.
DoctorXpro  +   472d ago
E o Alberto Joao Jardim
iGAM3R-VIII  +   472d ago
ENGLISHHHHHHHHH
JBernardo  +   471d ago
O Portas é capaz de sair por ele próprio, já que é perito em amuanços.
wenaldy   472d ago | Off topic | show | Replies(2)
Galletto3   472d ago | Off topic | show | Replies(6)
heihoosilver  +   472d ago
iGAM3R-VIII
Use Google translator, it makes wonders for you...
pedrof93  +   471d ago
We were speaking about politics.
KillrateOmega  +   472d ago
That's unfortunate.
xtremexx  +   472d ago
lol. thats just unfortunate.
MWong  +   472d ago
Would've loved to watch the vid of it actually being destroyed.
Athonline  +   471d ago
And the video of the player watching his ship being destroyed...
MWong  +   471d ago
@ Athonline

Now that would have been too cruel. The player was probably doing the rage dance or screaming "No, No, oh GOD this can't be happening ... no no NOOOOOOOOOO!!!" as it happened. Especially since it's 1 of 3 ever had in the game.
#3.2.2 (Edited 471d ago ) | Agree(0) | Disagree(0) | Report
CrossingEden  +   472d ago
hnnnnggg
Roper316  +   472d ago
no matter how skilled or good you are there is always the chance to lose. That is why I love the old football adage " On any given Sunday "
fattyuk  +   472d ago
Sorry am I the only person who thought

hahaha
OrangePowerz  +   472d ago
Clearly you are not an EvE player :)
Reverent   472d ago | Offensive
TheFutureIsBlue  +   472d ago
At first I was like "Ouch. That is a lot of money." but then a few seconds later I laughed more than I probably should =p
malokevi  +   472d ago
I've never played the game, nor seen it played. So I watched the video of the event, and was like "uhhhhh......"

Looks cool. But is that far-off perspective the only way to play the game?
HammadTheBeast  +   472d ago
No in those massive battles most PC's have to go into that view so their graphics cards don't melt. But you can completely zoom in and the game looks amazing.
malokevi  +   472d ago
Thats awesome. I wish they could bring that sort of quality to the console universe. I can't even fathom that type of experience, as it stands.
ATi_Elite  +   472d ago
You can Zoom in but you will not be as efficient as a Zoomed out player who is taking in more data.

Zoomed in has great graphics and detail but Zoomed out has the benefit of more information and view distances.

Loosing $9k is a lot of hard work and time. His faction is to blame as that ship should have been better protected.
Software_Lover  +   472d ago
I have no idea WTF was going on in that video.
andibandit  +   472d ago | Funny
From looking at the video it seems that a X-wing and the Millenium Falcon, flew to the center of the ship and destroyed the power core.
#8.1 (Edited 472d ago ) | Agree(34) | Disagree(0) | Report | Reply
malokevi  +   472d ago
Either that, or the Hamburgler got past Grimace and stole all the burgers. Hard to tell.
TyBREAKR  +   472d ago
That made my day. Well said haha
zippycup  +   472d ago
hahaha ahh my side hurts
mrmarx  +   471d ago
yeah that video exceeded nerd scale.
orakle44  +   472d ago
good lord that looks about as fun as having a tooth removed :/
OrangePowerz  +   472d ago
Poor guy, I hope he had it insured. I have seen people stop playing after loosing less valuable ships because they put all their efforts and time into getting the ships.
Iltapalanyymi  +   472d ago
lol what a waste. i would never put any money in any item in any online game.
OrangePowerz  +   472d ago
It doesn't mean he did, but thats the rough conversion of what those ships are worth if you decide to spend real money.
dumahim  +   472d ago
Yeah. I seem to recall years ago they compared the economy of Eve and some other MMORPGs to the economy of some small countries. Doesn't mean people were spending real money, but it does have a real world value.
OrangePowerz  +   472d ago
It does and some people would actually spend that amount of real life money on it. I'm a miner so I dont go after super awesome ships, but I would be very pissed if I would lose my mining ship. I have seen some very valuable ships destroyed from my corp while they protected us mining.
SIRHC13  +   472d ago
9,000$... $9,000

Come on, now
PurpHerbison  +   472d ago
Even in what is supposed to be a hype moment in EVE, it still fails to grab me.
Squall5005  +   472d ago
In my opinion, that $9000 was already lost when he purchased the ship. $9000 on a game? Get a life.
OrangePowerz  +   472d ago
It doesnt mean he spent that amount on it, just that it would cost roughly that amount if you spend real life money on the ressources to build it.
raiden-49  +   472d ago
yea he could have bought $9000 worth of games.
The_Troll_Whisperer  +   472d ago
LOL ''get a life''

You probably think he spent $9000 in real life to buy the ship XD.

280-380 Billion ISK(EVE Online currency) = 8-9 thousand dollars
AbortMission  +   472d ago
Eve is the PC social reject game Lol it's effing insane how anyone would spend so much money in a game (I know that he didn't actually spend money)
RedHawkX  +   472d ago
what do you get for destroying the thing? could you have stolen the ship or hijacked it or something?
admiralvic  +   472d ago
The satisfaction of ruining someones day, week, month, year, whole experience on the game? You lose something like that and you're bound to be sad.
mmj  +   472d ago
Feel bad for the guy but perhaps now he can move onto something more worthwhile, it's not worth playing if the reward for your work can be taken from you that easily.
#17 (Edited 472d ago ) | Agree(7) | Disagree(1) | Report | Reply
shadowmist13  +   472d ago
You must be dumb as a brick to pay so much for something thats not really there!,seriously...I would rather build myself a monster rig or buy 3 3D screens,hahaha I guess he is going to think tqice before buying pixels for that much!
Angeljuice  +   472d ago
You must be as dumb as a brick if you cant understand it isn't real money.
admiralvic  +   472d ago
The person did not pay $9,000 dollars per se, they just so happened to have an item worth $9,000 dollars. This is because the in game currency has a real world equivalency value. With that being said, it's entirely possible that their loss might have been far greater, since they lost a LOT of time invested.

Either or, losing a ship worth $9,000 dollars sounds better than "Player loses one of the rarest ships in the game"
TomShoe  +   472d ago
I can imagine that gamer's face right now.

............................. ...............________
............................. .......,.-'".......... .........``~.,
............................. ,.-"...................... ............."-.,
.........................,/.. ............................... ..............":,
.....................,?...... ............................... .................,
.................../......... ............................... ...................,}
................./........... ............................... ............,:`^`..}
.............../............. ............................... .......,:"........./
..............?.....__....... ............................... ...:`.........../
............./__.(....." ~-,_........................... ...,:`........../
.........../(_...."~,_.. ......"~,_................ ....,:`........_/
..........{.._$;_......" =,_......."-,_.......,.-~- ,},.~";/....}
...........((.....*~_.......& quot;=-._......";,,./`.... /"............../
...,,,___.`~,......"~.,. ...................`.....}..... ........./
............(....`=-,,....... `........................(..... .;_,,-"
............/.`~,......`-.... ............................... ../
.............`~.*-,.......... ...........................|,./ .....,__
,,_..........}.>-._....... ............................|.. ............`=~-,
.....`=~-,__......`,......... ........................
...................`=~-,,.,.. .............................
............................. ...`:,,........................ ...`..............__
............................. ........`=-,................... ,%`>--==``
............................. ..........._..........._,-%.... ...`
............................. ......,
hkgamer  +   472d ago
Well, It seems like he didn't pay $9000. So I guess it's not that bad.

Didn't people on EVE online pay $30,000+ before? Thought people used to spend alot more money on that game.

Saying that, $9000 isn't too much. My friend used to sell MMO characters/avatars for $1000.
papashango  +   472d ago
understandable. The whole shtick about MMO's is that you are to spend countless hours grinding for an endgame social life.

It translates to roughly $5/hr to people that have put hundreds of hours into their character and sell it for $1k. It's even worse for the seller if it was their main they've put years into. It's actually a better deal for the buyer.
hkgamer  +   472d ago
well, some people have alot of fun playing these games.

However, my friend was able to quickly grind these characters out by using help from his alternate characters.

Some games are pretty quick to level up, also doesn't take much effort since you could leave it alone on the side whilst you watch tv or play another game.

not saying its worth its time, but is not as much effort as other people would think.
lgn15  +   472d ago
These kind of people are so strange. Like my little bro spending hundreds of dollars on Maplestory cash... Hundreds of dollars on pixels, intangible pixels.
sherimae2413  +   472d ago
but the happiness your brother gets is priceless ^_^
i also done that in playing Lineage 2 and Ragnarok online i bought top up cards and ingame currencies for real life currency
lgn15  +   471d ago
Well dude, I'm not gunna criticize you because you can do anything with your money. In the end, yes, it is just a purchase like any other. I just feel like it could be better spent on a game console, pc, ect.
zippycup  +   472d ago
i don't now what is worse the lose of the ship or the people who did not read the storie and actually thought he spend $9k on the ship

eve has an economy that is comparable to real world the money he used was made in game playing and if it was traded over to real world currency it would be worth $9k
TuxedoMoon  +   472d ago
Sucks to be that guy. I'm not too into MMOS to the point where my characters or stuff is worth any real money. Trading Real money for fake money? No thanks.
frankiebeans  +   472d ago
good thing it wasn't over 9000....
erick21093  +   472d ago
I was struggling to understand what was going on in the video until I read the person's explanation to someone else who felt the same way.

It must have sucked big for that guy to lose that amount of ISK all in that short time period after all he had done to get it. I will say, game looks interesting but a tad bit too much going on.

My life would be in shambles if I played that game for extended periods of time lol
aLiEnViSiToR  +   472d ago
I am sorry but 9000$ http://blogs.miaminewtimes....
lex-1020  +   472d ago
He didn't actually lose any money. It was just the value of it all.

" annihilation of the ship has done to his owner lost about 280-380 billion ISK (the currency of EVE Online), which is equivalent to about 8-9 thousand dollars."
iMixMasTer872   472d ago | Spam
MikeyDucati1  +   472d ago
Wow the ignorance. I even live in the states and I find it appalling. Let them speak their native tongue. And really what is it to you what they say? I'm pretty sure you weren't the topic...lol...at least at first.
« 1 2 »

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
20°

TVL | Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition Review

6m ago - Minecraft finally launches on the PlayStation Vita. Is it good, or even worth buying a Vita for? | PS Vita
20°

Initial Apple A8X GPU Benchmarks Appear – Beats the ‘192 Core’ Tegra K1

6m ago - The race for the Mobile Gaming Platform is on. Apple's 20nm based GPU manages to beat Nvidia's 19... | Android

31 Nights of Halloween – 2000s Speed Round

6m ago - It's October, and B-Ten is dedicating each day of the month to a new scary game. Today, Olivia lo... | GameCube

Madden NFL Mobile - How to get more Coins and Madden Cash

6m ago - Madden NFL Mobile is the latest and greatest mobile installment in the popular football franchise... | iPhone
Ad

iCreditCardNow.com

Now - Quickly locate just the right card for you. | Promoted post
30°

Geforce GTX 780 onsale for $270.89, and more deals.

6m ago - Newegg and Amazon have some great sales for the GTX 780, and the new GTX 970. Both of these cards... | PC
Related content from friends