Death of HERO, what next?
The announcement that what remains of BRAVE will be moving into Placid is leaving a lot of players, myself included, lost for what to do next. I’ve finally gotten around to divesting all of my assets on my main account out of Null. Stuff left scattered all over Fountain, Catch, and Stain from that life in Null has been moved or sold. I’ve also finally taken the initiative and moved my Research/Copy alt into FW lowsec and started grinding Caldari LP. My third alt on the account is now fully devoted to station trading, as I shut down the modest PI setup I was running with her.
This all leaves me with the choice of how to proceed with my main. BRAVE has seen a lot of chatter about SIGs doing various things in and around our new home. But honestly, most of that has little chance of getting off the ground and lasting long term. The horrendous attrition rate in BRAVE is likely to continue, and I don’t see the numbers improving anytime soon. So that means we’re unlikely to see massive changes in the state of BRAVE for at least a few months, if at all.
I’ve been considering leaving for a new null corp for a couple of months now, but mostly hung around due to not wanting my limited playtime wasted moving corps until I found a new one I liked. But I think I’m going to hold off on jumping back in to Null for the remainder of July. I want to give myself time to acclimate to FW and build up an ISK reserve on my station trading alt. That way I’m not burning through ISK on my main that isn’t being replaced. Sure, I could move to Null in the Imperium or the Drone regions and rat my ass off for ISK, but I don’t feel like that would keep my interest for long.
I suppose it all comes down to one question. What do I want to accomplish in EVE? This is a question that players new and old tend to ask themselves. Especially with the new SOV system only days away, there is going to be some impetus for a lot of people to abandon null for greener pastures until things calm down. Then they will make the choice of whether to move back or stay in their new home. Although I see things returning to this cycle of “wait and see” once Phase 3 changes are detailed a few months down the line.
So it seems as though I’ll be in a similar boat. Wanting to return to Null, but not knowing the where, when, and who of it all. My main will likely stay in this state of limbo until I feel I’ve found a stable and suitable nullsec home to move to.
What about you?
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