Oh man it’s been for flipping ever since I posted an update. I’m sorry, guys. Work has just been crazy and lately when I’ve gotten home, all I’ve cared about doing is a whole lot of nothing.
Oh I’m playing, no doubt…but writing up logs is just over the edge of stuff that doesn’t sound appealing…
I’m going to try and do better. I promise.
I’ve actually accomplished a good bit over the past few weeks. I’ve upgraded the Asp’s thrusters and shield generator. These help me make more money because I can stay out in the RES longer through dodging shots and absorbing more.
I also ranked up in the Federal Navy! I’m a recruit! Many thanks to Thorby (member of the Hammer Wing) for helping out with the ranking mission! Long term goal is to someday own a Federal Corvette. We’re talking WAY long term as the money for it alone is bananas. On top of that you have to be a Rear Admiral. It’s gone be a while.
Ranking works like this:
Next to your Rep with a faction is a ranking percentage. You complete Bulletin Board missions for the Federation to increase that percentage. When it gets to 100% you’ll see Federal Navy missions. Complete one of those and you’ll rank up.
Short term goals are (since it’s been a while since I’ve set any) build up a nest egg of 10-15 million bounty hunting and then start grinding away at ranking up. To keep me from burning out, I’ll intersperse bounty hunting here and there.
I still want to stay close to LHS 3505 as that’s Hammer Wing’s base of operations. I’d really love some mechanism in place that lets me access a ship saved somewhere else so I could play with everyone else no matter where my main craft is or what I’m in the middle of. Otherwise it makes impromptu gaming together pretty difficult. We’ve had some other Hammers start flying farther and farther out. But they always find their ways home.
Fly safe, CMDRs!