Why is what I hear many of you say.... well why not.
There was supposed to be a low sec deployment for all in the alliance of Straight Jacket Bears. This was to a friendly citadel just inside Hi sec for easy access to low, Faction Warefare Low (Kamela) and Null (KBP7-G) in Provi.
The stated object was to learn how to pvp in small groups.
Now this character, Pram Face, as previously stated has been largely industry based. He can use all the industrial ships (except the Rorqual) up to Jump Freighters, but has issues flying most frigates and destroyers and only had drones trained as a weapon system.
Over the last few months has been training frigates and destroyers and a couple of weapon systems.
So I turned up at the staging, and found that I could not fly the mimnitar stuff that they wanted to use, so bought myself a buch of executioners and a few punishers and a gnosis, as the alliance mentioned gate camps.
The frigates because they were cheap. even tech 2 fitting them the total bill was about 5 million a time. Including the gnosis and a few odds and ends I spent about 180 million.
Anyway, first night some of the Americans in alliance were on early and I was on late and we had a little roam.
Depressingly I attempted a Slasher fit as suggested by the organiser, and had the dubious honour of dying first. Dead Slasher
I then re shipped to a punisher and we killed a ferox and a Drake..
This was surprising as the ferrox was caught in a belt, ratting, and the Drake warped in to help. Both died without loss.
The next day I had some time, and thought what could I do with no one around. So I broke out the gnosis and started a solo gate camp.
Warning. This is only for the terminally stupid in most areas of low sec, and I fully expected to die. Badly.
In my first hour, I caught and killed a shuttle (which just proves that some pilots are slow and stupid), and had to run away from T3's and other blingy ships that wanted to shoot me on the gate.
So, I went to work and came back that night for another try. The gate I chose was fairly low traffic, and a large portion of the traffic was interceptors, pods and cloaky haulers. the rest seemed to be big nasty looking ships, often in pairs.
However I did manage to catch
Now that to me was enough. 3 different play sessions on the camping for 4 small kills.
There was a bit of hide and seek when the local inhabitants showed up in Brutix's and started shooting me, and a few others had a pop on the way.
So realistically I was bored. The gate was not busy enough with ships that I could catch or kill and with no company it simply was not fun.
If you are going to try this at home...
You do need;-
1. A second account to be eyes on the hisec side, or a small gang will keill you.
2. A good idea of which ships you can kill before the gate guns kill you.
3. Pings around the gate to retreat to.
4. Safe docking in system.
5. Willingness to lose an 80 million ship.
If you have all of these, get out and try.