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This is going to be a new series I’ve decided to do. Every Saturday I’ll showcase someone’s pvp video (Solo/Small Gang), the age of it doesn’t matter, but they’ll tend to be within the last year or so, the more recent the better. I decided to do it after watching Predator 666’s solo blaster tengu video (Yes, he had links, but most people do.)

This first Video is the one that’s made me want to start to do Β this series. Predator 666’s solo blaster tengu in nullsec.

 

If you want your video to be showcased, just mail the youtube link to “TheButcherJohn” ingame. Also, this series is more for fun rather than news. And it’s just a nice way to showcase some of the better pilots in eve.

  • Nok1z

    I think you should ask for kill reports and add them πŸ™‚

  • fuling 3

    It’s not a “solo” blaster tengu if it has links. I like the idea for this series but why start it out with cheese?

    • Firefox4312

      Links vs No Links with solo pvp is debatable among a lot of people. There are some that say links are fine, and some who say they’re not solo pvp. Hell, there are people that believe implants aren’t solo pvp. But that’s how people are. In my opinion, if you’re the only person on grid, links or not, it’s still solo in my general opinion. As is the opinion of a lot of others.

      • Eternal Corrosion

        thats what i think too, if u cant afford links…, the stop moaning and farm to get them, thast how this game works.

        • oldgrandma

          The complaint or moan isn’t with the mechanic of links. I am not reading complaints about people using links. The issue is with the definition of “solo”.

      • dont be a dipshit

        There is no debate at all. Stop encouraging the EN24 ir retarded perspective.

        Solo = 1.

        Links = at least 2.

        • Firefox4312

          Well, seeing if you own the links yourself. You’re still One person. Not two. Thus if you cant afford links, you shouldn’t cry about them, when someone else uses them because they can afford them.

          e: Also, most pvpers nowadays are linked, so this invalidates your point more. But I bet your the type of person that thinks implants defeats solo as well.

  • Razor is your Daddy

    What a poof! He flies like a goon. The man needs to get some balls and be more like us.

    • How is that packed in with 50k members and claim to be independent???

  • NOT Mittens

    Using links in pvp is NOT……SOLO PvP…..PERIOD

    • nijam

      Couldnt agree more.

  • Robo

    True solo Pvp is 1 man his ship roaming, nothing else nothing more, any out side involvement except for intel and maybe a scouting alt that doesn’t get involved with anything else bar scouting.

    That’s my opinion on solo Pvp and I either go out on my own or use a scouting covops to avoid all nulls blobs and to pick targets off blobs of course πŸ˜‰

    • GOON DREAMS

      Let’s turn your opinion into the rule by removing off grid links.

      Oh wait…

      The only way to make the game fair for people who don’t want to spend the time it takes to learn how to pvp is to change the killmail mechanics:

      The moment you get a killmail your ship should explode. Ships should not be able to kill more than one ship. It’s not fair to people who don’t want to take the time, and spend the isk it takes to learn how to fly well.

      • anonymous

        No one is saying anything about removing links or anything like that. People are simply saying that if you are using links you can not call it solo pvp. No one cares if you use links or not.

      • Robo

        Wtf are you chatting, you need to rethink.
        True solo can be defined in a few ways, the others I will not explain, but my strategy is to fly relatively cheap. Say dram/AFs dps thrasher or T1 cruisers. I do this because your likely to die to a blob or outnumbering swath of people who can’t fight solo.
        As fact of the matter it’s a rarity anyone honours a solo fight so prepare for friends incoming.

        With that in mind usually have a covops scouting for me constantly, and if I find a target of choosing I check out systems for buddy’s of his while I weight the options up, look at who your fighting, check his eve kill for the types of fits he flys, if he fights solo or always with a gang, what’s he flying currently etc.

        With pre checks out the way if you have good odds of knowing generally what your getting into then balls deep. In other situations say you know they have buddy’s just align out/kite your target gage if you can kill him before his mates are landing on you, or if it’s worth keeping out of point range and warping if all his buddy’s try and jump you.

        I like to kill expensive shit with cheap shit, I don’t need a bhaalgorn or vindi to solo.
        Although an arty Mach aligning out and alphang shit trying to burn for you is fun πŸ™‚

        • Firefox4312

          And links allow you to fight well above your class limit, which wouldn’t be possible without them.
          i.e. Guados’s videos.

  • Laika Vic

    Another 12 years old video……

  • BlueDoughnutComing

    Links are not solo pvp. Ever. Solo = alone/one/single/solitary/unassisted. If you want to use links then go right ahead, just stop perpetuating the “links are solo” myth.

    • nijam

      “But but but i multiboxed those 2 falcons and 3 guardians alone, so its solo herp di derp”

  • oldgrandma

    If two people are fighting and one is getting reps from a third person, we wouldnt call that solo pvp. If two people are fighting and one is getting links from a third person, we still shouldnt call that solo pvp.

  • Gorguts

    all of you that thinks using links is not fair just don’t understand that todays nullsec is not the place it used to be 3-4 years ago. there is almost no point in roaming pvp in nullsec. all the null bears have the intel channels as soon as u jump they just pos up. and of course damn jump bridges! jump bridges limits the usage of gates and lowers the chance of catching anything. and if they travel, they use “safe ships” which is almost imposible or very hard to catch such as cloacky ships, covert nullified t3 and now even inties which is ridiculous.
    so… the way of getting pvp in nullsec is flying to staging systems where u will 100% get blobbed. my way of fighting blob is flying nano kiting ships which are good at killing tackle, can escape in tight situation,have high dps/range for killing stuff fast.fighting full overview of ships w/ recons, snipers, tackle for me is most exciting thing in eve. to be successful in what i do, i do everything to push the ship to its limit / if i fly a ship i have almost perfect skills for it, i use faction deadspace mods, i use implants like snake set and i use links.
    i would agree all this whinning about links if it wasnt counterable. decent scanner can prob it out in seconds in the middle of fight and u wouldnt even notice deployed probs and everytime it happens its -500mil isk.

    the changes made by ccp past year nerfed small gang/solo pvp and buffed blob to the point where i just left the game.

    1.te nerf = kiting nerf = dead nano blaster ships. i died to goons in my 1.5bil blaster proteus (which used to be amazing kiting ship) because stiletto pointed and kept me tackled for like half an hour and i couldnt do anything about it he just kept orbiting me 25km and neutron blasters with null + 2te couldnt reach the range at all. that day i said goodbye blasters, rest in peace, u were amazing.
    2. nerf of links.
    3. links are easier to prob out (new scanning mods).
    4. t1 crap is buffed to the point of nonsense. 1 t1 frig – crucifier totally disabled my ~3bil mach keeping 100km orbit w 3km/s on me and putting 2x tidi on me, making my range from 60 to 10.
    shit like crusifiers. celesticies, blackbirds, maulusies make solo pvp miserable and there always are some of them in blob.
    WHY SO MUCH HATE ON SMALL GANG PVP CCP FOZZIE?!

    i know masay(predator666) he is amazing pilot, knows his stuff very well. everytime i fly with him its a lot of fun, lots of kills. and his ideas fittings are briliant.

    • heh

      It’s not that people say links are unfair… its that you want to call it solo pvp while using links. It’s not solo pvp if you are not by yourself. It’s really that simple.
      Small gang is what it becomes now.

      Solo= literally by yourself.. no one helping you… offering you extra dps, reps… boosts… links whatever.
      The moment someone assists you in anyway… it now becomes small gang… or a pair… whatever the hell you want to call it that is not solo.

      That’s my 2 cents. Otherwise I probably agree with the rest you say.

      • Gorguts

        i dont care if ppl call it solo or not i just want ppl to stop crying about them so ccp stop nerfing it. Exactly all those tears on forums about “how unfair links are” made ccp to nerf them and they plan to nerf it further.

        • heh

          No one on this chat is really crying about nerfing links… It’s just the semantics of calling 2 toons solo pvp. That’s all. Use links if you want… and you can even have your guy take on one guy. Just realize its really 2 people beating 1 guy. That’s all I’m saying. It’s a more like a gank than it is 1v1. Do it if you want. do it all you want. I don’t care… have fun. Just know that it isn’t solo.

          • Yes let’s nerf everything that allows a player to fight outnumbered. Because all we want in eve is unintelligent blob warfare. What’s wrong with you people.

          • Reading Comprehension

            Are you a complte idiot or are you having a totally different conversation that we aren’t seeing? For the third time in this thread: NO ONE CARES IF YOU USE LINKS. NO ONE HERE IS CALLING FOR LINKS TO BE NERFED. We only care that people are using links and calling it ‘solo pvp’. If you use links and call it solo, you are bad and you should feel bad.

          • Pew Pew

            Enough stuff has been nerfed. Please stop calling for stuff to be nerfed.

          • Chris

            Pretty sure they’re just sockpuppet trolling you at this point. Just let it be. Some people are downies.

  • Predator 666

    nice ^) By the way here you can find all my videos! http://www.youtube.com/user/Roonion Something like that can also add here πŸ™‚ Hehe ^)

  • IMRIGHTYOUREWRONGSOHA

    Read every comment….all arguing about solo PvP…. no matter what you won’t all agree to the same thing so its pointless…

    But to continue the shit storm…solo pvp I think is you by yourself. . . Controlling how ever many toons… if you can manage 5 vagabonds and take on a small gang go for it…your still alone…links mean shit when its more likely a fleet can provide them as well…if someone doesn’t want to run links they dont…someone does they do…

    Maybe just dont say solo pvp…just say im killing shit here’s my vid have fun…links or not its impressive if you win against the odds….

  • Laika Vic
  • Aonus_the_blaster_maniac

    hmm… 1 man army, showcasing small gang videos? makes sense!

  • Thisguy

    Ok now try it again without links.

  • Theronth

    Linked solo is still solo. The booster is not present on the grid, it’s not adding any dps, not repping nor tackling. Its improving combat ship stats just like hardwirings, T2 implant sets, pimp fit, faction ammo or pills. Or are you gonna say using Caldari Navy Antimatter isn’t solo, because the principle is the same?

    • Robo

      Links affects stats of the guy whom is supposedly solo, anything that affects the single ship/pilot involved from an external source deems it strictly not solo.
      A scouting alt for eyes and any intel is the boundaries of what solo is as these certain bounds does not affect the ability of a ship to be solo Amano Amano only to be aware of what fights your getting into. That’s the difference.

    • Elite Bushido Warrior

      Links DO add more tank and tackle. That’s literally what they do. And trying to bring implants, fittings, etc into the argument is simply disingenuous. Those are not extra toons.

      If you really want to argue that links are solo, then at what point does it stop being solo? What if I have a fleet with all bonuses available to use and stack as necessary? Tengu links, Loki links, Legion links, Proteus links, Ragnarok boosts, Erebus boosts, Leviathan boosts and Avatar boosts. Nine people in fleet contributing to the fight against some poor slob all by himself. Is that solo? If you still think so, I suggest looking up the word or checking a thesaurus.

      Saying someone is a soloist means something in this game. Adding “with links” onto that makes it mean much less. And that’s why some people argue loudly that “It’s still solo!” when everyone knows that it’s not.

    • Michael

      Kil2 did solo. This is bullshit.

    • BS

      How is the Caldari Navy Antimatter not solo. Wut… You need two accounts if you use links = not solo. Its that simple.

      • Mittens is a cunt

        Only one on the kill mail=solo you dumb fFuck now stop splitting Fucking hairs u tale.

        • blubbblubb

          how about NO

        • BS

          LOL, so fying with 8 logis is still solo ? Hint, they dont have to be on km.

        • BS

          Also , why calling me retard and using cursewords when you aparently dont understand what logic is ? No wonder you think fleets are solo lol
          1 tengu plus 10 scimis = still solo for you yes ?

  • Predator 666

    I
    realized whine those whose hands sticking out in different directions!
    Links do not affect the fact that this is not a solo! This is utter
    nonsense! Want to see how you without a scout and no bonuses will be
    able to fly! And above all, in the first battle of the DSP were also
    links! I am more than sure that those who yells crayfish!

    • garandras

      Predator 666 you are a awesome solo PVPer.. I have came accross you a few times around catch and provi and it has always been some good fun PvP. Do you have a video of your work in the proteus?

  • blubbblubb

    if anyone says flying with links is solo, he/she just does not know what the word means i think.

  • tara read

    Farjung. Go dust off the Eve archives and search “Waves Of Mutilation” 1 and 2. Such a sexy series displaying the Vindi back in the day.