The Life of a Brave Newbie

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long live the noobs, we bring fun in a place where only darkness of super cereal stuff remained ...
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Seems a bit dry on the first page, but the second page is hilarious :)
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7o
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welp, I.might be joining them later thanks to this article. I'm terrible and I want to have some fun while I train essential skills.
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Gray is a spai.
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this is just funny
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Gray is the best spai.
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We cater to all play styles, even the spais need a rep on the council. We want them to have fun too!
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We E-uni in syndicate love seeing these guys near by cause it means most times a fun smaller ship fight with out the butt hurt capital drops. I've lost a number of bombers on their frig fleets but damn that combat log looks sweet after a clean hit.
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Like GoT spoiler vents that don't want other people to enjoy it, like bittervets that grew a beard in null but all they do is rat anyway. Thinking it's their series, their game. BNI just shows all of those the (drunk and/or stoned) finger. It's exactly what EVE needed. They are crazy, and so much fun to fight. I think this is just the beginning tbh.
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For a noob corp BNI have a fair few caps, though most of the cap pilots are retarded... Especially mackael who met my Hel
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Give those brave urchins Delve!
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"Spies are welcome as long as they bring fights" - just awesome, keep it up!
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Who the heck could hate these guys? And why? That has me curious.
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Lumpy Mayo best Mayo....... though at some point fuck talwars really 7o... anyway jack heisenberg wtf http://eve-kill.net/?a=kill_de...........
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7o
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Brave Newbies = TEST 2010You saw what happend with TEST, please be what you are and don't change.
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What is... I don't even..
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I was part of a corp that wardecced you guys, not out of hatred, not for shackling your noobs (which was the reasoning behind one of the foreverwars) but because there's just so fucking many of you. I love you, you remind me (from an outsiders perspective) of the TEST I was once part of and adored and I hope you the best. Loads of love, another player that enjoys dieing.
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This article is… highly amusing. As head diplomat of the Collective I thoroughly approve of this article. The information and misinformation presented is just brilliant, with enough humour to make the two sides difficult to discern. We don't care about spies because half the time we convert them to full members when they realize flying with us is more fun than working against us. We hand out awards (like the "Nigerian Prince" or "Fool's Errand") for particularly awesome noobish behaviour—conveniently, I've won both! (The former for losing 5 PLEX in a noobship during my first month in BNI, the latter for owning a dread for a total of 15 minutes and two siege cycles before losing it to the Lords: Motre's Revelation.)Despite hilarious comments and advertising to the contrary, EVE is not real. It's a game. Games are meant to be fun, otherwise you're just wasting your time and giving yourself high blood pressure. Each of the alliances has a distinct personality, a distinct culture. When you can laugh off billion-ISK losses, hideously ill-timed corp thefts (if they had only waited 24 hours…) and get delicious revenge on a pair of AWOXer T3's by using a cyno bait Myrm… then lose the Myrm to your own fleet… or siege a POS while reading Squid-on-Hogwarts gay fanfic on comms… you can win EVE. Our culture is random, half forgiving and unforgiving, self-deprecating, and irreverent, with many members who pride themselves on, as mentioned, their losses, and their patience helping new players get bootstrapped into the game.
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7o
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LOL. thanks for the article. Truly linghtened up my day! :D
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But don't make them part of the CFC, it would be unfortunate for such an underdog to become someone we have to hate.
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I hate the way they are sold to be "brave". It is very misleading and far from accurate.They are brave in numbers. Try get a fight with them 1v1 same class or down.
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What is it with these people that bitch and moan about "blobbing" or "1v1"If you engage someone who is in a fleet that fleet are going to come and help the guy (or just whore on your killmail, your the stupid idiot that got pointed afterall)Seriously this is EVE you are NEVER, EVER, going to get a fair fight so stop bloody well moaning about it and learn to fight/run or die.Jeeez Louise
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This article was so bad it gave me cancer.
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I think that is your body disagreeing with you.
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All fights (where both sides have the intention to PvP at that time, or you are in sub .5 sec space) are fair. Losing to a "blob" just means you didn't bring enough ships.
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I always honor 1v1s. They just never clarify that the "1" refers to pilot and not fleet.
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As a SniggWaffle, just gotta say we love BNI for bringing guns every single day no matter what.
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7o
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At the moment of writing this there isn't a single dislike in the comments section.
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Cute, but I doubt they'll ever go anywhere besides being the "casual" EVE player's home.Which means they'll also be the highest turnover rate corp in EVE, as people will leave to go play something else.Anyone that wants to actually play the game without logging in and out within the hour will quickly find themselves seeking elsewhere to actually do anything worthwhile, I'm quite sure.
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With this attitude is the point that games community and quality find themselves thoroughly degraded.LoL is a perfect example of this.I surely hope and dream that EVE does not find itself in the same cesspool due to new members who only "want to have fun my way, or the highway."Ironically, this fits in perfectly with EVE's "fuck you, I do what I want" attitude, despite obvious attempts to do the exact opposite.
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so basically its test before they got carried by goonswarm and got all fat
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What the fuck are you on about. That comparison has to be one of the worst I've ever seen in a comment. In LoL, you need to work together with those exact 4 other people, so an attitude like that will indeed ruin the game. Here, you can pick and choose who you fly with, and match yourself with people with the same attitude, like these guys do.
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Humour abounds, brought a decent smile to my dial :) I've been in some good fights with some of BNI and come away smiling, live or die. Just - don't change, that's the trap.
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If you're insinuating that in their membership you'll never find people that you dont mesh well with, then I pity you.The entire point that I was trying to make and that evidently flew over your head faster than a SR71 at altitude, was that the general "death" of games comes around when the casual player finds a way to cement himself into its lifestyle and/or force changes for his benefit.At this point, vets begin to leave en-mass, and the hardened/experienced player-base moves on, and you're again left with a cesspool of casuals that give the game no push for development.:GG: product quality.So while Brave Newbies in and of itself isnt a bad thing, I hold no respect or hope for the play style they intend to push.If you want to "play a game," WoW has what you're looking for as much as EVE. If you want to play a consequence-structured game without consequence, I sure hope the devs dont fold over for you...I'd have to find me a new game then, and so would many others.
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Flying in a horde of equally inept idiots and taking down larger targets via critical mass isn't brave.The zerg is never sung for except in tales of terror in pretty much all cultures.Then again, we live in a culture that was perpetuated and which won via a horde/zerg mentality.Odd how that works out...
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Love to the brave newbies, they are good bro's
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Well in my 7 Years of EvE i never once heard of Brave Newbies. So not such a controversial Corp. Rather unknown.
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I have to give Brave Newbies props, they're always up for a fight and are a lot of fun at that. I have to respect them for being willing to put them selves out there and not take things too serious. I can definitly see their play style leading to some very experienced pilots some day. The only let down, is that it was always very hard to go to Rahadalon as a solo and expect any semblance of a fair fight. In all honesty if any of you Brave guys wanna move out to Curse, let us know, we'd love to have you in the neighborhood.
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I guess I don't get what you expect. It's an alliance full of noobs. Low skill, poor players who can't possibly compete with other players 1v1 largely becase A. they don't have the support skills, B. they can't afford T2, T3 ships, and C. they suck at this game*.And you're mad they stick together?**Seriously, we're terrible. I was shooting my FC this morning when I thought I was shooting the POS. There were no hostiles on the field.
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D'awww, you ARE ADORABLE!
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TEST failed because they didn't change enough, they wanted to be both Brave Newbies and GSF, they should have picked one or the other
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My spidey sense is tingling - U mad, bro?
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Hell, look at Chatgris. Guy has been nuking BNI's T1 frigate and destroyer blobs by himself.
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One of us! One of us!
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I especially love when they break every condition of an honor brawl. That is definitely fun too.
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7o - as a noob, I truly enjoy flying, and dying, with BNI!!!
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Having missed out on Goonswarm back when they were actually friendly, outgoing, less about politics, and recruiting ... BNI's the most exciting thing I've seen in Eve. Ever.Once you start "having nice things" in Eve, you immediately start becoming risk adverse to a point where the game gets un-fun. So give me t1 shit-fits and "nothing above a dessie" roams. Come visit in something you don't mind losing!
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"As of this moment, we are all dead. We go into battle to reclaim our lives."

Brave Newbies Inc, a newbie-friendly corp that’s over 5,000 members strong, holds a somewhat controversial position in the Eve community. Some regard them as a terrible organisation that achieves victory by jihading, but others believe they simply play Eve the way it was meant to be played. In this article, we’ll take a look at what really goes on in BNI.

Welcome to the Collective

When a BNI member logs on, they are greeted by alliance chat. This is where the bulk of conversation takes place, a bustling hub of gossip and newbie questions. There is no shortage of these questions; the proceeding list is a compilation of the finest queries and comments made by Brave Newbies pilots over two weeks in August:

"how do I connect to mumble?"

"Is there a mining fleet up?"

"how to find welcome mail?"

"We need voice comms, we should get a vent server"

"Is it a good idea to take my freighter through highsec or will the war targets light it up?"

"How do I get to jita?"

"is there a defence fleet up?"

"whats a jita?"

"Is 15mil a good price to pay for a talwar?"

"how do I find asteroids?"

"Русский))"

"How did this guy shoot me in highsec?"

"What’s a ping, what’s jabber?"

"some dick blew me up and now I have 88k isk :("

"fuck you useless cunts, why the fuck did I get blown up in highsec and noone saved me?!"

"If theres a fleet now pls invite me"

"shit, just lost my ferox to NPCs then my pod to players I think"

"Can I join the talwar fleet with my new drake?"

"what’s a fleet?"

"plz can someone giv me 50mil isk?"

"Why are there only 3 people in rahadlon?”

Although new players are prone to accidentally asking cute questions, there is a staggering case of retardation among some of BNI’s older players. A mildly experienced capital pilot named Mackael asked “is there a chan for cap pilts?” in alliance chat. When he received no response, he sent the following corp mail, in a corp where sending mails to corp can be punished by a kick.

Hello

From: MacKael

Sent: 2013.07.28 16:30

To: Brave Newbies Inc.,

since im getting no response to my questions ill mail corp.

1. is there a chan for cap pilots?

2. can i get some help moving my carrier from gall space to our new home?

MacKael’s Thanatos was a smouldering wreck outside BNI’s HQ station a mere 29 hours later. He had aggressed something during a battle and was subsequently hotdropped by two Moroses and a Hel. His Thanatos managed to kill zero things during its life, and MacKael was so distraught at his loss that he quit BNI just two hours later. Although this isn’t the only injudicious loss BNI ‘veterans’ have suffered, it’s one of the stupidest.

While the individual pilots of the alliance may not be the most competent players in Eve, they have strength in numbers. BNI are able to win around 15% of their battles using the infamous ‘blobbing’ technique, with their preferred choice of ship being the kiting Talwar. These destroyers are quite powerful ships given their low training time. One BNI line member informed us “I can shoot my missiles over loads of kilometres and I can go quite fast forever because I’m cap stable!” This newbie-friendly doctrine is quite effective at alphaing poorly tanked targets, negating the effect of logistics. FC Lumpymayo, the genius behind the Talwar doctrine, told me “I initially chose the Talwar to be a doctrine ship because they looked nice. I just love those solar panels and that sexy sleek body. It turns out they’re actually pretty good ships though.”

Tubrug1
The overlord of the Eve Onion and a humble line member of the Brave Collective. You can find me on Twitter at @Tubrug1.