Getting Started: EVE for Complete Newbies
Welcome to the GoonSwarm Wiki. New to EVE? Use the publicly viewable guide below to learn more about the game and how you can get started, and any unanswered questions can be asked on the GoonSwarm Forums.
- 1. Read why we play EVE.
- Read about the Backstory to EVE.
- 2. How to download EVE and sign-up for a 14-day trial account
- 3. Basic Character Creation tips to make your experience in EVE better.
- How to make a pleasing Character Portrait.
- Recommended Base Stat Builds for each Race.
- 4. For the love of god, run through the damn Tutorial!
- 5. How do skills work in EVE?
- Recommended Skill Training Guide so you can be more effective.
- 6. Read the Rules for GoonSwarm. Nothing terrible here.
- I've Just Joined GoonSwarm, Now What?
- Proceed to GoonSwarm Basic Training.
- 7. How do I pay for EVE, save money doing so, possibly play for free, and benefit the Swarm all at the same time?
- Have a look at Switching to Timecodes.
- Once authenticated for wiki & forum access, visit the pages on the navigation menu to the right. They contain information valuable for players of any experience level, from general game mechanics explanations to more advanced PvP strategies. If you thought about asking it in the game, there's a good chance it has been answered here already.
Quick Links: The Rules, Jump Bridges, Reimbursable Fittings, Eve Time Conversion, Overview Settings, Teamspeak, Squadrons, Maps, Dictionary, Agent Missions, Mining, Ratting & Complex Running, Exploration, Fleet Op Basics, Using the Killboard, UI Tips & Tricks | Who's Who in GoonSwarm, Political Relations | Ships, Ammo, Drones, Modules, Skillbooks, Spreadsheets, Goon Radio