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10-18-2009

In a universe filled with violent and heart-pounding space combat, fleet battles, and rampant piracy, many have come to the conclusion that mining asteroids is a dull and tedious task.  I was the same once, until taken on a group mission to pull pentric ore from a hive infested sector in Verasi...

Centaurs armed with mining beams and weaponry became turrets hugging their 'roids, Behemoth Heavy Miners pulled huge loads of the precious mineral, all the time praying & trusting the fighter cover kept the assault & guardian bots from targeting them...

"I was born for this" I thought, and indeed, "Conflict Diamond" was conceived that day, a specialist in "Hostile Extraction Environments"  although she wouldn't appear until one late night weeks later in the small hours of vo.

"Let's start a mining guild" someone declared from nowhere on universal subspace comm 100.

"Let's have the guild tag read [ORE]" the consensus became.

"Let's call it, 'Orbital Rock Extraction'!!!" I found myself chiming in.

That was a year ago today.

Had you asked me then if I, an over-enthusiastic (if still only learning) PvP junkie, would become the commander of mining guild, I would have chuckled.  If you had asked me six months ago if I thought [ORE] would require a forum, I'd have scoffed. If you asked me 3 months ago that [ORE] would require formal membership applications, I'd have rolled on the floor.  But, here we are...

Welcome to our public forum!  join in and have a great time!

"Conflict Diamond"
 Commander, Orbital Rock Extraction



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Another year has gone by already?  ORE is still a constant if small presence in VO, and has enjoyed the fruits of true neutrality: we have very few enemies.  One of our original founders, Thetis, has returned as Lieutenant, and has been training new miners daily.  We are starting to get enough combat-ready members to push the dynamic hives back to the Leviathan, slay it as a team, and enjoy the hour of botless mining across 3 systems before the Leviathan respawns.  We are also keeping current with the new manufacturing missions recently added to the conquerable stations in Latos, Bractus, and Petalus.  And, of course, we are still mining away!

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