Avoid an ambush and detect what's available in a given star system! You'll need to learn how to use probes to scan the surrounding area if you want to do a lot of exploring in EVE Online. This video shows you how to set up your probes and execute the scanning function.
Description of the game on EVE Online: "EVE is a Massively Multiplayer Online Game (MMORPG) that takes place approximately 20,000 years after our times in a galaxy on the far end of the universe. When you join EVE you assume the role of a freshly graduated "Capsuleer", a relatively small group of elite spaceship pilots capable of controlling powerful spaceships on their own from within their capsules. Capsuleers are often referred to as "The Immortals" due to the fact that the highly advanced capsules they are connected to from the inside, are capable of instantly dowloading their consciousness to a clone of themselves in the case of physical destruction."
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