My 1st day of tarkov

1 : Anonymous2021/05/18 10:18 ID: nf6z60

So i played my first few games, got no kills and lost all the starter guns given to me while wondering around like a bot. I bought 3 makarovs and accidentally bought 60 mags. I did some more runs and kept losing my gear. Then i was at like 40k money left and took my last makarov with 2 mags and a ikea rig. Qued into factory and made my way into office. killed a lvl 31 player in some staircase, took his ppsh and sv98. Sprayed down 2 more players in the staircase with the ppsh and filled my inventory with loot. I decided i should head for a extract and so i did, killed 5 scavs with the ppsh while trying to find the right exit. Thankfully the extract was clear and i got out safely. Now i cant wait to get home and try my luck again.

2 : Anonymous2021/05/18 12:39 ID: gyk8q1l

Hello pEppapiGistfuhrer,
We highly recommend looking into EFT's Sherpa program.
Sherpa's are BSG officiated player's who take time out out of their gameplay to teach new players Escape From Tarkov.
They will help you with everything from gun builds, learning an unfamiliar map, to brand new player basics.
If you want to request a sherpa, follow the directions on their official discord.

Hope this helps!
Bawsk, Subreddit Moderator

3 : Anonymous2021/05/18 10:37 ID: gyjxm9y

Use your scav every time it's off cooldown to not only learn maps, but get some free loot and money.

ID: gyk054v

Yeah ive been doing that and got like 4 scav extracts already

ID: gyk4dvy

I like interchange for quick money scav runs. You can go around the back and check tool boxes and there's a spot for car batteries too, a lot of computers if you want, etc... Very safe, I usually extract over 99% of the time.

ID: gyk12gp

It's good for PVP practice too because you're inherently disadvantaged, so you think smart etc.

Good luck going forward!

ID: gykro88

To do all of this on your first day is quite impressive. Took me weeks to do all of that! You'll be a Chad in no time at all, keep it up dude

4 : Anonymous2021/05/18 11:55 ID: gyk44e2

"accidently bought 60 mags"

This takes me back 🙂

My friend filled their inventory with cheese on day 1 by accident. We were struggling to breathe through the amount of laughter

ID: gyklc7o

When I first got the game my friend said m61 was the best ammo, so I got flea and looked up m61 and said "oh wow 2500 roubles for 400?? What a deal!" It was not a deal. I thought it was 2500 for all of the ammo not per round.

ID: gykpwuh


5 : Anonymous2021/05/18 10:20 ID: gyjwcsb

This is the Tarkov experience

ID: gyk7n0o

This is the way

6 : Anonymous2021/05/18 10:59 ID: gyjzbof

Everything about this is authentic Timmy shit lmao.

ID: gyk1e6j

Yea) also stepped on a landmine in reserve while looking for a extract

ID: gyk8emz

Just wait till you try out woods! Whole map is lined with landmines, except for that one spot, that looks like a lootable area but it's outside the map perimiter guarded by an invisible sniper scav

ID: gyk8e4r

Oh fuck been there done that. I mean they are clearly marked but I guess not for me lol

7 : Anonymous2021/05/18 11:04 ID: gyjznrm

This is what tarkov is all about! After 5k hours i wish i could erase them all to start all over again!

8 : Anonymous2021/05/18 11:40 ID: gyk2s47

Hey welcome, I started playing 2 days ago and already lost all my starter gear too hahah

ID: gyk3626

Good to hear im not alone, i did some quick scav extracts just to get whatever gun was given.

ID: gyk3mts

Yup lol me and my buddy started playing together, first game we both died in mine field xD we lost all of our guns on first day but my buddy is quite good at reading maps so we did quite a few escapes and managed so scavenge some guns, we just enter NPC game with one pistol, find extraction point and loot up near then GTFO ASAP lol then back to scav game and repeat. This game so hardcore it's insane but I love it its amazing

9 : Anonymous2021/05/18 12:37 ID: gyk8gug

I bought 3 makarovs and accidentally bought 60 mags.

Hahaha man, this is real shit. I remember accidentally buying 40 AI-2's instead of 4. Felt like the most tragic mistake in the universe at the time. Welcome to the suck my dude.

Here's some newbie advice: Don't buy mosin magazines, they are internal, and you cannot reload them in raid.

ID: gykb6ay

I did the exact same thing when I started playing at the start of the wipe. Thought I was done for after spending that money. Now I’m only 4 tasks away from Kappa

ID: gyktj0q

I remember accidentally buying 40 AI-2's instead of 4.

Been there! How i miss those days... lmao

10 : Anonymous2021/05/18 14:04 ID: gykj2xg

Play each map in offline mode a few times to learn them. It really helps learn the evacs and scav spawns.

Would also recommend finding a group to play squads with when you learn things a bit better. Squads really help questing

11 : Anonymous2021/05/18 12:31 ID: gyk7tsu

I might do a 2nd day post

ID: gykpyix

Do it

ID: gykq8yt

Oh i just got some good material for part 2, including a screenshot of a interesting interaction between randoms.

12 : Anonymous2021/05/18 11:40 ID: gyk2svo

Use the sherpa hut discord for help, meny people there actually take the time to play and teach with newer players. U will learn 10x faster then trying to figuring stuff out urself.

13 : Anonymous2021/05/18 12:50 ID: gyk9vc5

Fuck, I killed a couple lvl 1 Timmy's with starter gear in factory last night finishing tarkov shooter 3

14 : Anonymous2021/05/18 14:01 ID: gykioh6

I felt so bad man... I'm only a level 20 but yesterday I killed a level 2 on woods who had just killed a level 32 and gotten his gear. I was so shocked when I saw the level 2 dog tag, I definitely wasn't out there killing level 30 PMCs as a level 2 lmao. If you're out there, sorry man!

ID: gyklp64

Who would win full meta gear Chad who forgot a face shield vs pp19 kedr

15 : Anonymous2021/05/18 16:07 ID: gyl0t2s

Welcome to Tarkov, my friend! It’s a thrill like no other game offers. Prepare yourself your the wave of flooding emotions. One second you’re up, the next you’re down. Tarkov giveth, and Tarkov taketh! Enjoy and happy hunting! Hope to see you out there!

16 : Anonymous2021/05/18 13:04 ID: gykbi3l

And that's how u become addicted. Good luck escaping!

17 : Anonymous2021/05/18 13:26 ID: gyke6kr

Nice! If you ever get to the point where you lost all your stuff and feel stuck, you can reset your account on the website.

18 : Anonymous2021/05/18 13:57 ID: gyki6c6

If u ever wanna play I can take u around some maps and show u around. I'm not the best but I've played for multiple years and I'm currently level 36 this wipe. Just pm me your username if you want. I'll be on tonight

19 : Anonymous2021/05/18 14:30 ID: gykmo15

He’s a addict now boys

20 : Anonymous2021/05/18 12:03 ID: gyk4vx7

Ppsh ftw.

/fist bumps

21 : Anonymous2021/05/18 12:34 ID: gyk85gh

Welcome to Tarkov!

22 : Anonymous2021/05/18 13:20 ID: gykdg8a

Good job dude! I’ll play with you if you ever want a teammate. I know the game well and can show you the way of the rat, or the chad if you want. Good luck!

23 : Anonymous2021/05/18 13:34 ID: gykf8r4

Welcome, Timmeh! Enjoy the game, good luck!

24 : Anonymous2021/05/18 13:37 ID: gykfi7k

Tarkov giveth and taketh away

ID: gykvdtx

Remember insect. What SHODAN gives, she can also take away. ( if you don’t get the reference then say so. If you did. Congrats. You have played a amazing game.

25 : Anonymous2021/05/18 13:52 ID: gykhf5m

Enjoy learning. It's te best part of a new game because once you know you know.

26 : Anonymous2021/05/18 13:52 ID: gykhg0l

Make sure to join a discord server like the official one and many community servers like Tarkov Hideout, Tarkov TrapHouse, Devil’s Brigade, the Squat. Also!

is good to find teammates

27 : Anonymous2021/05/18 14:20 ID: gykla9i

I would reset your profile, now you've played a few games. Wish I had after losing my starter gear

ID: gyl5ekk

Shit advice. Gear and roubles are more easily gained than the skills you lose when reseting

28 : Anonymous2021/05/18 15:00 ID: gykqyax

factory is great for starting. you can run with shitty gear and still have a chance because most people go in light. and also it really helps with getting a hang of the game mechanics and getting more comfortable with everything.

29 : Anonymous2021/05/18 15:22 ID: gyku3tj

Congrats mate im like 2 wipes in an I still feal like this.

30 : Anonymous2021/05/18 15:31 ID: gykvglu


31 : Anonymous2021/05/18 15:43 ID: gykxak6

Its often suggested already, but scavs mode gives a ready to go setup, great for learning the game. Nothing to lose.

32 : Anonymous2021/05/18 16:15 ID: gyl1w5a

So if you feel you had a really bad start you can always reset your character and get the starter guns again. I think its found in the bsg website in your account. Practice some pvp and you can always try again.


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