In this guide for new players, we look at proper outfitting and techniques to use to survive open play. While there is certainly additional risk in open, a pilot with situational awareness and some basic techniques can survive many attempted attacks.
The chances of encountering another player are somewhat low. If you encounter another CMDR, it’s more likely that they are doing the same thing you are instead of following you around trying to make your life miserable. Get out there, and fly dangerously!