Just thought I'd share my recent experiences with Riot Events
Last two Riot events, I have been pulling the remaining hairs out of scalp trying to figure out the best way to farm the high level Vsec fleets. I checked the forums, Manni's videos (which are awesome BTW) and I have been practicing and honing my piloting skills.
It turns out that farming the little 27 Vsec fleets is more efficient...
Hanging out near the Vsec lanes "fishing" for the right level Vsec fleet is just as tedious and time consuming as grinding. Not only that, but one slip up or server disconnect would see an entire fleet wasted. I am what you would call a "mid to high level" player and the best I could do against a level 50 Vsec is an 1.5 hr repair time. However, against level 27, I can use the same fleets 3 times before going for repairs and worst case scenario my repair time would be 9 min.
In a half hour, I would net 50 000 pnts attacking the high level Vsec fleets. Attacking the low level Vsec fleets would net me 100 000 pnts in the same amount of time. This is mainly because the level 27 fleets are all in-planet and more numerous.
So do the math. In about 3.5 hours, I netted 650 000 pnts just by farming the lvl 27 fleets (Vsecs and Vega cargo fleets).
I'm hoping that one day I can farm the higher level Vsecs with greater ease but I just (IMO) don't have the necessary tech.
Next Riot event, I am going to see if my strategy still holds and try to land the grand prize (1 250 000 pnts).