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CCP found new way to make money

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Ivy Romanova
State Protectorate
Caldari State
#1 - 2012-10-10 16:27:56 UTC
Old news is old.
But I am a pretty slow guy , so haters can go fkuck a duck.

You can now exchange a PLEX , as in AN ENTIRE PLEX for a resculpt opportunity.
Considering how , resculpts were given out for free before that , and with the current PLEX charging resculpt giving you no more options to change your character as before.
As in , NO changing of bloodlines. NO changing of factions and NO changing of education.

That seems a bit... can you say.... " greedy" ?

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Jim Era
#2 - 2012-10-10 16:32:03 UTC
I think you are the greedy one who expects complete cosmetic reconstruction to cost less than $20.

Wat™

Tah'ris Khlador
Space Ghosts.
Break-A-Wish Foundation
#3 - 2012-10-10 16:32:44 UTC
They've said previously that resculpts weren't supposed to be free. You may have had one lying around if your account was marked for resculpting after one of the patches.

But seriously...CCP charging people for cosmetic issues...OH GOD, MY SPACESHIPS WON'T FUNCTION NOW....oh wait. Nope. Not affected in the least.

Member of the Pink Pony Killboard Padding Alliance

Bienator II
madmen of the skies
#4 - 2012-10-10 16:33:01 UTC
unlimited resculpts where never free

how to fix eve: 1) remove ECM 2) rename dampeners to ECM 3) add new anti-drone ewar for caldari 4) give offgrid boosters ongrid combat value

Ivy Romanova
State Protectorate
Caldari State
#5 - 2012-10-10 16:35:27 UTC
Tah'ris Khlador wrote:
They've said previously that resculpts weren't supposed to be free. You may have had one lying around if your account was marked for resculpting after one of the patches.

But seriously...CCP charging people for cosmetic issues...OH GOD, MY SPACESHIPS WON'T FUNCTION NOW....oh wait. Nope. Not affected in the least.


they were free.
After rescultping my toon once after the update.
I asked for another one a few weeks later, I petitioned it , and the GM flagged me for a resculpt.

Everyone used to have a ONE a life time FREE resculpt.
But NO MORE.

Cos its now a money cow waiting to be milked.

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Jim Era
#6 - 2012-10-10 16:37:20 UTC
how else to market a product?
You give it out for free, because people aren't going to pay for something they haven't tasted...
then once everyone is using them regularly, bam smack a price tag on it.

Wat™

Ivy Romanova
State Protectorate
Caldari State
#7 - 2012-10-10 16:41:22 UTC
Jim Era wrote:
how else to market a product?
You give it out for free, because people aren't going to pay for something they haven't tasted...
then once everyone is using them regularly, bam smack a price tag on it.



How American.
Tesla vs Edison.

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Qaidan Alenko
Eezo-Lution Inc.
#8 - 2012-10-10 16:44:09 UTC
Next to hit the Plex Market... Re-Mapping... News at 4...
Go ahead... Get your Wham on!!!
Taedrin
Virtues Corporation
#9 - 2012-10-10 16:48:24 UTC  |  Edited by: Taedrin
Ivy Romanova wrote:
Tah'ris Khlador wrote:
They've said previously that resculpts weren't supposed to be free. You may have had one lying around if your account was marked for resculpting after one of the patches.

But seriously...CCP charging people for cosmetic issues...OH GOD, MY SPACESHIPS WON'T FUNCTION NOW....oh wait. Nope. Not affected in the least.


they were free.
After rescultping my toon once after the update.
I asked for another one a few weeks later, I petitioned it , and the GM flagged me for a resculpt.

Everyone used to have a ONE a life time FREE resculpt.
But NO MORE.

Cos its now a money cow waiting to be milked.


Source please? I don't think CCP has ever stated that everyone gets one free resculpt. You may be confusing the issue with the free resculpt CCP offered EXISTING PLAYERS soon after the new avatar system went live. Gonna see if I can find a source when I get back home tonight.

EDIT:

http://community.eveonline.com/devblog.asp?a=blog&nbid=72330

CCP gives out resculpts when the sculpting process during avatar creation changes - such as skin color changes. I haven't been able to find a reference to "one free resculpt per lifetime". In fact, CCP has offered SEVERAL free resculpts to players.

This is one of the problems I have with people - when CCP does something they don't like, they INVENT a supposed promise CCP has made not to do that thing. Please don't put words in CCP's mouth - this is exactly the sort of thing which makes developers stop interacting with the players, which gives us less chance to stop idiotic things like gold ammo, carrier nerfs, and etc...
Ginger Barbarella
#10 - 2012-10-10 16:51:55 UTC
Ivy Romanova wrote:
Old news is old.
But I am a pretty slow guy , so haters can go fkuck a duck.

You can now exchange a PLEX , as in AN ENTIRE PLEX for a resculpt opportunity.
Considering how , resculpts were given out for free before that , and with the current PLEX charging resculpt giving you no more options to change your character as before.
As in , NO changing of bloodlines. NO changing of factions and NO changing of education.

That seems a bit... can you say.... " greedy" ?



And???

"Blow it all on Quafe and strippers." --- Sorlac

Ila Dace
Center for Advanced Studies
Gallente Federation
#11 - 2012-10-10 16:51:57 UTC
Ivy Romanova wrote:
Jim Era wrote:
how else to market a product?
You give it out for free, because people aren't going to pay for something they haven't tasted...
then once everyone is using them regularly, bam smack a price tag on it.



How American.
Tesla vs Edison.

Tesla was definitely brighter and definitely more of a scientist, but Edison got all the babes.

If House played Eve: http://i.imgur.com/y7ShT.jpg

But in purple, I'm stunning!

Akrasjel Lanate
Lanate Industries
#12 - 2012-10-10 16:52:04 UTC
Not really, like how many people will use this. Roll

CEO of Lanate Industries

Citizen of Solitude

Ivy Romanova
State Protectorate
Caldari State
#13 - 2012-10-10 16:53:41 UTC  |  Edited by: Ivy Romanova
Taedrin wrote:
Ivy Romanova wrote:
Tah'ris Khlador wrote:
They've said previously that resculpts weren't supposed to be free. You may have had one lying around if your account was marked for resculpting after one of the patches.

But seriously...CCP charging people for cosmetic issues...OH GOD, MY SPACESHIPS WON'T FUNCTION NOW....oh wait. Nope. Not affected in the least.


they were free.
After rescultping my toon once after the update.
I asked for another one a few weeks later, I petitioned it , and the GM flagged me for a resculpt.

Everyone used to have a ONE a life time FREE resculpt.
But NO MORE.

Cos its now a money cow waiting to be milked.


Source please? I don't think CCP has ever stated that everyone gets one free resculpt. You may be confusing the issue with the free resculpt CCP offered EXISTING PLAYERS soon after the new avatar system went live. Gonna see if I can find a source when I get back home tonight.


damn skeptics.

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Taedrin
Virtues Corporation
#14 - 2012-10-10 16:57:16 UTC
Ivy Romanova wrote:
Taedrin wrote:
Ivy Romanova wrote:
Tah'ris Khlador wrote:
They've said previously that resculpts weren't supposed to be free. You may have had one lying around if your account was marked for resculpting after one of the patches.

But seriously...CCP charging people for cosmetic issues...OH GOD, MY SPACESHIPS WON'T FUNCTION NOW....oh wait. Nope. Not affected in the least.


they were free.
After rescultping my toon once after the update.
I asked for another one a few weeks later, I petitioned it , and the GM flagged me for a resculpt.

Everyone used to have a ONE a life time FREE resculpt.
But NO MORE.

Cos its now a money cow waiting to be milked.


Source please? I don't think CCP has ever stated that everyone gets one free resculpt. You may be confusing the issue with the free resculpt CCP offered EXISTING PLAYERS soon after the new avatar system went live. Gonna see if I can find a source when I get back home tonight.


damn skeptics.


Where does the GM claim you have one free resculpt per lifetime?

GM is only saying that giving free resculpts is NOT normal procedure for them, so you should be thankful that they did something special for you.
BORRIS DEMONTFORD
THE OFFENDERS
#15 - 2012-10-10 16:58:59 UTC
I couldn't give a rats arse what my avatar looks like, my sculpting lasted approx 20 seconds before i skipped straight to spinning my ship in the station.

But of course thats just my personal view.
Ivy Romanova
State Protectorate
Caldari State
#16 - 2012-10-10 17:00:18 UTC
Taedrin wrote:
Ivy Romanova wrote:
Taedrin wrote:
Ivy Romanova wrote:
Tah'ris Khlador wrote:
They've said previously that resculpts weren't supposed to be free. You may have had one lying around if your account was marked for resculpting after one of the patches.

But seriously...CCP charging people for cosmetic issues...OH GOD, MY SPACESHIPS WON'T FUNCTION NOW....oh wait. Nope. Not affected in the least.


they were free.
After rescultping my toon once after the update.
I asked for another one a few weeks later, I petitioned it , and the GM flagged me for a resculpt.

Everyone used to have a ONE a life time FREE resculpt.
But NO MORE.

Cos its now a money cow waiting to be milked.


Source please? I don't think CCP has ever stated that everyone gets one free resculpt. You may be confusing the issue with the free resculpt CCP offered EXISTING PLAYERS soon after the new avatar system went live. Gonna see if I can find a source when I get back home tonight.


damn skeptics.


Where does the GM claim you have one free resculpt per lifetime?

GM is only saying that giving free resculpts is NOT normal procedure for them, so you should be thankful that they did something special for you.


I have to admit , it is kinda a special treatment, but the reason why I even petitioned for it is because I heard its possible on Help chat and a lot of the guys there have actually done it before.
Cynic.

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Rico Minali
Sons Of 0din
#17 - 2012-10-10 17:01:21 UTC
Everyone had a resculpt for free, this is true. So theer you go, happy days. Swapping your portrait always cost £20. Now it costs just £10 (plex arnt £20 you gimp)

Id say CCP have actually given something for free, AND have reduced the cost of a resculpt.

Trust me, I almost know what I'm doing.

sYnc Vir
Wolfsbrigade
Ghost Legion.
#18 - 2012-10-10 17:01:22 UTC
So? Don't spend 2 minutes making your first one. What the fucks the problem??

Don't ask about Italics, just tilt your head.

Muad 'dib
Deep Core Mining Inc.
Caldari State
#19 - 2012-10-10 17:01:27 UTC
all the rest of the station environment is there you just need to bribe the cell guard with 20 plex to see it.

Cosmic signature detected. . . . http://i.imgur.com/Z7NfIS6.jpg I got 99 likes, and this post aint one.

Taedrin
Virtues Corporation
#20 - 2012-10-10 17:06:25 UTC
Ivy Romanova wrote:
I have to admit , it is kinda a special treatment, but the reason why I even petitioned for it is because I heard its possible on Help chat and a lot of the guys there have actually done it before.
Cynic.


Thank you for the compliment Smile
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