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New dev blog: Clothing and Aurum additions for Inferno 1.1

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CCP Phantom
C C P
C C P Alliance
#1 - 2012-06-15 16:06:33 UTC  |  Edited by: CCP Navigator
Senior Producer CCP Unifex is ready with an update about new clothes, an update which was requested by quite some people. He also has news on how to purchase Aurum in an alternative way so that you have more options besides using only PLEX to get AUR.

Read all about CCP Unifex' newest blog here.

Your feedback is as always welcome.

CCP Phantom - Senior Community Developer

Eugene Spencer
Set Phasers To Malky
#2 - 2012-06-15 16:09:53 UTC
I bet 50p someone's gonna assume this is the end of the world on page 1 of this thread.

I have a specific comb for my beard.

Brunaburh
Ever Vigilant Fountain Defenders
#3 - 2012-06-15 16:11:05 UTC
Second?

A reasonable price point for clothing, and loot drops and FW LP clothing?

No development time to make said clothes?

Seems like the only thing missing is a miniskirt...
Evil Incarn8
Evil's League of Evil
#4 - 2012-06-15 16:11:13 UTC
Yay thank you :)
Tequila Breeze
Sebiestor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#5 - 2012-06-15 16:12:34 UTC  |  Edited by: Tequila Breeze
any way I could use AUR and buy my old Inventory UI back ?
TheLostPenguin
Surreal Departure
#6 - 2012-06-15 16:14:21 UTC  |  Edited by: TheLostPenguin
Makes sense, I know a number of people frustrated at the lack of expansion in clothing, and couldn't understand why you were holding back on already existing assets. Since you've already made the investment (and taken the firestorm last year) this should be welcomed by everyone, and perhaps show that a small steady investment in frilly bits to prance around in will be worthwhile in the long run.

The new (more sensible) pricepoints look great too, even I may be persuaded to part with some of that free AUR if I like the look of somethingBig smile
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Viziam
Amarr Empire
#7 - 2012-06-15 16:15:05 UTC
I like the idea of clothes as rewards for LP and stuff, that's cool. I'm still against microtransactions in a full priced subscription game though personally, atlhough I can understand wanting to recoup something from the unused assets.

I think it'd be a better show of faith if the aurum costs were removed altogether though personally.
Tammarr
#8 - 2012-06-15 16:15:05 UTC
excellent *\o/*

now give me the 500k guristas LP and 500 aur geneticly enhanced bunny to have as a pet.
ShiroOokami
MoonShadows Incorporated
#9 - 2012-06-15 16:16:48 UTC
Your ruining my birthday by releasing the aurum stuff on the 19th, DAMN YOU CCP, DAMN YOU.
BugraT WarheaD
#10 - 2012-06-15 16:18:00 UTC
At least :)

Now i have to talk to militias for prices :D
Weaselior
GoonWaffe
Goonswarm Federation
#11 - 2012-06-15 16:19:32 UTC
Is aurum ever going to be transferable?

Head of the Goonswarm Economic Warfare Cabal Pubbie Management and Exploitation Division.

Salpun
Global Telstar Federation Offices
#12 - 2012-06-15 16:20:03 UTC
Tequila Breeze wrote:
any way I could use AUR and buy my old Inventory UI back ?

Its improving Sisi looks alot better and they have a couple more days to clean up the UI some more.

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Avvalina
DVA Enterprises
#13 - 2012-06-15 16:21:59 UTC
OMG I CANT BELIEVE THIS CCP YOUVE RUINED THE GAME THE EVE WORLD IS OVER AS WE KNOW IT LETS BLOW UP A MONUMENT IN JITA!!!!!!!!

*Logs in*

*Picks out which new clothes will accentuate perfectly sculpted bottom*
Htrag
The Carebear Stare
Hydroponic Zone
#14 - 2012-06-15 16:22:28 UTC
I'd be curious to know if there's actually a market for this stuff.

Personally I still have that free 2000 aurom on each of my accounts, and just blocked it out like it doesn't even exist.

Whatever "dev" it was that removed the pod squish sound probably never even logged into the game.

J3ssica Alba
Federal Navy Academy
Gallente Federation
#15 - 2012-06-15 16:23:07 UTC
Finally! Am excited by this, hope all the good (read sexy) outfits are going to come out not just the uniforms Blink
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Cathrine Kenchov
Ice Cold Ellites
#16 - 2012-06-15 16:23:12 UTC
Well, I am kinda sad you guys have to go to such lengths to make it clear this stuff doesn't take away from FiS, but oh well.

It looks cool, and I am all for more clothes for when WiS finally unlocks THE DOOR

and inb4 "Its Nex Store stuff, I'm unsubbing"
Crasniya
Aliastra
Gallente Federation
#17 - 2012-06-15 16:24:35 UTC
Sounds like we're entering the definition of a MICRO-transaction with the new pricing. It definitely makes sense to keep existing AUR prices on existing items, and simply release cheaper variants. It doesn't devalue their spending, which you'd otherwise pretty much have to refund (or face anger/ire/etc.) and does leave kind of a "designer tier" in place. While I bet some of the cheap ones look better, some may want to use the expensive ones just as a status symbol.

I also think that big fleet commander coat, for example, makes a great high value item for people like Alliance leaders and such.

New purchase options are great, alternative methods of getting stuff is great. (I don't do FW, but that's a great place to release them.) Drops for some will be awesome as well.

Transferable AUR is a must, IMHO, at least by the time we get DUST out.

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J3ssica Alba
Federal Navy Academy
Gallente Federation
#18 - 2012-06-15 16:24:59 UTC
Oh looting clothing is a fantastic idea. Will definitely add flavor to finding the overseer's clothes not just his OPE. Whoever had it please tell him to post on forum so I can "like" him .
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Viziam
Amarr Empire
#19 - 2012-06-15 16:25:18 UTC
Way to go CCP, a very reasonable approach to selling in game items. Also applaud you on the cash fro Aurum addition. Now, give us ability to buy ship skins and all will be grand.
Katrina Bekers
Pandemic Horde Inc.
Pandemic Horde
#20 - 2012-06-15 16:26:06 UTC
As long as the work is already done, and the focus is *still* on spaceships, then... Why not? I mean, I wouldn't buy them, but if there's a market/playerbase for clothes, why not expanding our collective horizon?

Thank you.

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