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Op-Ed: Dear Chicken Little

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  • Op-Ed: Dear Chicken Little

    Dear Chicken Little,

    The sky is not falling. It might get cloudy, sometimes there's rain, sometimes sleet, sometimes snow and sometimes what appears to be sh*t, but the sky is in fact, still intact.

    Here is a fun fact Chicken Little (CL henceforth), nearly ALL games have bug issues when launching new content. Ever heard of World of Warcraft? Still bugs out EVERY major expansion and roll-out some 10-11 years later. And here's another fact CL, next to NO games that are "freemium" allow you to play for free and be able to compete with spenders. Why? I guess because the publishers of said games are in fact businesses.

    You see CL, what you need to do is separate the fairy tale, from reality. Reality is, the game is still rolling out content and they're still actively trying to improve it. That said, you do have legitimate grounds to stand on when pointing to some of the preposterous odds the game has for some events (I had a friend spend $300 in gems without receiving a single drust in a drust pack event), when you don't win arena awards like you should, or when you want to make constructive criticism that could potentially be actionable. Otherwise, the hard truth of this CL is that Kabam is that 20 year old blond, and you're the 70 year old with money. If you think Kabam loves you, you are sorely mistaken. They want your money. Period.

    In closing, I don't care if you're quitting (unless you're a long term player / forum contributor), I don't care if you think the game is dying, I don't care if you're butthurt you can't be the best for free. The sky is still intact and the game will go on long after you leave. Please b*tch to your friends and keep the boards clean for those of us who actually are sticking around.

    <3
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  • #2
    You sir, are simply awesome.

    Very well said.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Potemkin Ch 5 View Post
      Dear Chicken Little,

      The sky is not falling. It might get cloudy, sometimes there's rain, sometimes sleet, sometimes snow and sometimes what appears to be sh*t, but the sky is in fact, still intact.

      Here is a fun fact Chicken Little (CL henceforth), nearly ALL games have bug issues when launching new content. Ever heard of World of Warcraft? Still bugs out EVERY major expansion and roll-out some 10-11 years later. And here's another fact CL, next to NO games that are "freemium" allow you to play for free and be able to compete with spenders. Why? I guess because the publishers of said games are in fact businesses.

      You see CL, what you need to do is separate the fairy tale, from reality. Reality is, the game is still rolling out content and they're still actively trying to improve it. That said, you do have legitimate grounds to stand on when pointing to some of the preposterous odds the game has for some events (I had a friend spend $300 in gems without receiving a single drust in a drust pack event), when you don't win arena awards like you should, or when you want to make constructive criticism that could potentially be actionable. Otherwise, the hard truth of this CL is that Kabam is that 20 year old blond, and you're the 70 year old with money. If you think Kabam loves you, you are sorely mistaken. They want your money. Period.

      In closing, I don't care if you're quitting (unless you're a long term player / forum contributor), I don't care if you think the game is dying, I don't care if you're butthurt you can't be the best for free. The sky is still intact and the game will go on long after you leave. Please b*tch to your friends and keep the boards clean for those of us who actually are sticking around.

      <3
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      Give that man a medal!

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      • #4
        haha awesome post

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        • #5
          +1 ...

          On the other side ... i must say that I am complaining too from time to time )
          But trying to be positive too

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          • #6
            +100000000000000

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            • #7
              Ironically, the same day I write the Op-Ed, Kabam has a bug that lets 10,000s of gems get collected and is nowhere to be found.

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              • #8
                you should write these at least once a month.

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