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  • Guest's Avatar
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    Originally posted by Unregistered View Post
    Dude he's totally right, the global recession is over according to IMF, I looked it up! I'm not going to spend the money on it but I see his point, it's a free game, well 90% free, they even gave you free level 10 resources with the update!
    Way off topic still, but europe is still in recession, hell greece may still even go bankrupt, unemployment at an all time high, redundancies even in the 'safe' public sector, it's bad over here.

    Anyway I digress, the level 10 resources was a glitch, they didn't give them to us free. Yep the game is free, but it's also very buggy and crashes a lot. In a market where there are other games which allow you to build quicker and have more cities as you level up, Kabam may have shot themselves in the foot with this one. There is so much to buy in game on this one, the second city was just a step too far imho. Give those that pay a second build slot, two army build slots or something like that, but over 100 attacks on pict camps to get a second city isn't gonna happen. Still at least those of us that do pay will have a nice lot of dead cities to farm when people give up trying to compete against two city armies!

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  • Noob_58CFBWW
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    Originally posted by Unregistered View Post
    Dude he's totally right, the global recession is over according to IMF, I looked it up! I'm not going to spend the money on it but I see his point, it's a free game, well 90% free, they even gave you free level 10 resources with the update!
    This is getting way off topic, but if you paid any attention to the news and what's going on in this world, you'd know that a lot of folks are having very hard economic times, and a lot of countries are in tough shape. I'd never rely on the IMF to tell me anything.

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    Originally posted by Noob_58CFBWW View Post
    Let me apologize for my fellow American. Not all of us are like this one. What you've said is entirely reasonable and understandable. Hopefully Kabam will realize they need to make it easier for users to get a second city.
    Dude he's totally right, the global recession is over according to IMF, I looked it up! I'm not going to spend the money on it but I see his point, it's a free game, well 90% free, they even gave you free level 10 resources with the update!

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  • Noob_58CFBWW
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    Originally posted by Unregistered View Post
    You need to realise there are countries outside the USA then, the world is still in a recession. All the people saying stop whinging just dont understand why people are raising this as an issue. As the poster said, it's not about free content, it's about making the game fair. It's going to be impossible for those that can't pay get a second city. SUrely it would have been better to have offered the second city free but you could pay for a two buildings to be built at the same time? The end result is achievable if you pay or not, the people that pay can just get there quicker and therefore have more opportunity to build might, rather than a huge divide being created?
    Let me apologize for my fellow American. Not all of us are like this one. What you've said is entirely reasonable and understandable. Hopefully Kabam will realize they need to make it easier for users to get a second city.

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    Originally posted by Unregistered View Post
    You need to realise there are countries outside the USA then, the world is still in a recession.
    Actually no, the global recession also ended in 2009. Do a 30-second internet search before you post next time. Your extreme laziness is why you can't afford a second city. Why don't you wait and see how many freeloaders are able to get a second city before you complain any more. You'll be surprised.

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    Originally posted by Unregistered View Post
    I live in the same world as you, and in my country, America the beautiful, the recession ended THREE YEARS AGO. Stop making excuses, stop playing games and do something to make your life better. You have enough money for Apple electronics and enough time to play games, so if the free content is not enough for you then stop whining and play another game.
    You need to realise there are countries outside the USA then, the world is still in a recession. All the people saying stop whinging just dont understand why people are raising this as an issue. As the poster said, it's not about free content, it's about making the game fair. It's going to be impossible for those that can't pay get a second city. SUrely it would have been better to have offered the second city free but you could pay for a two buildings to be built at the same time? The end result is achievable if you pay or not, the people that pay can just get there quicker and therefore have more opportunity to build might, rather than a huge divide being created?

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    Originally posted by Unregistered View Post
    I don't know what world some of you live in, but in the one I live in, there is a global recession on. If $20 on a game is at the top of your priority list, then you are either lucky that the recession hasn't hit you, or you have your priorities wrong. Some of us work hard and can't justify spending that money on a 2nd city for a game. It's not a case of pay for it to get it quicker, it's the fact that to get it for free is virtually impossible.
    I live in the same world as you, and in my country, America the beautiful, the recession ended THREE YEARS AGO. Stop making excuses, stop playing games and do something to make your life better. You have enough money for Apple electronics and enough time to play games, so if the free content is not enough for you then stop whining and play another game.

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  • Riccardo Kabam
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    AVAILABLE SOON - Obtain the required Crests by attacking Pictish Camps
    You can gain Crests by successfully attacking level 6-10 Pictish Camps, you are more likely to find Crests in higher level Pictish Camps. You will need a total of 100 Second City Plans Crests to claim a Second City Deed.

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    Originally posted by Unregistered View Post
    The diehard player will always have a huge advantage. This update allows the casual player with a little money to compete with the college students who can play for hours every day. I doubt the free experience will be changed even slightly by this. In fact the other free updates in v5 make the game even better. $20 isn't much to greatly enhance the experience sooner rather than later. Mow a lawn, rake some leaves, or skip Starbucks this week, but for the love of god stop complaining that the best part of the update costs money to get it sooner.
    I don't know what world some of you live in, but in the one I live in, there is a global recession on. If $20 on a game is at the top of your priority list, then you are either lucky that the recession hasn't hit you, or you have your priorities wrong. Some of us work hard and can't justify spending that money on a 2nd city for a game. It's not a case of pay for it to get it quicker, it's the fact that to get it for free is virtually impossible, due to the losses incurred when hitting pictish camps means that training time and having to hit at least 100 camps, if you are 100% lucky, will take so much time that it makes it virtually impossible.

    You will have those that can afford it and those that have to stay with one city. This will create a divide in might, and the ability to attack or defend. Once people realise that they will never be able to rank high in the might rankings, they will give up and the game will be used by those that can afford it only. Kabam will move onto another app and this one will be left to die. Seen it before and it wont be the last company to get greedy with in game purchasing. When you look at the price of a lot of items in the shop, everything is very dear for this type of game. Once the novelty of having the app on your phone instead of using it through facebook wares off, people will look else where.

    By speaking up on here and people voicing their disappointment allows Kabam to listen and hopefully improve things to make the game fairer for everyone. It's not moaning about it, it's trying not to be a sap and just except something that's just not right.

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    Originally posted by Unregistered View Post
    I think the $20 price is a little staggering to the casual user (everyone expected a price, but not $20). What makes this game interesting is the high participation rate of casual players. With this price tag, the separation between "casual" player and the "lifeless fools" that play this game 24-7 and spend money on gems to upgrade buildings to level 10 will only be a larger divide. The casual player will spend under $5-$10 for a signficiant enhancement in game experience, and still deal with glitches like lost troops and missing Kinght experience.

    That is Capitalism...he/she with the best product sells the most goods. Most of us have $20 bucks to better spend elsewhere.
    The diehard player will always have a huge advantage. This update allows the casual player with a little money to compete with the college students who can play for hours every day. I doubt the free experience will be changed even slightly by this. In fact the other free updates in v5 make the game even better. $20 isn't much to greatly enhance the experience sooner rather than later. Mow a lawn, rake some leaves, or skip Starbucks this week, but for the love of god stop complaining that the best part of the update costs money to get it sooner.

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    Originally posted by Unregistered View Post
    So you're upset because one of the new features costs gems to get it quicker? You have more stuff in v5 than v4 even without the city. It is capitalism. You can get $20 in 1 hour, just come mow my lawn. Unless you're just lazy and want everything handed to you.
    I think the $20 price is a little staggering to the casual user (everyone expected a price, but not $20). What makes this game interesting is the high participation rate of casual players. With this price tag, the separation between "casual" player and the "lifeless fools" that play this game 24-7 and spend money on gems to upgrade buildings to level 10 will only be a larger divide. The casual player will spend under $5-$10 for a signficiant enhancement in game experience, and still deal with glitches like lost troops and missing Kinght experience.

    That is Capitalism...he/she with the best product sells the most goods. Most of us have $20 bucks to better spend elsewhere.

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    Guest replied
    also...

    hey it said to even up your chances that the pictish camps spawn crests to upgrade the round tower...WTF is the round tower????

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    i will rate with 1 star in app store
    i am playing a lot of games which are
    at least as good as like this
    in no1 of them i will forced to spend cash

    this is really ridicilous !!

    spending cash for more cities max levels
    and so on is a shame
    whats the next ?
    to demand cash/gems for using chat ?

    this wappen thing is really funny cause
    u will lose a lot might and time

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    $20 for second city is absurd

    If you want the casual user, and early players to recommend this feature it should be $1, nearly everyoone would buy a 2nd city. Then each city could cost a little more. But the cost curve went from free to $20, and that's not happening.

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  • runey71
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    Originally posted by Unregistered View Post
    So you're upset because one of the new features costs gems to get it quicker? You have more stuff in v5 than v4 even without the city. It is capitalism. You can get $20 in 1 hour, just come mow my lawn. Unless you're just lazy and want everything handed to you.
    Personally I am in no way upset. Overall v5 has many excellent improvements. I'm simply stating the free way to get the required crests seems somewhat excessive. Of course no one can farm for them yet and only time will tell if it turns out to be an acceptable way to obtain the 2nd city deed.

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