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  1. #241
    If you are going to pay 40$ for a mount you'll use 2 days and then realize you're just proving to people you have done a dumb purchase when you use it and see so many people have it... you're as dumb as I was when I bought the Celestial Steed.

    Never again.

  2. #242
    Quote Originally Posted by Tradu View Post
    Pretty much. My only issues with the virtual ticket are the broadcast quality(every year so far video quality/lag has been pretty bad at times) and Blizzard making specific panels(the most interesting ones) unavailable for virtual ticket. It's basically the price of 2 cinema tickets for 2 evenings of content, seems pretty fair to me.
    Aside from stream lag and quality the panels being covered was fairly good in the early years with many just being available later. Last few years it seems far more panels are just out right not being recorded. I would understand if Blizzard was trying to get people to go to the convention as an exclusivity perk but this is not the case as many people who can and would go cant get tickets due to how popular it is. I am no longer so interested in the main events as they are highly publicized. I want to see the stuff that rarely gets covered or some journalist covers a week later.

    At this point the stream does not have much value to me. The cosmetics feel like the main selling point and I do not care to drop money on cosmetics.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ramjb View Post
    WTF.

    $39.99 USD for a mount.

    And yeah, the mount is deliberately made so unique that we feel we need to buy it.

    But I could buy Total War Warhammer 2 for that money, or other triple-AAA retail game.

    And remember that this is $39.99 in USD. There's no provisions for local currencies. In some currencies, $39.99 USD is a month's wages.
    lol I haven't seen the mount yet, but can pretty much guarantee I'll feel no need to buy it. If they did make it special, good on them; they should make stuff special if they want their event to be special. As for the price of such things, I am amazed at the price of so many things, I am beyond being shocked. Have you seen the price of concert tickets lately? Movie tickets?

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    Has it even been a month since the last store mount? Nice to see that my $15 plus expansion payments makes not one, but three high quality mounts this month, unavailable in-game.

    Limited time "store mount" smh. Worst of both worlds.

    But as greedy as Blizzard has always been, I can't blame them too much. Why settle for $65 for all the content when you can make them pay so much more? If it works, it works.

    But it's the game we play, so I can't be too salty about it.

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    Ok, I just looked, and I'm pretty confident I can get by without them.
    It's all just entertainment, pixels on a screen. Make your choices like you do for any other pixels, whether it's pay-per-view or game subscriptions: If you can afford it and feel you'd enjoy it, treat yourself! If you can't afford it or don't think it would add much to your day, let it go. If this is your biggest dilemma in life, kudos. Things must be going well for you.

  6. #246
    Quote Originally Posted by BeerWolf View Post
    I was held at gunpoint to buy the ticket.

    Least I got some mounts out of that traumatising experience...
    Do you get both mounts? or do you have to choose?

  7. #247
    $40!!!
    I think you mean ~400k gold.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lime View Post
    Has it even been a month since the last store mount? Nice to see that my $15 plus expansion payments makes not one, but three high quality mounts this month, unavailable in-game.

    Limited time "store mount" smh. Worst of both worlds.

    But as greedy as Blizzard has always been, I can't blame them too much. Why settle for $65 for all the content when you can make them pay so much more? If it works, it works.

    But it's the game we play, so I can't be too salty about it.
    Last store mount was nearly 3 months ago and is the only one added in Legion.

    https://wow.gamepedia.com/Luminous_Starseeker

    And who is making anyone pay anything? Blizzard don't have a gun to your head here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Haidaes View Post
    40 bucks to watch their adds, sounds resonable!
    My standard operating procedure is to arrive 12-14 minutes late for a movie.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eleccybubb View Post
    Last store mount was nearly 3 months ago and is the only one added in Legion.

    https://wow.gamepedia.com/Luminous_Starseeker

    And who is making anyone pay anything? Blizzard don't have a gun to your head here.
    Also worth noting Blizzard released something like twenty-plus mounts you an acquire in-game with patch 7.3.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Klingers View Post
    My standard operating procedure is to arrive 12-14 minutes late for a movie.

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    Also worth noting Blizzard released something like twenty-plus mounts you an acquire in-game with patch 7.3.
    And god knows how many pets.

    I find it amusing how people bitch about 1 store mount and pet yet Argus added at least 20 or so mounts this time around along with an array of pets.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FelPlague View Post
    lol what? you think a mount for 40$ is to bring players back, and you think legion is doing worse then Wod?
    you are really naive.
    If sub numbers are fine then they should have reskinned another murloc pet for blizzcon and put that mount on the cash shop to take advantage of the 12 million that are still paying for the game, right???? maybe your avatar should be something different...


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    Quote Originally Posted by Klingers View Post
    My standard operating procedure is to arrive 12-14 minutes late for a movie.
    I was refering to (the) blizz con.

  13. #253
    Bought a few tokens in advance a while ago when they were ~110k which is a trifling amount of gold. Get a mount, get some other shit in other games at some point I'm sure, get to watch a few streams and shit so I don't care. Is gold really that hard for people to get? I mean yeah I paid for it with real moneys once and would never again but gold is pretty worthless.
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    Quote Originally Posted by khazmodan View Post
    If sub numbers are fine then they should have reskinned another murloc pet for blizzcon and put that mount on the cash shop to take advantage of the 12 million that are still paying for the game, right???? maybe your avatar should be something different...

    What?
    Your saying blizzard is lacking in money?
    have you heard of hearthstone and overwatch?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eleccybubb View Post
    And god knows how many pets.

    I find it amusing how people bitch about 1 store mount and pet yet Argus added at least 20 or so mounts this time around along with an array of pets.
    Help me out here, this is just... i am too tired to handle this.
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    I don't understand how anyone can complain when you can have it all for free. Just farm gold for a week in wow and you can buy literally anything digital their store is offering.

    Jeez, people this days... is this a milennial perk or something? Sure, everything should be handled for free to you by Blizz just because you're addicted to their games. (no, actually not).
    "Patch 7.2 is the biggest content patch ever created by Blizzard" bwahahahahahahaha thanks for a good laugh guys, yeah, alongside with 6.1, aha

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nerovar View Post
    Paying 30€ for a mount (and a glorified infomercial) in a 60€ game with a 13€ subscription fee... The gaming industry is a fucking shitshow.
    Actually that is what I thought when I heard the new iPhone is 1399 Euros. And of cause the constant hyperbole and taking things out of context. Let us see...no, it is NOT 30 Euros for a mount. It is not even 30 Euros for TWO Mounts (which you get indeed, though only usable by one faction at a time).

    But hey..it has been pointed out before...why do I even try? No man's opinion on this forum has ever been swung by another's statements.

    Quote Originally Posted by l33t View Post
    I don't understand how anyone can complain when you can have it all for free. Just farm gold for a week in wow and you can buy literally anything digital their store is offering.

    Jeez, people this days... is this a milennial perk or something? Sure, everything should be handled for free to you by Blizz just because you're addicted to their games. (no, actually not).
    "But it isn't free, it takes up my time in which I could do other stuff in game. I will be behind in my raid. I could do m+ to get my BiS legendary."

    Oh wait..I triggered the legendary system haters now ^^

    (Actually it really isn't free....if I grind gold for an hour I could make 30 Euros in my job at the same time - as with all things gold related. 30 minutes work = 1 month sub fee. Can't make 240k gold that fast.... - but I get what you say...)
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    Quote Originally Posted by l33t View Post
    I don't understand how anyone can complain when you can have it all for free. Just farm gold for a week in wow and you can buy literally anything digital their store is offering.

    Jeez, people this days... is this a milennial perk or something? Sure, everything should be handled for free to you by Blizz just because you're addicted to their games. (no, actually not).
    Creating an account on MMO-C gives people legendary complaining powers.

  18. #258
    OP just mad cuz he cannot afford to buy the ticket and he wants the mount, even though it's not a must.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stormspellz View Post
    the virtual ticket has been 40$ for like 8 years now. Try harder in finding something to get outraged about.
    Literally the post I was going to make.

    Its like people on this forum try to find an excuse to have a fit. Good lord.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eleccybubb View Post
    Last store mount was nearly 3 months ago and is the only one added in Legion.
    Time flew by, then. Not that the difference between 1 and 3 matters.

    Quote Originally Posted by Eleccybubb View Post
    And who is making anyone pay anything? Blizzard don't have a gun to your head here.
    What...? So the only way someone can make you do something is if they have a gun to your head? You can't be serious...

    If I'm selling a glass of water for $5, I'm making people pay $5 if they want my glass of water. Can you point out the gun to their head? No? Okay, then.

    If you want all of the mounts, Blizzard is making someone pay extra for them. It's not a hard concept, so less trying to argue semantics, please.

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