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post #11 of 18
Cool promotion. However the price of a plex in game has been jumping steadily upward as of late. I'm still more than able to fund two accounts and not have to subscribe with RL money, but its cutting into my profits a bit.
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post #12 of 18
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Originally Posted by zouk52 View Post

Not a chance. By the time you have enough cash to be paying your membership using PLEX you've already spent over $200, let alone 20 PLEX.

O_o
I started farming a plex a day before I even finished my 21day trial.
post #13 of 18
O.o I paid for my GTX460, plus most of the rest of my rig and other stuff, from selling gold in another MMO thumb.gif
But that is crazy that it's officially supported. Though I've never played EVE Online so I don't know what their stance on RWT is.
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Interesting. I kind of miss playing Eve. May get back into it biggrin.gif
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post #15 of 18
This will be a nice sink to purge some ISK out of EVE and maybe curve inflation temporarily.
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Originally Posted by TheYonderGod View Post

O.o I paid for my GTX460, plus most of the rest of my rig and other stuff, from selling gold in another MMO thumb.gif
But that is crazy that it's officially supported. Though I've never played EVE Online so I don't know what their stance on RWT is.

You can't actually sell ISK in EVE for real money. What you can do is BUY a 30 day subscription (PLEX) and sell it in game for ISK. OR use those in game funds to buy other peoples game time. So the game can actually be F2P if you are successful enough. There is no LEGAL way to trade ISK out for real dollars. You can only buy it via trading your PLEX.
post #17 of 18
You kind of need that since it is a full time job...
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post #18 of 18
This explains why I had to blow 450 million ISK for 1 plex... Was just coming back from a 6 month break heh. I remember selling them and buying them at 300 to 350 million isk 6 months ago.
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