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Seems resonable to me. Blizzard will make money and then make expansions. All while not charging a monthly fee. I think this auction house idea will be very successful for everyone.

If you take the amount of traffic the black market had in D2, the illegal item sellers, as any indication then the sanctioned auction house should be very profitable for them. A quick, easily accessible, and safe means of acquiring those hard to find items in the game, with instant delivery....yea that is a money maker.

I fully plan on utilizing the hell out of that market, if it goes well I will toss money into my Blizzard account for expansions and other games and the rest into my pocket. I will eat ~30% of the money, after all it will just be a byproduct of playing anyways.
    
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.... I will eat ~30% of the money, after all it will just be a byproduct of playing anyways.

I also plan on spending 30% of my D3 profits on cheeseburgers.
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I also plan on spending 30% of my D3 profits on cheeseburgers.

*GASP*

This means that blizzard is contributing to the obesity "epidemic" in america!!!

*ohnoes*
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*GASP*
This means that blizzard is contributing to the obesity "epidemic" in america!!!
*ohnoes*

hey now, hey now... I am 6'1" and 205... I don't think I am obese..... yet..

nom nom nom

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so i get 70% of the money id get for a game that i paid for. and would play even with out this.

uhh still a win in my book. i could make my money back basically making the game free over time.

winning imo.
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Probably been said before, but havent seen it (too many pages), but I love this idea, even if Blizz/Paypal takes a cut, but a $250 max cap is lame.
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Your Battle.net Balance will cap at $250, after which you will no longer be able to put items up for sale in the real-money auction house. The maximum amount you can bid on an item is $250. The minimum is $1.25.
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Wow, I didn't know they capped bids at $250
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Wow, I didn't know they capped bids at $250

That's the max allowed on an account at any point in time, so bids will not always cap at $250. Unless you cash out your account before you put a high price item for bid tongue.gif
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Back in the day I amassed the largest fortune in the world for the game I played. 3 billion in gold and another 2 billion in diversified assets at a time when 80 million - 200 million was "rich".

LOL, guess you were the Warren Buffet of the MMO world. thumb.gif
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so you have to unload your account to your paypal account each time you reach the 250$ maximum?
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