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Yeah NC was really out in force! I am a NC player for the past month and am 100% sure it will be my empire. Was pretty fun rolling TR and Vanu back to warpgates, but also boring because it was way to easy. We had something easily like 20-25 tanks. Whenever I died I saw 3-8 sunderers to spawn on etc.
If you really think you are interested in the game I recommend spending the $40, its cheaper than buying most other games at full release prices. And the station cash it gives you is a pretty big bonus when the game comes out. You'll be able to probably buy at least 2-3 upgraded vehicle weapons and infantry weapons like lock on missles for heavy assault, flamethrowers, rocket pods for fighters etc.
It is not a easy grind to get those with the in game currency to buy them (auxarium)

Pretty sure SOE has stated several times that the only thing that will be purchased with station cash is cosmetics and implants. They might've backed out on that while I wasn't paying attention though.
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I am pretty postitive they are allowing the purhcase of upgraded weapons for infantry and vehicles with station cash, while in game it lists a in game currency (auxarium) amount for most of the weapons and then it has a spot where it would say Station cash with no amount currently.

I could be wrong but why would they put a option for station cash when purchasing these upgraded infantry and vehicle weapons?



Also note to get 7k-12.5k which most vehicle upgrades cost would take about 7-12 hours per weapon.
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Yea they will allow station cash purchases for anything in that store.

The one major thing you can't do with station cash is buy certs, which I was actually under the assumption you could at first. Makes sense though.
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I am pretty postitive they are allowing the purhcase of upgraded weapons for infantry and vehicles with station cash, while in game it lists a in game currency (auxarium) amount for most of the weapons and then it has a spot where it would say Station cash with no amount currently.
I could be wrong but why would they put a option for station cash when purchasing these upgraded infantry and vehicle weapons?

Also note to get 7k-12.5k which most vehicle upgrades cost would take about 7-12 hours per weapon.

Maybe because it's easy to just use the same graphic for everything in the store, and since you can't purchase anything in beta it doesn't matter? They've had the same filler jpegs in the store opening screen for months. The "Hot Seller" has been an unavailable chaingun for just as long. The store is not a priority for them at this point.

All I know is that they said weapons would be in-game resources only, and the store UI hasn't been updated since alpha. If someone can show me a twitter comment or forum post from the devs that says differently, I will fully retract what I said.
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I updated the main page with some more information about the game.
I firmly believe they are charging SC for weapons or auxarium, we will see. They are in it to make money and in EQ2 and other SoE games they nickle and dime players.
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I updated the main page with some more information about the game.
I firmly believe they are charging SC for weapons or auxarium, we will see. They are in it to make money and in EQ2 and other SoE games they nickle and dime players.

Oh believe me I know how they did F2P in the EQ games. That's why I played on private servers before finally giving them up. This supposedly breaks that mold though, they harp on the fact every time they do a livestream. Only way to find out is to check the store on release day though I suppose.
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Things are so wonked right now. Apparently all of the Vanu players decided they didn't care about the new continent, and all of the NC players decided that because it's blue that's where they should be, and now the TR are getting stomped back to their warpgate on both of them on a regular basis.

Pretty 1 sided tonight no doubt:

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