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Or..you know, you could just play the damn game, have a good time then turn the game off.

This is what I do.

Trading cards, hats, achievements...no thanks.

/Personal opinion
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post #12 of 17
Meh, im not complaining.



People of lower levels have to work there butts off though. This is obviously aimed at the people who regularly trade anyway. it shouldn't affect anyone if you don't do such a thing. hell, you can even profit off it if you don't care for the system.

I find it interesting how its playing out so far, the drop limit will obviously eventually make specific cards rare so if people hold out, well a free game might be coming there way.
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Meh, im not complaining.



People of lower levels have to work there butts off though. This is obviously aimed at the people who regularly trade anyway. it shouldn't affect anyone if you don't do such a thing. hell, you can even profit off it if you don't care for the system.

I find it interesting how its playing out so far, the drop limit will obviously eventually make specific cards rare so if people hold out, well a free game might be coming there way.

I've made $1.00 so far selling 2 out of 5 cards I got from installing and idling in TF2. Considering that I've only had them on the market for a hour now I'd say that Valve will be making a nice amount of money off of this.
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Lol and people call EA a money grubber. Valve is no better, they just try and do it in less obvious ways.

"But, but....valve helps cater to the Indie companies, to help them out, so they can publish their games"......................Which valve then makes money on. rolleyes.gif
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Lol and people call EA a money grubber. Valve is no better, they just try and do it in less obvious ways.

"But, but....valve helps cater to the Indie companies, to help them out, so they can publish their games"......................Which valve then makes money on. rolleyes.gif

How is this money grubbing? They're virtual trading cards. Nothing about this is essential in anyway unless you feel it is vital to flaunt your level 20 Steam profile. I'll continue to enjoy sales and dump countless hours into clearing my backlog and if I get a card, woohoo, that's cool I guess.
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I made $1.69 selling 1 card and 2 beta invites. People like to spend money on stupid stuff
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Or..you know, you could just play the damn game, have a good time then turn the game off.

This is what I do.

Trading cards, hats, achievements...no thanks.

/Personal opinion

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