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The thing that concerns me is the lifetime insurance on ships. Since they will always get back the ship for free what is stopping them from just using them as throw away item, because they will have no income loss for it.
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Originally Posted by Boomer1990 View Post

The thing that concerns me is the lifetime insurance on ships. Since they will always get back the ship for free what is stopping them from just using them as throw away item, because they will have no income loss for it.

Insurance claims aren't instant. Each time you claim insurance, it takes longer to get it replaced. Also, it's only the factory equipped model that is insured for life. Cargo/Upgrades need to be insured separately.
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It's a bummer they took away the life time insurance. I'm interested putting in a pledge but them pulling LTI not too long ago leaves a bad aftertaste.
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It's a bummer they took away the life time insurance. I'm interested putting in a pledge but them pulling LTI not too long ago leaves a bad aftertaste.
It's still possible to get it if you buy through a veteran/original backer. It's also not nearly as powerful as most think it is, insurance in game won't be a massive sink and all new pledges get 6 months insurance paid anyways.
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It's a bummer they took away the life time insurance. I'm interested putting in a pledge but them pulling LTI not too long ago leaves a bad aftertaste.

You can still get LTI. Any backer before the cut-off date still gets LTI on any ship they buy. So essentially:

1) You buy X package/ship.
2) You gift it to a previous backer
3) They "redeem"/salvage it. It gives them in-store credits
4) They use that to buy the LTI version of what you want
5) They gift it back.


If you still want an LTI ship and feel like trusting me I could help with that smile.gif
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You can still get LTI. Any backer before the cut-off date still gets LTI on any ship they buy. So essentially:

1) You buy X package/ship.
2) You gift it to a previous backer
3) They "redeem"/salvage it. It gives them in-store credits
4) They use that to buy the LTI version of what you want
5) They gift it back.


If you still want an LTI ship and feel like trusting me I could help with that smile.gif
Also note that Original backers still get the reduced pledge prices.
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Sure it's still possible but it's a lot more difficult. I just don't like the way they're doing things. A lot of things appear to happen at a whim. The release of x amount of ships on y date. It just doesn't inspire a lot of confidence.
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Sure it's still possible but it's a lot more difficult. I just don't like the way they're doing things. A lot of things appear to happen at a whim. The release of x amount of ships on y date. It just doesn't inspire a lot of confidence.
Not following you. Everything is announced long in advance. For example, the Hangar module is scheduled for August 24.
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I've got myself an Anvil Aerospace Hornet with lifetime insurance, and holy crap am I excited to shoot you guys into cosmic dust.


As the owner of a Constellation who already has a wing of pilots who will fly with me; Bring it.

Also; Goonswarm.
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The more I hear about how many upgrades and advanced ships are being purchased before the game launches the less interested I am becoming in this game, even though I backed it. Pay to win is pointless.

This, I backed it and was very enthusiastic but now it's 100% pay to win. I'll start playing and some people will already be way too far ahead in the game.
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