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I never played wow before , so that involve i have no cd-key or disk of wow.
I want to play with friends at school but everyone know that play wow for the first month could be very expensive...
I got an offer from a friend which bought wow cd-key and disk this summer which are now kinda bind on his b.net account.
I wanted to know if i could buy his account (b.net)with all wow games?
I heard I could change password and email aswell.. so i was wondering , what will be still left of the other guys on the game if i delete all his character?

and im sure that the 3 first game and the account itself is a good deal for 40$ bucks.

plz don't flame that game, it's not a thread about that.

wow= world of warcraft.
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post #2 of 19
Just buy your own. Even if you change all the account info he can still take the account back at anytime. It will never truly be yours and if you ever get hacked or have troubles with it then you will be screwed.
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i really know him , i bought those game for his birthday so he wont try to scam me...
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post #4 of 19
if your friends a good friend go for it no big deal.

if you cant 100% trust him don't do it, just spend the extra money and buy it yourself.

OR... buy it, change all the info, call blizz to confirm everything and get an authenticator for your phone, or home.

not sure how blizzards view is on account transfers tho.
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Damn you kidding right?? Buy that account if you know the guy enough. The game + BC + Wrath comes to 95$+ before tax, for 40$ thats a good deal! Yes you can change the email and password, I just checked before I posted here...
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is it illegal to transfer account for the game only ?
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is it illegal to transfer account for the game only ?
Not if you dont say anything
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is it illegal to transfer account for the game only ?
It is not "illegal" but it is against the terms of service and the account will be permanently banned for it if they find out.
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ok so there is no risk ... lol
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What jacksknight said. Not to mention selling B.net accounts is against the TOS and if they (somehow) find out, you can get the account banned, and be at square one minus $40. And it's honestly not even that expensive to get your own.

According to Blizz's store website (http://us.blizzard.com/store/index.xml) a full set costs $129.96, purchased individually, and with a month included with purchase for each expansion. So, $129.96, 4 months of game time, and the original game with all expansions. Assuming a $14.99/month rate (since you're buying them individually, makes sense to calculate), you're paying about $70 for the content, and the rest to be able to play on the servers. And you can distribute cost over time and buy expansions as you need them to level, instead of getting them all immediately.

So, if you calculate it like that, $40 isn't really a good deal considering the risk involved. You'll still be paying monthly (I'm assuming he's not going to be paying your game time since that'd be a huge loss for him) so you have to look at the cost of brand new copies for yourself without that free month included. Thus, it's only $30 more to get brand new copies to use on your OWN account rather than one that he knows all the information to (especially secret question, as he can just claim it was hacked and get it back using that).

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Originally Posted by polm View Post
Damn you kidding right?? Buy that account if you know the guy enough. The game + BC + Wrath comes to 95$+ before tax, for 40$ thats a good deal! Yes you can change the email and password, I just checked before I posted here...
Vanilla: $19.99, BC: $29.99, Wrath: $39.99, comes out to $89.97 before tax. Paying more would be a ripoff considering the online store availability.
Edited by audioxbliss - 1/26/11 at 5:00pm
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