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Originally Posted by GAMERIG View Post
You mentioned the servers is expensive. if they use Linux server for MMO, why they demanded a money from MMO clients??
Because using Linux makes the power for the server cost nothing, right? Same goes for all the people working to keep them up too I bet.
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Because they're like cocaine and since you're at it, why not milk some money from your loyal crackheads.
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There's a lot of stupid in this thread...
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The answer is obvious when thought about for more than 12 seconds

/facepalm
^^ lol
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Did I say that I didn't have a job? No. I said that I didn't have steady income. Which means some months I may make nothing and others I may make thousands. That is just the reality of freelance graphic design work. I take jobs as they come and I am never guaranteed a weekly paycheck like most 9 to 5 jobs. It just makes it really hard to manage my money when I don't know how much or when I will be getting it.

I know that you can buy more than 1 month at a time but I never really like to because sometimes I just don't feel like playing it so I will play a different game, then get bored of the other game and come back... so paying for that time I am not playing is kind of throwing my money away. Like right now for instance I haven't played in about a month but I still have time ticking away because I lost interest about half way through my 2 month prepaid game time.
This is why in some MMO's (EVE) you can pay for your game time using in-game currency.
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post #37 of 38
Silly question....but he does have Michael Vick for a avatar....FTW.
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post #38 of 38
The keyword here is MMORPG.. Let's break this down for you. MASSIVELY MULTIPLAYER ONLINE.. not just ORPG
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