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    Default giving gear to new players hurts their experience

    I've been thinking about this..

    I think the whole microtransaction and merchant side of gemstone hurts new players. Let them struggle for that fucking 4x broadsword. It creates a bigger sense of accomplishment.
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    That's cool if you solo hunt. Its kind of a bitch when your lvl 15 hunting partner shows up with a +20 claid or an e bow.

    I get what you're saying and I used to play that way. Got frustrated trying to keep up with the Joneses

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    I have tried both, first time working for it, and then starting at the very top. I've enjoyed the second time around much more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Luftstreitkräfte View Post
    I've been thinking about this..

    I think the whole microtransaction and merchant side of gemstone hurts new players. Let them struggle for that fucking 4x broadsword. It creates a bigger sense of accomplishment.
    If a new player gets a handle on how to hunt/absorb xp that fucking 4x broadsword isn't that much of a struggle anymore. When I came back after a decade long hiatus I had enough silver to buy said fucking 4x broadsword in 2 days. I imagine a completely new player could do that in about a week in today's game.

    I wonder if there's ever been a topic that you created that I haven't wanted to neg rep.

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    I had a bigger sense of accomplishment finally being able to hunt hill trolls than I did struggling to afford a camouflage vultite broadsword.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Luftstreitkräfte View Post
    I've been thinking..I think.
    There's the whole problem with this thread right there.
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    It takes like minutes to earn enough to buy vultite gear these days.

    I wipe my ass with a million silvers.
    Last edited by Tgo01; 11-10-2017 at 05:48 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tgo01 View Post
    It takes like minutes to earn enough to buy vultite gear these days.

    I wipe my ass with a million silvers.
    You wipe your ass with $5?!

    Richie Rich over here!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tgo01 View Post
    It takes like minutes to earn enough to buy vultite gear these days.

    I wipe my ass with a million silvers.
    I was gonna become a patreon but I guess you don't need it!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by drauz View Post
    You wipe your ass with $5?!

    Richie Rich over here!


    Quote Originally Posted by SonoftheNorth View Post
    I was gonna become a patreon but I guess you don't need it!!!
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