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Archived Post 02-19-2012 09:29 AM

Can't post in forum
 
Hello

Can anyone help please!
I have been playing for 2 weeks now, and have registered, but Apart from this forum I am unable to post in any others.

How do i do that?

Keith

Archived Post 02-19-2012 09:33 AM

To get access to other areas of the forum you need to of made a C-store purchase or have to of purchased a subscription. Once either of those requirements is met, the forums are unlocked to you.

Archived Post 02-19-2012 10:08 AM

Ok - but you can only buy credits after you have been playing for a while. Just tried - it said I was a NOOB!

Very strange game.

Keith

Archived Post 02-19-2012 10:56 AM

yep, basically the game is free but you have to pay to use the forums :rolleyes:
I guess cryptic doesn`t care to hear what free to play players have to say, well thats their loss, i`ve never paid to use an internet forum and I never will.

It`s bad enough that they expect us to beta test their game and patches for them and report the bugs,but it`s way out of line for them to charge us to do it,if anything they should be paying US to do it.

Archived Post 02-20-2012 01:19 AM

So let me get this right...the base game is free to download, then its free to play.
The forums are not free - except this one (PC / TECH HELP).
You can if you wish buy (using real world cash) extra items - this shows as buying Credits or C - then you can access all the forums.

Is that correct?

If so can anyone buy the credits - assuming they have the money (card)? or do you ahve to be a certain rank in the game - ie have played for a while - that was the impression I got when I tried to buy credits or zen.

Keith

Archived Post 02-20-2012 01:33 AM

Ok - I have done this now.
Keith


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