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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 5
11-16-2011, 01:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Frenchy277
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Therefore, when we are lied to and told that we will not loose anything that we currently have in the game, then see that we will loose 20 -40% of the wealth that we have worked hard to accumulate, or that items will no longer work in the way that we paid real money for....
And another person who hasn't read the 'Terms of Use' legal statement...
Quote:
10. Ownership/Selling of the Account or Virtual Items. Cryptic does not recognize the transfer of Accounts. You may not purchase, sell, gift or trade any Account, or offer to purchase, sell, gift or trade any Account, and any such attempt shall be null and void. Cryptic owns, has licensed, or otherwise has rights to all of the content that appears in the Game. You agree that you have no right or title in or to any such content, including the virtual goods or currency appearing or originating in the Game, Cryptic Points or any other attributes associated with the Account or stored on the Service ("Game Assets"). Cryptic does not recognize any Game Assets transfers executed outside of the Game or the purported sale, gift or trade in the "real world" of anything related to the Game. Accordingly, you may not sell Game Assets for "real" money or otherwise exchange items for value outside of the Game. Any such sale or exchange is a material breach of this Agreement for which Cryptic may (but is not obligated to) immediately suspend or terminate your account.

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU HAVE NO CLAIM, RIGHT, TITLE, PROPRIETARY OR OWNERSHIP INTEREST IN ANY OF THE GAME ASSETS REGARDLESS OF ANY CONSIDERATION OFFERED OR PAID IN EXCHANGE FOR THOSE GAME ASSETS; AND
CRYPTIC SHALL NOT BE LIABLE IN ANY MANNER FOR THE DESTRUCTION, DELETION, MODIFICATION, IMPAIRMENT, HACKING OF OR ANY OTHER DAMAGE OR LOSS OF ANY KIND CAUSED TO ANY OF THE GAME ASSETS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DELETION OF GAME ASSETS UPON THE TERMINATION OR EXPIRATION OF YOUR ACCOUNT.
http://www.startrekonline.com/terms_of_service

So why do you have the expectations of 'virtual' game wealth when you never had that right to begin with????