STO Rewards: Like Credit Card Rewards
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Join Date: Dec 2007
05-30-2012, 07:44 PM
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I'm definitely not a big fan of this.
Please don't remove one of the few benefits of being gold and make my LTS even more worthless.
I'm sure he doesn't mean to eliminate the current methods of getting those things. It's just that since the 'assets' have already been built and are ready to go in-game, they could do more 'work' by being available as an incentive for other things that make money. So you could buy lockboxes and try to get a ship. Or you could sub for hundreds of days and get a mugato. But in addition, someone might refer friends and get them to support the game, but instead of spending time and money making new rewards, they'd leverage the existing rewards in new ways.
I think it'd be hard to come up with appropriate prices for some of the items. You'd have to factor in the lockbox odds, which are unpublished and can theoretically be changed. Not to mention figuring out what the appropriate 'price' of a veterans' award is. But certainly some existing assets could be included in a referral-type system without too much trouble.