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Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 883
# 20
11-10-2012, 03:58 AM
Originally Posted by endafresh View Post
Exploitation of Skinner-Box techniques and pseudo-gambling lockboxes for real cash is all sorts of shady. No clue how Cryptic gets away with this in the US's strict anti-gambling laws (outside of Nevada) but w/e. Oh, and the game is open to anyone 13 years of age or older. So not only promotion of blatant gambling but also doing so to MINORS!?

Cryptic must be either desperate or have a death wish to be desecrated by rabid US politicians with an axe to grind (repeating the 'games are evil!' refrain).

The droprates in any of these boxes for anything decent is well below 5%, with the best prizes being close to 0.5% or less according to the STO wiki.
Been said before by many and nothing has ever happened.

As for the odds, they will never reveal despite us the players working it out to being less than 1% chance of getting said ship