Season 7 Dev Blog #26
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Join Date: Jul 2012
12-04-2012, 04:29 PM
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I'm loving the sound of the event EXCEPT for this one thing. I really wish they weren't bound for those of us who are going to miss out due to holidays. It's like we're punished for existing outside of the game!!
Do you have even the first clue how hopelessly entitled this sounds?
"I want the cool present that can be earned for free by playing the game, but I don't wanna actually have to PLAY the game to get it!"
As somebody else mentioned earlier in this thread, if you don't have Money or Time in abundance, you are not an MMO's target audience.
I think it's pretty obvious that this Winter Event is an effort to get people online and playing, instead of Cryptic's usual apparent tactic of getting people online and shopping. I think it's a refreshing change of pace, and I hope this little experiment works out for them so that we can see more similarly-motivated events in the future.