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Old 07-25-2013, 02:53 PM
dancj dancj is offline
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I'm not 100% anti IAPs, but I really really hate any IAPs related to in-game currency, so I won't buy them - including coin doublers.
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Old 07-25-2013, 06:35 PM
Nobunaga Nobunaga is offline
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Originally Posted by Exact-Psience View Post
Doublers are auto-buy for me if it meets 2 of my requirements...

1. Game is decent.
2. Purchasing it will seem to make the game a lot less grindy. If i think even a doubler cant keep up with the shop prices, i never buy them, and usually just delete the game.
Some games it just feels like you're gaining gold, exp, whatever, at a quarter the pace of what you should. Get the doubler and earn at half the pace. Not for me.
I prefer to support developers that are making reasonably balanced games.
Just to point this out, the worst IAP offenders in the AppStore do not have coin doublers. They see this as potentially hurting their profits. Does EA, zynga, whoever made clash of clans offer doublers? No.
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Old 07-25-2013, 06:42 PM
Exact-Psience Exact-Psience is online now
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Originally Posted by Mene View Post
I know a lot of people buy them (mostly impatient children), personally I never buy them, even if its a game I really like. I'd rather earn the gold at the normal rate, I see these as cheating.
Most games that end up being at least decent and offer these doublers are usually freemium. That doubler is a way to pay for a game that gives you a premium-ish, less grindy feel.

...Unless you think these types of games should just be FREE coz paying for them is cheating.
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