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Preferred way to buy cards for fantasy strategy card/board game?

View Poll Results: Preferred way to purchase new cards?
Blind buy pack, 5 card set, randomly selected from each card category, guaranteed 1 powerful card. 2 22.22%
Blind buy pack, 5 card set all from a category, randomly selected, guaranteed 1 powerful card. 2 22.22%
Blind buy card, randomly selected individual card from any category. 0 0%
Blind buy card, 1 card from a card category, randomly selected from that category. 0 0%
Pre-selected 5 card pack, you see what you are buying, 1 from each category, 1 powerful card 2 22.22%
Pre-selected 5 card pack from same category, you see what you are buying, 1 powerful card. 2 22.22%
Pre-selected card, 1 card that you can see what it is before buying. 1 11.11%
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07-07-2012, 09:25 AM
#1
Joined: Feb 2012
Posts: 26
Preferred way to buy cards for fantasy strategy card/board game?

I'm currently developing an iOS strategy fantasy game card/board game, and I'm interested in what are players preferred ways to purchase extra cards?

Last edited by GameViewPoint; 07-07-2012 at 09:37 AM.
07-08-2012, 10:13 AM
#2
Joined: Feb 2012
Posts: 26
Or anyone got views on purchasing extra cards in iOS games?
07-08-2012, 10:56 AM
#3
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 3,691
Quote:
Originally Posted by GameViewPoint View Post
Or anyone got views on purchasing extra cards in iOS games?
I like the way it's done in Shadow Era. You have starter sets with preselected cards, booster packs with random stuff, and a market for individual cards when you just need something specific.
07-08-2012, 11:42 AM
#4
Joined: Feb 2012
Posts: 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by Royce View Post
I like the way it's done in Shadow Era. You have starter sets with preselected cards, booster packs with random stuff, and a market for individual cards when you just need something specific.
That's an interesting idea, to have both booster (random) and pre-selected packs as options, are they bought with an in-game currency? I see something called crystals?
07-09-2012, 01:34 AM
#5
Joined: Nov 2011
Location: LA
Posts: 1,061
Crystals buy packs, gold buys cards... Both are earned in similar ways playing matches winning etc.. Except u can sell cards for gold, crystals can only be used to by booster pack most of which are just sold back to the store to buy the cards you want/need.
07-10-2012, 11:26 AM
#6
Joined: Jun 2012
Location: Geneva
Posts: 29
From the experience we have from Moonga

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Crystals buy packs, gold buys cards... Both are earned in similar ways playing matches winning etc.. Except u can sell cards for gold, crystals can only be used to by booster pack most of which are just sold back to the store to buy the cards you want/need.
Is a good way. It's important that new player can have early on the game new cards coming mostly from player who buy a lot and give the cards for cheap price. It's interesting to have different rarity to give card a real value.

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