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Premium vs Freemium

03-15-2013, 06:03 PM
#1
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 165
Premium vs Freemium

Hi guys. I have read a lot if discussions in the TA forums lately, and even participated in a few, where people have been hotly debating premium vs freemium. There is no one answer to this conflict, as everyone has different opinions. The threads where these discussions have been going on have been going grossly off topic because of this. This is the thread where you can discuss this question to your hearts content.
03-15-2013, 06:07 PM
#2
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 447
What's the deal with airplane food?

03-15-2013, 06:13 PM
#3
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 165
Quote:
Originally Posted by lepeos View Post
What's the deal with airplane food?
What?..... I don't get that. Either I don't have a sense if humor, or you are referring to something I don't get.
03-15-2013, 06:14 PM
#4
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Singapore
Posts: 1,760
Quote:
Originally Posted by lepeos View Post
What's the deal with airplane food?
Exactly.
03-15-2013, 06:14 PM
#5
Joined: Oct 2012
Location: Area 51
Posts: 2,922
Premium for proper games but I don't mind casual freemiums
03-15-2013, 06:22 PM
#6
Joined: Feb 2011
Location: Scarlett Johansson's Hot Tub
Posts: 5,046
Quote:
Originally Posted by lepeos View Post
What's the deal with airplane food?
Keep threads on topic

You're lucky i'm not a mod!

But yes, agree with Danny. I don't mind freemiums, as long as the IAP's aren't intrusive.
03-15-2013, 06:35 PM
#7
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 165
Quote:
Originally Posted by KennyK View Post
Keep threads on topic

You're lucky i'm not a mod!

But yes, agree with Danny. I don't mind freemiums, as long as the IAP's aren't intrusive.
In my opinion the Simpson Tapped Out is a perfect example of the perfect freemium game. A ton of content really often updates, and completely uninstrusive IAP.
03-15-2013, 10:01 PM
#8
Joined: Jan 2013
Location: minnesota
Posts: 1,139
I don't really care. I love a good freemium game (dragonvale, for example) but I don't mind shelling out a few bucks for a good premium.
03-16-2013, 02:55 AM
#9
Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 2,358
Do freemium whales even hang out at Toucharcade? I imagine that they would be permanently glued to their Farmville plots...

Seriously though, most of the people I have come across in real life who are into freemium tend to be the Facebook games type.
03-16-2013, 03:02 AM
#10
Joined: May 2012
Location: In the Chatroom
Posts: 15,759
Quote:
Originally Posted by iPadisGreat View Post
Do freemium whales even hang out at Toucharcade? I imagine that they would be permanently glued to their Farmville plots...

Seriously though, most of the people I have come across in real life who are into freemium tend to be the Facebook games type.
I like the freemium Whale Tail.