I just came to say that I was really hyped about the game.
I was really hyped because all the card games online Ive seen so far require real money to be the best.
So I came thinking this game would be different.
Where do I start?
First thing I did was check Cash shop. Then I saw that people could buy cards, boosters, decks only with real money. Thats a big disappointment.
I wont play because of that, not that I dont have any money to spend, but because this design decision garantees that this game wont be popular.
Can people acquire cards in any other way? Thats was what I was asking myself.
Yeah, I can, I can play ONE Mirage Master game for 1-3-5-10 Gran every day. One time. i was thinking, hell I will play this **** untill I can buy the booster box.
Then I realized that only the first win awarded me with Gran. You get rewarded 1 time, then it became pointless, worthless. Its a slap in the face. It would still be ridiculous to play that memory card game over and over instead of wasting real money. You waste your time, 30 minutes, or you spent like $1. Of course I would prefer to spend $1, but thats not why I play free games online.
Then I heard about that people winning cards ramdonly in rare events. You have to play many times to get one card. The rate in wich people get those cards, their quality is not worth the time and effort. You dont feel like playing over and over. You feel like you are wasting your time trying to get cards the hard way, instead of buying them. Its clearly a forced mechanic. They want you to buy the cards. **** that. Games that require real money to compete never succeed.
I thought, hey, real money just for the avatar and stuff. ****, I came and the first thing I saw was: "check our cashier, buy gran" "booster pack for x gran!"
Whats the purpose of fight money? To make your avatar look even more stupid!
Whats the purpose of the player time and effort spent on the game? It doesnt give the player power. Not nearly enough. You want power? Spend money!
People who play more, cant compete with people who spend money. And its just sad to think that someone spends just like $10 bucks has so much more cards that it would mean like 50+ hours of free playing time.
Ridiculous. In a free card game online I should get rewarded all the time, not rarelly. I should get rewarded constantly, not randomly.
And whats wrong with the "You cant buy/sell/trade cards with other players?" Another huge reason why this game wont suceed.
If that wasnt enough... What about the "You cant play with your friends, you cant make games, invite people, play on private games, you cant choose your opponents", Oh wait, you can, but it doesnt give you any rewards. Whats the **** point of spending time with this game if you cant get better at it?
This game has bad design decisions written all over it. It will fail.
Im going to tell you guys: you want money? YOU START WITH A HUGE PLAYER BASE. This game fails in the first principle of free to play games: its the time and effort spent on the game that gives power, not the money spent on it. If you force people to spent money to compete than it stop being a game, it stop being fair, fun, worthy of the people's time and effort. They simply dont play the game.
For gods sake.
When people will make a Massive Online Trading Card Game TRULLY FOR FREE (FREE TO COMPETE, not free to get owned by anyone who PAYED for cheap benefits), where time spent on the game will equal to power and not the money spent on it?
I bet 75% of the newcomers who read my post will laugh of this joke of a game and quit in their first 2 hours.