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OPEN New Account, 2 Characters per Shard, no Housing for $5.95/mo

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Simon Francis, Sep 4, 2008.

  1. How about there is a new option where you can open an account with maximum 2 characters per shard for $5.95/month, no house possible.

    I'm sure something like this could increase your revenue stream a bit, without having people close their accounts due to housing.

    Or even perhaps limiting houses on these accounts to maximum of 10x10 or even 7x7
     
  2. Setnaffa

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    If somebody can't afford 43 cents a day to play this game, then they need to find a better job rather than playing games.
     
  3. timbeOFbaja

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    Who is closing accounts due to housing? Even on Atlantic I found a 14x9 spot two screens from a popular Moongate. On Baja I was offered a 16x16 plot but chose, instead, to place on that plot second closest to the Moonglow moongate.
     
  4. deadite

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    Man, I need to be looking more. I need a spot on Atlantic...
     
  5. Way open an account just to have a char or two on it? what the 6 char slots isnt enough? If i open an account its for a house not more chars.
     
  6. I would think It could be used to attract new players , not old grumpy selfish ones who knock every possible GOOD idea , because it doesn't serve to there benefit..
     
  7. GarthGrey

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    There's at least one person on these boards that "is on a fixed income" and still manages to play UO. Don't overestimate die hard UOrs heheh...
     
  8. Kaleb

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    NO!!! there should be nothing that can help a broker/gold trader in any shape or form. why not 1 char? If its something that you come up with Silverfox its for reasons other than the greater good of the game man.
     
  9. Desperado_SE

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    deadite, check your PM's.
     
  10. Kaleb you play free shards, a lot of people on these boards would consider you 10x scummier than I :)
     
  11. Kaleb

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    :p Its a simple demand thing I dont want any tram or aos items the game was better and more balanced then. EA wont offer a pre aos server(s) with no tram or powerscrolls. I found over 1000 people who enjoy my playstyle. Besides it beats the hell out of playing against just necros and archers. and i still pay for 2 accounts. EA says it cant be done but im enjoying it almost every day go figure.
     
  12. Uvtha

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    No house, one character. Free. Open new items store. Add stuff frequently. People will play, get hooked, start real accounts. Numbers will boom and item store will rake in cash. I garuentee it.
     
  13. Sir Stain

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    Good post! I agree. Hand out samples, people try them, enjoy, play on.
     
  14. It Lives

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    I think its a really bad idea, look at the trouble all the trial accounts create as is Blah!!!
    It would be just another way for the greedy to exploit and one more thing the company would have to monitor.

    Can Hear the greed from here:

    *why open a full account to trade my G-Zillions when I can pay less.*:twak:
     
  15. Uvtha

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    Free to play, choose to pay is the billing method of the future. Might as well get on the wagon now.
     
  16. Hemisphere

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    Yup. Of all the bandwagons that EA could choose to jump on with UO, this one is blatently the best.

    UO can never be WoW, hell I doubt UO can ever be EQ even, or any other more "full on" MMO, but it can certainly be a fantastic passtime for many years to come, and it's addiction potential is proven, so yea, give people free ultra-basic accounts, with the option always available to updgrade to full accounts if they ever feel the need, plus while they're playing "free", make sure you bombard them with oppurtunities to spend money in order to "enhance their game experience".