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Comment: Re:Don't understand spending time/money on game as (Score 4, Insightful) 171

by kalirion (#37099540) Attached to: <em>EVE Online</em> Ponzi Scheme Nets $50k Worth of In-Game Currency

How is spending substantial sums of money on in-game items of no practical real-world value any different from spending substantial sums of money on real-world items of no practical real-world value?

Some people get as much enjoyment out of EVE as you might out of a month in the Bahamas. What makes them insane and you perfectly normal?

Comment: Re:no offline play = no sale (Score 1) 384

by kalirion (#36950522) Attached to: Blizzard Reveals Diablo 3 (Real Money) Auction House

Exactly. I couldn't care less about the real money action house because I wasn't planning on playing the multiplayer piece anyway. But I was going to make this my first game in about a decade that I'd spend more than $35 to get, and now that's out the window if I need a constant internet connection to play [b]single player[/b].

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