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What do you think about Free to Play games?

#1LinkinLawgPosted 5/17/2013 9:46:42 AM
What do you think about F2P? - Results (75 votes)
They're good, they don't cost anything
12% (9 votes)
They're not "free to play", because you have to pay to win
9.33% (7 votes)
They're good as long as they're done right
41.33% (31 votes)
Too many microtransactions and DLC
8% (6 votes)
There's too much grinding if you don't pay
10.67% (8 votes)
They're garbage. I'd rather pay $60 for a complete game
17.33% (13 votes)
Other (explain below)
1.33% (1 votes)
This poll is now closed.
I think they can be OK if done right. Dust 514 has been pretty good so far.
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#2anonymous46773Posted 5/17/2013 10:35:43 AM
Depends entirely on the game. Some are good, some are bad.

Also need more information. How do they handle microtransactions, is it pay to win, etc.
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#3Still__RippinPosted 5/17/2013 10:37:31 AM
All console F2P games are gutter trash.

Path of Exile on the other hand is amazing. The only thing you can buy with real money are aesthetics.
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#4este914Posted 5/17/2013 10:38:31 AM
They're good as long as they're done right

This is the ONLY (acceptable) answer.
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#5stawg007Posted 5/17/2013 10:48:12 AM
If they're not pay to win then they're great
#6AnonUnknownPosted 5/17/2013 10:49:42 AM
Garbage. Too many of them, outrageously overpriced downloadable content.
#7LinkinLawg(Topic Creator)Posted 5/17/2013 12:07:17 PM
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#8_ChunksTM_Posted 5/17/2013 12:07:43 PM
Games like Jetpack Joyride on PS3/PSVita, and Treasures of Montezuma Blitz on Vita are great. I've put numerous hours into both of these and haven't spent a dime.

I can't speak on other F2P games, but those I mentioned good examples of F2P games that you can get a lot of gameplay out of without spending money.
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#9deathslovePosted 5/17/2013 12:26:02 PM
Love them jetpack joyride and TMZ like the other person said are done well.

Also for MMOs they need micro-transactions.... so people need to stop crying about it.
As long as it is just costumes or equipment that can be found in game. If it is some exclusive weapon that is super overpowered then it would be unfair.

I think people just like complaining on here about everything.
#10PhaseSlaethePosted 5/17/2013 12:27:02 PM
85%+ odds they will suck in the end.

Really aren't many F2P games that are good, partially because the game itself.

MOSTLY because the community within is comprised of the same general level of "human" as on this site.