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  • Forum membership translates to active in-game membership at a very low percentage. 75% won't even get the game. 50% of the starter players won't actually play beyond the first week. Not to mention those that are on your forum but join another factio…
  • TiamatRoar said: I'm trying to wrap my head around why they wasted time on a parkour tech demo anyways for a game that's about nation building.  At least Ashes of Creation can pretend their battle royale is in preparation for their combat syste…
  • @OrangeBoy Online gaming community lore has always been extremely cringey. It is why the developer should provide a professional level society system for players to use, not rely on amateurs to tack it on.
  • OrangeBoy said: I know for a fact this is one of many issues to come, and with these issues will be those that say "First of all, SBS, I love you, and I wish I could suck you off, but I just get just a tiny feeling that, you know... this is uh…
  • Hmm... are they trolling you guys?  
  • Why is there no facepalm emoji?
  • Here are the latest funding numbers: Monthly income - lifetime average  $133,011 Monthly income - current average   $26,736 Date               Total               Daily ave for month       Daily ave since 15-Aug-17 28-Mar-19     $5,755,476        …
  • Vrika said: I just realized it's been a while since Staalburgher posted about CoE's income, so: So far CoE has collected $6 230 744 funding. On April 30th they had collected  $6 111 616 An increase of $119 128 over 71 days, or about $51 thous…
  • Kyleran said: I've been a member of player groups organized as pure communist, corporate, military, Roman, oligarchal, collective, lais·sez-faire, and of course,  medevial kingdom.  Most end up following the same structure as any volunteer act…
  • Slapshot1188 said: StaalBurgher said: Slapshot1188 said: All animals are equal but some are more equal than others! That is a product of someone paying for influence, not the title itself. Besides, you are confusing that q…
  • Vrika said: StaalBurgher said: DerryFH said: So do they even pay taxes? You only pay tax if you make a taxable profit. Firstly, do the funds that they raise qualify as revenue and secondly, do they raise more revenue th…
  • DerryFH said: So do they even pay taxes? You only pay tax if you make a taxable profit. Firstly, do the funds that they raise qualify as revenue and secondly, do they raise more revenue than tax deductible expenses? I imagine that thei…
  • Slapshot1188 said: All animals are equal but some are more equal than others! That is a product of someone paying for influence, not the title itself. Besides, you are confusing that quote, which is about communism/marxism/socialism; every …
  • Ungood said: Wait, wait...We've come to the point in gaming where players can outright buy a top position in a player organization with cash?  And other players are so lacking in self respect, they will willingly follow and serve these whales…
  • Slapshot1188 said: But will anyone actually ask that of Caspien?  I think we both know it would have to be externally regulated. Companies are not likely to do it voluntarily.
  • Slapshot1188 said: People say you are not investors but are donating to the cause. OK... but at least here in the US, charities are required to show donors their financial statement including salaries of key employees.  Now that is somet…
  • Kyleran said: The problem I think is you won't find enough players willing to play the more mundane roles, heck few are willing to be guards who might see action,  much less a magistrate.   EDIT: I have no knowledge of Asheron's Call 2. My assu…
  • Kyleran said: StaalBurgher said: GeezerGamer said: They don't have a game. They never will. This project ran into, not just major problem, but a show stopper with their whole dloud based engine fall through. They saw a cheap w…
  • MightyUnclean said: Wait, wait...We've come to the point in gaming where players can outright buy a top position in a player organization with cash?  And other players are so lacking in self respect, they will willingly follow and serve these…
  • Torrsk said: For example, Caspian approached the OCE community to change the Hrothi biomes.  Actually, given that they don't have a non-crowd funding source of finance and all the new features I would have thought to simplify the game from …