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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

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Pussycat Catnap

I've not been able to 'get it' with the Gacha craze. I like to know exactly what I'm getting when I get it.

I can see it as something that satisfy the shopper thrill though. Especially if you shop socially - which I haven't for the last few years (I keep making friends with people who never buy ANYTHING, and it drives me nuts)...

Recently I've been seeing places where the Gacha is priced higher than normal items often are - like a 500L gacha for a pet. But most of the time they're low priced items designed to satisfy the impulse shopper: which is smart marketing.

Cicadetta Stillwater

@Pussycat: It gets to be a game, honestly. I've never seen a 500L Gacha, at least not at the Arcade, but with price points ranging between 25 and 100L, trying to "collect 'em all" or get an elusive rare (during which you will almost inevitably "collect 'em all") is more doable.

It's also very social. I really got into trading during the June round, and I probably will this coming round, too. (Wow, those boots. I may have to start wearing footwear again...) Arguably, the trading is the best part. You never quite know who you'll meet, and it's a good way to relieve your inventory of duplicate goodies.

Kylinn

Don't forget the machines at Grendel's Children, which disgorge quite lovely wyvernlets, chicks, bunnies, and mutants for just 1L$ a chance.

Cicadetta Stillwater

Ooh, yes. The Grendel's machines are worth playing just to watch them work!

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