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    Would this also apply to the Patron Sparkle Quest since it requires paying the monthly patron in order to accept and complete it?

    and what about grab bags for dims, pets, mounts, and the other various randoms they sell us?

    Would purchased Fragment boxes need to be separated into currecny bought RNG and cash bought one quality per price point?

    I for one after spending 10-12k$ to max out silver tier before the Dragon Hoarde pack saved players 4k$ of loyalty at the cost of 250$ would easily spend just as much more to obtain lockboxes with more guranteed value or pick-one-loot tables knowing I would get my moneys worth

    when I buy equip bundles I know I am getting what I pay for, with lockboxes I have no clue what I will get, and I aint gonna lie I bought enough lockboxes to get enough Legion Datagrams to buy two pieces of T2 gear now before I even made it to IROTP raiding

    its amazing the marketting department hasnt reallized how the promise of quality is so more enticing to those of us whose money burns holes in our pockets
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    That's actually a good point, where will the line be drawn? I guess we'll find out if this all goes through and spreads to other countries/states.

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    https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/...otential-harm/

    It looks at least one US senator has this on her Radar

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skiye View Post
    https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/...otential-harm/

    It looks at least one US senator has this on her Radar
    You bet me to it, was just about to post about this

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    Senator Chris Lee has just released an update video which among other things shows the ESA and other lobbyists discussing lootboxes in Hawaii. Interesting stuff.

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    The ESRB has responded to external pressure and is implementing a new box label system in an attempt to look proactive and steer the conversation away from lootboxes which is the real issue.

    If there was any doubt, this only goes to show who's interests the ESRB have in mind and its not the consumer.

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