Last Monday, everyone was looking forward to the soft launch of Allods Online
on the 16th. This Monday, many of those same people are scowling and making their fair share of unhappy grumbling noises. What happened? Well, while no one expected that the anticipated free-to-play would lack an item shop, almost no one expected that the prices would be... well... for lack of a better term let's say "ruinous
." No small portion of the blogosphere has piped up in rage
, and the official response from the company succeeded in further angering players and potential players
Oh, and there's a bit of discontent
about how this ties into the next patch, as well.
As we survey the game's quick reputation shift, it's well worth asking where people stand on the issue. Has the entire brouhaha and ill-received response soured your opinion of Allods Online
irrevocably? Would you be willing to try it if the prices were lowered, or are you now refusing to play the game solely based upon principle? Or are you willing to roll with the changes and write the entire thing off as a misunderstanding?