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Varying Premium Limits

Postby tussius on Mon Mar 13, 2006 8:17 pm

Concise description:
  • You will able to get premium membership/conquer credits without paying for a whole year but for only a specific amount of time like (month, 3 months)

Specifics:
  • Have several more options for length of premium purchase. These could be something like:
    • 1 month
    • 3 months
    • 6 months
    • 24 months
  • Make shorter memberships proportionally more expensive to cover for fixed transaction costs.
  • If we are worried about people stacking up on games at the end of short memberships, then put in a change to automatically drop all waiting games when premium membership lapses.

This will improve the following aspects of the site:
  • $25 can be a large amount for some players and they dont want to pay that much money or dont want to play for a whole year
  • This will be a lot better for new players who do want to play more than 4 games but dont want to pay $25 for a whole year.

I dont know if this has already been suggested but this is how I think it should be.
A lot of sites which have a paying function have a few options whihc you can choose from.
This allows you to try the game out.

Original Post wrote:Why not let people pay for example $6 for three months $11 for six months in addition to $20 for a year? It's not that $20 is that much, but for how long will I play this game? I'd like to have premium, though. May very well get it for $20, but would for sure do it for three months for $6.
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Postby Romber on Mon Mar 13, 2006 9:18 pm

But 20$ 1 time deal for 1 year. I know what your saying by only paying for a small time to get the feel of the game and see if you like it but paying 20$ for 12 months is like paying 1.66 a month. It is a very, very good deal.
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Postby Marenki on Sat Apr 08, 2006 10:59 am

I must agree, that different premium playing & paying options would be nice, and as tussius said:
It's not that $20 is that much, but for how long will I play this game?

Premium membership would be nice, but big question for me atleast is, that will I be intrested playing for this after 3 or 6 months, or will I get bored and quit whole game after a month. What comes about the income, I think that it would rise rather than drop, and after when you're totally addicted 24/7, you ofcourse buy the whole year :)
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Postby Darkfire001 on Sat Apr 08, 2006 1:22 pm

I think a trial option for some like $5 for a Month could work out well.
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Postby AndyDufresne on Sat Apr 08, 2006 2:31 pm

I agree with darkfire's post. But if Lack did implement a say $5 dollar trial period, it'd be nice if the user wanted to continue to play and buy the full year period if they could put forth that initial $5 dollars to the total amount of $20, so they don't feel like they are getting a little ripped off. Kind of like preordering something and putting so much of a deposit down.

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Postby shearer on Sat Apr 08, 2006 4:38 pm

but by saying "i only wish to buy a membership for a month because i dont know if this site is worthy of a years worth of attention, or, God forbid, a WHOLE $20!! you shouldnt save that extra 5 bucks for a month trial period.. shame on you for not taking the oppertunity to pay $20 for a year, and you copped out by doing $5 for a month, cough up another 20 and we'll talk :P thats what i would do if i were lack atleast.. the guy's gotta eat and get paid for his hard time..every extra dollar counts..
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Postby AndyDufresne on Sun Apr 09, 2006 1:12 am

Just saying in seems more businessly sound to let a possible short trial go toward the full purchase. And to some people, $20 can be a lot.

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Postby Blitzkreig on Sun Apr 09, 2006 1:34 pm

Now I'm not saying that the site isn't well put together or that it isn't hard and expensive to maintain but $20 for an online game site that is still kinda in development and, although it's cool, I don't think it's worth the $20. Please don't jump the gun and get all up on me about how Lack is great and all that just think. $20 can go a long way in much other respects and if you think about it economically I think Lack would make much more money if he lowered the price. 20 people at $20 or 500 people at $10?
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Postby Kurosawa on Fri Feb 09, 2007 3:03 pm

If you don't want to spend the money then don't. It's as simple as that.
I support a different online game and it's 5$ a month but well worth it becuase I'm addicted to it. If I get addicted to this game then I'll support it too.
Although Premium Membership here seems kinda bland. But if it is only 1.66 a month and still in construction, then I guess more options will be added later making the 20$ a year seem like a better choice for addicted players.
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Postby ericisshort on Sat Feb 10, 2007 12:36 am

Its not nearly as expensive as my heroine habit but almost just as addictive.
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Postby relions on Tue Aug 28, 2007 4:59 am

i post this here beceus about the mony to get premium
ok 20 dollar is alot and i think many cant use paypal ore not allowd
so is this a idea to get mobile paying 1 sms 1 ore phone call is month premium

[i jus fite it here if some1 think this is wrong post please say than i put it i good forum post]
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Buying premium membership (less than 1 year)

Postby Flapappel on Tue Feb 03, 2009 2:38 pm

Concise description:
  • You will able to get premium membership without paying for a whole year but for only a specific amount of time like (month, 3 months)

Specifics:
  • Have 2 or 3 more options like:
    PM for 6 months = $15
    PM for 3 months = $9
    PM for 1 month = $4

This will improve the following aspects of the site:
  • $25 can be a large amount for some players and they dont want to pay that much money or dont want to play for a whole year
  • This will be a lot better for new players who do want to play more than 4 games but dont want to pay $25 for a whole year.

I dont know if this has already been suggested but this is how I think it should be.
A lot of sites which have a paying function have a few options whihc you can choose from.
This allows you to try the game out.
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Re: Buying premium membership (less than 1 year)

Postby soka on Tue Feb 03, 2009 2:43 pm

Have 2 or 3 more options like:
$25 unlimited games
PM for 6 months = $15 20 at once
PM for 3 months = $9 15 at once
PM for 1 month = $4 8 games at once

id still buy the premi
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Re: Buying premium membership (less than 1 year)

Postby Flapappel on Tue Feb 03, 2009 2:49 pm

Have 2 or 3 more options like:
$25 unlimited games
PM for 6 months = $15
PM for 3 months = $9
PM for 1 month = $4

isnt PM unlimited games? so PM for 1 month, unlimited games for only 1 month.
That way if you just started (me) but you dont know if you will be playign fore that long, you can start off with 1 month.


that was my idea atleast.
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Re: Buying premium membership (less than 1 year)

Postby blakebowling on Tue Feb 03, 2009 5:52 pm

Flapappel wrote:Have 2 or 3 more options like:
$25 unlimited games
PM for 6 months = $15
PM for 3 months = $9
PM for 1 month = $4

isnt PM unlimited games? so PM for 1 month, unlimited games for only 1 month.
That way if you just started (me) but you dont know if you will be playign fore that long, you can start off with 1 month.


that was my idea atleast.

what stops me from paying $4 for one month, and starting 50 games a day until they all fill. I would be playing those games for 1-2 more months.
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Re: Buying premium membership (less than 1 year)

Postby Flapappel on Tue Feb 03, 2009 6:30 pm

well, as I am saying.

A beginning player doesnt know that. I know this cause I just begun 2 days ago and I want to play more games but I dont want to pay 25$ or play a whole year.

I want to try it out first.
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Re: Buying premium membership (less than 1 year)

Postby blakebowling on Tue Feb 03, 2009 6:58 pm

I could see lack possibly selling speed games, and maybe 6 and 3 month premium, but not 1 month.
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Pay Per Month

Postby Megadeth666 on Fri Feb 20, 2009 1:33 pm

Concise description:
  • Monthly Subscription

Specifics:
  • Have an option to just pay per month

This will improve the following aspects of the site:
  • More freemiums will try it out
  • Less money to give all at once
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Re: Pay Per Month

Postby Timminz on Fri Feb 20, 2009 1:36 pm

This has been suggested, and rejected numerous times before. I don't remember what reason(s) was/were given.
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Re: Pay Per Month

Postby Megadeth666 on Fri Feb 20, 2009 1:46 pm

ok I did advance search , monthly, under suggestions, and nothing came up
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Re: Pay Per Month

Postby Timminz on Fri Feb 20, 2009 1:56 pm

Maybe a search for "payment" would turn up better results. Also, you might want to include the Q&A forum too, as sometimes people ask whether something is available, while suggesting it should be, if it isn't already.
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Re: Pay Per Month

Postby AndyDufresne on Fri Feb 20, 2009 1:57 pm

For now, a one year payment will be the standard norm---smaller increments cause more problems such as additional transaction fees.


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Re: Pay Per Month

Postby Timminz on Fri Feb 20, 2009 2:01 pm

There you have it. Straight from the monkey's mouth.

As a side note, I found a similar suggestion in the *rejected* pile of the official to-do list.

viewtopic.php?t=635

Then again, I also found an implemented suggestion in the same *rejected* pile.

viewtopic.php?f=4&t=1727&start=15
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Re: Pay Per Month

Postby max is gr8 on Fri Feb 20, 2009 2:06 pm

I think also the more important factor is, currently I could start 50 games of my premium and have them all joined a week. If they were sequential 10 might finish a week and I'll restart them.

But if I only have one month, I might make 50, and when they're full, start another 50, as quick as I possibly can because I only have a month of premium. If something like this were to be implemented it would more probably be a game limit than a time limit. Example trial 100 games
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Re: Pay Per Month

Postby Megadeth666 on Fri Feb 20, 2009 2:11 pm

max is gr8 wrote: If something like this were to be implemented it would more probably be a game limit than a time limit. Example trial 100 games


=D> Yes that would be a great Idea , pay a couple bucks try some speed games and limit the amount of games
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