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I'm terribly disapointed by cartel packs.

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I'm terribly disapointed by cartel packs.
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Radagastimus
03.04.2013 , 08:24 AM | #151
Id say that so called "Super rare" item chance should be way greater than it is now. These are the items people buy these packages and lack of getting these items makes people buy even more packs which clogs the GTM by abundance of speeders that sell for useless profit and WAY less than what speed scaling speeder really is worth. Even if there is abundance of them they are worth way more than people ask for them.

Packs could actually cost more with greater chance but the chance should be as good that if you are after 1 blaster or color crystal, you dont have to get 100 packages to get it. This way packing of other stuff that GTN is full at moment would start to be worth something again and actually something people would also use on them rather than sell them.

It could also be good to fix GTN so that deposit goes with price you are selling the stuff rather than fixed deposit based on the object you are selling.
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AsheraII
03.04.2013 , 08:28 AM | #152
I'm just hoping they'll sometime put some things from the packs for sale. Make em BOP and very expensive for all I care, especially BOP would be an important limitation though.
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Radagastimus
03.04.2013 , 08:59 AM | #153
Quote: Originally Posted by AsheraII View Post
I'm just hoping they'll sometime put some things from the packs for sale. Make em BOP and very expensive for all I care, especially BOP would be an important limitation though.
Id like that too BUT they indeed must be BOP then.
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Nydus
03.04.2013 , 09:40 AM | #154
Hmmmm....

I'm not exactly disappointed in the Cartel Packs -- they add content, and I've purchased some here and there through the GTN -- but I have yet to see something I'm willing to spend my actual Cartel Coins on.

More content is good...

As for the GTN. I'm not an expert in it. It actually perplexes me to be honest but generally things seem to sell if you leave them on long enough...

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Deluged
03.04.2013 , 09:53 AM | #155
Put me in the group of disappointed. I've played this game since early head start, I'm no new-comer.
I'm still subscribing. I have bought, to my embarrasment, a ton of items from the Cartel. I even bought 2 of those paks, that contain 24 paks of a certain type: Pirate Paks, etc....
I haven't found one item that I would call rare or excititng. Speeders, crafting stuffs, adaptive armor that looks like any other armor you can get in game.
I will say that the first pak I bought the contents up on the market, and made a good return in coin. But after that the market has been flooded with junk from cartel paks.

I feel like I've been suckered in to buyingt them. I had my free will to choose, I get that. I sold carpet early on in my life, I know all about come-ons and slight of hand selling.
After all the money I've spent at the Cartel, I have a cool speeder that I bought serperatley to show for it. No weapons, nothing that I couldn't get in game. You could say I paid over $200.00 for a speeder. I feel stupid even admitting this to you guys.
I should have known better.

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AbsolutGrndZero
03.04.2013 , 09:53 AM | #156
Quote: Originally Posted by Angedechu View Post
Keep telling that I troll. I will keep deleting my cartel packs.
Yes, you are either a troll or seriously stupid. You are paying money for cartel packs, then deleting them... you are throwing away real money.

Everyone else in this thread... think about what the OP is saying here.... she's deleting cartel packs? She's either a complete moron, or a troll. Maybe both.

Now, benefit of the doubt... you do know that there is about a 48 hour window before you can sell most items you find in cartel packs, yes? Maybe that's the problem.
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AsheraII
03.04.2013 , 10:30 AM | #157
Quote: Originally Posted by AbsolutGrndZero View Post
Yes, you are either a troll or seriously stupid. You are paying money for cartel packs, then deleting them... you are throwing away real money.

Everyone else in this thread... think about what the OP is saying here.... she's deleting cartel packs? She's either a complete moron, or a troll. Maybe both.

Now, benefit of the doubt... you do know that there is about a 48 hour window before you can sell most items you find in cartel packs, yes? Maybe that's the problem.
OP mentioned the timer and how it was gone. I actually more suspect the OP to actually equip the items to see how they look and then find they are non-transferable.
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AlaricSevGirl
03.04.2013 , 11:00 AM | #158
I've gotten tons of good stuff, a really cool blaster rifle, a really cool assault canon, the throne which I'm trying to decide if I want to use it with my inquisitor or my warrior, lots of pets and other stuff but at the moment my cargo hold has tons of stuff that I'm holding on to so I'm not buying anymore packs but I've sold tons of stuff on the GTN and continue to do it, you just have to be prepared to hold things in the cargo hold until people get more money to buy stuff.

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DarthTHC
03.04.2013 , 11:06 AM | #159
I have been disappointed by exactly zero cartel packs.

Coincidentally, that's exactly the same number I've bought & opened.

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Joonbeams
03.04.2013 , 12:08 PM | #160
Quote: Originally Posted by DamionSchubert View Post
Why do these items currently have a price if they are unsellable?
Some game systems require a value for parts of the game to work. As an example, the GTN needs it to know what base price to set things to (and IIRC, doesn't let you put things up for sale that doesn't have a value). These items are currently hardcoded to not be sold to NPC vendors, despite their internal credit value.
This is the main reason I've slowed down on buying the packs. I have a fair amount of disposable income so I enjoyed buying them but the fact that I can't dump all the junk (i.e. I have to destroy it) has me not willing to spend the time or money anymore. I'd be happy to get even nominal credits (e.g. 1 Cr) just to be able to sell the 30 social headgear items and other junk cluttering my cargo holds (purchased to hold the junk). So I will abstain until this changes.