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    Obsidian: No microtransactions or loot boxes in our next RPG

    Despite Take Two’s plans to implement microtransactions in all upcoming releases.
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    Re: Obsidian: No microtransactions or loot boxes in our next RPG

    *Yawn*
    I bet we are going to get lots of these now that the press are interested in microtransactions......a bit of free advertising
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    Re: Obsidian: No microtransactions or loot boxes in our next RPG

    They look sad about it...

    But what about DLC... maybe they put a load of that...
    Last edited by peterb; 18-12-2017 at 05:26 PM. Reason: Edited

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    Re: Obsidian: No microtransactions or loot boxes in our next RPG

    Quote Originally Posted by GinoLatino View Post
    They look sad about it...

    But what about DLC... maybe they put a load of that...
    Can someone at Hexus please put in a less rubbishrubbishrubbishrubbish obvious swear filter replacement? It makes reading posts difficult. What's wrong with with asterisks or single-word replacements?

    On topic, announcements like this are just jumping on the bandwagon. If you aren't going to add crates, just don't do it, no need for a press release.

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    Re: Obsidian: No microtransactions or loot boxes in our next RPG

    Rockstar the new scummiest developer (Take Two scummiest publisher) who'd have ever thought it a few year ago. They actually manage to compete with EA, Activision and Ubisoft on that front. How the great have fallen

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    Re: Obsidian: No microtransactions or loot boxes in our next RPG

    Quote Originally Posted by virtuo View Post
    Can someone at Hexus please put in a less rubbishrubbishrubbishrubbish obvious swear filter replacement? It makes reading posts difficult. What's wrong with with asterisks or single-word replacements?
    Or better still leave out words that trigger the swear filter. The rules are clear https://forums.hexus.net/faq.php?faq...q_hex_swearing

    However I have edited the post for clarity
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    Re: Obsidian: No microtransactions or loot boxes in our next RPG

    Quote Originally Posted by peterb View Post
    Or better still leave out words that trigger the swear filter. The rules are clear https://forums.hexus.net/faq.php?faq...q_hex_swearing

    However I have edited the post for clarity
    I went to the effort of typing rubbishrubbishrubbishrubbish, profanity isn't my style. I'm happy for other peoples swear-bombs to be moderated automatically or manually, just make it look a little neater so I don't get a headache when Bernard Manning's ghost posts a review of ASUS' customer service.

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    Re: Obsidian: No microtransactions or loot boxes in our next RPG

    Quote Originally Posted by virtuo View Post
    I went to the effort of typing rubbishrubbishrubbishrubbish, profanity isn't my style. I'm happy for other peoples swear-bombs to be moderated automatically or manually, just make it look a little neater so I don't get a headache when Bernard Manning's ghost posts a review of ASUS' customer service.
    Not even Bernard Manning’s ghost can escape the ban saw

    I know profanity isn’t your style, and in general it adds nothing to the sense of a post. I actually edited an earlier post which was what I was referring to wane I added edited for clarity.
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