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Torchlight MMORPG & Microtransactions

PC Gamer highlights the coverage from the upcoming print issue of PC Gamer UK (on-sale Thursday), where they preview the Torchlight MMORPG in the works at Runic Games. They quote Runic president Travis Baldree saying "our vision is to have an MMO that plays as close to single player as we can get it." He also says the game will include microtransactions, but that he will not be taking advantage of this himself: "I will never, ever buy a microtransaction item," he tells them. "Iím that kind of player. And the game has to be enjoyable for me, too. We donít want our monetisation stuff to offer ways to skip the game because the game is boring."

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15. Re: Torchlight MMORPG & Microtransactions Jun 30, 2010, 05:35 Grumpy Sod
Prez wrote on Jun 30, 2010, 03:42:
This game so naturally lends itself to Titan Quest-style MP that it makes no sense to skip over that and go for a MMO with microtransactions, especially when the company's own CEO hates microtransactions. This is beyond dubious.

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