How about adding a wheel that spins everyday and give you some rewards
example 1x mass condesmers
1x extra live or any other equipment
and it can be used once everyday [poll type=regular results=always max=20 public=true]
(Hello, old player but new around here) Coming from experience from pay-to-win games from the Eastern-centered industry of video games, as well as seeing such a very similar idea being implemented in RuneScape 3, this is a very horrible idea.
The game is only still in early acess, and we do not publicly know how financially Interaction Studios is performing as a business. By the number of people playing as the game is being released, IA can slowly implement some “cash-grabby” ideas while expanding; the game itself, and it’s own company/infrastructure to keep the server going.
Implementing a ‘daily spin’ will eventually lead the game down a path of self-destruction, as well as (from a business model standpoint,) making the game look really bad in the long run, where you must pay-to-win. Else you will be called a n00b because you don’t invest any money into CIU early-game.
tldr; The idea of a daily spin should be ABOLISHED until the game really gets going and growing in it’s full release.
ShellShock Live has a daily spin and it’s doing just fine (though that one only gives gears, not items).
Then again, it has no microtransactions, so you could argue that it’s a completely different matter.
I think a daily stipend is enough. No flare, just a nice bonus. However I don’t see how a single free wheel will make it into a pay-to-win. Though that doesn’t mean we need to be cautious. Though though IA is just 3 people, so like, probably not.
If the game does go down the path of ‘p2w’, people will start to have this sort of incentive that you ‘need’ this “special spin-exclusive item” for some meta or some kind years down the line.
Now, let’s say that a spin of some sort is added. Maybe immediately, maybe some time in the future. What should we add to the wheel? Cosmetics from Xmas, Easter, etc. editions?
If we add items such as this, from previous experience, i just login, get my daily bonus, and logout. I do this for about 6 months, accumulating thousands of items added to my account, and then I actually ‘play the game’.
If the game is to actually grow in player count and activity, then free items and gear should not be allowed. It will only create dead content, and a dead game on arrival.