Before deciding to put empires on the back burneri tried a few different games. I didn’t wanna leave one type to find a copy cat (mythwars cough cough) and I also wanted to see with all these bells and whistles current mobile devices have, if they could give me something to wow me.
One game had even worse build times than our lovely base, the other had the absolute worst set up for gear that I have ever seen implemented (had to pay 100 grand per peice of armor to remove and try on another peice…every single time u want to try a new peice or put the old one back on.) Some had graphics that were pretty appealing but it wasn’t until the third game I tried that I actually decided to stick around and see what they had to offer.
Enpires had been my main source of entertainment for over 2 years, many real life friends were playing, and being that a I work a lot, it was a good way to stay in touch with close friends as many of is have children and families now.
A group of us left together to try out the new game and we started bring more and more people over with us, however for all the people who have come and had great conversation about the changes we can see in gaming since empires came out some of the unhappy players that were out looking wouldn’t even give the game a chance to get out of tutorial before they just came back here to gripe more.
Whales I can understand their so called investment to the game, but anyone who has been here for the 3 plus years we have knows that the community is simply a shell of its former self.
Being that I’m coming up on my 1 year noe in my new game, funny how time flies, I have reached out to players as often as possible and looked at the changes to empires to see if they would do anything that might bring us back to the fun glory days of old.
I have heard a barage of excuses,but I for the life of me, have never understood why a totally FTP player would spend months on end unhappy and venting on the forums when they could simply just leave. Other than time, which you are wasting more of staying, why are some FTP players finding it so hard to just pack up and go?