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Advice For How to Spend Within Next 9 Hours
Posted: 04 October 2017 10:49 PM   [ Ignore ]  
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Ok, I need any and all opinions within the next 9 hours about what I should do. I finally have some money to spend on this game and I’m gonna do it, but I’d like advice on how. Right now I have a special sale item with the clock ticking. It’s a 30 ten pull of the regular premium pulls plus VIP and 1500 dilithium For 50 bucks. It’s a great deal for new and mostly new players but for semi-whales (I hate and hesitate to even use that term since I’m not in any real way a whale; I just spend some money every now and again because I like this game) like myself, sort of, it’s often not of much use except as replicator material and honor points. With my terrible luck I might get one Legendary crew and if I’m really lucky it’ll be one I need for further fusion. But it is fun having all those pulls and they do sometimes surprise me with treats and the honor is very handy. My other choice is that I could wait until this week’s 50 dollar Georgiou deal comes along and snap that up instead. As far as I can remember the 50 buck character deal comes with one legendary, Georgiou in this case, 500 chronitons, either 250,000 or 500,000 credits and I think 5 event pack ten pulls, plus 1250 in dilithium VIP.  I could be wrong on some of those details but that’s basically the gist of it all. Of course, with my luck every pull I do would result in Janeway, who I have immortalized in the freezer already. Anyhow, does anyone have any ideas on what I should do here? Oh, I guess I should also point out that I could also just get the 50 dollar straight up dilithium as well, which would be a total of 5250 dilithium for me. Please help.

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Posted: 04 October 2017 11:37 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]  
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Zann Calcore - 04 October 2017 10:49 PM

Ok, I need any and all opinions within the next 9 hours about what I should do. I finally have some money to spend on this game and I’m gonna do it, but I’d like advice on how. Right now I have a special sale item with the clock ticking. It’s a 30 ten pull of the regular premium pulls plus VIP and 1500 dilithium For 50 bucks. It’s a great deal for new and mostly new players but for semi-whales (I hate and hesitate to even use that term since I’m not in any real way a whale; I just spend some money every now and again because I like this game) like myself, sort of, it’s often not of much use except as replicator material and honor points. With my terrible luck I might get one Legendary crew and if I’m really lucky it’ll be one I need for further fusion. But it is fun having all those pulls and they do sometimes surprise me with treats and the honor is very handy. My other choice is that I could wait until this week’s 50 dollar Georgiou deal comes along and snap that up instead. As far as I can remember the 50 buck character deal comes with one legendary, Georgiou in this case, 500 chronitons, either 250,000 or 500,000 credits and I think 5 event pack ten pulls, plus 1250 in dilithium VIP.  I could be wrong on some of those details but that’s basically the gist of it all. Of course, with my luck every pull I do would result in Janeway, who I have immortalized in the freezer already. Anyhow, does anyone have any ideas on what I should do here? Oh, I guess I should also point out that I could also just get the 50 dollar straight up dilithium as well, which would be a total of 5250 dilithium for me. Please help.

Having spent a few scattered chunks of change here and there recently, I can tell you that personally, I’d choose the offer for the 30 10-pulls.

Reason #1: Georgiou, while having great base stats FF, just isn’t going to be that useful, I don’t think. The DIP/CMD combo is nice if you don’t already have that covered elsewhere, but most people who’ve been playing a while have those skills taken care of fairly well. She’s also not likely to show up in any events once the mega-event is done.

Reason #2: Anyone with a halfway-decent ranking in the event will get Saru FF, and 3 Janeways.

Reason #3: Though you could get lucky buying the $50 Georgiou pack, getting another one of her, it’s far more likely you’ll get loaded up with more Janeways and possibly a Saru or two (who will be superfluous by the end of the long weekend).

Reason #4: I’ve recently bought the $100 Dil pack myself, so take this with a grain of salt—but I just think the offer which includes the 30 10-pulls is a much better deal than the $50 Dil offer. And unlike the event pulls, you can hoard them until you’re ready to open them. You could make them a Xmas gift to yourself. wink

Having a large influx of Dilithium is nice, but speaking just for myself, it was also a bit of a concern, since I wasn’t used to having all that “wealth” just sitting around… I kept feeling the need to spend it! (Very little self-control over here, I know.)

Anyway, good luck with whatever you choose to do with the $$$!

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Posted: 05 October 2017 12:59 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]  
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Thanks for the advice, Data1001. I think you’re probably right on all counts there and I’m leaning towards the 30 pulls. I was hoping to get another viewpoint or two before making my final decision but it looks like I might not get the chance. We’ll see I suppose. Thanks again.

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Posted: 05 October 2017 10:15 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]  
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Posted: 05 October 2017 10:16 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]  
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I know I’m late for your deadline, but I’ll chime in with option C - don’t.

I’m not saying that DB doesn’t deserve your money - that’s your decision.  It just sounds like you’re spending because you want to spend, not because there’s something you need or want. 

The closest I get from your post is that pulls are fun.  I agree with you there, I think they’re fun.  Until I have 5-10 crew in overflow. 

So my advice is to wait until there’s something available that you really want, and in the meantime occasionally scratch your portal pull itch with the freebies that you get from events, gauntlet, etc.

If you do find the 30 pack deal irresistible, you always have the option of saving them.  Especially if there’s a standard portal update coming, that might be a good idea if you’re looking for crew who are currently limited.  Or a bad idea if you’re looking for crew who aren’t.

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