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Topic: Rise of Mythos / [Community Discussion] Let's improve PvP

Bring back sealed deck tournaments. And turn off runes for tournaments as well.
Also.. try using different card packs for sealed deck tourneys. It would give the community an opportunity to play with cards from packs they may have never purchased before.
I used to play in two or three sealed tournaments every week, until the developers made it “pay to play” and introduced the lame League tournament. League was an interesting cough cough attempt, but too many flaws with it to entice me to spend gold to participate. And no real way to earn free tickets for it either.

 
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Topic: Rise of Mythos / Sarya

Effects are placed on a character at entry, such as Sarya’s effect, or the one that gives Heroic, Regen, etc.
After all modifiers are figured, only then do the modifiers from the card played will go into effect.
So….
Enemy plays a Sarya card. All my troops are now -5 max health. I play a Sarya card. She dies on entry before she can lower the health of any of the baddies.
Hope this answers your question.

 
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Topic: Rise of Mythos / What attracts us to RoM?

I only play this game cause a good friend also plays. I would have given up long ago if they didn’t play. Lackluster support, poor implementation, pay-to-win and high card costs to name a few. I enjoyed the game a long time ago when there was ONE VIP zero in the top 20. I doubt there is a VIP zero in the top 200 now. Every new item release or card pack release is VIP only. The distance between free players and pay-to-win players grows further and further apart. PvP system has always been broken (I’m always paired with someone 100 or more points above or below my current ranking) And.. the removal of sealed deck tournaments.
Gamefuse- what ever happened to removing the VIP restrictions off card decks?
I’ll say that again- WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO REMOVING VIP RESTRICTIONS OFF CARD DECK PURCHASES!?!
I don’t really expect an answer on that. Every answer I see is “Hmmm… we will look into that…”
Which I assume means “Hmmm… we will look at it. But the decision makers don’t speak English, so chances are slim that anything will happen. Hopefully some new event or update to the game will distract you and you won’t ask the question again…”

 
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Topic: Rise of Mythos / Request : Give us the original Chinese version of the Auction House!

Originally posted by tr00evil:

No idea what mushrooms you ate,….

I stopped listening right there. Keep your negative attitude and your personal attacks to yourself, please.

For VIP0 players, Rubies are mostly worthless. You can’t buy cards in AH with Rubies. You can’t use rubies in blacksmith attempts (to stop the armour from degrading when failing). Monster said a whle back that he was “working hard to remove VIP restrictions from card packs” and that has not happened yet… so VIP0 can use rubies to by standard packs and occasionally festival packs when they are on special.
Honestly… if you could use Rubies to buy cards in AH… I wouldn’t be arguing about this at all. But since rubies are worthless to me, why would I ever want to sell cards in AH? All I get is something worthless to me as a VIP0

 
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Topic: Rise of Mythos / Request : Give us the original Chinese version of the Auction House!

Originally posted by tr00evil:

Rubies stop the massive multiple account creaton! You could feed your main character with other accounts so easy that i think it would go out of control! Much easier to control (ban) few people who cheat, than control massive amount of people who exploit. I don’t even see how they could lose rubies.

It takes a long time and a lot of game play to get a new account to the point where you are earning free gold and have the AH building available in order to participate. The Ruby system is an unnecessary “extra safeguard” against the potential abuse of multiple accounts. The “free gold” in the system is earned by gameplay. And there is so little of it as a VIP0 that transfering every gold to another player would mean… 2 hours a day gameplay to transfer 15 gold?
I also like how people say “Getting rid of rubies would ruin the game!” Seems like the Chinese servers are doing JUST FINE without rubies. Its strange that the game devs thought that American servers would be more likely to cheat and abuse the system than the Chinese players…
I could argue on and on about why there is no valid argument for keeping the Ruby System. The biggest reason for getting rid of the Ruby system is that more VIP0-VIP5 players will continue to play the game if they can receive gold when selling cards in AH.
I don’t really care about the Whales. Whales gonna spend anyways, so who cares.

 
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Topic: Rise of Mythos / Request : Give us the original Chinese version of the Auction House!

Originally posted by exZaijdan:

Gold instead of rubies makes the AH very easily abused though.
Agree on the minimum prices completely.

You mean… Like the card dupers? Or the hacker that screwed up everyone’s accounts? Or the people who continue to try and auto-lose to their alts in PvP to up their scores?
You mean.. like that kind of cheating?
Look… rubies, gold.. it doesn’t matter. Someone is trying to break the rules, cheat the system, get an unfair advantage. The ruby system doesn’t fix anything. It just makes VIP0 players drop out quicker because there is no way to participate in the AH with everyone else.

 
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Topic: Rise of Mythos / nerf chosen one or we quit

IMO.. It should be that only ONE troop can be a “Chosen One” at a time. Because.. well.. its the freaking Chosen One! (and if they did it right.. Only one Chosen One on the board at any time, including friendly and enemy troops combined)

 
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Topic: Rise of Mythos / [Monster Talk]Super Store FAQ

Super Store Sucks!
Its a FAQ!
:P

 
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Topic: Rise of Mythos / [Monster Talk]Super Store FAQ

I remember that chat, long ago. I think it was that female Gamefuse moderator who said “We are very excited and we are going to keep the free players in mind when we do these new exciting events!”
The event sucks. The recharge events of late have all sucked. And where is that new Gamefuse employee, by the way? I think she’s went on a wild goose chase for that ruby she said was going to “be available to every player” and never found her way back.
The best way to drum up excitement is to showcase new cards in Equalizer tournaments (where people can see how the new cards work without forking over a thousand dollars to buy one) or show them off in a store event like the one coming up… (so people can see it and drool over it). Or… putting that specific card on display on a recharge.
Having a whale only event and the rewards for the event are legendary and godlike cards from version one seems pretty pointless.

 
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Topic: Wartune / Black Friday I - Sylph Exchange

Yes.. you posted this, not knowing which Friday is the actual “Black Friday”
Cute pun… except you got your dates wrong.

 
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Topic: Rise of Mythos / Veloxia

If they add the card, they will say its OK because “Anyone can get this card… if a whale happens to sell it in AH of course.. and you can afford the 8k or more gold they are asking…”

 
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Topic: Rise of Mythos / [GUIDE] Awakened cards

Originally posted by natenczas:

i am vip1 i can do 1 boss every day:[

It would be very generous of the game moderators to open this boss up to all players. If you are not VIP, then defeating the boss will still be very hard. And you won’t be able to do much with the reward, since most of us VIP zeros don’t have any godlike cards.

 
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Topic: Rise of Mythos / why this game dying ?

I’m surprised ROM has limped along as it has. The exodus of whales (due to the hacking and lack of service support), the quickening power creep with over powered cards for sale. The new content in the game is exclusively “whale only” so VIP zero’s have less reason to keep plugging away.
The world boss is interesting, but again, only top whales get the real loot. Everyone else gets a free epic (shame its an epic you should already have, though)

 
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Topic: Rise of Mythos / [Event] Share for Rewards!

You are no longer my facebook friend.
(thanks for trying to bribe us into advertising for you, though!)

 
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Topic: Rise of Mythos / Danika FlameHeart Godlike

Originally posted by DigitalityKnight:

It would be better if they used language consistent with the cards themselves. That is, Common, Uncommon, Rare, etc. They don’t though, and given that it’s a matter of translation, there is a consistent lack of clarity with language.

Let me translate this post:
Lazy Chinese devs need to hire competent English translators

 
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Topic: Rise of Mythos / 【Event】Norse Mythos Pack

Norse pack that contained ONE Norse card. Not worth the money. Either put the cards in the game, or put them up for sale like the other “Spend $200 and get this uber OP card of death!” so all the “free to play” players know not to waste the few golds that trickle out from playing endless hours of this game.
Shame on you, Devs and Gamefuse.

 
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Topic: Rise of Mythos / Demon crests

It’s Laura… of course she’s already got her reputation up to level 35!
(She never logs out, you know…)

 
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Topic: Rise of Mythos / 20 Day Investment (Bugged?)

Originally posted by Lelianita:
Originally posted by Valkier08:

Hi,

I am a VIP 9 player on Canyon’s Embrace and I would like to address some concerns.

When I click the tab below the amount in the 20 day investment window, a popup appears stating ‘are you sure you want this one’. I click confirm/accept and nothing happens….pop up goes and the main window remains unchanged. Even tried just a moment ago when the reset rolls in.

Please help address this bug.

Thank You.

Hello, please try to clear your cache and reopen the game. If it still wont work, we’ll forward this to devs and see if they can do something about it.

I’m sure Lelianita forgot to also suggest-
Was your caps lock on?
Did you try rebooting?
Did you try closing all other programs, installing a firewall, and updating your facebook page?
Did you try turning your computer off, then back on, then off, then on, rapidly and as fast as you can?
Did you say nice things to your computer, stroke it lovingly on the monitor, and tell it how much you love it?
Trying a few of these might not fix this Gamefuse bug issue, but they will prolly make you feel better!

 
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Topic: Rise of Mythos / 【Event】Time-Limited Event Pack

Originally posted by FIGHTER_TAMOJIT:
Originally posted by borshon:

u said u will unlock vip packs for f2p players in mid august and now august is near to finished and there is no f2p pack added ==

that will happend on sep 10.Check your in game mailbox.

…and when that happens.. will the success rates of getting the rare cards change?
That is to say… will it become even harder to find a Yumi once all the master packs are no longer VIP?
Or will it all stay the same? I’ll be rather sore if Gamefuse does us the “favor” of stripping off the VIP restrictions and then slaps everyone in the face by making it even harder to get anything worthwhile without spending thousands of real dollars for a stupid flash game.
BTW- those VIP restrictions were always unnecessary and rather mean spirited on the part of the devs. This game is pay to win. It always has been. Spend more to win more. The VIP restrictions on decks, equipment, and the other minor, tiny perks were just a giant road block for any of the free players to ever WANT to spend money on the game.

 
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Topic: Rise of Mythos / RNG my Ass

Just so you know…
The “super luck” has struck me a few times. I am a VIP zero, and have defeated a few whales in PvP ONLY because it appeared that crit hits were stuck “ON” for me and “OFF” for my whale opponent.
In one instance, both my opponent and I found it so odd that we chatted about it after the match. We both agreed that it was impossible for him to have won using strategy or better cards because… I blocked every one of his attacks and critted on ever single one of mine.
And you are right.. it is impossible to calculate the odds on crits, blocks, and other random events in this game. Mostly because there is no simulator (like there is for Tyrant, where you can crunch out a thousand matches in a matter of minutes) and because no one is keeping track of all the data.
For example… The first Heaven event, where we flipped over “random” cards to try and get the ONE legendary Angel, many players said “The legendary card was the very LAST card to be picked in the pile.”
It seems like a very odd coincidence. And the one or two people who refuted it on the forums were .. well.. “known trolls.” When six players say that the legendary was the last card in the pile, I tend to think that it wasn’t as random as the game devs say it is. (That is not including me.. who would make it seven)
I understand that Gamefuse and its Chinese parent company are under no obligation to make things random, or fair, or even ethical. The whole point of pay to win games is to have people pay more money to win. Its like electronic gambling. Except… there is no authority out there who has any rules about posting the true odds for any of the game play.

 
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Topic: Rise of Mythos / RNG my Ass

Ok… for all you math geeks…
There are TWO problems with the probability that is listed in the game.
First problem- A very legitimate limitation on the ability of a computer program to come up with truly random numbers. It is just a fact… computer programs that make “random numbers” will base it off of the game clock, or a list of “the next number used will be…” or some complicated math sequence that should generate a number, any number, etc.
And as we all know, the code in this game is patching and faulty anyways. I’m pretty sure they copied or “borrowed” someone else’s random number generator. That doesn’t make true random numbers.
Second problem- The Chinese programmer.
That’s right. Play some of these other “pay to win” games. And start keeping track of the math. I was really shocked when another player told me “Yeah, don’t play this game. Cause you will spend real money to up your success rate to 100% success, but still fail every fourth try. And I do mean.. you will succeed exactly three times, then fail the fourth, then succeed three more times, then fail the fourth..”
Does anyone remember the rigged angel draw in this game? Or how they changed the odds with the specialty packs so most people wasted money and only got Dark Elf?
Gamefuse
Please surprise me and um.. give a “poop”. Or just respond. Or just say “Yeah, unfortunately Rangers will always dominate because the code is whack busted and we have no authority or ability to do anything about it cause the game designers are in china and don’t care, just so long as they get regular paychecks from Kongregate, and when they don’t get those paychecks, chances are, the game will get turned off cause this stuff isn’t free, and no one in the US side of Gamefuse is going to work for free…”

 
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Topic: Rise of Mythos / Celestia is broken

Sorry to hear about the false advertising.
I had something similar happen to me in-game.
I got this letter from Gamefuse telling me that I had won a million dollar lotto. From a prince in Nigeria. It was the Reader’s Digest sweepstakes! All I had to do was buy some of these fake Viagra pills and send my personal information, sign up just 18 other people for the time share… And all the cards I would ever want would be mine in the game!
You have a better chance at getting your money back from that prince in Nigeria than you do getting Gamefuse to give back your gold. Or you rmoney. Or apologize. Or even acknowledge that there is an issue.

 
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Topic: Rise of Mythos / [Official Event] Players vs GMs - Win a Free Fire Opal

I want to fight one of the GMs.
I just can’t find my bikini.
And where is the tub of jello we will fight in?

 
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Topic: Rise of Mythos / I love the game, I love every one of you——Stories behind the scene

Too little.
Far too late.
Gamefuse had a chance to address all the issues. Unfortunately, the Chinese parent company wasn’t talking to their USA counterparts. Or just giving bad info. Or … who cares.
Every other post about updates had errors in it. Some errors were comical misspellings, while others were just wrong information.
The customer service issues were not resolved in a timely fashion. It was never explained why it takes more than two weeks for a support ticket to be answered.
Here is a big tip. When someone puts in a support ticket- answer them right away. Say something. Say anything. Say “Hi, we are looking into this!” And then come up with a solution within seven days or less. It doesn’t need to be a solution that everyone likes. It just needs to be RESOLVED.
You don’t proof read your posts. You don’t proof read your updates. You don’t answer support tickets. You post conflicting information on the forums… Are you really surprised that the game isn’t a “smashing success”?

 
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Topic: Rise of Mythos / Red ball club

Originally posted by dias17se:

is ghost spirrowmint ? not sure who he is

What? If you know me…. then you know I don’t make dupe accts on kong. Or play troll games. Dunno who “Ghost of DNA” is. Never liked DNA. Thought he was a braggart and a whinger. Safe to say I would never want to associate myself with him.