can you really make real money by playing this game?

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you forgot skilling! :eek:
 

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Well, once you get to a certain skill level, it can be said that one can have fun and profit at the same time.

For example, I hunt formidon naked, and I do quite well with that. Most trips I lose a little bit. Some trips I profit big. Each trip nets me stuff I can sell to help out. For the most part I have fun and profit hunting formidons.

However, when I put on shadow and hunt falx, and I leak ped like a noob in space.

Hunting at the edge of what is possible for your avatar may be more fun that "safe hunting" but not by a whole lot after a while of doing it.

But that's just hunting.

To be honest, I have lots of fun roaming the world, talking and trading, healing and escorting. Watching the markets, situational mining, crafty crafting. I think PE is very fun. It may be a bit more expensive than other games at fist (if you are a frequent player) but after a while it becomes free, and then you can get paid to play.
 

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truantduck said:
Well, once you get to a certain skill level, it can be said that one can have fun and profit at the same time.

For example, I hunt formidon naked, and I do quite well with that. Most trips I lose a little bit. Some trips I profit big. Each trip nets me stuff I can sell to help out. For the most part I have fun and profit hunting formidons.

However, when I put on shadow and hunt falx, and I leak ped like a noob in space.

Hunting at the edge of what is possible for your avatar may be more fun that "safe hunting" but not by a whole lot after a while of doing it.

But that's just hunting.

To be honest, I have lots of fun roaming the world, talking and trading, healing and escorting. Watching the markets, situational mining, crafty crafting. I think PE is very fun. It may be a bit more expensive than other games at fist (if you are a frequent player) but after a while it becomes free, and then you can get paid to play.
finally a real answer, thanks
 

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fresco said:
finally a real answer, thanks
Well....that may be a little misleading...

Not many people are going to reach the level to which he refers...those that joined right after beta sure...but noobs wont get there for a LONG TIME to come. Just so you dont have unreal expectations.
 

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Well....that may be a little misleading...

Not many people are going to reach the level to which he refers...those that joined right after beta sure...but noobs wont get there for a LONG TIME to come. Just so you dont have unreal expectations.
i understand that, but method is similar even for a new player - hunt mobs that you can kill w/o armor and use economical gun that fits your level.

and yes buy loads of skillz :evilking:
 

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$0 deposit ~ almost
$400 in cash... took me... 2/3 years in PE. (2.5 weeks in real life)

Conclusion, if you were early enough to get the goodies in game before/after this game became gold, you'd have made a lot of money. (not by luck though)

Nowadays, you CAN make money in PE, but you CAN also make money by going to a Casino. If you can see where I'm going with this, I'd say quit now if you WANT money. Play it forever (or rather till how long PE lasts) and pay for entertainment cuz it's not free or cheap.

I hope that answers your question, welcome and good luck!
 

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i have now been playing a few days, ok i might not make a profit or even break even, but this game is great!! realy frendly people and good fun, I still cant beleave somone payed $100,000 for a bit of VR but good luck to him :)
i think i will be playing this game for a long time to come
 

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seesor said:
i have now been playing a few days, ok i might not make a profit or even break even, but this game is great!! realy frendly people and good fun, I still cant beleave somone payed $100,000 for a bit of VR but good luck to him :)
i think i will be playing this game for a long time to come
Me and many others that have played this game for some time actually expected the buyout to happen, however I expected it to be a bit more bidding before it was taken on buyout. I also think that the estate was bought by a creative person that can be able to use it for something positive, both for himself and the other players, which in turn means something good for MindArk.
 
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yes. + (not at all about price inflation so you can lose or win either way :dunce: )
 

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well,u just need a bit of luck,i started from the 0 and now i'm well,got a decent armor,a lot of weapons, a storage full of stuff,if u use wiselly the first money u got,u can win some money,just need to invest in the right tools :D i've invested in mining tools and after a week i got a 279 ped hof, a week later got other 101 ped hof and next day an 70 ped global.. not bad hein? :tongue2:
 

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seesor said:
But my real question is can you really make real money by playing this game??
oh NOES! i have lost all!
=,(

:kos:

naaw serious...
i have never deposited and i now have:
- hangar and spaceship for travels
- faaabolus flat, decorated with style
-1 land area at amathera, i think i stick some troxies there or hogglos
-1 full set of shadow armor
-1 full set of angel armour (selling btw)
-1 full set of eon armor
- modified Fap
- modified Merc EP-40
- m2201
- lots of fame and other crap, ok clothes are not crap but anyways

but most of all, have fun.
 

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Nea said:
oh NOES! i have lost all!
=,(

:kos:

naaw serious...
i have never deposited and i now have:
- hangar and spaceship for travels
- faaabolus flat, decorated with style
-1 land area at amathera, i think i stick some troxies there or hogglos
-1 full set of shadow armor
-1 full set of angel armour (selling btw)
-1 full set of eon armor
- modified Fap
- modified Merc EP-40
- m2201
- lots of fame and other crap, ok clothes are not crap but anyways

but most of all, have fun.
Uhm.. Maybe u should have said that u have fought hard for all this stuff and not let ppl think it's easy. I have fought hard to go get my stuff, and my equipment is a bit lame compared to yours. I am still fighting btw, luckily I managed to get a crafting uber about 2 weeks ago, which has boosted my economy some. I will probably waste it shooting hogglos or bots though :D Anyway, my POINT is, YES u MAY earn money in this game, but u will have to fight hard for it, and have a healthy amount of luck.
 

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guys it is easy to make money in the game you just have to find your thing what you like and where you are good in. I have deposit 30 Euro and now i have over a 1000 euro
 

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Hi all

Thanks for posting on my thread ....

I have a bit of an update...........

I have so far put 200ped in and tonight i have just been recorded on the hall of fame for mining i found a deposit of over 3000ped

so the answer to my question is yes i can make money by playing this game :D

but i will probably spend the lot in game and have more fun

see u all in game and thanks for all the tips
 

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yeah tell me that hof mining loc ;)
 
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