Memebership questions

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Feb 04, 2013
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Hi, I just got membership from the game. I have read many things and I'm paying $10.00 a month for nothing really. We don't even get monthy crowns! Can anyone tell me some more information on the membership, my benefits (and things I get with this membership, some tips, some things on this crown problem, what makes this worth $10.00, and anything else involving membership! Thanks. Has the creator even thaught about the monthly crowns! Like seriously, so far I dont see anyway that this is at all worth $10.00

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DoodleGreg on Feb 6, 2013 wrote:
Hi, I just got membership from the game. I have read many things and I'm paying $10.00 a month for nothing really. We don't even get monthy crowns! Can anyone tell me some more information on the membership, my benefits (and things I get with this membership, some tips, some things on this crown problem, what makes this worth $10.00, and anything else involving membership! Thanks. Has the creator even thaught about the monthly crowns! Like seriously, so far I dont see anyway that this is at all worth $10.00
Remember that if you know you'll be playing for a while, you can get a discount on membership by buying several month's worth at a time. Apart from a few additional benefits you get from membership (larger inventory, bigger friend's list, more chat options . . .), it breaks down to a math equation: does the time I'm going to spend mean that buying every area in crowns will cost me more or less than a subscription? How fast am I going to get through the game? How much do I have to spend on entertainment every month? I break the whole thing down on my blog here, but here's the gist:

If you have a lot of money burning a hole in your pocket but not a lot of time to play each month, buying each area piece meal may be a better option. If you plan on playing 3-4 hours a day, buying each area will end up costing you quite a bit up front. So far, the minimum you could spend, without any sales or deals to open up all the areas of the game is $95. It takes 67,220c to open up all areas. You can make that number less by catching a crown sale, getting is as low as, say $60-70, but with crowns leftover (you've spent $120 to buy two large bundles of crowns when they went on sale, but only $60-70 of that was used to unlock areas in the game). Contrast that to a monthly membership if you know you'll play for a full year: $79.95 (regularly on sale for $59.95). Do the math, figure out what you want out of the game, and you can get the most bang for your buck!

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