Why is there a money cap?

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Ensign
Oct 22, 2012
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Recently I hit the 100,000 gold cap, and was wondering why there is one?
I don't have a problem with there being one, I just want to know the reason :)

Gunner's Mate
Apr 26, 2009
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kingkronny on Dec 30, 2012 wrote:
Recently I hit the 100,000 gold cap, and was wondering why there is one?
I don't have a problem with there being one, I just want to know the reason :)
It is probably because it would be extremely hard to put in infinite gold amounts (coding a game isn't easy). If you some how pass the limit KI sets your gold would glitch out!

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kingkronny on Dec 30, 2012 wrote:
Recently I hit the 100,000 gold cap, and was wondering why there is one?
I don't have a problem with there being one, I just want to know the reason :)
There could be two reasons I can think of:

1. They don't want long time players to have too much of a financial advantage over beginning players when the next expansion is released (less likely)

2. to encourage players to spend their money on housing items, training companions and the like. The moe they spend in game gold, the more invested they become in their houses and crew and the more likely they are to continue the game with a subscription or buying more crowns. (more likely)

I don't know for sure, but one of those (or both) would be my guess.

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