I’m an easy-going guy. There have been many occasions since I first started playing in 2005 where the community kicked up a fuss over something, and I just kind of scratched my head because I didn’t think it was a big deal. I was even on CCP’s side during the first Burn Jita.
This is the first time I’ve felt differently. This campaign is insulting. I really mean that: I feel insulted.
I’m totally fine with little token rewards for loyal players logging in every day, but the automatic “activate on redeem” thing is just stupid. It completely defeated the purpose of the booster, and I simply have not ever flown a Bantam, so getting a 7-day volatile SKIN for one is worthless to me. If it had been permanent I’d have at least been like “oh, okay. Doubt I’ll ever use it, but that’s cool. Thanks!” These aren’t token rewards. They’re teases. Maybe this is entitled of me, but I feel like CCP are dangling a treat in front of my nose and then snatching it away and laughing at me.
So @ the devs, please, PLEASE take note here: this is not how you run a daily login reward scheme. Other games give away things like a trickle of their premium currency, crafting materials, common cosmetic items and so on. They don’t give away literally nothing in a shiny box. And that’s exactly what an auto-activated booster and a 7-day tech 1 frigate skin are: nothing.
Thanks for the bpc though. After running it through invention it turned into a pleasantly profitable little tech 2 bpc… which I promptly added to the dozens of such already filling my hangar.