Why you should halt all support for WarZ and its company

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#1 Posted by wis3boi (32507 posts) -

Reposting the article from a reddit comment, because the Ex-Developer's thread was deleted by the company:

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I knew something was really fishy about this game from the moment it was announced. Do not buy this game at all.

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#2 Posted by DanielDust (15402 posts) -

Told some friends not to buy it (yet they did), since everything about it screams cash grab, the game is absolutely terrible, shouldn't even be called an alpha and they plan to release it in Jan or Feb...they wanted to make some profits off the popularity of Walking Dead and DayZ, made some random stuff that barely works, made lots of promises and now they can't push it faster for release, nobody that wants to make a lasting game does that.

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#3 Posted by kozzy1234 (35966 posts) -
Game is horrible, really really bad. I said this ages ago, it feels like War Inc with zombies and a few ideas from dayz. Only good aspect that adds to this genre is the pickingup/inventory, everything else is garbage.
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#4 Posted by delete-SimplyFatal (1122 posts) -
I was thinking about buying this game, but after reading your post I won't.
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#5 Posted by delete-SimplyFatal (1122 posts) -
I was thinking about buying this game, but after reading your post I won't. SimplyFatal
I'll also inform my friends.
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#6 Posted by jakes456 (1398 posts) -

the game was never good. anyone who defends it is a clown.

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#7 Posted by chrisrooR (9027 posts) -
[QUOTE="SimplyFatal"]I was thinking about buying this game, but after reading your post I won't. SimplyFatal
I'll also inform my friends.

Same here, though most of my friends are already quite addicted to DayZ :P
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#8 Posted by Gammit10 (2394 posts) -
Everything about this already reeked of cash-grab from DayZ. Was never going to approach it in the first place.
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#10 Posted by KHAndAnime (17565 posts) -
I feel sorry for the people who bought the game but I honestly saw it coming a mile away. It was pretty obvious what they were doing and they got what they had coming to them.
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#11 Posted by with_teeth26 (8332 posts) -

Yea I felt something was off about the game, I'm happy their BS has been exposed. Funny thing is the game isn't even worth playing. Its a terrible substitute for Dayz.

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#12 Posted by dannenissan2 (1890 posts) -
I knew that it was a copy-paste, but I did not know about their foul malpractices. Won't be playing WarZ.
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#13 Posted by avneet1 (236 posts) -

I had Capital One chargeback my payment a few days ago. Everything they do in terms of a business is bad. What I hate the most is how the censor EVERYTHING even remotely negative.

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#14 Posted by 8-Bitterness (3707 posts) -
I would've just said not to buy it cuz it looked so s***ty and inferior to DayZ.
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#15 Posted by bonafidetk (3911 posts) -
I told everyone already that WarZ is 95% ported content from WarInc. The devs are simply liars that the game has been in development long before DayZ. Its an obvious cash grab.
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#16 Posted by hoola (6422 posts) -

Not a single one of his complaints was about the quality of the actual game. I'm going to wait for a demo, like i do with most games, and wait to see what its like when it is finished. The gameplay videos i've seen all look pretty good so far.

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#17 Posted by Baranga (14217 posts) -

No shlt they will abandon the game if the earnings only cover the running costs. What is this, charity?

Also what dev doesn't recycle previous work?

And you actually believe the rest of the post? All that conspiracy bs?

As for his ban, based on the rest, I'm inclined to think he was banned for being a disruptive douche and they don't have that reason in pop-ins.

If you pay attention to this rant, I'd say it's confirmation bias at work.

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#18 Posted by SovietsUnited (2457 posts) -

The entire game always seemed like a cash in, this just confirms it

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#19 Posted by MW2ismygame (2188 posts) -

Just saw on reddit as well. Im SOOOOOO glad i did not get this game.

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#20 Posted by Ballroompirate (25898 posts) -

Looks like a rage rant, a pretty ***** one at that. You know how many I've seen these over at the DayZ forums?. The guy just reminds of a douche rage ranter, was he seriously complaining about getting no payment as a forum moderator?, ok....pretty sure 99.9% of forum moderators don't get paid, it's a volunteer job.

As for the whole entire PTW thing, Planetside 2 has a similar scheme, LoL has a similar scheme as well although it's not a PTW but if you ever want a champion most likely you're gonna be spending real $$. I'm in full support of DayZ and WarZ since I'm liking this new survival horror aspect they bring, hell if they ever make a Walking Dead game like DayZ/WarZ I would be in full nirvana.

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#21 Posted by Cwagmire21 (5896 posts) -

Not saying the guy didn't get screwed, but he doesn't really have any proof outside of being banned for a weird reason (which happens often). I was originally excited about WarZ as I have played DayZ, but its too rough around the edges for me to enjoy, but looking at gameplay videos of WarZ, it just seemed like a cheap rip-off. So I didn't want to support a bad game, not necessarily because they're bad people (waiting for proof).

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#22 Posted by IxX3xil3d0n3XxI (1508 posts) -
I prefer DayZ. I will be sticking with that and supporting the stand alone release.
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#23 Posted by jer_1 (7451 posts) -

I won't be buying this crapware, I played the beta and what a trainwreck it is. It felt so lifeless and boring to me.

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#24 Posted by nutcrackr (13029 posts) -
one angry ex mod doesn't exactly convince me either way. game doesn't look that good anyway.
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#25 Posted by KHAndAnime (17565 posts) -

Looks like a rage rant, a pretty ***** one at that. You know how many I've seen these over at the DayZ forums?. The guy just reminds of a douche rage ranter, was he seriously complaining about getting no payment as a forum moderator?, ok....pretty sure 99.9% of forum moderators don't get paid, it's a volunteer job.

Ballroompirate


Uhh..do you have reading comprehension problems by chance? He wasn't complaining about getting no payment as a forum moderator. He was complaining because they deactivated his game account (that he paid for) because of a dispute on the forums after his moderator account got hacked.

People on this forums are really something else...always awfully eager to defend poor business practice for no apparent reason.

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#26 Posted by Zubinen (2555 posts) -

[QUOTE="Ballroompirate"]

Looks like a rage rant, a pretty ***** one at that. You know how many I've seen these over at the DayZ forums?. The guy just reminds of a douche rage ranter, was he seriously complaining about getting no payment as a forum moderator?, ok....pretty sure 99.9% of forum moderators don't get paid, it's a volunteer job.

KHAndAnime


Uhh..do you have reading comprehension problems by chance? He wasn't complaning about getting no payment as a forum moderator. He was complaining because they deactivated his game account (that he paid for) because of a dispute on the forums after his moderator account got hacked.

People on this forums are really something else...always awfully eager to defend poor business practice for no apparent reason.

"I'll gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today." :lol:
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#27 Posted by Elann2008 (33028 posts) -

I heard from my friends this game was horrible so I never bothered. My first impression was that the game lacked a lot polish and looked a a mess basically. Even in pre-alpha, alpha stage or whatever.. and they were already advertising the game for players to pay for their unfinished game. That to me, just sounded really wrong so I couldn't put up money for it. Being a huge zombie fan of games and movies, I still didn't take the plunge and I'm glad I didn't.

No matter how credible this source is or not, I don't think he has a reason to make up a story like this. And even though the message came across strong with f-bombs, I'm sure he was pissed when he typed it up. Most importantly, the game was never good. All the hackers was the deal-breaker. That's unacceptable.

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#28 Posted by Ballroompirate (25898 posts) -

[QUOTE="Ballroompirate"]

Looks like a rage rant, a pretty ***** one at that. You know how many I've seen these over at the DayZ forums?. The guy just reminds of a douche rage ranter, was he seriously complaining about getting no payment as a forum moderator?, ok....pretty sure 99.9% of forum moderators don't get paid, it's a volunteer job.

KHAndAnime


Uhh..do you have reading comprehension problems by chance? He wasn't complaining about getting no payment as a forum moderator. He was complaining because they deactivated his game account (that he paid for) because of a dispute on the forums after his moderator account got hacked.

People on this forums are really something else...always awfully eager to defend poor business practice for no apparent reason.

I suggest you learn how to read before you comment

"I then made a post on the forums about how I knew this was coming; and I was sorry and would not long be supporting a company that did not support their unpaid volunteer Moderators that spent over 100+ hours answeringTHEIR CUSTOMERSquestions and concerns as well as relaying them the ideas the community had for their **** game."


It may not been his sole purpose on ranting, which was about his ban mostly, and to be honest you are an idiot if you think no employer would take disciplinary action on their paid or volunteer employees for acting in a rude matter the way he did (seriously talk back to your boss see how that goes), cause honestly I would love to see the forum topic he made cause I bet it was full of rage and curse words which would get you banned on ANY forum/game.

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#29 Posted by Jebus213 (10011 posts) -

That reddit post left a bad taste in my mouth.

WarZ's announcement during the peak of DayZ's success should have made this obvious. I've watched plenty of footage of the game and it's pretty much a sanbox zombie mod for War Inc.

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#30 Posted by Jebus213 (10011 posts) -

Looks like a rage rant, a pretty ***** one at that. You know how many I've seen these over at the DayZ forums?. The guy just reminds of a douche rage ranter, was he seriously complaining about getting no payment as a forum moderator?, ok....pretty sure 99.9% of forum moderators don't get paid, it's a volunteer job.

As for the whole entire PTW thing, Planetside 2 has a similar scheme, LoL has a similar scheme as well although it's not a PTW but if you ever want a champion most likely you're gonna be spending real $$. I'm in full support of DayZ and WarZ since I'm liking this new survival horror aspect they bring, hell if they ever make a Walking Dead game like DayZ/WarZ I would be in full nirvana.

Ballroompirate

the game was never good. anyone who defends it is a clown.

jakes456

lol....

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#31 Posted by dav2693 (423 posts) -

Not surprised...Plus, it's obviously a Day Z ripoff, they even used almost the same name, what a joke.

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#32 Posted by C_Rule (9816 posts) -

[QUOTE="KHAndAnime"]

[QUOTE="Ballroompirate"]

Looks like a rage rant, a pretty ***** one at that. You know how many I've seen these over at the DayZ forums?. The guy just reminds of a douche rage ranter, was he seriously complaining about getting no payment as a forum moderator?, ok....pretty sure 99.9% of forum moderators don't get paid, it's a volunteer job.

Ballroompirate


Uhh..do you have reading comprehension problems by chance? He wasn't complaining about getting no payment as a forum moderator. He was complaining because they deactivated his game account (that he paid for) because of a dispute on the forums after his moderator account got hacked.

People on this forums are really something else...always awfully eager to defend poor business practice for no apparent reason.

I suggest you learn how to read before you comment

"I then made a post on the forums about how I knew this was coming; and I was sorry and would not long be supporting a company that did not support their unpaid volunteer Moderators that spent over 100+ hours answeringTHEIR CUSTOMERSquestions and concerns as well as relaying them the ideas the community had for their **** game."


It may not been his sole purpose on ranting, which was about his ban mostly, and to be honest you are an idiot if you think no employer would take disciplinary action on their paid or volunteer employees for acting in a rude matter the way he did (seriously talk back to your boss see how that goes), cause honestly I would love to see the forum topic he made cause I bet it was full of rage and curse words which would get you banned on ANY forum/game.

Soo... Where was he complaining about not being paid for his work?
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#33 Posted by Iantheone (8242 posts) -

I suggest you learn how to read before you comment

"I then made a post on the forums about how I knew this was coming; and I was sorry and would not long be supporting a company that did not support their unpaid volunteer Moderators that spent over 100+ hours answeringTHEIR CUSTOMERSquestions and concerns as well as relaying them the ideas the community had for their **** game."


It may not been his sole purpose on ranting, which was about his ban mostly, and to be honest you are an idiot if you think no employer would take disciplinary action on their paid or volunteer employees for acting in a rude matter the way he did (seriously talk back to your boss see how that goes), cause honestly I would love to see the forum topic he made cause I bet it was full of rage and curse words which would get you banned on ANY forum/game.

Ballroompirate
Uhhh He never expected to be paid. Thats the point hes making. Hes doing free work for them to help their customers. As
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#34 Posted by Ballroompirate (25898 posts) -

[QUOTE="Ballroompirate"]

[QUOTE="KHAndAnime"]


Uhh..do you have reading comprehension problems by chance? He wasn't complaining about getting no payment as a forum moderator. He was complaining because they deactivated his game account (that he paid for) because of a dispute on the forums after his moderator account got hacked.

People on this forums are really something else...always awfully eager to defend poor business practice for no apparent reason.

C_Rule

I suggest you learn how to read before you comment

"I then made a post on the forums about how I knew this was coming; and I was sorry and would not long be supporting a company that did not support their unpaid volunteer Moderators that spent over 100+ hours answeringTHEIR CUSTOMERSquestions and concerns as well as relaying them the ideas the community had for their **** game."


It may not been his sole purpose on ranting, which was about his ban mostly, and to be honest you are an idiot if you think no employer would take disciplinary action on their paid or volunteer employees for acting in a rude matter the way he did (seriously talk back to your boss see how that goes), cause honestly I would love to see the forum topic he made cause I bet it was full of rage and curse words which would get you banned on ANY forum/game.

Soo... Where was he complaining about not being paid for his work?

The part where he said he wouldn't support a company thay doesn't support their unpaid Mods (holy **** I even underlined it). I really doubt he's speaking for their whole Moderators, unless there's a few other Moderators that have spoken the same as he has that I'm unaware of.

Holy crap I thought people couldn't more dense than that jake troll.

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#35 Posted by C_Rule (9816 posts) -

[QUOTE="C_Rule"][QUOTE="Ballroompirate"]

I suggest you learn how to read before you comment

"I then made a post on the forums about how I knew this was coming; and I was sorry and would not long be supporting a company that did not support their unpaid volunteer Moderators that spent over 100+ hours answeringTHEIR CUSTOMERSquestions and concerns as well as relaying them the ideas the community had for their **** game."


It may not been his sole purpose on ranting, which was about his ban mostly, and to be honest you are an idiot if you think no employer would take disciplinary action on their paid or volunteer employees for acting in a rude matter the way he did (seriously talk back to your boss see how that goes), cause honestly I would love to see the forum topic he made cause I bet it was full of rage and curse words which would get you banned on ANY forum/game.

Ballroompirate

Soo... Where was he complaining about not being paid for his work?

The part where he said he wouldn't support a company thay doesn't support their unpaid Mods (holy **** I even underlined it). I really doubt he's speaking for their whole Moderators, unless there's a few other Moderators that have spoken the same as he has that I'm unaware of.

Holy crap I thought people couldn't more dense than that jake troll.

You do not seem to fully understand what it is he's saying. He's pissed cause because after volunteering his time, he was just tossed out after this incident, he's not pissed because he was not paid for his work. It would be pretty silly for him to be upset about not being paid, when he would have known this all along.
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#36 Posted by DanielDust (15402 posts) -

[QUOTE="C_Rule"][QUOTE="Ballroompirate"]

I suggest you learn how to read before you comment

"I then made a post on the forums about how I knew this was coming; and I was sorry and would not long be supporting a company that did not support their unpaid volunteer Moderators that spent over 100+ hours answeringTHEIR CUSTOMERSquestions and concerns as well as relaying them the ideas the community had for their **** game."


It may not been his sole purpose on ranting, which was about his ban mostly, and to be honest you are an idiot if you think no employer would take disciplinary action on their paid or volunteer employees for acting in a rude matter the way he did (seriously talk back to your boss see how that goes), cause honestly I would love to see the forum topic he made cause I bet it was full of rage and curse words which would get you banned on ANY forum/game.

Ballroompirate

Soo... Where was he complaining about not being paid for his work?

The part where he said he wouldn't support a company thay doesn't support their unpaid Mods (holy **** I even underlined it). I really doubt he's speaking for their whole Moderators, unless there's a few other Moderators that have spoken the same as he has that I'm unaware of.

Holy crap I thought people couldn't more dense than that jake troll.

Are you being a troll or what, how can you lack such comprehension?

He is (was) an apparently dedicated forum moderator, that helped promote their game and solved lots of problems and answered lots of questions, that had a problem, he is mad how he was treated after all he did for this company, or for your blockhead understanding, he is mad about how his situation was treated, that's what he's talking about when using the words "support their unpaid volunteer moderator".

If that is too hard for you to understand, I'll try again, he is disgusted by how he was treated when trying to solve his problem, after he did a lot of good for this company for free.

If you still don't understand...get help, seriously.

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#37 Posted by wis3boi (32507 posts) -

Another awesome dev team reply to someone who's PC had trouble with the game (right click for full size)

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#38 Posted by Peanut04_basic (724 posts) -
That's too bad. I liked some of the concepts the developers had mentioned in interviews for this game, but they really seemed to miss the mark badly in their execution. This post kills what little interest I still had in the game.
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#39 Posted by JangoWuzHere (19032 posts) -

Another awesome dev team reply to someone who's PC had trouble with the game (right click for full size)

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wis3boi

lol global black list. Are that serious about they crap?

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#40 Posted by Flubbbs (4865 posts) -

are people still able to get refunds on this game?

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#41 Posted by Peanut04_basic (724 posts) -
A global black list. Wow, what a bunch of morons, lol.
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#42 Posted by MW2ismygame (2188 posts) -
[QUOTE="wis3boi"]

Another awesome dev team reply to someone who's PC had trouble with the game (right click for full size)

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JangoWuzHere
lol global black list. Are that serious about that crap?

If this is real this should be the nail in the coffin. There is no reason to threaten the customer like this. If this post is real it should help see that this is no some random MOD bad mouthing a good company.
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#43 Posted by wis3boi (32507 posts) -

[QUOTE="JangoWuzHere"][QUOTE="wis3boi"]

Another awesome dev team reply to someone who's PC had trouble with the game (right click for full size)

MW2ismygame

lol global black list. Are that serious about that crap?

If this is real this should be the nail in the coffin. There is no reason to threaten the customer like this. If this post is real it should help see that this is no some random MOD bad mouthing a good company.

It very much is real

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#44 Posted by MW2ismygame (2188 posts) -

[QUOTE="MW2ismygame"][QUOTE="JangoWuzHere"] lol global black list. Are that serious about that crap?wis3boi

If this is real this should be the nail in the coffin. There is no reason to threaten the customer like this. If this post is real it should help see that this is no some random MOD bad mouthing a good company.

It very much is real

Well im glad i did not buy it :P
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#45 Posted by Deadpool-n (489 posts) -
Sounds like bs to be honest. The guy broke some rules and showed how immature he was. The game is fun, it isn't as bad as people say it is.
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#46 Posted by wis3boi (32507 posts) -

Sounds like bs to be honest. The guy broke some rules and showed how immature he was. The game is fun, it isn't as bad as people say it is.Deadpool-n

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#47 Posted by avneet1 (236 posts) -
Sounds like bs to be honest. The guy broke some rules and showed how immature he was. The game is fun, it isn't as bad as people say it is.Deadpool-n
If that was true, this thread wouldn't be comprised of more people saying it is bad. How many threads on other games actually even discuss people getting refunds? This is the only game I've ever seen so many people asking for refunds daily. Me included because the game is nothing like they said it would be before they released it. You remember those awesome in game screen shots of survivors standing on cars with zombies attacking them?
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#48 Posted by Deadpool-n (489 posts) -
It was released in alpha to get feedback and most people didn't read up on the game first and assumed it was complete. Not to mention the people that just get killed, get frustrated and saw other people asking for a refund they thought they would to. The game is fun and pretty good so far. They are improving it all the time and because of that it is so much better than it was in the first month. It is a steal for a third of the price of most other games. I'm really looking forward to the future content and the full release. The Day Z standalone will also be amazing, which I'll probably prefer anyways.
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#49 Posted by metroidfood (11175 posts) -

Yup, I'll stick to waiting for the DayZ standalone.

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#50 Posted by synxz (148 posts) -
The name of the game already threw a bowl of suspicion in my face...DayZ was all the rage at one point..then, really War...Z? They could have come clean that it was a 'mod' from War Inc. DayZ was a mod, who cares? There's plenty of excellent mod. There's nothing suprising of abonding the game if revenues are bad, but some stuff like banning players who have many play hours are serious allegation, some proof would be a solid nail in the coffin.