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Making the Backroom Great Again, AKA making points worthwhile to gain in a short period of time
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Gigadweeb
post Aug 17 2017, 06:54 AM
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So uh, with the ever-shrinking size of this site, a lot of user-based things have quietened down... mostly, what I'm saying is, the Backroom is in kind of a poor state. Most people don't want to sell stuff like Summoning items anymore because the only things they really have left to purchase are box upgrades and items to progress in Explorations.

So, what if we got a point sink, in the form of site-generated items? Maybe at random points of the day things like Fossils and Summoning Items could be spawned in the Backroom, so that people would have reasons to spend points again. Site-generated items could cost 2-3x the price, so that people can't buy mass quantities at once without having a large stockpile of points. I don't know, just something to get a bit more activity going.


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post Aug 17 2017, 08:05 AM
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I kinda like this idea. I've been thinking that some things on the site, like the rate at which eggs are creted in the lab and whatnot, could be pegged to user activity - so they're higher when there's enough people to use them and lower when they don't need to be. Maybe that could govern this to some extent?


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post Aug 17 2017, 12:42 PM
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Rare and special evolution items that don't have their own explorations, too? I'd love to shiny hunt feral Zergoose, for example, but I tend to be stingy with my prize points since they're the only renewable source of legend vouchers.

Maybe some future novelty-related items could only be obtainable through backroom sales.


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post Aug 17 2017, 10:55 PM
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Yeah, rare and special evolution items, too. Specially stuff that's needed for achievements, like the mushrooms you get.


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post Aug 18 2017, 10:17 PM
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Yeah, I'm down for this. I hardly find any good stuff in the Backroom anymore and it makes me sad.gif If something like this got added, I'd be more excited to check the Backroom every day. Plus, I'm kind of getting to the point where all I need is some account upgrades but not much else.


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post Aug 29 2017, 05:23 PM
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As well as purchasing items that are worth x2-3 more than usual, perhaps a limit on how often you can purchase or how many you can purchase at one time?

There are quite a few people with 10 million and above points, so I feel to curb hoarding in this sense some form of limit.

I do miss the backroom in how it used to be. It made shiny hunting fossils a tad easier, but a point sink would be nice.

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So we could have choices of:

| Fossil | Summon | Rare Evo Item | Special Evo Item |

You can choose x1 Fossil/Summon and x1 Rare Evo/Special Evo at a time. Once per day maybe? Or once every so often. Tailored towards certain items that do not have Explorations, such as the Blue Stone for example.


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post Sep 2 2017, 09:19 PM
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I think this is a good idea! It's disheartening, when you check the Backroom multiple times per day and all you find is Magnets, maybe some Evolution Stones, and Silverpowders. Sometimes it'll be empty when you go to look at it.


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post Feb 19 2018, 06:18 AM
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You know what's a points sink? Upgrades like Shine Expansion and Shelter Pass.
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post Feb 19 2018, 07:31 AM
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QUOTE(Breech Loader @ Feb 19 2018, 06:18 AM) *
You know what's a points sink? Upgrades like Shine Expansion and Shelter Pass.


...you should know better than to post in a 5-month old thread JUST to complain about something on the site.

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