From: Jackson Tn
Thanks hartwig.modrow. I am afraid my tirade shows too little logical structure. In 10 years I have posted less than 400 times. The main reason for so few posts is I don't get into the odd shouting matches and I try to point out the good about Matrix. For me WITP was a complete, utter waste of time. But it was an investment. We are discussing pc games here, not cars or new houses. I DO UNDERSTAND individual money issues, mainly where the wife is concerned. Surely there are enough people in the states who want and can afford the ATD add-on. As for Europe, well your European Union in its infinite wisdom has the great VAT. It can make ATD a little more pricey, but for those who can afford it why not buy it. ATD was a great game, I still play the original.
JudgeDredd you stole my brilliant argument about cost per hour of fun. Great point. I just recently threw $35US into the gutter with the purchase of the Blu-ray version of The Wolfman. That's 2 hours viewing, so $10 bucks an hour to be bored. If I get drunk and watch it again someday, then my price per entertainment hour falls to $5.00. WOW, what a bargain, wait I forgot the cost of the liquor I would need to actually watch the movie again. I digress. Many, many hours of fun will be had for a price ranging from $40US to about £48 in the UK. Your cost per hour of pleasure will surely be lower than my cost per hour of torture watching that stupid movie(I'll let you know how I feel about later).
Before anyone jumps down my throat that they are not in a financial position to buy the game, well guess what. I can't afford something I want. I do not have the means to buy a Sea Ray 580 Sundancer yacht. So I plan to raise hell on Sea Ray's website about the price. Just a couple years ago I agonized over every single game released. I had to make important decisions to spend just $30. Luckily things have gotten somewhat better over the last few years. So please don't imply that if I can afford the game I do not understand your anguish if you can't. If you can't buy it, and want it, then wait, save, whatever. Or do what I am doing about my yacht-do without.
"I hate newspapermen. They come into camp and pick up their camp rumors and print them as facts. I regard them as spies, which, in truth, they are. If I killed them all there would be news from Hell before breakfast."- W.T. Sherman