Welcome to the Forum Archive!

Years of conversation fill a ton of digital pages, and we've kept all of it accessible to browse or copy over. Whether you're looking for reveal articles for older champions, or the first time that Rammus rolled into an "OK" thread, or anything in between, you can find it here. When you're finished, check out the boards to join in the latest League of Legends discussions.

GO TO BOARDS


RP Price Reductions: Swain, Trundle, Rammus, Kassadin

Comment below rating threshold, click here to show it.

Nid is Cancer

Member

09-21-2012

Quote:
Hippalus:
Hi all, thanks for the feedback.

The main reason for these particular RP price reductions is to understand how champion purchase patterns change at different price points. Once we have enough data, I will propose a long term price structure for champions that covers both RP & IP. The overriding goal is to find the best price structure for both players and Riot.

Champion IP price reductions were restarted 17 days ago after a long hiatus, and the fact that we decided to reduce RP prices today does NOT mean that we are no longer looking at IP prices.

-Hippalus


A.K.A. you just wanted to see how many people would fall for this so you can make more money.


Comment below rating threshold, click here to show it.

lordzenchi

Senior Member

09-21-2012

Aw for a second I thought it said IP not RP lol... >.<


Comment below rating threshold, click here to show it.

PhunkieCruxy

Junior Member

09-21-2012

Quote:
Storm Frog:
I took the time to log in just to downvote this.

Same^

Confused at the odd prices and why they're not significant in any way.
Wouldn't buy swain or trundle at full normal, and these prices aren't any better.

It's like when an item in a real store has a 5% discount, just why do it in the first place?


Comment below rating threshold, click here to show it.

Werewolfdude

Recruiter

09-21-2012

I think the point of this was to make it so champs that aren't 6300 IP don't cost the same amount of RP as them. Makes perfect sense really.


Comment below rating threshold, click here to show it.

Nekrotik

Senior Member

09-21-2012

Quote:
Hippalus:
Hi all, thanks for the feedback.

The main reason for these particular RP price reductions is to understand how champion purchase patterns change at different price points. Once we have enough data, I will propose a long term price structure for champions that covers both RP & IP. The overriding goal is to find the best price structure for both players and Riot.

An interesting experiment. Does this mean that the pricing structure in RP may, if data supports it, be rescaled to more closely mirror the IP price? That can only be good, at least for those that pay money for their champions (as I have done once or twice).

I'm not sure how people feel baited in by 'RP Price Reductions' as a title though. Lots of people coming in saying this was deceptive, but I don't see it.

EDIT: I did not accept the Summoner's Code, and I can't unaccept it! What is this nonsense?!


Comment below rating threshold, click here to show it.

VriskaSpider

Senior Member

09-21-2012

Quote:
Hippalus:
Hi all, thanks for the feedback.

The main reason for these particular RP price reductions is to understand how champion purchase patterns change at different price points. Once we have enough data, I will propose a long term price structure for champions that covers both RP & IP. The overriding goal is to find the best price structure for both players and Riot.

Champion IP price reductions were restarted 17 days ago after a long hiatus, and the fact that we decided to reduce RP prices today does NOT mean that we are no longer looking at IP prices.

-Hippalus


Thank you Hippalus for all your hard work I appreciate you testing the water like this. You have my support and I think you're doing a great job thus far. People just expect massive things fast, but some of us on here understand things take time and while we all love LoL, we don't expect massive discounts on things that are already not very pricey.


Comment below rating threshold, click here to show it.

Illyriomysterio

Senior Member

09-21-2012

This community reaction is why we can't have nice things.


Comment below rating threshold, click here to show it.

Scimatth7

Senior Member

09-21-2012

Not sure why you got downvoted for this...it makes perfect sense to test different rp prices at 4800 and 3150.


Comment below rating threshold, click here to show it.

XianL

Senior Member

09-21-2012

Hey Hippalus. I'm sorry on behalf of the reasonable and observant LoL playerbase that you have to deal with 15+ pages flush with idiotic complaints. Thanks for the RP price reductions, and we wish your experiments well.


Comment below rating threshold, click here to show it.

Crsh

Senior Member

09-21-2012

All of my disappointment.

Thanks for trying though, Hip. It's nice to know that the community is at least being heard.