TRP Donator Models, Sweps & Misc

Discussion in 'Custom Models' started by Abaddon, Apr 25, 2018.

  1. Anri

    Anri cute when mad

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    I can predict the future:
    I think nobody will disagree that $60 is a bit steep and that $30 or less would make people far less reluctant to grab a custom model, but equally, saying "I think it should be free" (may I introduce you to the term "entitled beggar"?) isn't gonna get anyone anywhere. It's a do-or-don't luxury reward for people willing to drop a chunk of cash on TnB, not a necessity for RP to occur. There's also the possibility of pooling together for a model with variations (i.e. hair color) to be shared among friends, which splits the costs.

    In other words: it's not a necessity, nor does it give you an advantage in any way. Some will pay the given price, some would rather pay less and some just don't do it at all, but the price remains whatever Dave says it is. It's a monopoly.
     
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  2. Enraged

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    Nothing needs to be said on the matter past Anri's post, he summed it up rather nicely and that's all there is to it.
    No one is forcing you to donate for anything that's offered but if you feel that you should be able to receive a new custom model for less than $60 then speak with Dave directly.
     
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  3. Nerdbird

    Nerdbird Educated Avian

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    if you don’t want to pay for the full $60 you can donate less than half of that for a pre-owned model

    i donated $20 for my model on hl2 but all i did was ask permission from the original owner
     
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  4. Scone !

    Scone ! I am not a bot

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    Products are only worth what people will pay for them. $60 is what you get in exchange for Dave's investment of his personal time, his experience in putting something together, and getting something you can personally enjoy in exchange for directly supporting the server's operating costs. Exact same idea as artists who charge $60 for a picture. What isn't worth it to you is worth it for other people, and anything lower priced isn't a viable model.
     
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  5. pvt. bing 'b' bing

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    It’s more about keeping the server we’ve all spent way too many hours playing on up, the model is an added benefit.

    :D
     
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  6. Scone !

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    female_45 - private to me
     
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  7. Primera

    Primera Senior Member

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    OOC name(s): Primera

    Donation content: TC 70 Watt Mag Gun
    Authorized users: Myself and Charlie-personnel working on the R&D on it. Once R&D is completed it'll be made public.

    OOC name(s): Primera

    Donation content: Mag Cannon
    Authorized users: Myself with a chance of a public release but ask me if you're interested in using it nonetheless.

    Dumb/...what? ratings inbound?
     
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  8. BoB (Best of Boxes)²

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    OOC name(s): BoB (Best of Boxes)

    Donation content: Female_42
    Authorized Users: Go ahead and hit up Dave if you want to grab it, it's public, look like a disappointed maternal figure, raid the medical cabinet for drugs, shoot your dead loved ones in the face, all for the price of supporting the server!
     
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  9. Davebrown

    Davebrown my role as server owner is to ruin your roleplay
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    Pretty much sums it up. Ultimately what the donation covers is the cost of my time to make it, a contribution towards server bills, and also since i recently made a split deal with the other devs, it now directly funds them also.

    If it were any less, it would basically not be worth my time to do it.

    Im 32 years old. I have better things to do than spend my nights busting my ass making 3d models for people for a few dollars, nevermind for free.
     
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