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    Disapointed with my spending

    Hello, it was not made clear to me before I bought void rising that the card distribution is not even for all the factions. I bought a box thinking that it would have some cards for my Haven deck, but didn't get many. I thought it was just my bad luck, they are on sale right now for 850 which is better than the core-set, so I thought it was a good deal. So I spent real $$$s on seals and then bought another box. I still got only some common Haven cards, and just a few interesting cards for my deck. I'd been using gold from winnings to buy some basic boosters, so with my remaining seals I bought one last Void box, thinking that I can't get them with gold, so I should just try a third time, silly me, still just a bunch of Sanctuary cards...

    Then I came to the forum just now and noticed that new players shouldn't get Void, and that it doesn't have equal number of cards for all the factions... this is very misleading and it is not in the help-text when you click on the box-info.

    Now I've spent all my money and I didn't really get much out of it, I feel kinda ripped off and sad.

    Is there anyone I can talk to to see if I could maybe get enough seals to at least get 1 basic-box? I just dumped a bunch of money into the game and instead of being happy I'm left with a bitter taste... at this point I have a whole bunch of cards for factions that I am not even playing, nor able to.

    Thanks.
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    That's unfortunate that you feel that way, its a great game there is lots to like. I agree that it is a bit unclear for a beginner, but the description of the boxs and packs you bought say "flooded with sanctuary cards" meaning, these packs contain mainly sanctuary cards. By the sounds of it its more of a case of buying without knowing what you are actually buying.

    The only advice I can offer is that you'll eventually find a use for the cards you found in the void boxes and a great resource is mmdoc.net as it has the entire card list and which cards are in which set so you know what your actually buying.
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  3. #3
    Void rising has some nice cards but sadly it is not a good option unless you already have a good collection of the base set. From there on it can offer some interesting deck alternatives to existing factions but it's better to know what to expect..
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    Yeah "flooded with sanctuary cards" sounded to me like a type of card, not that it didn't contain an even distribution of all factions and should NOT be bought if you do not own enough of the core-set yet.

    The game should not push the expansion on you with the "week offer discount 40%" if you shouldn't be buying it with your initial money/seals. The tutorial does a great job of teaching you the game and the shop should have the same sort of experience when you first enter it.

    All it would have taken is a tip-window that pops-up and says "first time in the shop? We recommend that you first focus on the basic set before buying boxes/packs of Void Rising. Void Rising contains a lower percentage of starter-deck cards and is thus not a good way to bolster your starting deck before you have enough of the core-set collected."

    Thanks for the link to the full card DB, that will be a lot more useful to know what I am getting into now.
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    Originally Posted by Maty4778 Go to original post
    a great resource is mmdoc.net as it has the entire card list.
    Hmm this web page is down, typo?
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  6. #6
    Originally Posted by razcrux Go to original post
    Hmm this web page is down, typo?
    Looks like too many people accessing took it down, but the site is right. Just wait a couple hours/day.

    And I feel your pain... What about making a Sanctuary Deck? Maybe you'll like it?

    I doubt Ubisoft is going to help you, sorry.
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    Originally Posted by razcrux Go to original post
    Yeah "flooded with sanctuary cards" sounded to me like a type of card, not that it didn't contain an even distribution of all factions and should NOT be bought if you do not own enough of the core-set yet.

    The game should not push the expansion on you with the "week offer discount 40%" if you shouldn't be buying it with your initial money/seals. The tutorial does a great job of teaching you the game and the shop should have the same sort of experience when you first enter it.

    All it would have taken is a tip-window that pops-up and says "first time in the shop? We recommend that you first focus on the basic set before buying boxes/packs of Void Rising. Void Rising contains a lower percentage of starter-deck cards and is thus not a good way to bolster your starting deck before you have enough of the core-set collected."

    Thanks for the link to the full card DB, that will be a lot more useful to know what I am getting into now.
    The shop pushed nothing on you. Its the advertised deal because as soon as herald of the void launches VR packs will be buyable with gold. This is their last ditch effort to get people to buy seals for VR since most people will only buy them with gold after HoV releases. If it hadn't been for the problems with the herald release that offer woulda been gone on tuesday. I guess its hanging around till the herald launch.

    On the bright side like with any CCG just cause you don't have the heroes/decks to use the cards in now. You will eventually. So nothing was lost in the long run other then the frustration you feel from making a poor buying decision.
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    Originally Posted by razcrux Go to original post
    Is there anyone I can talk to to see if I could maybe get enough seals to at least get 1 basic-box?
    By completing the short single-player campaign, as well as leveling up a couple of times in the process, should earn you close to 1000 seals, which is enough to buy a basic box. Also, there are 5 free redeem gift codes publicly available that give you free cards, they can be found, for example, at the "Duel of Champions: Newcomer Guide".

    Whether it's a good idea to buy basic cards with seals is a question you should consider though, since you can buy core booster packs "cheaply" with gold too. The new expansion, Herald of the Void, is "coming soon", so you might consider saving any earned seals for that instead.
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    Without some way to trade unwanted cards for wanted cards, what you experienced is normal. Unfortunately, right now, you can't really buy packs with expectations.

    You just buy packs to increase your collection and then you do the best with what you have.
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    For what it's worth, I was hella confused too. I saw the 'flooded with sanctuary..', but the whole sentence reads 'flooded with sanctuary and the void' and I was like, but 'the void' is not a faction, what do they mean?
    Also, it doesn't make much sense to me that one faction should get a bigger pool of cards. Isn't that unfair? I kinda wish I had picked sanctuary now..
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