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Spending Money in Online Games

Updated on June 21, 2015

Money spenders vs Non-Money Spenders

Compete with people who spend money in online games

Dominate Without Spending Money

The General Trend

Free to play but pay to win

Online gaming industry is a billion dollar industry. All online games earn a large amount of their revenue from players. An appropriate example of this is the server based mobile games. These games are designed in such a way that players often end up spending real money for virtual goods in the game. Once a player has achieved some power, the urge to dominate kicks in which prompts the player to spend money in the game. The basic design of every RPG or strategy game revolves around this concept.

Buying virtual goods with money can boost your power and make you stronger than players who don't spend at all. Since you are now stronger than others you will feel good about it but that feeling is often short lived. In any server based game there is always someone who will be spending more than you, have a much better idea on how to play the game and will know exactly what to spend on to acquire power quickly.

These games are not like PC or Xbox games where one needs to spend money only once. The developers are very smart and will often come up with events which will force the player to spend some more money in order to win them.

Spending money on games is not a bad thing, but sometimes some players may feel guilty after they have spent a large amount of money on the game. As long as this feeling of guilt doesn't exist and you are enjoying your game then go ahead and keep spending.

Different Methods to Compete with money spenders

1.Understand The Game :-

Sometimes, all one needs to do is to understand the basic pattern of the game. All games are build around a pattern, for example, in some games by concentrating on upgrading resource buildings one can acquire more power in long run.

Best way to know more about the game is by reading blogs of experienced players. You will always find blogs about any game on net.

2. Using Tapjoy

Most of the games are integrated with Tapjoy for promotion and advertisement purpose. By completing offers which are listed in Tapjoy, players can earn free gems/coins/gold (the scarce resource) which is of great value in the game. By completing simple tasks, like downloading an app or signing up a forum, players can earn free gems/coins/gold.

In around 95% cases, Tapjoy is able to load the scarce resource in players account. New offers are updated regularly on Tapjoy providing players with free resources.

The best way to use Tapjoy is by using Tapjoy App and Tunnel Bear App together. Refer to the link below to know more about it.

3. Hacking

The last way to get free resources is by hacking. Please note it is very difficult to hack server based games and is not recommended. Most tools like the Cheat Engine, Lucky Patcher and Freedom don't work with online games.

The only way to hack is by either hacking the Google In-App billing process or by hacking the game server ( Use Linux based operating system for server hacking ;) ).

It is not a recommended method, but if you have enough experience in the field then take your call. If you have no idea about it please don't try it.

These are some of the easiest ways to compete against top money spenders. Method 1 and Method 2 are recommended methods.

Happy Gaming


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    • soodistic profile imageAUTHOR

      Akshay Sood 

      3 years ago from India

      The hub is all about how not to spend money on these games

    • TCoote profile image


      3 years ago from Florida

      I usually hate this but if you do enjoy the game and support it you could throw like 5 bucks at it. I always thought its just you chipping in to support and expand the game for more stuff to release.There a few that appear to be desperate to grab your money for new content and suckish reskins (runescape and spiral knights). :\


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