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Scripe (RL of Method/ GM of Echo) Admits Real Money Trading

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Scripe, the Raid Leader of Method and Guild Master of Echo, admitted he was involved in real money trading with the Gallywix boosting community.

Blizzard recently suspended some members of the Gallywix boosting community that were involved in exchanging gold for real money.

Today, Scripe confirmed that he decided to buy gold directly from Gallywix instead of buying WoW tokens, and the agreed exchange rate was apparently 50 USD/EUR for 1 million gold, based on the following spreadsheet posted on Reddit.

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For the World First Ny'alotha Race progression when there was no Corruption Vendor, Method needed to buy BoE items with the best Corruption Effects for millions of gold across all servers and transfer them to Tarren Mill.

The total expenses for BoE items and WoW tokens came to a whopping 128,473,245 gold, and you can find a list of all items the guild purchased here.

Core members of Method raid team have reformed as Echo and the guild is lead by Scripe.

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Nothing big will happen to him. He and all other World First Racers are too important to Blizzard for hyping up the new raids.

 

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Damn, looks like my post about Echo became relevant so soon. It certainly doesn't leave a good impression, and it happening just after reforming their guild.

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4 minutes ago, Arcling said:

Damn, looks like my post about Echo became relevant so soon. It certainly doesn't leave a good impression, and it happening just after reforming their guild.

Sketchy. Bet there's already massive arguments about it going on. On the one hand 'the system is broken, it's Blizzard's fault'. On the other, 'buying gold to get advantage is scum' (and there's little else in the game that is so clearly P2W). And then you get the fact that tokens are available, so does that even matter? And then they could have bought tokens, but went for the sketchier route instead. And then the fact they bought it from these Gallywix chumps as opposed to Random Chinese Farmer no. 8250285...

Hey, skip the reddit threads. Get your internet arguments right here. 

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8 minutes ago, Halock said:

And then you get the fact that tokens are available, so does that even matter? And then they could have bought tokens, but went for the sketchier route instead. And then the fact they bought it from these Gallywix chumps as opposed to Random Chinese Farmer no. 8250285...

Afaik, they did that because there is some limit on how much tokens one can buy per week. Looks like simply buying it from gold sellers was a faster option for them.

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4 minutes ago, Arcling said:

Afaik, they did that because there is some limit on how much tokens one can buy per week. Looks like simply buying it from gold sellers was a faster option for them.

Huh,you're right. For anyone else that's curious there's a blue post at the bottom of the wiki page:

https://wow.gamepedia.com/WoW_Token

It goes on to say the 'overall maximum' was removed in 2017. I'm not 100% lear what particular maximum they mean by that, and the source is now a dead link, but I think they mean the last one -- a maximum of 10 tokens in your character's inventories at one time. That'd leave the limit of 10 tokens per week purchased for gold, for Method's purposes.

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16 hours ago, Arcling said:

Damn, looks like my post about Echo became relevant so soon. It certainly doesn't leave a good impression, and it happening just after reforming their guild.

According to the higher up members of gallywix most of the top 10 guilds were RMT. Limit didn't do it due to them being banned in a previous tier for RMT which caused them to miss out on it but yeah I don't think this is a big deal considering RMT has been the worst kept secret in wow. Theres even comments from a former Blood Legion player who said they actively spoke to devs about doing RMT at blizzcon and people only got banned if they publicly advertised it and it only became an actual issue to blizz when they released the tokens.

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And these guys get free beta keys.... so messed up! People who RMT should be suspended/banned regardless of their rank in the game. It's not fair and actually is a violation of their own terms by giving these players special privileges because they are top 10 in the world. Talk about an unfair advantage! Blizzard has no problem permanently banning or suspending players for less offences why should these guys be treated any different?

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