I will be talking from my corner of Aeria Games: Aeria Mobile
gave Aeria Mobile a big ol 1. used to be consisten 5's and 4's and the one 3. now its a 1.
I am a former Gamesage from the Mobile team and have recently resigned due to the changes that happened to the team, the bad management, and the poor direction of some of the games.
the changes within the team disgust me. adding new sages is always ok as games always expand. but when about 75% of the team is inactive, have no in game presence, not doing their jobs, etc., then that becomes a problem. When sages are more worries about their tags than helping in game, that is a problem. When sages are in game and every knows cause they see them posting but disappear when they get asked for help, that is a problem. When sages are online telling useless threads to stop when in other threads players are getting harassed/bullied and they dont pay attention to it, that is a problem. When sages spend more time playing other games and being on their forums than their assigned areas to help, that is a problem.
Also adding a random sage outside of applications that no one knew about to the team. THAT IS A BIG PROBLEM. they had NO forum/shoutbox presence, and no one knew of in a game or anything. a GM said they had extensive knowledge and meets the qualifications... SO basically everyone else who had better qualifications who applied got a total slap in the face. Then you guys put out a GS application but there are "special" sages who just get the position for no reason at all other than a GM said so. for EVERY sage, new and old, who ever applied for a position and went through so much to earn it, this makes us feel like all we had to do was kiss GM rearend to get a position instead of being a Good candidate.
GMs no longer give warnings... when on earth did you guys stop following protocol? Many players have had post counts as well as thread counts reduced to 1 per day without warning. When we asked for explanation, via ticket or GM attention, we dont get any. We have to complain for days publicly and get the community to notice for them to riot. If AGE is no longer giving warnings before taking action then I feel sorry for everyone.
The fake promos... telling everyone a PM is leaving and promoting Item Mall spending on their behalf then having the PM still around... your team is basically scamming the community to spend on the game that is already failing because the team is more worried about money then the longevity of the game. That in itself is wrong on all levels.
The rushed gvg events... i know you guys want money, but rushing out events and having players spam items they bought only to be ripped into glitches is bad. this has been ongoing for many events now. and the community has spoken about this issue multiple time.
With that, the poor rewards for events, you guys have started to run out of ideas. You now offer gold and soulbound items for the effort player put in by using real money. gold would be fine if you guys actually kept doing a gold shop to make it actually worth something. as for soulbound... yeah.
all in all. this is only some of the MANY issues going on in Aeria Mobile. i highly doubht anything will come of posting this. but GL AGE.
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