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5000 gems to rename by pirate name

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Wildmanwild, Oct 4, 2017.

  1. Wildmanwild

    Wildmanwild Powder Monkey

    5000 gems to rename by pirate name, I hate to be negative, but I find the cost to be excessive.
    Would you please think about changing this in the future.
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  2. Becker Redbeard

    Becker Redbeard First Mate

    First change is cheaper. They may do this to disincentivise frequent name changes by players causing havoc in guilds and creating a bad reputation for themselves. That said, for an upstanding player $50 US is pricey for a name change.
  3. Sea Patriot

    Sea Patriot Captain

    It’s meaningless, if someone wants to change their name numerous let them. It’s in the player’s profile anyway.
    They could put a limit to how many times in a month one can change their name, but 5,000 gems I think is a bit much, but there are people that do it.
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  4. Wildmanwild

    Wildmanwild Powder Monkey

    Ok so I was called WILDMANWILD how I started the game then when pirates united folded in respect I changed to PAW I now want WILDMANWILD Back, so in that case I only currently have changed my name once. I’m close to stopping playing the game in disgust.
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  5. From what I have seen, on a new account it is 20 gems to rename your island. A second rename looks to be 500 gems. You might be on your third.

    You could rename your island prior to it being tracked so your first rename might not show in your profile but it was logged somewhere.
  6. Lynsey [Midoki]

    Lynsey [Midoki] Senior Designer Staff Member

    As Captain Bolt has said, the price doesn't go up to 5000 gems until your third rename - this is to discourage people from casually renaming in order to hide bad behaviour. If you feel that you've only changed your name once, please submit an in-game ticket via the Log > Settings > Help > Support, and we can take a closer look at your renaming history.
  7. Taipanfan

    Taipanfan First Mate

    I agree with the policy as the profile only keeps a few of the name changes. If we accept someone that’s kicked half their guild out before I want to know it so we don’t promote them giving them the chance to do it again. The only way around that would be for Midoki to put something in their profile to identify them as such. Easier to just make the cost prohibitive.
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  8. Wildmanwild

    Wildmanwild Powder Monkey

    Thank You yes that would be great I’ve created a support call to see why
  9. Wildmanwild

    Wildmanwild Powder Monkey

    I’m on cloud 9 I have my old tag back thank you Modoki, RIP PAW
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  10. Capt. Sharky

    Capt. Sharky First Mate

    You'll always be Wildmanwild to me :cool:
  11. Floki

    Floki Captain

    The artist formally know. As Floki ......That would be my name change heheehehehehe
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  12. Sea Patriot

    Sea Patriot Captain

    My original name doesn’t even show in the log, just my previous one, haha
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