Today is a good day. Why? Well, that's the story for today isn't it?
As most, if not all, of you know, Somer Blink will no longer be able to use their affiliation program as an extra incentive for people to buy GTC's through them. CCP gave them a few more days before this has to stop. So they're offering a nice little bonus, instead of 250m you'll get 1b per GTC bought. Which is a nice little incentive and it made me buy a GTC through them.
It's been a year since I bought a GTC to add to my game time since I usually just have CCP credit my card directly. But I couldn't let this go, not now.
After buying two GTC's I had 2B credit on my blink account, I'm an avid gambler, so I wasn't planning on doing what some other people do and just buy all the tickets in a blink in order to get a nice1.6b out of the 2b.
Not only did I receive 1 bill on blink credits, I also received 2000 tokens. Which can be used in promo blink, bonks etc.
When I browsed to the blink site, I noticed a 30 day PLEX promo running, which you could buy into with a token, but in order to buy into it, you needed to have played a blink in the last 30 days.
So I just bought the first blink that allowed me to, because a lot of people were playing on the site and every time I clicked to buy a ticket on a random cheap one it was already finished.
When I finally was able to buy a ticket, I saw my name flash in the yellow marker. Meaning that I won it.
My first thoughts were "Hey that's nice, I just did a random one to join the promo and I won, now what did I win?"
Thank you Google Search
Turns out I bought a 200m ticket on 2 Moros dreadnaughts. Meaning that with this random ticket, I just made 6b (the ISK buyout for this certain blink)
Not only did I actually win something with the money I was thinking of spending on random tickets and hope that I might win something of 30m, I actually made a ton of ISK on this.
ISK that will be spent on furthering my goals of getting myself blown up a bit more.
I love Blink, I do, I probably already spent more than 6b in getting myself more credit, but I like the fact that I won something. If I had won the Promo too, I'd have an even bigger smile.
After reading my post I did notice that this sounds a lot like bragging. But that's not what I mean to do. This is just me, being happy that for once, a gamble I took actually paid of. Despite it being an accidental one.
If only I had luck like this when I go out and gamble away real money instead of in game currency :)
EDIT: I spent another 1.4b on random blinks, including a Rorq, Daredevil, SNI,.. Not luck, but it's not like I can complain today
Stay tuned o7