It’s not often that D&D news makes its way into the mainstream media. We had a bunch last year with the death of beloved curmudgeon E. Gary Gygax. What’s next?
Well, in this case, Hasbro getting told off in the Consumerist about making it impossible to get out of D&D Insider. Seems that it likes to get your credit card info and never let it go.
Luckily a brave blogger has figured out the right procedure to cancel and shared it. If the java.lang.RuntimeExceptions don’t thwart you that is.
That’s corporate SOP; try to hook customers on your crap and don’t let them get out. And the economy is making companies desperate to try this. At work, many of our suppliers are trying to crank up their maintenance fees up to double the previous year’s in order to make up for down sales, hoping they have you over a barrel, with too much money already invested in to be able to jump ship.
But it’s not too late! Those of you who’ve been decieved into thinking that 4e D&D is really Dungeons & Dragons but are slowly learning the horrible truth – escape now! You can only be a couple hundred dollars into it so far. Escape while you still can!