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The Daily Grind: Would you pay for a trial?

Rubi Bayer, @@rubi_

The developers of Darkfall introduced a new trial offer yesterday: 7 days for one dollar, or one euro, depending on where you are located. News of the offer sparked quite a response from our readers, with most of them expressing pretty strong feelings one way or the other.

Valid points were given on both sides of the argument. On one hand, nearly every game that offers a trial period offers it completely free, with no strings or costs attached, so it's a bit startling when a game suddenly requests credit card information. Not to mention that credit card information isn't something that people throw out lightly these days. On the other hand -- as many of our readers pointed out -- adding the $1 fee will deter a fair amount of people who have too much time and not enough parental supervision, and are only interested in joining the game to make it unpleasant for others.

So what do you think? Dollar, or no dollar?

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