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FSX addon spending

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I wonder how much do you spend in a month for FSX addons? There are lots of scenery releasing each month so I wanted to learn what is the average amount you spend on them? I wasn't playing FSX for a longtime but when I got new laptop, I returned to play it and I have bought lots of scenery this month.

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FSX addons is like smoking marijuana. It's highly addictive. You'll sell everything you own to purchase some more.

I have too many to count and i'm estimating that I have purchased well over $1,000

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I purchase one or two add-ons every few months. I almost always wait for reviews, as I must use my limited budget wisely.

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Total for 2012 is $300 for software and $170 for hardware. Call it $25 per month for software

Total for 2011 is $90 for software.

Total for 2008 to 2010 is $100 for software and $450 for hardware.

 

I got FSX as a Christmas gift in 2007. I didn't count that. :)

 

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I was amazingly prolific in purchasing for FSX once; probably at least $100 a month, but that has come to a complete halt.

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I purchase one or two add-ons every few months. I almost always wait for reviews, as I must use my limited budget wisely.

 

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I try to limit myself to about $50 a month. Doesn't always work, though.

Me too.

Usually I wait for reviews, except if tit's a "trusted"developer like ORBX. And if there's a new release that I've waited for a long time it may happen that I go over my limit.

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I used to spend quite a lot, but with all the copy protection and activation that follows with many addons these days I rarely buy anyting. Money saved and I have lots of fun discovering great freeware.

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FSX addons is like smoking marijuana. It's highly addictive. You'll sell everything you own to purchase some more.

 

Clearly you know nothing about marijuana.

 

Anyway, I don't really keep track although I'm sure it's way more than I should spend. It makes me happy though, so I don't stress over it too much. Now if I could just get the wife to get that second job...

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Too much, that´s for sure. But 90% from sales, so it is not that bad and I´m very very picky, so I guess it is on reasonable grounds.

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It depends on what I 'need'. Sometimes I buy nothing for months and sometimes I buy a few addons in a week. The last two months I bought FSX2 Crew, ProATC/X and MyTrafficX 5.4b but now I've got them, I don't need anthing else for a while. I hardly buy planes and scenery anymore. I like the planes I have and maybe I will get FTX World but that's about it, I think.

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I dread to think since 2002, which is when I started out simming. Surely now at several thousand GBP.

 

As someone else has stated, one of the things that has almost halted my purchasing is probably the very thing developers hope to increase their income... All the anti piracy stuff and non passive activation software.

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