Mirage Realms is a completely free game at the time of writing, and the server, website, and development is sustained by donations from players. Instead of just simply asking for money (an extremely ineffective strategy at the best of times) or introducing micro transactions, Mirage is trialling a different model, one that rewards the entire server for the generosity of individuals.
Mirage is a game about team play, you do better with others, you get more loot and more experience with others, and now you benefit from the donations of others. Every time someone donates to Mirage this money is added to a pot, and at certain increments realm events are automatically triggered – rewarding everyone collectively and encouraging players to contribute to the project.
150% Experience Points
Every £5 that is raised will gift the realm with an hour of 150% experience points from monsters.
200% Skill Training
Every £10 that is raised will gift the realm with an hour of double skill points.
150% Potion Effectiveness
Every £25 that is raised will gift the realm with an hour of 150% potion effectiveness.
200% Currency Drops
Every £50 that is raised will gift the realm with an hour of 200% currency drops from monsters.
125% Item Drop Rate
Every £100 that is raised will gift the realm with an hour of 125% item drop rates from monsters.
*All rewards stack and add up, so if an event triggers at £5, it will trigger again at £10, etc… 🙂
**Please keep in mind that Paypal takes a flat $0.30 cut of all donations, plus 2.2% of the overall donation before they get added to the pot, if you are donating to trigger a specific event please keep this in mind and adjust your donation accordingly!