2) It's way too expensive. It should be at least 20-30% cheaper. It's simple, majority of players are from East Europe rather than West, so this pricing strategy should be more inline with RU servers. And please don't use this adena/eur argument, it makes no sense and was debunked many times. High l2store prices and l2 exclusive items is one of the main reasons that's killing this game.Period. I know a at least several people who quit once you announced sayha. Not to mention most of the people I knew before my break were gone after other events... 3) Agree to Cmec. Server is not that alive and populated to have some sort of balance. 4,5,6) Its a mix of keeping current and attracting new players. Current players mainly leave due to l2store promos and I really doubt there is anything more to it, new ones dont stay long enough because after Paulina set there is nothing else to do. I would say bring back common crafting for r95/r99 items, this gives opportunity for people to make gear when paulina is over and also forces them to leave town. There is no out of town farming anymore except people doing Faction. 2 years ago, our cp farmed SOA to get tw mats/recipes and make sets, now its impossible to do any of that. It feels good to have a goal, thats what motivates people, but now, you can have whatever the goals you want, but there are no means to reach them while enjoying the game. Most of r99 items come from events and some from raids. L2 in a nutshell for new player - Kartia/baylor and some random oct/tauti parties and its only while Paulina set is on. Everyone now is obsessed with getting max level as fast as possible because low levels gameplay is dead, because no new players coming in and there is 0 incentive to do anything else than instances to lvl up fast. By the way, I really really hope you will not do this without adjusting other things discussed: One is already being addressed - nerfing the "item-to-NPC" process (which nobody likes, but it's necessary).