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4th Jan '18 4:21:13 AM FRizer
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21st Dec '17 5:29:50 PM rjd1922
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* Creator/{{EA}} and Creator/{{DICE}} got into a lot of hot water in November and December of 2017 due to their decisions on how to implement loot boxes into ''VideoGame/StarWarsBattlefrontII2017'', something you can read more on its [[YMMV/StarWarsBattlefrontII2017 YMMV page]].

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* Creator/{{EA}} Creator/ElectronicArts and Creator/{{DICE}} got into a lot of hot water in November and December of 2017 due to their decisions on how to implement loot boxes into ''VideoGame/StarWarsBattlefrontII2017'', something you can read more on its [[YMMV/StarWarsBattlefrontII2017 YMMV page]].
15th Dec '17 8:54:14 AM Rday
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* [[https://www.mysteriouspackage.com/ The Mysterious Package Company]] offers customized stories in the form of handmade letters and... [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin mysterious packages]]. Though you can choose a particular story to purchase (usually as a surprise gift to a friend), the exact contents are a secret.
9th Dec '17 4:54:17 PM DastardlyDemolition
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* Creator/EA and Creator/DICE got into a lot of hot water in November and December of 2017 due to their decisions on how to implement loot boxes into ''VideoGame/StarWarsBattlefrontII2017'', something you can read more on its [[YMMV/StarWarsBattlefrontII2017 YMMV page]].

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* Creator/EA Creator/{{EA}} and Creator/DICE Creator/{{DICE}} got into a lot of hot water in November and December of 2017 due to their decisions on how to implement loot boxes into ''VideoGame/StarWarsBattlefrontII2017'', something you can read more on its [[YMMV/StarWarsBattlefrontII2017 YMMV page]].
9th Dec '17 12:32:04 PM DastardlyDemolition
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* Creator/EA and Creator/DICE got into a lot of hot water in November and December of 2017 due to their decisions on how to implement loot boxes into ''VideoGame/StarWarsBattlefrontII2017'', something you can read more on its [[YMMV/StarWarsBattlefrontII2017 YMMV page]].
4th Dec '17 7:10:38 AM superslinger2007
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** As of 2017, "Cases" with cosmetic items have since been distributed. They still require their own specialized paid keys to open.
1st Dec '17 2:33:49 PM PrincessPandaTrope
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Although this is mainly a game show trope, this can apply to any medium.
29th Nov '17 2:50:57 PM PrincessPandaTrope
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[[folder:Toys]]
* Blind boxes in collectible toy lines are often this trope.
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1st Nov '17 6:30:01 AM Laudy777
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* In general, loot boxes tend to play this role in games.
28th Jul '17 7:43:02 AM Rmpdc
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* Found in, of all places, ''VideoGame/CallOfDutyWorldAtWar'' when playing Nazi Zombies. Using your points to open a box instead of purchasing a gun is a bit of a crapshoot. You may end up with a sniper rifle (which is horrible to fight zombies with at close range) or the all powerful Ray Gun.

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* Found in, of all places, ''VideoGame/CallOfDutyWorldAtWar'' all of the Treyarch-developed ''VideoGame/CallOfDuty'' games, starting with ''VideoGame/CallOfDutyWorldAtWar''. It's found when playing Nazi Zombies.the ''VideoGame/NaziZombies'' mode. Using your points to open a box instead of purchasing a gun is a bit of a crapshoot. You may end up with a sniper rifle (which is horrible to fight zombies with at close range) or the all powerful Ray Gun.
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