1 The Rant
Oh yes, I am definitely bitter. If you accuse me of it, I won’t deny it.
Just in case you haven’t gotten the memo, The Cafe World team at Zynga recently made changes to their gifting system which prevents helper websites such as this blog from working. I’m so very disappointed, as you probably are too if you used this or other helper websites to assist you with your goals.
I feel that this is probably the last nail in Cafe World’s coffin. And they nailed it there themselves. They will definitely lose players over this, and I know for a fact that some of them are paying customers. I was one. I bought the Unspoil Genie way back when you could only buy it for $50 in Cafe Cash, and I’ve bought CC on occasion to help finish up Multi-Stage Begfests, and to test some of their weirder features. I know there are others like me.
The game has seen steadily decreasing numbers, in terms of active users, for quite some time now. At the height of its popularity, CW boasted 30.5 million monthly active users (MAU). Now before I tell you where they are now, I want to say that Zynga has closed games when they dipped below 2 million MAU, such Dragon Wars and Roller Coaster Kingdom. According to AppData, a website that keeps track of the popularity of Social Games, Cafe World is currently at 2.6 million. Let that sink in a bit. Continue reading »