I have read patch notes, and watched a Markee Dragon interview with the lead developer, in reference to why the Crown conversion was happening. The main reason given for the conversion was, there where items in the shop, they wanted to list for less than a Crown, but they where not able to do so under the old system. Today I had a look through the shop, the cheapest item listed is 100 Crowns, or 1 Crown worth before the conversion. That made me scratch my head, and ask myself, where are these great deals? Then I thought well maybe the deal is in the game, like when you use Crowns to repair gear. I tried to repair my gear the other day, and yes, it only took 1 of the new Crowns to do the repair, I thought awesome, this rocks. But then today I tried the same repair on a different piece of gear and BAM!, now it takes 100 Crowns...well there went that benefit. So if the cheapest item in the Crown shop costs 100 Crowns, and item repairs with Crowns cost 100 Crowns, then where are these items for less than 100 Crowns? I am feeling hustled by the "we are doing the Crown conversion to offer the player base better deals" message, because the current reality is something different. New player feeling hustled.