Except that you're missing the point. The point is that they're attempting something that usually ends up disastrous, and people are worried it will turn up as it has turned out before: disastrous. I'd like to clarify that I'm still buying Civ5, the -announcement- of DLC hasn't changed my mind. The most it'll do is keep me from preordering until Firaxis gives us more information. They have a good track record, so I can at least give them the benefit of a doubt and hope they have succeeded where other companies have failed. I just don't think we should completely ignore the possibility, given that that -is- what happens each time. Notice trends, brace for damage, don't get your hopes -too- high, while at the same time don't assume they will flop. Just remember that there is a chance that this will be the outcome, and that that -has- been the outcome with each attempt. Firaxis -is- tackling something that is a bad idea, but -does- have a chance of actually removing most of the negatives that idea brings.