Genuinely surprised at the distaste in them tbh. I do have an ARPG, but mine like many allows you to buy customs, adopts, and do MYOs and not have to participate in the ARPG if you do not want to? Want to redesign your OC and not have to worry about getting some sort of item for it? By not being forced to stay involved in the ARPG, you can do that.
I think this is how the lot of them work?