Last update: March 22, 2019
This review is more than 1 year old and may not be relevant anymore.
I paid 90 tokens to Sylvia_Todd for a 'dance'. There was no music playing, it wasn't a sexy dance and no clothes came off. She just stood up, did a little wiggle and sat back down. I've never been ripped off like this in my history of using the site. I would like to lay a complaint against her.
I bought my first tokens this week and have had two privates, c2c actually. The price ranges from 8 tokens to 90 or more, with most in between there somewhere. Like MFC and Chaurbate, the lower range is mostly girls from Colombia or Romania. I normally stay away from those countries (nothing against the girls) as well as Russia and a few others. But horny as I was and being there were few others (most 8 tk models saying US or England aren't), I went with a Colombian. At first I thought she couldn't hear my audio, but then she messaged "I don't speak English." She didn't read or write it either (somebody else must have sent that), so she did nothing of what I wanted. Only saving grace was you could quit anytime, so it only cost 24 tokens.
I then studied the models more carefully and found a cute Latvian girl who was saying "Thank you" and other phrases in pretty good English. I tipped her a few times, told her I had a disappointing private (yeah, I know; playing the sympathy card) and asked if she would c2c. At first she said no, but then yes, and she was delightful. I tipped her a few more times and complimented her before leaving - because all women like that sort of thing, and I like it when they're happy.
Lesson here: Study the models carefully. I use databases, and though I didn't construct one, mentally I was weighing price, country, language skills (whatever language they speak, you want them to, and to talk dirty in it) number of others in room (grays are unpaying lurkers, greens are token purchasers - and you can hide the number of tokens you have - and gold are subscribers. Golds have extra privileges, but you'll have enough studying to do as a green before you get into all that.
ProsFirst, the plus side: I would rank MFC the highest cam site with Chaturbate very closely behind. But both of those have a huge problem for me, which is payment. I have the money, but I also have a wife who's an accountant and balances our books to the penny, so there's no way I can slip any of this by her. My solution, therefore, has been to buy VISA gift cards with cash (she doesn't care if I have walking-around cash, especially when I travel). But Chaturbate won't take them anymore and MFC sometimes rejects them too, plus the card fees are ridiculous.
Stripchat, though, takes a huge variety of gift cards, including Target, which I can easily buy. Since I'm hardly the only husband doing this, I can't believe CB and MFC don't do likewise or figure out some other way to buy tokens anonymously. That, then, is a very, very big pro for Stripchat in my case, and I finally had my first offical c2c (had some in the early days before they were called that). Above I explain the 50 percent average of my two sessions, but I learned from the bad 50 percent and should be quite happy in the future. The 8 token cost is very, very reasonable. I will probably go higher than that (I'm not completely cheap), but it's best to experiment with the lower range first. Also, I'd advise against any at 90 tks and up, or really anything over 60. She'd better reach out of the screen and grab your dick at that price!
ConsUnlike MFC and CB, there's no option to save a recording of the show, at least not at the green level (maybe gold?) Also negative is all the warnings I discuss above.
The customer service is horrendous. They set limits on my spending (as if its their money). I was told I could make 2 purchases of tokens a day but I wasn't even able to make 1 purchase of tokens daily. When I requested an increase in spending, they said they would look into it and it would be a 24 hour wait. I got an email back the next day saying I could make more purchases but I could still only make 1 purchase a day and sometimes I would have to wait 2 days for making a purchase. The cams are of poor quality because their browser goes down occasionally and I had to keep spending more tokens to see and talk to the models. I ran into some models who don't socialize or take all their clothes off but they want tips. Clients pay for service and not for models who don't socialize and are too pretty to take their clothes off but they want lots of tips. Models have to be trained on how to do their job.
ProsThere are a lot of sexy models who will perform to the fullest. You can be a member for free and watch and socialize with the models (they still want tips). The registration is simple.
ConsVery poor customer service. They got concerned about how fast I was spending my money...well, does the casino care about how fast you spend your money? No, because it's your money not their money. There are countless times when I have went for broke at the casino...no big deal, I enjoyed myself and never missed the money. No one wants to be treated like a kid who needs a parent figure to watch over them and guide their decision making on spending. If you want good customer service...then find another camsite. If you want good quality cams...find another camsite.
This is the spin-off of xHamster Live Cams. Live Cams had been going downhill for a while, but this was the final blow. I speak as a long term customer and former model there. The user profiles have few features, there aren't many models, there is a high turnover rate, and there are pretty much no American models. Most of the current girls are Romanian studio cammers. About 95% of them have that ridiculous ohMiBod, which I hate, but if you like that, go sign up now! LOL. All the old-school, high-tipping, friendly users are gone and there are lots of trolls, haters, and freeloaders. A lot of the girls don't even talk, they just type, which is against the rules... and speaking of which, it's like the wild west, the owners and admins don't do anything about the drama in cams. I don't see how this latest among many changes to xHamster cams can last long.
ProsEasy to use and simple interface; chat works pretty well. It's still a little buggy but the video quality is generally good. If you like playing with OhMiBod then xHamster Stripchat is heaven for you.
ConsFew models, high turnover, models not high quality, lots of trolls, haters, and freeloaders; total neglect by owners. Oh by the way, they hired a former xHamster model to work for them, and she's going around to all these review sites giving Stripchat the highest ratings--how desperate is that???