Really? You've got all but 2? that's impressive. I kinda gave up when I couldn't beat the last of the solo missions. I'm not sure how anyone could beat all those tough demons. I do remember though playing some pretty profitable games, I remember one of the best we each got around 15k essence (I think she got 13k because she lost), but usually it was only between 5-10
I also remember how infuriatingly frustrating it was to actually get a game started. Yeah, I'm remembering that with increasing clarity. THAT was why I quit.