Posts Tagged ‘RMT’

Diablo III RMT

Real-money trading (gold selling to all you WoW players out there) tends to belong into the gray realm of activities that are against the terms of service of most online games but are still participated in by many players. Personally I’m not one to buy in-game advantages with real money, but the only reason I […]

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Quote of the Day

“To a game’s developer, buying gold or leveling is akin to telling them their game is so bad, you’ll actually pay money to avoid having to play it.” – Simon Ludgate, on Gamasutra

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Quickie: Aion’s Banhamminator

You may or may not know that Scott “Lum the Mad” Jennings currently fights spammers and gold farmers in Aion for NCsoft. Either way, he posted a link to an ad against real money trading (RMT, essentially gold buying) the other day which is hilarious because it’s so bad. Seriously, this ad is even worse […]

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Weekend Quickie: An Egg, Really?

I reported an incredible sale of a space station in Entropia Universe earlier this year. Now there’s been another sale in the game thaat, while lower in volume, might actually be even more interesting. A unique mystical egg sold for USD 69,696. The kicker? Nobody even knows what it does. There are various speculations, but […]

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$330k for Virtual Property

Has anyone heard of Entropia Universe? I have, a while ago, during research for my master’s thesis but I never thought it to be very interesting. Well, seems I was wrong – on Dec 28th last year, a space station in the virtual world of Entropia Universe sold for 3.3 million Project Entropia Dollars (PED.) […]

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