and so it begins…

Posted in Uncategorized by beebe4 on August 19, 2005

Seems that there is a case of virtual mugging being explored in Japan. Important nuggets of knowledge to know before reading this article:

– The game allows A LOT of people play in a virtual world together online.
– “Gamers” care deeply about this game, and will pay actual money to purchase items from other gamers
– Once an item is sold (in the real world) the seller and buyer meet up online and exchange the sold item.

The article


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  1. Anne said, on August 19, 2005 at 5:24 pm

    nice. My used-to-be-sane significant other is now a gamer, and has taken dorkiness to a new level.

  2. McGraw said, on August 20, 2005 at 2:32 am

    She’s just mad because I can thrash her at Halo 2.

    It’s not like i have a headset and am trash talking the 9 yr olds on XBox live……yet:)

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