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Gold farmers! They're everywhere, right? We get spammed by them, we run into them farming Dire Maul, we put them on ignore. Lazy people with too much disposable income buy gold from them in a show of crass consumerism. Blizzard has done their best to stamp out gold-farming services, but litigation...

June 29th 2009 at 7:40pm 0 Comments
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A new report on MMO gold farming claims that there are about 400,000 working in China on gold farming and trading, and that there could be as many as 500,000 to even a full million. Of course there's no way to tell exactly how many people are employed in the business (and the number almost certainl...

May 5th 2009 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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While we gamers tend to roll our collective eyes at reports of Internet addiction and crimes being committed in the name of our favorite hobby, the Chinese government sees things a bit differently. According to a top legislator, around four-million Chinese youngsters under the age of 18 are addicted...

August 29th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments