Gold-spam

04.30.14
Elder Scrolls Online disables forum PMs, encourages outing gold sellers
04.30.14

Elder Scrolls Online disables forum PMs, encourages outing gold sellers

The Elder Scrolls Online has disabled PMs... on it's official forums, at least. ZeniMax is attempti...

By J. Reahard,   04.30.14
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11.17.11
The Perfect Ten: First impression turn-offs
11.17.11

The Perfect Ten: First impression turn-offs

A year ago our very own Shawn "The Mittani" Schuster wrote a memorable Soapbox column around the...

By J. Olivetti,   11.17.11
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01.27.11
The Perfect Ten: The 10 people you meet in MMO hell
01.27.11

The Perfect Ten: The 10 people you meet in MMO hell

"Hell is other people," the jaunty Jean-Paul Sartre wrote in No Exit. In this play, three character...

By J. Olivetti,   01.27.11
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01.02.11
Rise and Shiny recap: Dofus
01.02.11

Rise and Shiny recap: Dofus

Years ago I had to find a job in my new home state of Texas. Luckily for me, my wife hooked me up w...

By B. Hindman,   01.02.11
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04.20.10
The Diamond trade gets destroyed in Runes of Magic
04.20.10

The Diamond trade gets destroyed in Runes of Magic

There's an understandable problem with selling game currency in subscription games, where it's gene...

By E. Lefebvre,   04.20.10
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03.10.10
EVE Online devblog discusses account security
03.10.10

EVE Online devblog discusses account security

Every MMO suffers the horrors of gold spammers and EVE Online is no different. The RMT (Real Money...

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02.15.10
Trial account restrictions and the 30 percent problem
02.15.10

Trial account restrictions and the 30 percent problem

A few days ago, we posted on a very interesting statistic: Only 30% of all WoW trial accounts make...

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05.31.09
Runes of Magic community manager Jörg Koonen on game currencies and reducing gold spam
05.31.09

Runes of Magic community manager Jörg Koonen on game currencies and reducing gold spam

With only two months of operation under its belt, fantasy game Runes of Magic already seems to be en...

By James Egan,   05.31.09
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02.01.09
NDOORS CEO on Atlantica Online succeeding in the West
02.01.09

NDOORS CEO on Atlantica Online succeeding in the West

Massively multiplayer online games operating on the free-to-play business model are definitely a mix...

By James Egan,   02.01.09
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