Goldfarming

01.21.11
The Lawbringer: The lessons of globalization and gold farming
01.21.11

The Lawbringer: The lessons of globalization and gold farming

Pop law abounds in The Lawbringer, your weekly dose of WoW, the law, video games and the MMO genre....

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07.02.09
China's gold farming ban not really a ban
07.02.09

China's gold farming ban not really a ban

The other day, we reported on China's recent ban on trading real currency for virtual goods, and it...

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11.30.07
Breakfast topic: How can you tell a gold farmer?
11.30.07

Breakfast topic: How can you tell a gold farmer?

A couple of days ago, I did something that I never, ever do in WoW. I ran past someone fighting a...

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07.21.07
Life of a gold farmer gallery
07.21.07

Life of a gold farmer gallery

You may recall Julian Dibbell's recent piece in the New York Times where he traveled to China and v...

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06.25.07
Analysing the $1mil acquistion of WoW database site
06.25.07

Analysing the $1mil acquistion of WoW database site

Last week, World of Warcraft database site Wowhead sold for reportedly a whopping US$1 million to Af...

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06.21.07
What are the gold farmers up to now?
06.21.07

What are the gold farmers up to now?

I'm sure you've heard that Blizzard's anti-spam additions to the game have caused gold selling spam...

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06.21.07
World Wide WoW: The New York Times, gold farming, and righteous anger
06.21.07

World Wide WoW: The New York Times, gold farming, and righteous anger

The New York Times has an interesting article about gold farming, which does a lot to help us unders...

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06.13.07
Why the botters do it
06.13.07

Why the botters do it

Frybread over at Notaddicted yesterday posted about a chat that he had with the owner of an American...

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06.11.07
Who's buying all that gold, anyway?
06.11.07

Who's buying all that gold, anyway?

Really, I'm curious. Who's buying this stuff? I've seen goldsellers advertising gold in amounts of u...

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