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05.09.09
MapleStory announces over 92 million users worldwide, 4 year anniversary
05.09.09

MapleStory announces over 92 million users worldwide, 4 year anniversary

We often marvel at the sheer numbers of subscribers and users some MMOs and virtual worlds are able...

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05.08.09
The big business of selling virtual goods
05.08.09

The big business of selling virtual goods

It doesn't seem like it was that long ago that the entire concept of people spending real money on v...

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03.28.09
GDC09: Applied RMT Design with GoPets and Live Gamer
03.28.09

GDC09: Applied RMT Design with GoPets and Live Gamer

Massively sat in on a GDC 2009 session this week titled Applied RMT Design which was part of the Wor...

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02.13.09
Anarchy Online announces new expansion: Legacy of the Xan
02.13.09

Anarchy Online announces new expansion: Legacy of the Xan

These days, most discussion of sci-fi themed massively multiplayer online games tends to focus on Ju...

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01.28.09
Xfire contest rewards you for playing Lord of the Rings Online
01.28.09

Xfire contest rewards you for playing Lord of the Rings Online

Xfire and Turbine are teaming up to offer a Lord of the Rings "Play 2 Win" event. Gamers playing eit...

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01.09.09
Why do people buy virtual goods in MMOs?
01.09.09

Why do people buy virtual goods in MMOs?

Massively multiplayer online gamers spend hours -- so many hours -- working towards obtaining virtua...

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12.04.08
Age of Conan's 31 days of Christmas
12.04.08

Age of Conan's 31 days of Christmas

'Two-handed axes' and 'Christmas' used in the same context generally conjures up images of Silent Ni...

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11.19.08
China's virtual goods taxation sparks price increases and controversy
11.19.08

China's virtual goods taxation sparks price increases and controversy

China's State Administration of Taxation recently imposed a 20 percent income tax rate on profits ma...

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10.25.08
The Daily Grind: Can we solve problems intertwined with MMO economies?
10.25.08

The Daily Grind: Can we solve problems intertwined with MMO economies?

In-game economies can make MMOs more vibrant places to play, lending depth to these games that gener...

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