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Is Gold Farming Here to Stay?

Posted Fri, Jun 08, 2007 by LadySirse

Is Gold Farming Here to Stay?

Gameindustry.biz has posted this editorial today that takes a look at gold farming.
However, the reality of the situation is that gold farming represents a very real problem for companies who operate MMOG games - and for the players of those games, who see the balance of resources in their games being destroyed by an influx of players whose sole objective is to make gold and sell it to others.

Which brings us back to Antonio Hernandez. Like many World of Warcraft players, he hates gold farmers - but he has decided to take the matter into his own hands. This week, he instigated a class-action lawsuit against IGE, the biggest gold-farming company in the world, alleging that they have profited from deliberate interference in the enjoyment WoW's subscribers.
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