MMOG Market Madness at GameWatchers "The promise of money, however, was not limited to those companies producing these online games. It became apparent to a number of people
that there was another opportunity to rake in cash. Items, in-game
money and other properties were so widely sought after that the trade
for these items was beginning to exist outside of the game. The advent
of eBay had impeccable timing, and people began to auction their
virtual properties in games for real life money."
Yo-ho-ho! So ye want te be a scurvy Pirate, do ye? Well, let me tell you all about… OK, that’s enough. There’s no way I can carry a Pirate accent all the way through this article, and let’s be honest – you don’t want me to try. Really. We’ll throw in a couple of “Yar!”’s and “Avast!” here and there, and we’ll all be the better for it.