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Chinese Gold Farming Outlawed!

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Nestorius, Jun 30, 2009.

  1. Nestorius

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    Will the price of gold for UO begin to go back up?

    http://www.informationweek.com/news/internet/ebusiness/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=218101859
     
  2. Diomedes Artega

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    Why? It is US people who farm or do the illegal activities. Chinese people are hardly involved in UO in my opinion.
     
  3. Diomedes Artega

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    Frankly, I already posted about this in another forum. Nothing will really happen with this. Just hot air. On the internet you can remain anonymous (sure IP's can be tracked), but that's not enough.

    It has to be the corporations involved in producing the games that cracks down on illegal activities.

    FFXI for example there is an auction house. That is the economy essentially as bot players can place items on the AH and control the market.

    Not having names like dsfdlgkjr75dj would be a good start. From my eyes that I have seen, it is the players who sit back and do nothing. Even when they are given the tools to do something.
     
  4. Nestorius

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    Darn, I thought I was first to post! I mentioned UO to make it a little more on-topic. Good point though, UO is probably too small nowadays for large-scale international gold farming operations. WOW is probably a more likely market, I guess, if you are lame enough to buy gold for that game.
     
  5. Diomedes Artega

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    I have not ever played WOW. It is one of the new online games I have not tried. Too cartoonish for my liking. How do you make currency in that game? Quests? Auction House/Market? Farm it?
     
  6. Nestorius

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    The gold you can make from quests/monsters is very much scaled to your current experience level. So what seems like spare change to a higher level character could be a very long time farming for a lower level character. So I think the way to go is to play your first character poor, and the rest will never be.

    Its an addictive game. I've been warned enough here about level grinding burnout to not cancel my UO accounts, but right now its very fun.
     
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    Nothing like Lineage II level grinding. Very few worthwhile quests for experience points and...the most levels to grind of any massive online role playing game.