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Archive for January 22nd, 2009

OK, this isn’t quite Blizzard hoisted on their own petard, at least not according to the classic definition, but the irony of the situation is inescapable, and well worth trotting out an old euphemism, even if it’s slightly misapplied. (And who knows, someone might learn what the phrase really means; education is a worthy goal!)

Perhaps it would make more sense when taken in context that I think that gold selling is a “problem” entirely born of Blizzard’s own game design and policy, and that it’s only such a taboo because they have declared it illegal.

Still, this is good for a chuckle.

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