Archive for February 5th, 2009

This is a collection of articles from various sources that take a look at the monetization of MMOs, and some dig a little into how dual currency models work.  This is just a bit of a primer for what I’m writing for tomorrow.

Using Dual Currencies Systems

How to Stop Gold Farming

Broken Business Models (or not)

Dual Currencies in MMOs

Virtual Worlds Forum Europe 2008

Microtransactions Getting a Bad Name

Why Do People Buy Virtual Goods?

(link 2 for above)

Maple Story Revenues, 2008 (the rest of the “top ten” list is interesting, too)

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