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8-01-2011 @ 3:15PM
Perhaps in of itself this is a workable idea, but when a mega-popular game does this it becomes socially acceptable. The more socially acceptable something is the more people try to stretch the limits and call it innovation. Eventually it stops being a game.By doing this Blizzard isn't controlling gold-farming. It's bringing it into the mainstream and even taking a cut of the action.The thought of cash in your pocket is a tempting one, but where are you going to draw the line? Will it be here before things get out of hand or will it be after we have honest to god corporations based around controlling every aspect of what was supposed to be a game.Games are simulations not reality. Give me back my imaginary world!
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