Play Money: Or, how i Quit my day job and Made Millions Trading Virtual Loot download free [PDF and Ebook] by Julian Dibbell

Play Money: Or, how i Quit my day job and Made Millions Trading Virtual Loot download free [PDF and Ebook] by Julian Dibbell year 2007
  • Book name: Play Money: Or, how i Quit my day job and Made Millions Trading Virtual Loot
  • Author: Julian Dibbell
  • Release date: 2007/6/1
  • Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Computing
  • ISBN: 9780465015368
  • Rating: 9.45 of 10
  • Votes: 804
  • Review by: Randall Parsons
  • Review rating: 9.82 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/16
  • Total pages: 336
  • Includes a PDF summary of 30 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Play Money explores the remarkable new phenomenon of MMORPGs, or Massively MultiPlayer Online Role-Playing Games, in which hundreds of thousands of players operate fantasy characters in virtual environments. With city-sized populations, these games generate their own cultures, governments, and social systems and, inevitably, their own economies, which spill over into the real world. The desire for virtual goods-magic swords, enchanted breastplates, and special, hard-to-get elixirs-has spawned a cottage industry of virtual loot farmers': people who play the games just to obtain fantasy goods that they can sell in the real world. The best loot farmers can make between six figures a year and six figures a month . Play Money is an extended walk on the weird side: a vivid snapshot of a subculture whose denizens were once the stuff of mere sociological spectacle but now-with computer gaming poised to eclipse all otherentertainments in dollar volume, and with the lines between play and work, virtual and real increasingly blurred-look more and more like the future.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 21H16M48S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Business Applications, Sociology, E-commerce: Business Aspects, Ethical & Social Aspects Of Computing, Biography: Business & Industry
  • Available formats: OEB, EPUB, DOCX, DOC, WORD, TXT, PDF, JPEG. Compressed in ARJ, ZIP, BZ2, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 32.83 USD
  • Dimensions: 135x202x23mm
  • Weight: 328g
  • Printed by: BASIC BOOKS
  • Published in: New York, United States
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