North Korean Gold-Farming Allegations Officially Denied by Official…

North Korea has officially responded to allegations it supported a hacking network that allowed it to gold-farm some $7 million out of South Korea-based MMOs. North Korea's (adjusts glasses, clears throat) "Committee for Peaceful Unification of the Fatherland" on Sunday released a statement saying, in effect, "no u." » 8/14/11 3:00pm 8/14/11 3:00pm

Warhammer Online Goes Gold, Gold Seller Gives Out Beta Keys

It's a press release twofer! Mythic Entertainment has announced that Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning has gone gold, with the game shipping to stores in time for servers to go live on September 18th, and the gold farmers are ready for it! "Internet gaming service" SwagVault has announced that they'll be giving away 50… » 8/26/08 10:40am 8/26/08 10:40am

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About RMT, and Then Some

Via Terra Nova comes a fascinating paper by Richard Heeks that covers the historical, social, and economic aspects playing into real money transactions. I've just had time to take a quick gander at the paper, but unlike a lot of information out there, this appears quite comprehensive and with a more unbiased position… » 8/09/08 1:30pm 8/09/08 1:30pm