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

Play Money: Or, how i Quit my day job and Made Millions Trading Virtual Loot Audiobook download free by Julian Dibbell
  • Listen audiobook: Play Money: Or, how i Quit my day job and Made Millions Trading Virtual Loot
  • Author: Julian Dibbell
  • Release date: 2007/2/23
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Computing
  • ISBN: 9780465015368
  • Rating: 7.44 of 10
  • Votes: 236
  • Review by: Addison Herrington
  • Review rating: 7.81 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/26
  • Duration: 4H8M56S in 256 kbps (67.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-06
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, WMA, Musepack, WAV, MPC, FLAC, MPEG4 (compression ZIP, TAR, ACE, RAR)
  • Total pages original book: 336
  • Includes a PDF summary of 39 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 29M10S (7.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: 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.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Sociology, Ethical & Social Aspects Of Computing, Business Applications, E-commerce: Business Aspects, Biography: Business & Industry
  • Download servers: BitShare, Dropbox, 4Shared, Torrent, Demonoid. Compressed in ZIP, TAR, ACE, RAR
  • 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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