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[Mar. 18th, 2006|03:55 pm]
Nate Bunnyfield
http://youtube.com/watch?v=W8u91m5IN_s

Preview of a documentary investigating gaming workshops in China that hire people to play online games like World of Warcraft and lineage. The gaming workers play at least 12 hours a day to produce in-game currency, equipments and whole characters, which are sold to American players.
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[User Picture]From: lazyman
2006-03-19 01:07 pm (UTC)
Someone told me about that "business model" the other day. I was speechless. I'm really not sure what to make of it or what it symbolizes.
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[User Picture]From: grey_hash
2006-03-19 09:59 pm (UTC)
I am teaching a class on video game design. This is funny stuff - when video game addiction and social exploitation collide - 2 great tastes that taste great together!
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From: natebunnyfield
2006-03-19 10:00 pm (UTC)
And how.
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[User Picture]From: phatpharmer
2006-03-20 09:25 pm (UTC)
I think it's really stupid of the U.S. to ban this type of behavior domestically. This is just the sort of creative work at which we excel.
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From: natebunnyfield
2006-03-21 06:05 am (UTC)
When did the US ban this?
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