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In game economies are tricky beasts sometimes and have evolved over the years to be something quite complicated at times. We take a look at virtual auctions and dedicated auctioneers in today's column. See what you think before leaving your own stories in the comments.
Some players may have started playing MMOs back in the early days when games like Asheron’s Call did not yet have a set market system or a secure trade system. Back then, players needed a way to buy and sell items and had to use either external forums or shout their wares in cities. In the absence of a strong monetary system, shards and motes became AC’s currency.
Read more of Genese Davis's Dedicated Auctioneers.