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Virtual Economy Research Network website open 2006/09/06 – 09:34 1
IGE, ready to sweep the Korean RMT market? 2006/09/06 – 11:45 11
VERN mini-seminar on item payment revenue models in Helsinki 2006/09/08 – 13:51 0
Report from Nordic Game conference: virtual property and in-game advertising 2006/09/19 – 17:58 0
Live webcast for VERN mini-seminar on item payment revenue models 2006/09/22 – 12:03 1
Virtual trinkets and advertising combine in IRC-Galleria 2006/09/27 – 15:24 0
China’s domestic market for farmed gold booming 2006/09/28 – 13:41 0
Interview with CCP: EVE currency traders "going to lose big"? 2006/10/02 – 20:55 21
BlackSnow Interactive: the documents 2006/10/17 – 20:35 6
Making sense of virtual property research 2006/11/02 – 19:11 2
Virtual business ecosystem in legal trouble? China’s Tencent QQ 2006/11/02 – 21:22 1
Significant increases to Second Life land prices 2006/11/05 – 12:55 2
World of Darkness MMO: CCP merges with White Wolf 2006/11/11 – 17:47 19
Finally, Korean Government to illegalize RMT 2006/11/23 – 00:15 2
A Japanese Case for Law Enforcement on RMT 2006/11/28 – 03:41 0
2007: Year of the virtual economy? 2006/12/31 – 13:53 0
Human resources 2007/01/26 – 18:16 0
Sweden to set up embassy in Second Life 2007/01/26 – 20:36 4
eBay bans virtual property auctions? 2007/01/27 – 10:36 11
A new QQ service–iTQQ 2007/01/31 – 11:59 0
Sweden taxes virtual property proceeds… as does everyone else 2007/02/05 – 18:01 0
SOE releases white paper on Station Exchange 2007/02/08 – 08:50 0
Meetings in meatspace 2007/02/16 – 09:07 0
A Quite Profitable Virus 2007/02/16 – 09:57 0
How big is the RMT market anyway? 2007/03/02 – 12:50 18
Government rumbles, Chinese virtual money markets stable for now 2007/03/19 – 05:24 3
MMORPG players can pay with blood 2007/03/22 – 12:44 4
When scarcity is threatened 2007/03/28 – 04:00 2
Virtual property in television shows 2007/04/20 – 06:52 1
The Q Coin secondary market in practice – with screenshots 2007/04/27 – 15:41 0
Second Life moves to China, becomes family friendly? 2007/05/10 – 09:50 4
Bad RMT vs. Good RMT 2007/05/15 – 10:10 4
Plans to link the internal markets of Second Life and Entropia Universe announced 2007/05/21 – 08:16 1
Diablo II economy in chaos as Ladder season ends 2007/06/26 – 10:22 3
EVE Online Appoints In-World Economist 2007/06/29 – 06:41 0
Virtual promises are easy to break 2007/07/27 – 13:50 0
Currency intervention in Second Life – Analyses and doomcasts 2007/08/13 – 13:00 5
State of Play V is over 2007/08/22 – 14:40 2
The efficient level of RMT in MMORPGs 2007/08/23 – 11:23 8
MMORPG RMT and sumptuary laws 2007/08/23 – 17:52 2
Bridging East and West at Game Developers’ Conference China 2007/08/29 – 13:15 0
Teen world Gaia Online appoints economic advisors 2007/09/18 – 15:13 3
In-game RMT platform receives USD 6.5 M in venture funding 2007/09/21 – 06:40 0
Research on Habbo Hotel: The Ugly Duckling 2007/10/13 – 07:54 1
Academic journals publish special issues on virtual worlds 2007/10/30 – 10:55 2
EVE Online Fanfest, QEN, and research co-operation with CCP 2007/11/12 – 14:17 1
Dutch teen arrested for Habbo burglary 2007/11/14 – 17:51 2
Arden and experimentation in virtual worlds 2007/11/27 – 21:42 4
HIIT starts new research project in collaboration with CCP 2007/12/12 – 08:51 1
MMORPGs and the item payment revenue model at DiGRA 2007 2008/01/31 – 20:13 0