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A method that takes years of setup but makes BIG BUCKS

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by TheMatrix, Jul 19, 2009.

  1. TheMatrix

    TheMatrix BANNED BANNED

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    Hello all.

    I just came across this method. This has a lot of potential but takes years of setup.

    Basic idea is to sell virtual gaming stuff for BIG REAL MONEY.

    There are many online games which addict people. Gamers can do anything to win these games. Some of the games have even a virtual market where gamers virtually bid over gaming stuff, like potions, swords, some powers etcc. But that's all virtual money.

    We can earn all these powers in 3-4 years of regular gaming. So, you need to become an addict yourself. Then you can sell your powers to other gamers for some real money.

    Do not ask me name of games, I am unaware of a single even.
    Hope this helps you all.

    Note: This is not an original idea. I was just watching National Geography channel where they featured a Korean gamer who did this. His highest single bid was of USD 34,000. This yourself how much potential this has....
     
  2. blackhat50

    blackhat50 Regular Member

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    yea facebook apps make oprah money most virtual world games disallow you to sell items tho for RL money, which game was the korean playing?

    also if anyone knows a site that allows it let us know
     
  3. ThePost

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    I'll speak for everyone else who read this, WTF?
     
  4. koshiro

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    Yup, not just games too... facebook apps like virtual pets do really well. I actually know friends who spend money just to buy accessories or new virtual pets.
     
  5. ForeverNever

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    It really doesn't take 3-4 years. Once you learn everything about it you can make decent monthly profit from selling online currencies. Actually it's about to become a very good business, because the people that dominate the business (chinese) are not allowed soon. Chinese gov't recently or is in the process of making buying and selling online currencies illegal.
     
  6. Allie Albatross

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    Can't you just hack your game, and boost your currency within the game? Get all the rare items and whatnot?
     
  7. KorbenDallas

    KorbenDallas Newbie

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    It's called Fantasy Sales, and I recall the first big news of one was a top level Everquest character on the 'bay about 10 years ago.

    There are also services that will level your characters for you. I believe this is called Power Leveling, but I'm not entirely sure.

    It's not generally feasible to become a full-time leveler by yourself. It's best if you "rig" the system; whether a virtual team or in the same building, that will optimize the process and level characters in the least possible amount of time.
     
  8. TheMatrix

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    Yes, by years I meant a lot of time. The basic idea is just to sell virtual stuff for real money. You can do that anyway that suits you.

    @Allie Albatross: Now-a-days games are too secure. It is difficult to hack them.
     
  9. hunar

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    Oh there's a millions ways to do this. People used to do it to EQ2,Diablo 2,Wow,you name a MMORPG Or even a online RPG like Diablo 2 and you'll find people doing this. It doesn't take years to setup cause if you've played Diablo 2 if you found a great item it was mostly about luck. in Wow, it's mostly about getting in a good guild to get you gear than you sell your toon. I had a toon a while ago that I sold for about 1k took about 3 months to get the gear but still. Here's a quick way, if you have a friend that runs a good guild in Wow you buy a toon for wow for about 200-300$ get him geared up very well than sell it.
     
  10. three3s

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    I remember there was a story in the news in the UK around a year ago I think, it was about a woman from China who played the game second life (or second world, or something like that).

    She had amassed so much property in this virtual world that it translated to her being a millionaire in real money were she to sell the lot. I think there was also options of puting adverts on properties and land etc which she also made revenue from.