REAMDE and a thesis
Posted by Terra Nova [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 18 October 2012, 6:43 am
greglasHello! Two sort of related things: 1) I'll be speaking with Neal Stephenson this evening at the University of Washington about his new book, REAMDE, focusing on the legal dimensions of gold farming and virtual property. The available seats seem to be booked at this point, but there's standing room -- more about that here. On page 35 of REAMDE, Stephenson describes the way that Richard Forthrast, the book's protaganist (well, the main protaganist) hit upon the idea that made him rich -- a MMORPG that encourages gold farming and is premised on a stable virtual currency: It didn’t take...


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