Gold farming

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Gold farming is playing a massively multiplayer online game to get virtual currency that other players buy in exchange for actual money.[1][2] Some people in China and other developing nations have had full-time jobs as gold farmers.[3]

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  1. The business end of playing games, Wednesday, 25 April 2007, 14:55 GMT
  2. Current Analysis and Future Research Agenda on "Gold Farming": Real-World Production in Developing Countries for the Virtual Economies of Online Games - Page 2 Richard Heeks, Development Informatics Group IDPM, SED, University of Manchester, UK - 2008
  3. For Chinese gold farmers, see Davis, Rowenna (March 5, 2009). "Welcome to the new gold mines". The Guardian. London. Retrieved May 3, 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)