Money for Nothing

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Essay: Money for Nothing: Virtual Worlds and Virtual Economies. By Steven Shaviro

Author: shaviro at shaviro dot com

Excellent essay by Steven Shaviro, which is also a review of Julian Dibbel's My Tiny Life, but especially of Play Money, an analysis and real-life account of gaming economics.


URL = http://www.shaviro.com/Othertexts/MMOs.pdf


For more information, see our entry on Ludocapitalism and the scarcity in gaming worlds