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Title: gold farming in World of Warcraft to test a theory about games
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Blog Entry: gold farming in World of Warcraft to test a theory about games We were always used to thinking about games as entertainment experiences, but then we started thinking of them as productivity platforms,” Newell says in an interview that appears in Edge #344. “As a sort of proof-of-concept I decided to be a gold farmer in World of Warcraft for a while.”To get more news about  Buy WoW Gold Classic , you can visit lootwow.com official website. Newell says he quickly began to earn $20 USD (about £16) per hour at gold farming, which was “a spectacular wage” for most parts of the world, and the insight he gained from the experience led to Valve looking for ways to make gameplay something that was productive, that had value. That’s when Newell says Valve started focusing on the Steam Workshop, which began as a way to share custom items for Team Fortress 2 but eventually expanded to include support for just about any game. “[We were] trying to think of everybody as a content creator,” Newell said. “There’s this story of the parents that called us up because they thought we were selling their kid drugs. What happened was PayPal pingde the parents and said, ‘Your kid is exceeding our limits on how much money they can put into PayPal per month. They’re probably selling stolen goods or drugs, because there’s no other explanation.'”“So the parents called us up and I said: ‘He makes items on the Team Fortress Workshop,” Newell said. “He’s making $500,000 a year.’ That to us was an indication that this was a helpful way of thinking of games – as platforms – and it’s informed all of our decisions about multiplayer games subsequently.” The WoW token is very simple: You pay Blizzard $20 for a token, and then you can sell the token on the in-game auction house. A player with gold can buy a token and redeem it for a month of WoW subscription time or for $15 of Battle.net balance, which is like a gift card credit that can be redeemed in WoW or other Blizzard games such as Hearthstone and Overwatch. You get their gold; they get your cash, or at least most of it. The value of the token fluctuates with time. If a bunch of players want tokens and few people are buying gold, the gold value of a token will rise. If a bunch of people want gold, then the value will fall.