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VirginWorlds is a weekly news podcast covering Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games (MMORPGs) such as World of Warcraft, EverQuest, Guild Wars, City of Heroes, Eve Online, Vanguard, Lord of the Rings Online and many many more. The VirginWorlds MMORPG Podcast is the flagship podcast of the VirginWorlds MMO Podcast Collective found at http://www.virginworlds.com

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VirginWorlds Podcast #16
Mon, 26 Jun 2006 05:27:00 GMT [download/play]



Topics of the week: Age of Conan, Archlord, Auto Assault, Dusktreaders, EverQuest, EverQuest 2, Gods and Heroes, Guild Wars, Hero Online, Kaos War, Saga of Ryzom, Seed, Silkroad, Star Wars Galaxies, Tabula Rasa, Ultima Online, Vanguard, Warhammer Online, EA To Acquire Mythic Entertainment, and World of Warcraft.

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Episode 16 Discussion Thread

'Gold Farmers' by jdun
Submitted on 2006-07-03 20:47:59 CST
I have no trouble with Gold Farmers. If they want to make some money, go right ahead. If they want to make the game a job let them. However, I agree that cheaters should be banned.


'can of worms' by Brent
Submitted on 2006-07-03 22:18:28 CST
Have you ever played Lineage 2? I don't think players of WoW, EQ2, or CoH have a true appreciation for how badly rampant farming can damage a game for the average non-farming player. I spent some time in Lineage and I liked the game, but the farmers and bots burned me out. I found myself eternally frustrated with thier presence, their attitudes, and their complete disregard for the fact that other people were playing the game for fun. It's almost like someone trying to make a business out of a little league game. It feels dirty.


'Making Money is OK' by jdun
Submitted on 2006-07-07 00:39:32 CST
I have never play Lineage 2 or Lineage 1. I stay away from Korans MMOG. They are a grind fest. I do not know how Lineage is set up so I can’t comments on it. However I will say this, if the is farming in an instance then I see no problem with it. They are with themselves or in a team of farmers. They don’t brother anyone and they are doing a service to the community.

Honestly I don’t care if they make money or not. They pay the dues and as long as they don’t brother anyone in I see no reason why they should be banned. If they want the game to be work so be it. If they want to make a buck, more power to them. It makes no difference to me as long as they do not harass other players.