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Online Game Hopes to Convert Virtual Cash Into Real Revenue: An analysis by WSJ of whether people will pay to play role-playing games like “…

Online Game Hopes to Convert Virtual Cash Into Real Revenue: An analysis by WSJ of whether people will pay to play role-playing games like “Sims Online”: “Besides monthly user subscriptions, [game developer] There hopes to be paid by companies such as Web portals and ski resorts to build themed virtual destinations for promotional purposes or to produce revenue. The company also hopes the U.S. government will buy a simulation of the terrain in Afghanistan for use by military commanders there.”

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