December 9th, 2005

Hob Auf!

CoH FTP

I'm surprised nobody brought this up before, but there's an official FTP server for CoH here that has a ton of cool shit in it.
  • Current Music
    "COHTheme loop[1]" by Michael Henry
grantwriter

Outsourcing Powerleveling

There's a fascinating article in the New York Times today about the large number of powerleveling and gold-farming "factories" that have been set up in China to respond to the market for virtual merchandise in the MMORPG arena. The game they discuss the most (surprise, surprise) is WoW, and there's no mention of City of Heroes/Villains. Anyone seen any evidence of this kind of behavior in our virtual universe?

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    Office HVAC System White Noise