Why Spend Money in Video Games? - Glad You Asked S1 (E5)

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Published on 8 Oct 2019, 12:01
Glad You Asked host Alex Clark has been a gamer for most of his life. And in all his years of playing, he's spent a great deal of money buying and selling virtual items in video games. He’s not alone -- billions of dollars are spent inside the virtual economies of video games. So why spend money on a virtual good? And how did they become so valuable?

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CS:GO 'Dragon Lore' AWP skin sells for more than $61,000 pcgamer.com/csgo-dragon-lore-awp-skin-se...

Bank Failure in Second Life Leads to Calls for Regulation wired.com/2007/08/bank-failure-in-second...

Meet The Man Who Just Made A Half Million From The Sale Of Virtual Property forbes.com/sites/oliverchiang/2010/11/13...