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Doing Business In Online Games

A lot of people would ask, “Is it really possible to do business in online games?” The answer is, “It depends.” There are lots of online games out there from simple puzzle games to strategy and role-playing games. And in a lot of them, it is usually illegal to do business. Doing business in online games simply means that you play for someone else and then get paid (more commonly known as “pilot”) or even get and sell rare items for real money. Again, I would really suggest that you don’t engage in such endeavor if the publisher or administrators of the game you’re playing on doesn’t allow it. Respect the rules. You can check out situs poker online terpercaya, where you can play online card games. You can win money and enter in world tournaments there. You get the best online gaming experience.

However, if it’s fine, you can actually do good business. The basic rule to follow is supply and demand. If there is an item or equipment that is extremely in-demand and with very limited stocks available, gun for that item and you can sell it at a high price.

Patience is the key here and you would have to work hard since the most coveted items are probably being targeted by other players. You need to plan your actions well and see what is profitable or not. Be knowledgeable in the current market and the game itself (know the items, places, monsters, etc). Know what the most expensive items are and know where to get that information. There probably is a market place somewhere in the game you’re playing so go there and do your research. Ask around or observe. Also, do not expect for your items to be bought immediately. Just wait for prospects and check if there is anyone who needs what you have.

There are other factors such as luck (someone may beat you to your objective) and technical aspects. You would probably need constant internet connection since you may find yourself online most of the day.

One of the common problems in doing business online is cheating. There are probably a few players (in some online games) who take advantage of bugs that enables them to acquire equipments at no cost and sell it to unsuspecting victims. Most publishers would wipeout the items. That would be a devastating blow to the buyer of the item since the item will be gone and they have paid for nothing. Integrity goes a long way.

Well, just to make it clear, I really do not recommend such activity if it isn’t allowed. It’s totally up to you. You just have to realize the risks involved such as scammers and of course, the publishers could ban your character or even on the IP level. It’s not worth it so do it only if it is allowed. Doing business in online games probably isn’t a lucrative business but I’ve seen a few who were successful enough.

James Spade

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