Deprecated: mysql_connect(): The mysql extension is deprecated and will be removed in the future: use mysqli or PDO instead in /home/virtualw/public_html/Resources/Dictionary.php on line 9

Deprecated: Function ereg() is deprecated in /home/virtualw/public_html/Resources/Dictionary.php on line 36
VWN Virtual Dictionary: Loot Whore
Untitled Document
Not a member yet? Register for full benefits!

Username
Password
Virtual Dictionary


Deprecated: Function ereg() is deprecated in /home/virtualw/public_html/Resources/Dictionary.php on line 378
Loot Whore

A Loot Whore is a player in a MMORPG who seizes items which would be of great benefit to other players in their adventuring group, but of no practical benefit to themselves, yet they take them anyway.

Due to the financial benefits of many virtual items for cold cash, the benefits of this approach are obvious. However, the side effects tend to be becoming outcast from the community, and thus noone to adventure with, which tends to cut profit margins down to zero as items become nearly unobtainable in collaborative virtual gameworlds.

Also see: Ninja Looter

Below, we offer a selection of links from our resource databases which may match this term.



Related Dictionary Entries for Loot Whore:

Loot Whore

Ninja Looter









 

Resources in our database matching the Term Loot Whore:

Results by page [1]   


Julian Dibbell, freelance writer, and author of ?A Tiny Life? and other works chronicling the massive, disruptive impact of virtual lives on both the physical and the virtual. He tried a little experiment: was it possible to make more money from his forays into the virtual, buying and selling virtual items, than he makes as a successful writer?





 

Industry News containing the Term Loot Whore:

Results by page

None.

 

 



Warning: Unknown: write failed: Disk quota exceeded (122) in Unknown on line 0

Warning: Unknown: Failed to write session data (files). Please verify that the current setting of session.save_path is correct (/tmp) in Unknown on line 0