Originally posted by JaxonRoberts
But really, Doc... Time to loosen up that tinfoil hat... It's just a silly game to play with your family and friends... Doesn't cost a
As I've stated repeatedly, this thread was posted tongue-in-cheek, which is why ATS moved it from the "real" conspiracy forum to Below Top
PSP World picked up the thread and ran with it, but they also understood the lighthearted nature of the OP. Besides, I've received many
high-fives from FarmVille players since I started this thread.
And, actually, FarmVille IS
configured to take your money
, either by credit card or PayPal, and you can bet your ass there are plenty of
people out there — millions, I dare say — who DO
send money to Zynga for extra points and all that other nonsense.
So, Zynga is making a lot of money with FarmVille, make no mistake. I do not fault anybody for making money. More power to the capitalist system, I
And I'm not a hater of VR games in general — the more complex, bloody, mind-bending and grotesque they are, the better. That way nobody can
confuse virtual reality with reality.
But it's these mind-numbing, simplistic little bean-counter
games like FarmVille and MafiaWars that concern me. Especially when they have a
slot for your credit card.
— Doc Velocity