Questions tagged [real-money-transactions]

Real-money transactions (also "RMT") refers to taking actual, real-world money from (or giving actual real-world money) to players.

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Is it NOT feasible to create a web-based game which provides cash prizes due to bots?

Say you want to build an online web-based game of (say) Hangman where the person who continues to win eventually wins a cash prize. The more players that enter the game the more the eventual winner ...
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Can I give a player money for completing my game?

As it says in the title, can I give a player that completes my game (which might be hard to complete) money?
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What makes MMOs with real-money economies legal?

I beieve most MMOs with an in-game currency tied to a real-world currency (e.g. Guild Wars 2's gems or Eve's PLEX) do not allow in-game items to be traded back into real cash for a bunch of reasons—...
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Why should I forbid real-money trading in my MMO?

I am soon going to go public with an MMO game, and I am currently in the progress of writing the terms of use I expect players to follow (no swearing, no spamming, no cheating... you get the point). ...