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Serious games (SGs) or persuasive games are computer and video games used as persuasion technology or educational technology. They can be similar to educational games, but are often intended for an audience outside of primary or secondary education. Serious games can be of any genre and many of them can be considered a kind of edutainment.

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Thursday, 15 November 2007

'Virtual theft' leads to arrest


A Dutch teenager has been arrested for allegedly stealing virtual furniture from "rooms" in Habbo Hotel, a 3D social networking website.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/7094764.stm

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1 comments:

Portuguese Breakfast said...

That is awesome. I used to play Lineage II (competitor of WoW). There was all kinds of virtual theft. Jag-offs would lace forum boards with keyloggers. Then they would get your login info and take your virtual items and currency. Mass mature.

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