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Planet Calypso Sold for $6M

SEE Virtual Worlds announces they have purchased Planet Calypso, a planet in MindArk's real-money MMOG Entropia Universe. According to the announcement, the price tag for this transaction was an eye-opening $6 million USD. SEE Virtual Worlds is the company that recently announced plans to launch Planet Michael in Entropia Universe, offering a virtual world somehow based on the life of late pop star Michael Jackson. This excerpt from the announcement explains the value Planet Calypso is supposed to represent: "Taking place in a distant future, Planet Calypso is home to a human colony working to establish a new virtual civilization. The planet has been successfully running since 2003 with more than 950,000 registered accounts from 200 countries and territories with $428 million USD processed in player-to-player transactions in 2010. Additionally, SEE Virtual Worlds has acquired the assets of First Planet Company, a subsidiary of MindArk."

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14. Re: Planet Calypso Sold for $6M Jan 27, 2011, 23:09 Cutter
 
Steele Johnson wrote on Jan 27, 2011, 21:17:
Cutter wrote on Jan 27, 2011, 21:00:
Fools and their money.

Nope. Just people who don't have to worry about money like you do.

Yep and there are plenty of accidental millionaires out there. Doesn't make them any less foolish or dumb. And generally, they up losing that money before too long, usually on dumb shit like this.
 
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