I'm a firm believer that it's a very fine line between bat-shit crazy and inspired genius. This article seems to show that point rather well:
Has anyone ever played this Project Entropia (http://www.project-entropia.com) game before? I am utterly fascinated by the concept of an on-line RPG where the economy runs off of real, honest-to-goodness money. Here is how they explain it on the site:
If anyone else has tried this before, I would be incredibly curious to hear about your experiences. I know people have sold special items in games like Everquest, but this takes it to the next level where the entire game's economy is all based on real money.