Ready Player One is in theaters this week, and whatever you think of it, the core idea of being rewarded with actual riches for doing something in a game is a powerful one. So powerful, in fact, that it’s been done several times in real life. So with help from Matthew Allen and Nathan Ortega, let’s spend this short-form episode diving into five games that were sold on the promise of fantastic rewards for in-game skills.
Theme song by Matthew Joseph Payne.
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