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By : 英语点津|Updated: 2011-10-21


游戏“工人” playbourer

In popular online games like World of Warcraft, players acquire virtual gold by fighting monsters and completing quests. Instead of struggling to do this themselves, players in richer nations can simply get someone else to do it for them via a playbourer, a person employed to play the games all day long.


A playbourer, the blend of “play” and “labourer”, is therefore a person employed to earn points, equipment or other goods, especially 'gold', in an online game. These virtual commodities can then be sold over the Internet to make real money.