Somebody Paid $101,336 For A Virtual F1 Car

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  1. GTPNewsWire

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    I... don't think this will pan out as an investment. Speaking as someone who knows only as much as the article tells me about whatever this game is. Not surprised something like this has happened as it's been going on for years, but could it at least come with a scale model?
     
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    Sooo, wait a week or so and download the Assetto car mod?
     
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    I thought we had reached peak stupidity when Playstation Home was released and people were paying for virtual hats. Obviously I was terribly wrong.
     
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    You've probably never heard of the Star Citizen Legatus Pack then either, which now seems ridiculously cheap in comparison.


    More Money Than Sense.jpg
     
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    09E282: I bought the most expensive virtual F1 car
    Anonymous friend: Wow, really? :eek:

    One hour later

    09E282: It crashed. :(
    Anonymous friend: Wow, really, you crashed your very expensive virtual F1 car? But .... why is that a problem?
    09E282: Not my F1 car. My HDD crashed. :( :( :( :( :( :( :(
     
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    This is along the lines of rare cars in GT Sport. I thought if there were a GT Sport market place, only one Lamborghini Miura would be in existence. Twelve Lamborghini Venenos, etc. It has actually happened.
     
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    And the car looks ga..... y-yeah.
     
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    Gaudy? Yes, quite.
     
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    I'm sure that's a very well written article, but I don't understand a word of it.
     
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    The car looks like it was comissioned by a sheltered gulf state petrol prince, with an auction price to match.
     
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    I press this again before someone questions their reality further:

    An officially licensed Formula 1 Blockchain Game.

    When apparently ticket sales werent enough they now have a Cryptocurrency business.
     
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    I imagine the forum threads for this game in the future:

    "Rate my gaming setup"

     
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    Im sorry but this is beyond me. What time are we living in? I dont understand any of this and im not sure if i want to.
     
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    Why buy a virtual car instead of a real car? Im pretty sure there are a lot of good cars for 100k dollars.
     
  19. Ah how I miss Playstation @Home.
     
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    Resell Value when price/value is high.

    Imagine buying a stock in a stock market. This Blockchain thing is essentially it but with Cryptocurrency, in this case ETHreum.
     
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    I can't justify this.
     
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    I imagine that someone with enough money to spend on this sort of thing already owns multiple real cars. Possibly very nice ones.
     
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    What's the saying... a fool and his money are easily parted.

    Now, in 8 months when no one is playing this game, buyer's remorse will fully kick in.
     
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    Obviously a software developer this 09E282. Far out.
     
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    Dang. I remember that years ago. There was threads for it when ps home was at its peak. I even remember visiting the e3 booths and getting some dlc. I cant remember if it was all just home content, maybe an avatar or 2. Home was fun when you were bored at 11pm
     
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    Even if I would swim in a money pool still I wouldnt waste my money on a virtual car.
     
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    The absolute state of gaming in 2019.
     
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    Meanwhile at EA...

    I want someone to mod it into BeamNG so we can destroy it.
     
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    Because people who get obsessed with cryptocurrency are convinced that it's going to destroy physical money Any Day Now, despite years of evidence to the contrary, and are prone to making bad financial decisions as a result.
     
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