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 Aug 09, 2010 - 07:36 PM - by Michael
* $1200 damage in EVE Online

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No, we're not kidding.

A trader in EVE Online lost $1200 in real-world money, due to an in-game pirate attack, according to Massively.com.

Last month, CCP announced changes to allow PLEX to be transported in a ship's cargo. This meant that if a ship was transporting pilot's licenses when it was destroyed, the killers could literally find game time codes in amongst the loot. Last night, players from Method Of Destruction corporation became the first to prove just how dangerous it can be to transport PLEX in a ship's cargo hold. After scanning the cargo of a lone Kestrel in Jita, "slickdog" and "Viktor Vegas" discovered that the ship was carrying a whopping 74 PLEX. Unfortunately for the trigger-happy duo, all 74 were destroyed when they blew the ship up.
74 PLEX = 6 years' worth of account extensions, or $1200. Crazy.
 

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