Creative Phishing for Digital Gold on RuneScape
RuneScape is an extremely popular massive multiplayer online game. With over 200 million generated accounts, its claim to fame is that it’s one of the largest free MMORPG’s ever created.
At the current time of writing, 1 million in-game gold pieces is valued at around $0.60 USD on the black market. The wealthiest players can have upwards of billions of gold pieces in their accounts — with the average player having anywhere between a few million to a few dozen million.