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December 22, 2005 11:44 AM   Subscribe

"Buy Stock in Ipods. Or Da Vinci Codes." Steve Odom's Smarkets is a web-based stock trading game (and market experiment) based on Amazon.com sales rank. (via jayisgames)
posted by selfnoise (8 comments total)

 
Can you actualy make money on this? If not, what's the point?

If you're to lazy to offshore your server, I'm to lazy to play your game.
posted by Paris Hilton at 11:45 AM on December 22, 2005


Buy Stock in Ipods.

(The publisher of The Da Vinci Code, Random House, is privately owned.)
posted by smackfu at 12:18 PM on December 22, 2005


Derail: Is that design custom made or from some sort CMS?
posted by null terminated at 12:22 PM on December 22, 2005


*of CMS.
posted by null terminated at 12:22 PM on December 22, 2005


Similar to Media Mammon and others...
posted by gren at 12:23 PM on December 22, 2005


Can you actualy make money on this? If not, what's the point?

What's the point of any game?
posted by FlamingBore at 12:40 PM on December 22, 2005


null terminated : I think it's Ruby on Rails. Which doesn't really answer your question, but I don't think it's a CMS.
posted by smackfu at 12:41 PM on December 22, 2005


Seems like a product spinoff of HSX. It's fun for the marketing types and those looking to datamine, but the curve for products is probably too predictable compared to real exchanges..
posted by MJ6 at 4:34 PM on December 22, 2005


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