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Just One More Game.

Angry Birds, Farmville and Other Hyperaddictive ‘Stupid Games.' Does what it says on the box: plus, cute space ship graphics and exploding comments. [more inside]
posted by Stagger Lee on Apr 4, 2012 - 58 comments

MeFi Civil War, Part 2

Lady Gaga will debut songs from her new album 'Born This Way' on Farmville. The promotion will include a rebranding of Farmville to 'Gagaville', which will feature magical unicorns, sheep on motorcycles and other Gaga-inspired items. The promotion runs until May 26th.
posted by Lovecraft In Brooklyn on May 10, 2011 - 169 comments

The Dwarves of Death

A woman is convicted of neglect after becoming addicted to the online version of Small World. MMO addiction is well-documented - will the Facebook-fuelled popularity of casual gaming see a rise in similar stories? [more inside]
posted by mippy on Sep 13, 2010 - 61 comments

"I don't fucking want innovation."

FarmVillains: Steal someone else's game. Change its name. Make millions. Repeat.
posted by brundlefly on Sep 10, 2010 - 51 comments

50 Worst Pageviews Ever

What do you do when you're supposed to come up with 50 separate webpages on a poorly defined topic? You come up with a mix of dangerous products (most of which were successful before their dangers were known), second-best technologies, just plain silly ideas, cool things that never caught on, uncool things that DID catch on and modern annoyances (including one that your website uses) to make "Time Magazine's 50 Worst Inventions" (link points to FULL LIST, or just refer to all the tags).
(I know, not the BEST of the web; just the MOST of the web)

posted by oneswellfoop on May 30, 2010 - 43 comments

"Clearly, even people who play Farmville want to avoid playing Farmville."

Cultivated Play: Farmville
posted by brundlefly on Mar 9, 2010 - 57 comments

"Get out of Farmville!"

At long last, Dr. Phil takes on FarmVille (previously). [more inside]
posted by joedan on Jan 22, 2010 - 65 comments

"No credit card needed to receive FarmCash within minutes."

"I funded the company myself but I did every horrible thing in the book to, just to get revenues right away." So said Mark Pincus, CEO and founder of Zynga, the company behind social games like Mafia Wars and Farmville. It's the latest revelation in a week-long bit of drama between TechCrunch and the companies running the shady virtual currency that makes the games profitable. [more inside]
posted by jbickers on Nov 6, 2009 - 43 comments

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