Top 10 Overpriced Items in Online Games

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Lined Circle
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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is a massively popular FPS, so it should come as no surprise that it dominates when selling in-game items. One wonders, though, whether anyone has spent $2,000 for an in-game weapon.

Karambit Crimson Web

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Every current or past MMO player will recognize the name Runescape. What they might not know is that their Christmas cracker hat became their most expensive in-game item when it was announced in 2001. To get your hands on the blue today, you'll need to pay at least $2,500.

 Blue Party Hat

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Every current or past MMO player will recognize the name Runescape. What they might not know is that their Christmas cracker hat became their most expensive in-game item when it was announced in 2001. To get your hands on the blue today, you'll need to pay at least $2,500.

 Revenant SuperCarrier

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WoW is easily one of the biggest MMORPGs around, and it's also one of the most bustling markets in the gaming world. In fact, a high-end account went on sale and was bought a few years ago for $9,500.

Zeuzo

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Once infamous for its illegal transactions, Diablo 3 has had several expensive in-game auctions. One of the most expensive, this mace, sold for about $14,000.

Echoing Fury Mace

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If you thought WoW or Diablo transactions were crazy, you'd actually think this is the one. Around 2012, a player in The Age of Wushu beta bought a sword for over $16,000.

Sword

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If you've ever longed for getting away from it all on your island, you'll be pleased to know that someone did. Actually, anyway. In 2004, a virtual real estate developer bought the island in the game Entropia for over 26 grand.

Treasure Island

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Are you a pet lover? What about a virtual pet lover? Regardless, you probably aren't as big of a fan of Dota 2 as one of the players. Years ago, someone actually bought an in-game pet for $38,000!

Ethereal Flames Pink War Dog

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If you've ever been to Amsterdam, you probably wish you could buy it. Well, someone did in the hugely popular, Second Life. He dropped more than 50 grand on the virtual city and considered it one of his prized possessions.

Amsterdam

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About six years ago, an IRL version of Hagrid bought an egg in Entropia for over $70,000.

The Nest Egg