Virtual space club sold for $635,000

We recommend that everyone reading this stops immediately and starts buying up in-game real estate. And let us visit your space ranch when you're gazillionaires.

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A virtual club onboard an asteroid in the online game Entropia Universe has been sold by its owner for a cool $635,000, the BBC reports.

The club was sold by British virtual entrepreneur Jon Jacobs, who operates under the online alias '"Neverdie." Jacobs made headlines back in 2005 when he purchased the then-unnamed resort for a honking great $100,000, a sale that broke the record for the most expensive virtual purchase ever. (The record keepers clearly never witnessed the under-the-table sale of our godlike World of Warcraft character.)

Read more of " Virtual space club sold for $635,000. No, really " at Crave UK.

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