That's just neet in a very cyberpunk way. I think the thing that's missing from the MMORPG (or Vegemite, to give a tip of the hat to an article in Penny-Arcade), is that real world economy. Although, I'm always amsued/frightened by those people that sell items they found on Everquest for thousands of dollars on ebay.
Randomness. I'm going to go and sit and learn more VB today.