Why Spy?

spymaster-logoSo, I like the idea of Spymaster, at least in some ways. I think the web design is great, and the writing is fun. But the gameplay–to me–seems to mix the worst of grinding with the worst of social network spamming. So, my question is: why do you play Spymaster? (I do–or have done–and have my own reasons.)

I’m curious enough about this to offer a bounty of $10 million in-game. Just include your twitter ID in your comments, and on June 30, 2009, I will choose a response at random, and send them the cash prize. Just to be clear, I am talking game money here, and not, say, US Dollars :).

So, to summarize, to be eligible for the grand prize, you need to indicate:

1. How long you’ve been playing (e.g., when did you start, or what level are you).

2. Why you started playing and/or why you keep playing.

3. Your twitter name, if you want to be entered for the drawing.

You can do this in the comments below, or by @halavais -ing me on Twitter. All three need to be included. If you just write “Gimme the cash!” you won’t get any.

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3 Comments

  1. Posted 6/21/2009 at 1:41 pm | Permalink

    I started about two weeks ago, but just got into it, and am now level 14.

    I keep on playing because i’m slightly addicted, and I want a new in-game house.

    My twitter name is @tucker823

    Pick me! Choose me! Love me!

  2. Posted 6/30/2009 at 6:41 pm | Permalink

    1. Played for less than a week. Stopped once novelty wore off.
    2. Started out of Curiosity, then for Dominance, then Boredom once the game became repetitive. It felt like the game was playing me.
    3. @brainopera. Please donate the $10mil in game cash to a “Spymaster-Anonymous Help Group”.

  3. alex
    Posted 7/1/2009 at 6:51 am | Permalink

    Randomly awarded to Tucker. Congrats!

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