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Submitted by GamingForever 545d ago | opinion piece

Which Video Game World Has the Strongest Currency?

Video games have money in them, as well, for the purchasing of necessary tools and supplies. A question you may wonder, "What was the exchange rate between the major video game franchises?" If Mario found himself in Hyrule, what exactly could his big bag of coins buy him? (3DS, Culture, Wii)

Thirty3Three  +   545d ago
We need more articles like these on N4G! :)

Enough of the stupid articles which are just used for worthless site-hits!

This is such an interesting article, A+, friend! :D
TheLyonKing  +   545d ago
My opinion would be gil, everything seems reasonablly priced for the amount thats obtainable in most games.

Sonics gold rings would be the least since the price of gold can fluctuate to much.

Zeldas rupees while in there may be a lot in the game how long until thats all gone it is presious stones after all and a very primative way of exchaning items.
Qrphe  +   545d ago
Gil seemed like a very fluid currency; in FF8, your salary in Gil was deposited immediately to you account!
3-4-5  +   544d ago
breaking other people's pots would let you have unlimited rupees. That would change it's value.
BattleAxe  +   545d ago
God of War has the strongest currency. Those red orbs can buy godly powers.
mydyingparadiselost  +   545d ago
I say next article should include future currency. How does Mass Effects economy stand up to the Deus Ex one, or Starcraft? How many Mass Effect credits does it take to buy dinner for 200 of your best Zerg buddies? Would Jensen be better off retiring from his current job or would the exchange rate to the Mass Effect universe make becoming a Citadel security employee more lucrative? People need imaginative answers to these disturbing questions!
YoungKingDoran  +   544d ago
Pretty sure Mario won't be going to Boletaria or Lordran for a holiday any time soon.
"Mamma mia! Look at the price of flowers here"
*death*
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cr33ping_death  +   544d ago
Has to be Fallout and its bottle caps he he he :)
Chaos_Raiden  +   544d ago
Souls currency from Demon's Souls and Dark Souls.
NRGuitarist  +   544d ago
Ha, what a cool article.

Original and humorous and with obvious thought having gone into it.

More of these genuinely entertaining pieces would be nice.

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