In the real world, $100 might get you close to buying an Amazon Kindle with ads or the final edition of the Flip MinoHD camcorder. For thrifty shoppers who play massive multiplayer online games (MMOs), however, that money can go much further.
Though many games don't let you trade real-world money for in-game currency, there's a $3 billion dollar a year third-party economy of gold farmers ready to sell you virtual gold.
We checked a virtual currency exchange to find out what $100 can buy in the currency of games like World of Warcraft and Eve Online. Let's see what the best deals are in dragons, spaceships, or magic armor.