While Facebook is busy preparing its own virtual currency, Facebook Credits, Offerpal Media went ahead and rolled out its own virtual currency system complete with its own website – Gamepoints.com.
Basically, what Gamepoints lets you do is to Â accumulate Gamepoints credit as much as you want to. You can then exchange these gamepoints for Â virtual currency which you can spend on Facebook games.
To earn game points, you can do the following Â activities:
- Watch a short video
- Buy music MP3s from iTunes or tickets to popular movies in theaters today
- Shop online at your favorite stores, including great deals with discount coupons
- Trade-in used electronics or unused gift cards
- Complete a survey
- Subscribe to magazines
After earning enough game points, you can then use them on Facebook games as virtual currency Â on various social networking sites such as – FarmVille, Zynga Poker, Mafia Wars, Cafe Worl and more.
If you don’t have the time to do the ways by which you can earn game points, Gamepoints.com also lets you directly buy those game points so that you can use them immediately on your favorite social networking site which support virtual currencies.
The list of social games where you can use GamePoints include Zyngaâ€™s FarmVille, YoVille, Zynga Poker, Mafia Wars, CafÃ© World, PetVille, FishVille, Vampire Wars and others; Playdomâ€™s Mobsters, Sorority Life, Social City, Tiki Resort and others; Digital Chocolateâ€™s MMA Pro Fighter; HitGrabâ€™s Mousehunt; TheBrothâ€™s Barn Buddy; Tall Tree Gameâ€™s Fish World; K-Factor Mediaâ€™s Castle Age; Tree Roomâ€™s My Town; Apps-O-Ramaâ€™s Car Madness; Offbeat Creationsâ€™ Be a Tycoon; BitRhymesâ€™ The Warlords; Five Minutesâ€™ Happy Farm; and many others.
Originally posted on May 4, 2010 @ 10:52 am