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Another Game Related Domain Sale! Sells for $11,000

Silkroad OnlineThe phrase Silkroad Online refers to a popular Korean fantasy (massively multiplayer online role-playing game) or MMORPG.  According to WikiPedia, “MMORPGs are very popular throughout the world. Worldwide revenues for MMORPGs exceeded half a billion dollars in 2005, and Western revenues exceeded US$1 billion in 2006. In 2008, Western consumer spending on subscription MMOGs grew to $1.4 billion.

World of Warcraft, a popular MMORPG, had over 11.5 million subscribers as of December, 2008.”

The domain name was sold through for 7,610 Euro (or about $11,000 USD). 

While the Registrant still shows Sedo, we’re assuming the name was picked up by the game’s creators.  The domain itself gets over 2,000 type ins per month, while the Korean Servers official website over at gets about 16,000 visitors per month.

Other Related Tidbits is parked at Sedo.  Type in visitors to the domain is over 1,000 visitors per month. is a fully developed online multiplayer games web site that gets nearly 200,000 visitors per month.  In Dec. 2008, it received well over 1 Million visitors. is parked at Sedo.  Type in visitors to the domain is over 2,000 visitors per month.

Demand Media appears to own  The name sits parked.

Worldwide, Exact Global Searches for the phrase “MMORPG” is nearly 1 million.  The phrase “Silkroad Online” had over 200,000 exact global searches.

Believe it or not, is registered.  We could be wrong, but based on the landing page, Kevin Ham looks to be the owner.

We just hand-registered (it was deleted and available again, and aged over 5 years). is owned by Frank Schilling.

Very few MMORPG related domains appear on SnapNames or NameJet.  However, is listed on NameJet with 0 bidders at the time of this posting.

Other notable GreatDomains sales that accompanied include which sold for $7,500, and that sold for $15,100.