Most who haven't played in mmog's may not appreciate the full effect that farmers
can bring to the game, its economy, and ultimately to your personal gaming experience.
Some good news has come about recently however, and not from the developers of FFXI
, but rather from its player-base, when they noticed that many of the farming hot spots were now unoccupied. To their delight, the farmers were now gone! (article
for your perusal).