Very interesting indeed,
now can anyone vouch if that site is legit?
I might have to try it out before the RMAH goes online.
edit: bah it seems it's not a site or exchange, just a thread with people posting their prices.
Ogrr is a special type of forum though. Ogrr.com serves as a wallet. And there is account-to-account (A2A) transfers, so you can send your bitcoins right from within Ogrr. Here's more info:
Just like here on BitcoinTalk, the use of forum history (including age of account) and post count are used as rough guides to evaluating trustworthiness. Ogrr also displays your wallet balance, so a trading partner can confirm that you truly have the necessary amount of funds in your account. Of course, that alone doesn't prevent a scam from occurring. They are discussing an escrow system for helping their trades but there's nothing decided on that:
That specific offer was from someone with just 2 posts so your concern might be warranted. What you could do is to see if that individual will work through a trusted escrow partner from the #bitcoin-otc Web of Trust (WoT). Essentially, you pay to the escrow, the seller sends you the Diablo 3 gold and you release the payment upon receipt. If you never receive the Diablo 3 Gold, you'ld need to give the escrow party access to your Diablo 3 account (with a temporary password) to verify, I presume, before you'ld get your bitcoins back: