Warcraft explained

Dave Pollard spotted this article about the lure of MMORPGs like World of Warcraft. I’m a Warcraft addict, but this piece opened my eyes further. These early lines had me laughing:

And this idea is what’s going to push the expansion of MMORPG technology in the way that porn pushed the expansion of the Internet the desperate-but-untapped desire to interact with others without the bothersome interference of genetic flaws and poor diet and exercise habits…

Wouldn’t those long Calculus lectures have been easier to sit through if, every time you learned something important, gold light shot out from your body?…

He goes on to describe where these games may take us in the not too distant future. Worth reading the whole thing.

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