September 28, 2012

How World of Warcraft Lost its Cool

Chris Kohler, Wired

Hey, remember when World of Warcraft was cool? It wasn’t that long ago that Blizzard’s massively multiplayer online game seemed poised on the edge of becoming something much more than just an extremely popular pastime of geeks and shut-ins. Celebrities like Mila Kunis openly admitted their Warcraft addictions. South Park and The Simpsons turned in pitch-perfect parodies of the virtual-medieval lifestyle, lampooning the players, but in a we-get-you sort of way.

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