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RPG Fitness Helps You Get Past Every Obstacle to a Better You

Neila Rey | Posted 09.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Neila Rey

When you play a role you are more than just yourself. Whatever worries you might face, whatever issues might come up well now they're no longer your concern.

MMOs and MMORG -- Control Your Kids Online Gaming

Jason P. Stadtlander | Posted 11.19.2014 | Parents
Jason P. Stadtlander

I have a strict policy in my house. No MMO games, or rather -- no MMOs that are actually enabled online. I know, some of you parents and grandparents are saying, "What? What's an MMO?"

Virtual BFFs

Ellen Goodlett | Posted 09.30.2014 | Women
Ellen Goodlett

Staring at a roomful of strangers, how could you tell who liked the same things as you or had a similar personality?

Is World of Warcraft Dying?

Quora | Posted 09.10.2013 | Technology

If I had to answer the question one way or the other, I would say WoW is dying, but still going strong.

Want to Know What's Next for Social Internet Applications? Start Mudding!

John Pavley | Posted 08.23.2013 | Technology
John Pavley

Almost all of what we do on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and Google+ was predicted, some might even say preordained, by an ancient race of wizards and warriors in the 1970s and 1980s. I'm talking about Multi User Dungeons (MUDs) and the activity of Mudding.

Thousands Massacred As Hacker Destroys Major Cities In The World Of Warcraft

Posted 10.10.2012 | Technology

Over the weekend, a veil of death descended upon several major cities, as thousands were massacred and havoc ensued everywhere. Thankfully, however...

Laura Stampler

Dating By Avatar Leads To Real Life Love | Laura Stampler | Posted 10.24.2011 | Women

Sean and Meta Jo Riseling first met on the dance floor of a club in July 2009. Pushed together by mutual friends, the two instantly hit it off and a f...

The Game Has Changed

Katherine Warman Kern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Katherine Warman Kern

The video game business has discovered what movie theaters, live sports and concert events have known for a long time: there is a reason motivating people to pay a huge premium to attend events.

New Xbox LIVE Policy: 'Gay' And 'Bi' Allowed In Player Names

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Xbox LIVE gamers can now use the words "gay,""straight," "lesbian," "bi," and "transgender" in their nicknames and profiles. Previously, Microsoft, Xb...

Home Sales Down, Space Station Sales Up

Jessica Rovello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jessica Rovello

Wow, your very own space station for $330k, sounds like a real bargain. Until you realize that it's located on Planet Calypso, a virtual world. Yes, in the midst of the great recession, someone actually paid $330,000 for a virtual space station.

World of Warcraft in Colorado

Ef Rodriguez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Ef Rodriguez

So among the millions of Americans prancing around the online world of Azeroth, casting fire spells against the undead, there are only five Mile High players? Nonsense. I think they're hiding.

"A Cautionary Tale"

Justin Hudnall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Justin Hudnall

Evan Berry and Waffle Moorer sat down recently to tell me the true tale of a love triangle entirely conducted through a video game.

World of Warcraft-Not Just For Nerds

Jenna Busch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jenna Busch

If you haven't heard of World of Warcraft, you must be someone who actually leaves your house. For a newbie like me, it was quite an experience.