From the category archives:

World of Warcraft

A Glimpse at Ulduar

October 16, 2009

In the them of virtual worlds and games, today I present a slide show of photos from World of Warcraft.  All of these photos, except the first four are all of a single build, called Ulduar.  It is quite the complex both in size and detail.  I love the amazing mix of styles that can […]

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World of Warcraft Academic Conference

May 16, 2008

This past weekend there was an academic conference in World of Warcraft. When I first heard about the conference I was intrigued by the concept. The topic of the use of virtual worlds for research was intriguing, but even more so I was intrigued as to how the conference would work As many of you […]

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Adventures of the Virtual Sort

April 9, 2008

Before you is a passage. Blocking the passage is a large sign made up of a wide plank with four pendant planks.The top plank invites you to press with the words ‘Install World of WarCraft(tm)’ A small creaking voice of warning is heard ‘don’t press that – turn around! turn around!’. Do you1) Press Install […]

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The Gaming/Social Industry

June 7, 2007

I was reading W. James Au’s article on the gaming industry as well as Joi Ito’s article and I was struck by two things. The first was the irony of the fact that if the gaming industry really is as James Au describes it “young gamer dudes, serving an audience of young gamer dudes” that […]

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