Michael B. Duff

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Designers reveal their favorite memories as World of Warcraft turns five

World of Warcraft turned five last week.

By way of comparison, heroin is 135, cocaine is 154 and we’ve been making alcoholic beverages for 9,000 years. I would put the debut of World of Warcraft on par with these events, comparable to when the first caveman fermented the first grape.

But this isn’t another tedious game addiction column; this is a tip of the hat to a game that has brought thousands of hours of reasonably-priced joy to people all over the world…

http://lubbockonline.com/stories/120409/col_531824720.shtml

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Written by Michael B. Duff

December 4, 2009 at 09:32

Posted in Columns, Games, Warcraft

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  1. Might I recommend linking to http://www.worldofwarcraft.com/wowanniversary/video/ instead of just the root site? There’s no direct link to the WoW Anniversary, or the interviews, from there.

    Scott K

    December 15, 2009 at 10:13

  2. I can’t control that site anymore (and they don’t like me to use long web addresses in print) but I’ve added a link to that site in the first graf of this blog entry.

    If I was posting the whole column here I’d webify it but I’m trying to avoid any copyright or syndication hassles by keeping it down to snippits.

    Michael Duff

    December 18, 2009 at 11:19


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