It stands to reason that if someone known as Angryorc turns out to be Mr. Nice Guy
in person, someone named the Sha of Happiness could turn out to be a real stinker. Fortunately for all of us, the Sha of Happiness took BlizzCon 2013 by storm in the sunniest of ways. Her relentless positivity illuminated the dark convention hall in Anaheim, and players discovered to their delight that the character they've embraced on Twitter is as welcoming and personable in the flesh. Whenever the Sha was about, BlizzCon's Meeting Stone
and Community Corner
positively glowed as welcoming destinations that other players found themselves returning to again and again.
Inspired by Angryorc and other WoW
-themed roleplay characters such as @Arakkoa
on Twitter, Shappi (as she's popularly known) created the Sha of Happiness character to shine a little light into the WoW
community at large. "I've been posting on the EU/NA Warcraft/D3
general forums and more for about five years now, and I've been disheartened at the farewell posts and them stating that it didn't feel like a home for them anymore," she explains. "Whether it be Sanctuary or Azeroth, everyone should have a safe space. I strive to provide something like that for people on Twitter."
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