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1-14-2012 @ 9:10AM
I'm sort of a split personality, I guess. When I create a character, I have a whole back-story thought out in my head for who he is; where he comes from; his family history; what his goals are; likes and dislikes; etc. But when I am actually playing, I think in terms of "I". "I'm over here". "I better run". "I wailed on that mob". "I just got pwned". "I'm gonna smash that hunter". I get absorbed in vicariously being the character. It's part of the fun for me, to immerse myself in the character's adventures, as opposed to just thinking about leveling, gear, loot, etc. And btw, I play on a PvP server (Burning Blade - US, Horde), not RP.
1-14-2012 @ 10:44AM
It drives my in-game friends crazy, but when I talk about my alts, I talk about them as individuals. Like *Mainsname* cares about achievements, but *altsname* doesn't. Each of my druids are like a part of me. My main's personality is older, wiser, more serious, she's been there, done that. My 2nd druid tries so hard to keep up with the first one, gear and achievements, but just doesn't quite make it, she starts out on top of my main...but then slowly falls behind. My 3rd one is the fun, goofy me, like a reflection of a younger me. My 4th one is kinda a loner, little slow, always finds himself in the wrong place at the wrong time. I kinda switch between talking about them in 3rd person, to talking to them like it's me. For example, if I'm on an alt, and that alt wins something that my main wants, I will find myself saying "*Mainnsame* is going to be so jealous when she finds out *Altsname* won that piece. If we are in the middle of a fight, and I make a mistake, it's always in first person. "I'm such a noob."
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