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WoW is a Work of Art, part 1: A journey into Azeroth {WoW}

Sep 3rd 2007 8:47PM To say that art is anything that reaches out and gives someone an artistic experience is a rather broad definition. What about people for whom killing is an art (psychotic though they may be)? By this definition, then, is murder not art? If you were to kill someone and not feel the same artistic epiphany, would there just be something blocking you from it?

World of Warcraft is not art, and to say that people don't see it as such simply because of personal hangups is insulting.

WoW is a Work of Art, part 1: A journey into Azeroth {WoW}

Sep 3rd 2007 4:23PM I could not disagree more. To me, WoW is a game and only a game. I think maybe if the entirety of Warcraft stories and lore were presented in the form of a polished novel (or series of novels), it could maybe be considered art, because its scope is grand enough for it. But with it as a game, you come across people and things that ruin the "artful" experience. The quests that requires 30 spider legs with a drop rate of 0.04%, or some such? That group of Alliance 70s that ganked and camped your party the other day in Tanaris? How about guild names like , overinflated prices in the AH, hearing "stfu noob, check thottbot" whenever someone asks for help, people complaining that Warlocks are OP, lag, Barrens chat, ubiquitous Chuck Norris jokes, et cetera, et cetera?

I don't deny that WoW can be a fun game to play, but I would pause and think a moment before elevating it to the level you have done here. WoW isn't something breathtaking like experiencing wonders of nature or hearing an emotionally charged symphony; it's a video game, and video games, I'm afraid, have generally not yet come to the point where they could be considered an art. They are a form of entertainment on the same level as watching television. To me, the purpose of this article seems less like defining WoW as art and more like defending your decision to allow it to come so close to the front of your life. Nobody would watch TV or surf the Internet for hours per day and defend it as an art-form, and I suggest people stop doing so with WoW.

Blizzard, do the unthinkable {WoW}

Aug 29th 2007 9:03PM What does it matter if we do or don't know when a patch will be released? We know it's soon ,and we know it's a sure thing, so why are people whining about it at all? I say shut up and play the damn game you're shelling out $15/mo. for, instead of complaining about something as trivial as this.

Blizzard's forum policy against foreign languages {WoW}

Aug 28th 2007 3:13PM Isn't foreign language mandatory in American high schools? It was for me. Don't almost all of them offer French, Spanish, and German? The idea that Blizzard would be unable to find people who have some knowledge of these languages is ridiculous, and in a country that doesn't even have an official language, people should not be barred from speaking whatever language they want.

Blizzard soll die Leute auf ihre Muttersprachen sprechen lassen. Was würde es schädigen?

WotLK zone list {WoW}

Aug 26th 2007 5:14PM I don't think Zul'Drak will be an entire zone. After all, Zul'Aman is technically an entire forest troll nation, but all we're seeing of it is one instance. ZD will likely be reinterpreted for WotLK similarly to how ZA was done for TBC.

A Perfect (and perfectly copied) World {WoW}

Aug 23rd 2007 6:18PM Anyone else check out the ToS after clicking 'Register Account'? Looks like they just took Blizzard's and replaced "Blizzard" with "Cubinet". Search the text of the page for "World of Warcraft". ;D

Know Your Lore: Gods and monsters {WoW}

Aug 2nd 2007 3:02PM For the Holy Light, the most similar Earth equivalent would actually be Taoism. The Zoroastrian concept of light and shadow might also be applicable, but overall the most similar is Taoism.