Dec 26th 2010 11:29AM I am totally cool with kids playing games, even if those games are rated T for teen, like WoW. T for Teen just means parents with littler kids need to have more responsibility on their shoulders, such as those who turn on the filters, leave trade, and supervise their kids.
But I am one of those people who have made the choice not to have kids, and I like to enjoy my game in a purely adult environment. It's one reason I joined an 18+ only guild. I like kids, but when I want to play my game, I don't want to have a shred of responsibility.
And if people admit it or not, there is some expected responsibility put on other people whenever kids are present in and out of games. You can't use the same language or talk about the same things you would if no kids were there. When I game, I want to relax and not worry about someone's kid maybe hearing a joke or word they shouldn't.
However, that doesn't mean I can't 'behave' when I know I'm playing with a kid in a dungeon or raid. I can definitely tone myself down if a guildie's kid is on his toon, but, I don't want to deal with that all the time, you know?
There are a lot of good and responsible parents out there who do a lot to make sure their kids game safe, but there are also parents that don't (I believe there was a Drama Mama post about this not too long ago). All I ask is that parents respect the fact that there are childless people out there of all ages, and that it is not their responsibility to do anything except follow the TOS.
Aug 22nd 2010 2:03PM Maybe it's just me, but games that make you lose exp when you die made me rage into quitting.
Because I'd always get into terrible groups that'd make me lose exp with their fail.
I hope WoW never picks this up.
Jul 17th 2009 6:18PM Are you guys sure those are Worgen?
They have very feline facial structures.
Jun 29th 2009 12:56PM Please be the Emerald Dream. Pleeeeeaaaaseeee.