While perhaps not technically about World of Warcraft, web series The Guild certainly wears its influences on its sleeve, and if its fifth season is any indication, it's certainly become quite the phenomenon with the historically fickle geek crowd.
This week's episode, "Social Traumas," is an event in and of itself, with cameos from a huge number of fan-favorite geek actors and personalities, from a pair of Dolls to a demigod. Check out the episode above, and see how many nerd points you get for recognizing the cameos (which we've conveniently listed for you after the break).
The Guild ends its first season as all good raids usually end: with a big boss fight. Zaboo's mom appeared in the last seconds of the previous episode, and in this one, the Guild pulls and... well, you'll just have to watch and find out whether it's a wipe or whether the loot drops. I have to say, it is pretty classic -- I officially renounce my complaint before that they've never shown ingame action. Out-of-game action like this is much more fun to watch.
Curse also interviewed both Felicia Day and producer Kim Evey about what it's like making the show (it sounds pretty rough, actually -- hopefully Felicia won't get so famous that she doesn't have time to do this any more), and in there they mention also that DVDs of the whole thing are coming soon. So maybe if they put something up for sale, we can make sure that these guys get rewarded for all the great work they do.
There's no info yet on Season 2 or when it will come, but considering that this episode is led off with a big reminder that this is an award-winning and viewer-acclaimed series, we're guessing it won't be too long.