It is not an exaggeration to say that the entirety of my interaction with other humans comes from online sources right now.
I'm seeing a lot of people naming new characters -- like Death Knight or Warlock characters, as an example -- things based around COVID-19, I assume to cope with the current situation.
This post was inspired by two things: seeing that Riot Games are getting back into making tabletop games, and the recent announcement of the Explorer's Guide to Wildemount, a sanctioned Wizards of the Coast product featuring the campaign setting seen every week on Critical Role.
What would World of Warcraft be without references to pop culture?
Some of us don't really celebrate Christmas all that much, whether because it's not a holiday for us or because we have personal reasons for not celebrating.
Sure, I've probably told the story of my wife and I deciding to get married during a Molten Core run, but still, it's hard to top.
As Blizzard and other game studios push further and further into gaming as a social activity with group finders and random grouping, I grow profoundly and deeply anti-social and I play video games to avoid interacting with strangers.
Update: This post was originally published just for our supporters, but now it's available for everyone to enjoy.
As my own personal disability has grown, I've come to see more and more what video games can do for those with disabilities.
For some of us, the holidays are a quiet time when we can indulge in our favorite games to our heart's content.