It's fair to say that for a long time now, there's been some debate on the role of leading women characters in World of Warcraft.
World of Warcraft's expansions have become known for their wide, sweeping changes, and systems overhauls every time a new one comes out.
Earlier this week, Chris Metzen announced his retirement from Blizzard.
It's the end of 2015 and the beginning of 2016 -- and around this time is when I like to take a few steps back and look at the broader spectrum of lore we saw in the year prior.
I finally sat down and played Mass Effect.
What I really enjoyed about Welcome to the Machine is that for a moment it took you out of that role of adventuring hero, and put you in the NPC position. It was an amazing, wonderful, weird quest, and I still consider it one of the highlights of the Cataclysm expansion. As much as I love the quest, though, I didn't really want an entire expansion of it.
Story creation for a brand new character can be one of the most entertaining parts of roleplaying -- deciding what you want to play, and who you want that character to be.
Warlords of Draenor ushered our characters back to the world of Draenor -- a slightly altered, different version of Draenor, but Draenor nonetheless.