Tag Archives: WoW

WoW game tokens at Auction House

We mentioned this in passing during class with the new patch of the game and it seems to be having quite the affect. If anyone is thinking about getting more game time after the class is over, you may wanna … Continue reading

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World of Warcraft as Spatial Practice

In the essay A Hollow World: World of Warcraft as Spatial Practice, Espen Aarseth investigates the world of Azeroth as a fictionlized spatial region that resembles a theme park rather than the real world. Aarseth compares other games to each … Continue reading

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“Ni Hao” Video From Nakamura Article

Here is a link to the “Ni Hao (A Gold Farmer’s Story)” video mentioned in “Don’t Hate the Player, Hate the Game: The Racialization of Labor in World of Warcraft” http://www.warcraftmovies.com/movieview.php?id=45561

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Time is Money (Option #2)

Blizzard is implementing a new item into World of Warcraft called the WoW token. This token can be purchased using real money and sold in-game on the auction house for gold. The purpose of the token is that it can … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Want to Go Where Everybody Knows Your Name

“Erich Lohan says: Head on over to the Blue Recluse. Where everybody knows your name!” (World of Warcraft) Erich Lohan, an NPC, can be found wandering through the Mage Quarter of Stormwind City. Players can witness him uttering one of … Continue reading

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Intertextuality in the form of Olivia Newton John

Before learning how to sell goods looted to make room in my bags, I would spend a decent amount of my time playing running back and forth to the bank to deposit items. While spending so much time in the … Continue reading

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Hello, At some point, I remember Brad mentioning the South Park episode called “Make Love Not Warcraft” and it was quoted in the Nakamura reading for tomorrow’s class so I wanted to watch this South Park episode. I found it … Continue reading

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