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Sociologist Spends 2,300 Hours Seeking Civilization In World Of Warcraft – World of Warcraft – Kotaku

In Links on 2010-03-30 by Kyle Maxwell Tagged: ,

William Sims Bainbridge, Ph.D., is no spring chicken, but he braved the wilds of Azeroth for 2200 hours, playing each of the 10 races, all 10 classes, and mastering several professions, all in the name of finding parallels between the game world and the world most of us live in. He delivers his findings in his book, “The Warcraft Civilization: Social Science in a Virtual World,” …

via Sociologist Spends 2,300 Hours Seeking Civilization In World Of Warcraft – World of Warcraft – Kotaku.

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3 Responses to “Sociologist Spends 2,300 Hours Seeking Civilization In World Of Warcraft – World of Warcraft – Kotaku”

  1. My life is like a MMO. I am always downloading new content and patching, and with every update comes obligatory bug fixes. All the while, I am paying a ridiculous monthly fee to subscribe to something I don’t fully understand the value of.

  2. I’m like a MMO too minus the hot fixes though and minus the patches!!!.

  3. […] William Sims Bainbridge, Ph.D., is no spring chicken, but he braved the wilds of Azeroth for 2200 hours, playing each of the 10 races, all 10 classes, and mastering several professions, all in the name of finding parallels between the game world and the world most of us live in. He delivers his findings in his book, "The Warcraft Civilization: Social Science in a Virtual World," … via Sociologist Spends 2,300 Hours Seeking Civilization In World … Read More […]

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