Thursday, January 19, 2006

More creative meta-play

One of the (many) things that I failed to get across in my talk this week was the variety of meta-play that goes on in MMORPG worlds. Quite aside from the game world play-narrative, there is the demotic play-narrative; events sparked by the social nature of the worlds that then become folklore. Here's a lovely example - a bunch of players who dressed up as hicks, and went griefing in a lowbie area.

The Daedalus Project: Slideshow

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