Posts Tagged 'World of Warcraft'

So, you want to get a master’s degree?

So, you want to get a master’s degree?

You’re interested in a topic and you’d like to start a master’s degree to be able to explore it. Great! But where to begin?

Before you start filling out applications for universities, there are two very important things you need to do, the first of which I’ll address today and the second in a coming post.

1. You need to clarify what you’ll work on;

2. Decide whom you want to work with.

Living in video games and living life like a video game

Living in video games and living life like a video game

I got hooked on World of Warcraft the first time I played it.

The game had been online for years when I first set foot in Azeroth in 2009. I had heard of the game of course, and was fascinated by the fact that it’s economy had expanded from game to Ebay. In China, some people worked in WOW “factories” where they played to create top-level characters that could later be sold to lazy players. I had also heard of some extreme cases in which people had gotten so addicted to it, that they stopped going to school or work for weeks or months.