When MMOs End – Death in the Digital World

I knew that MMOs ended sometime, but it hadn’t occurred to me that most of them end relatively quickly. It’s like when you start watching a good TV show. You don’t know if it’s going to go on for eight years, or if it’s going to get cancelled after half a season,” Laura Blackwell, a writer for PCWorld and avid Glitch player, says.

Digital apocalypse: living through the death of virtual worlds | The Verge (via thisistheverge)

This happened to me a few years ago when an on-line game I played daily died.  I’d even gotten to the point where I was spending real money on a digital world, something I swore I’d never do.  I felt like the company should have refunded all the money I spent.


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