World of Warcraft is one of the many very popular massive multiplayer online role playing games, also known as MMORPG’s. It allows players to manage fictional characters in the Warcraft Universe. World of Warcraft follows the adventures and lives of fictional characters in a virtual world as they go about battling monsters using a wide variety of both spells and weapons. The game is played by hundreds of thousands from all over the world.
The game rewards players with money, also known as Gold, that they can use to improve their character’s attributes and purchase new weapons and spells that they can use in battle. Players can earn gold by either working, or purchasing it from a third party online at a number of retailers.
The game was created over a decade ago and “lives in its own world” that is constantly changing and adapting. Though World of Warcraft may only be an online computer video game, many people have gone crazy about it and it has become a world wide phenomenon and there are thousands of people always playing at any given moment in time.
Despite a few technical difficulties over the first few years due to the game’s sudden rise in popularity , which resulted in server failure to handle all the traffic and activity, there are currently over 6.5 million active subscriptions to the online game. In the game, players create characters who serve as avatars living in the world of Azeroth. Players can either be part of the Alliance, which includes humans, gnomes, night elves, and dwarfs, or part of the Horde, which includes Tauren, Orcs, and more. Your character also has a profession which can range from mining to blacksmithing to engineering to fishing and cooking and many others.
The game is played in a free playing environment, which means that you are not confined to one specific area and path, you can move through the cities of Azeroth as you wish completing tasks, working and battling to earn gold. For all the details of the game, you can visit their web site at WorldofWarcraft.com.