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Being -in- the MMO we love is probably the best part but there are times when the MMO carries itself outside of the game but that keeps us involved. See what we've got to say about the meta-game in today's Devil's Advocate and then let us know what you think.
For the staunch devotees of MMORPG gaming, it can be said that the game matters. You invest a lot of time into playing a game, acquiring new skills, growing stronger, and fulfilling dreams of adventure. You derive enjoyment from that time spent. What a good number of people don't realize is there are times when they're not playing the game, but the game is still firmly entrenched in their consciousness as a result of their present activity. This is the power of the Meta-Activity, and it's a concept we'll be delving into today.
Read more of Victor Barreiro Jr.'s The Devil's Advocate: Meta-Gaming Adds to the Fun.