An Ode to Eating in Video Games

Video games are a form of escapism. We play them for many of the same reasons that we read books and watch TV and movies, mainly, to experience something different. But, it's not always the things that disconnect us from reality which are the most interesting. There is something oddly fascinating about the mundane in video games. 

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A Small Story About Caring

About 10 years ago, back when I was playing World of Warcraft still, I was hanging around Orgimmar, as people often do, when a message came over the trade chat from one of the server's top guilds. It was odd because there was an actual rule in their guild that they couldn't get into conversations with people on trade chat usually, so when I saw the name I was confused. And for a moment the endless barrage of trade chat messages stopped.

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