The guild without a game: the beauty and camaraderie of hardcore MMO raiders
The best gift the MMO genre has given to the video game industry is the mass number of stories that have unfolded within the worlds of these games. Who among us doesn't love a good tale of politics and betrayal in EVE Online, or a tale of love found in a Guild Wars clan?
This story from Eurogamer begins with the trials and trevails of a raiding guild in World of Warcraft, and the fascinating tale of their legendary cross-racial alliance with the Horde, but is ultimately a tale of a guild without a game, hoping to settle in the upcoming title Wildstar.
This is the beauty of the MMORPG genre. It brings people together in both the virtual and the real world. Articles like this go a long way toward helping average gamers understand both the appeal and camaraderie of hardcore MMO raiding guilds.