With all the talk and testing swirling about World of Warcraft Classic this past week, the full nostalgia gates have reopened and a flood of memories are washing over the gamer community. Everyone seems to be stumbling over each other to share their favorite story from “back in the day.”
I think that’s pretty awesome, to tell the truth. I love hearing tales from back when MMOs were young and we were but fledgling adventurers in these seemingly endless worlds. There’s something special about looking back at the original, “vanilla” version of an MMO and thinking of hours spent exploring and fighting in them.
For today’s discussion, let’s open the field to ALL vanilla editions of games — what was your favorite memory from those early days of playing that MMO?