This is a serious question. I am well aware that lots of MMOs provide lots of reasons and methods to own housing, and I am likewise aware that lots of MMO players have lots of different reasons to want to do that. What I’m asking is what motivates you, personally, to actually use a house. When you have a house in an MMO, what are you most likely to use it for?
For me, it depends a bit on the game. Sometimes it’s to store all my stuff or have an easy place to swap it between alts. Sometimes it’s to run a shop in a game that offers vendors. Sometimes it’s to maintain a central home for my guild. And sometimes it’s because it’s the best place to farm or craft.
And sometimes it’s just because I can and I want a place that looks pretty and is all mine.
Why and how do you use your MMO house?