The Paradox of World of Warcraft: A Sanctuary of Escapism Marred by Toxicity

World of Warcraft (WoW) stands as a monumental achievement in gaming, consistently praised for its rich lore, expansive world, and dynamic gameplay. Since its release in 2004, WoW has not only captivated millions but also redefined the massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) genre. However, the game has a darker side that is impossible to ignore: the increasing toxicity of its player base. This raises a profound question: why does such a fantastical escape become a breeding ground for negativity? …Continue Reading

I have my second games console!

IMG_3756At the age of four-oh-something… I now own a second games console!

I’m not counting the Wii. We, that is myself and my wife have a Wii, however I think it’s been used as a cat stopping bung (Stopping the furry little buggers getting into an otherwise open hole in the TV unit) more than as an acutal games console.…