I didn't have many real-life friends in high school. I'm pretty sure I heard my WoW name more than my real name in those days—to the point where my WoW identity and my own were inseparable. Flash forward to today. Blizzard's reclaiming old, dormant WoW names, and I'm crushed.
In today's Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter Bob is searching for a name to call himself in gaming circles. How did you come up with your online identity?
I've never been much for online multiplayer. I play video games to get away from other people, I always say. I like a good campaign, totally solo. Or so I thought.