A few weeks ago, a team member at iD Tech Camps sent me a link to a very cool article about World of Warcraft. We teach Game Modding in our summer video game camps, and one of the games we mod is Warcraft lll: The Frozen Throne. We all know World of Warcraft is huge. Huge. OK, techies and gamers know that, at least. But ten million players?
The article, by Mike Smith, highlights the fact that a populous of ten million players surely dwarfs other multiplayers–not to mention other countries. He also makes a fun argument that World of Warcraft could, indeed, be the world’s largest corporation. OK, it’s a stretch. But a fun stretch. Take a few minutes to read this article at http://us.i1.yimg.com/videogames.yahoo.com/feature/wow-inc-/1203104