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Every other week, Robin Torres contributes Gamer Interrupted, a column about balancing real life with MMOs. I know, it used to be weekly and then it disappeared again. But I mean it this time.This year, WoW Insider had all of their bloggers write an About the Bloggers post. When I wrote mine, I got...

June 10th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Each week, Robin Torres contributes Gamer Interrupted, a column about balancing real life with MMOs.I have a lot of hopes for my two year old daughter. I hope that she will be more athletic than I am (which, frankly, won't be that hard). I hope that she will continue to be sociable and friendly and...

January 9th 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Each week, Robin Torres contributes Gamer Interrupted, a column about balancing real life with MMOs.Despite my chosen screenshot, I do not believe that money is the root of all evil. Nor do I believe that about video games. But if you're reading this blog, you are probably wishing you could spend mo...

December 19th 2007 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Each week, Robin Torres contributes Gamer Interrupted, a column about balancing real life with MMOs.Last week, we talked about how Duos can help you balance your gametime with your relationship building time. The comments pointed out an obstacle to pure couple-gaming bliss which I like to call the "...

December 12th 2007 at 8:35am 0 Comments
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Each week, Robin Torres contributes Gamer Interrupted, a column about balancing real life with MMOs.Sharing your leisure time with a friend and/or loved one is a great way to strengthen your relationship. This is not a controversial statement. But if that leisure time includes video games, we are g...

December 5th 2007 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Each week, Robin Torres contributes Gamer Interrupted, a column about balancing real life with MMOs.Every time someone in the world does something horrible and is also a gamer, the media makes the most of it. I don't want to cite specific examples here because these acts don't need more press, nor...

November 28th 2007 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Each week, Robin Torres contributes Gamer Interrupted, a column about balancing real life with MMOs.I aim to please. So, by popular demand, this week's column is about getting your wife or live-in girlfriend to enjoy playing MMOs with you. This advice will only apply to women who are non-gamers. Tu...

November 21st 2007 at 2:45am 0 Comments
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Each week, Robin Torres contributes Gamer Interrupted, a column about balancing real life with MMOs.There is an interesting article over at Channel Massive that states in very strong terms that "You can be a great parent or a great gamer but you can't be both." He defines a "great gamer" as someone...

November 14th 2007 at 3:15am 0 Comments
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Before I get to Roberth's Reader Mail, I would like to announce that I'm transferring Azeroth Interrupted over to Massively under the name of Gamer Interrupted. It's going to be the same column, except it will be about balancing real life with playing MMOs in general, not just WoW. I'm not leaving W...

November 5th 2007 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Each week, Robin Torres contributes Azeroth Interrupted, a column about balancing real life with WoW.This week, I'm answering an email from Sylvanra:Dear Robin,How do I tell my friends about WoW? It isn't a common topic of conversation, but when it does come up I usually get a little negative atten...

October 30th 2007 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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Each week, Robin Torres contributes Azeroth Interrupted, a column about balancing real life with WoW.I love L.A. I really do. But there are times, like these, when I'm glad I'm a gamer and have a wide variety of ways to escape. I don't know if you non-Angelenos know what I'm talking about. Our loca...

October 22nd 2007 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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Each week, Robin Torres contributes Azeroth Interrupted, a column about balancing real life with WoW.We all know that Real Life takes priority over WoW and if you don't, you need to hang out with Captain Obvious more often. Even if you have all of your obligations taken care of before sitting down t...

October 15th 2007 at 9:00am 0 Comments