There's a interesting article on the Play Girlz
blog discussing women who play Warcraft, and some of the treatment they face. They link back to a survey that has collected comments from
female gamers, which range from interesting to unusual to disturbing. Being that I have recently taken to playing
characters that are not in my raiding guild in order to avoid some of the more juvenile antics of my fellow (and
overwhelmingly male) players, I can certainly understand where the author is coming from when she points out the
Many people play games so they can get away from “real life” but when this fantasy that is supposed to be fun starts sounding so much like what you’re trying to get away from in the first place, it’s hard to ignore.