When an MMO 'died', most disinterested parties express a bit of dismay but the players who have invested what amounts to years of their lives into the game, the death is much more difficult to manage. We dissect this subject in today's Devil's Advocate. See what we have to say before telling us of your experiences in the comments.
I thought I had answered that with the above, but then I had to ask a follow-up question to myself: Why were my thoughts on the death of MMORPGs eliciting such feelings from me? The answer I gave myself, after a long, uncomfortable pause in the dark, was this: because games, as well as the industry surrounding it, meant something to me.
Read more of Victor Barreiro Jr.'s The Devil's Advocate: Dead MMOs and Emotional Connections.