Death is never more than a whisper away. We who are gamers and who make connections around the globe are only now beginning to come to terms with the impact of real-world deaths of some of our internet friends. In his latest column, Matt Miller talks about the death of a City of Heroes friend.
I learned this morning that a very well beloved player of City of Heroes passed away. Sometimes dealing with the digital world so much you forget that there is a real person behind an avatar, one that doesn’t get to respawn in the hospital when they die. In this case the community member was held in high regard by the team at Cryptic and Paragon for his utter love of the game and his dry wit humor he wove into the story of Paragon City.
Read more of Matt Miller's A Death in the Family.