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  ‘Warcraft’ World Gets Metroblogged  
Posted 2006-04-14 by Tony Walsh
Azeroth, the fictional environment of the massively-multiplayer game World of Warcraft, has been added to the ranks of real places such as Berlin, Dubai, Toronto, and Vienna by While Azeroth actually consists of two continents, and World of Warcraft is played by over six million worldwide, the Azerothian population at any given moment of the day is probably equivalent to that of a small city.

I'm a bit disappointed the Azeroth Metroblog doesn't treat the fictional world as if it were a real place. I was hoping to read reports filed by seasoned warriors, wise mages, and clever rogues from within the beseiged outpost of Tarren Mill, the ancient walls of Ironforge, or the tainted remnants of Gnomeregan. Instead of pushing the idea of location-based blogging beyond the limits of reality, we've got just another gamesblog jumping on the Warcraft bandwagon. Pity, that.
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