Recently I was lamenting to my wife that I don't really have a good collection
of anything. I think that really interesting people usually have some oddball collection that they work on over the years. For example, my friend Howard is a Pez fanatic, who has not only thousands of Pez dispensers but Pez t-shirts, belt buckles and a huge Pez tattoo down his arm. Howard knows the joy of a good collection.
But then I realized that perhaps my urge to collect is being sated in MMOs. I usually always love to collect non-combat pets
(if the game I'm playing has them), or goofy titles
, or awesome outfits
. There's something deeply satisfying about sitting on a well-stocked treasure-trove after a long period of working on it.
So do you collect anything in MMOs? Do you store away statistically useless yet cosmetically perfect weapons just to have them? Is there a huge menagerie of animals parked in your garage, ready to transport you in style? If an MMO has a collection system, do you take full advantage of it?
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