We're into the part of the year when everyone's thinking about giving gifts. But for all that I like receiving games as gifts, I'm not all that happy at the thought of getting an MMO for a gift. It's kind of like someone buying you a pet -- sure, it's a nice gesture, but it's also going to ask for a lot of your time and effort in the future. This isn't something you pick up and leave alone for an extended period of time.
On the other hand, sometimes MMOs can make wonderful gifts. I bought a friend a copy of City of Heroes
in years past to help introduce him to one of my favorite games. Several of my friends wound up in World of Warcraft
because I originally volunteered to purchase the game.
So what do you think? Would you like to get an MMO for a gift this holiday season? Or do you think MMOs are really something you should buy for yourself?
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