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What Happens to the Virtual You When the Real You Dies?

Posted Mon, Mar 16, 2009 by Martuk

Ever wonder what happens to the virtual you when the real you dies? CrunchGear.com asks that very question in a recent story and offers up a few tips that players can consider using to keep their beloved guild members in the know if they should suffer an unfortunate case of death.

It’s apparently a big problem in online worlds such as World of Warcraft. Blizzard doesn’t exactly release account information willy nilly, so getting into contact with your former guild members, people who depend[ed] on your heals and buffs and the like, can be a huge pain in the behind. (Pardon my French.) And because people tend to drop dead, for lack of a better term, they often don’t have a Plan B, let alone Plan A, vis-à-vis their online presence.

Read the full story here.


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