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

By Stacy Jones -

Ever wonder what happens to the virtual you when the real you dies? 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.

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