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World of What-Craft?

By Tom Chatfield  

Welcome to our brave new world

In a shocking moment for print media, not one but two video-games related stories have featured prominently in the news sections of national newspapers in the last two days. First, the release of the second “expansion” for the world’s most lucrative (but not the world’s most-played) online role-playing game, World of Warcraft; and, second, the sadder and more bizarre story that a couple are getting divorced because of, apparently, the husband’s unfortunate habit of indulging in…

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