Classic MUD2MMO: Teach Me How 2 Play

I'm teaching you how to play paintball the SAME way gamers taught me how to play World of Warcraft!

Warning: There's bad language in this video. But it's nothing you haven't heard if you're an MMO player.

"This episode we decide turnabout is fair play. We're going to teach gamers how to play paintball in the same way that gamers like to teach others how to play MMORPG's.

"Hillarity ensues."

This is satire, yes, to make a point.

Originally published on Jun 28, 2012

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I'm a gamer. I'm a reality junkie. I'm a cynic. I'm a dinosaur. I'm a writer. I'm so much more than a paragraph can say. You want more? Ok. I started a video game show on the internet some time ago. See, I've played video games since Intellivision and Atari 2600 and PONG back in the day. Retro-gaming doesn't really fire me up as much as seeing how the community ticks. And after seeing way too many "I'm too young to have played this game when it first came out but it MAKES ME SO ANGRY" reviewers who would happily eviscerate my childhood for lulz... yeah I tossed my hat into the ring. the quickly scooped it back up, I'm told I have a bald spot that needs...more »

Published Sep. 4th 2013
  • Rothalack
    Master O' Bugs
    Just last night I was playing WoW (I've been leveling up a tank). I haven't played any of the MoP content yet so I was in an instance that I had not seen before. We got to a boss that was very difficult. I tried my best to wing it and learn the fight as we went, but all of my DPS died and my healer just couldn't keep me alive long enough. So instead of saying 'YOU SUCK HEALER GTFO' I said 'what am I doing wrong?'. Silence followed. I said again, 'am I tanking this wrong? What should I be doing?' Silence again. 'Hello?' One guy finally goes, 'don't stand in the fire', like I wasn't already avoiding the fire. Anyway my point is, I, instead of blaming my healer, asked what I could do better to win the fight. No one had anything helpful to say.

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