World of Warcraft - A World of Magic and Adventure

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One of the most enduring and popular computer games of the last 10 years is World of Warcraft by Blizzard Entertainment. With a subscriber base of over 10 million players world wide, it is a favorite with kids and adults. The game is an immersive role-playing game that takes players to a fantasy world called Azeroth. The world is populated with dwarves, elves, orcs, humans and many more races. It a land filled with magic and adventure. Players choose from several different races and professions to create their character. Players can choose to be warriors, wizards, priests or hunters. The finished character is placed in a very detailed and interactive world.

The players interact with many different non-players characters in the game and embark on quests. The quests range from talking to other characters, collecting items and exploring the game world. After completing the quests, players are given experience points that help them rise in level and skill. Each new level grants the players new skills and allows them to learn new abilities. Quests may also give the players new items like weapons, armor and magical objects. As players gain levels, the quests become more challenging.
World of Warcraft also allows players to interact with other players. Players can group together to complete more difficult quests and share in the spoils. Larger groups can also adventure in what are knows as Raids and Dungeons against more difficult foes and that require strategy and tactics to overcome. The rewards can be rare and powerful items for the characters. Groups of players can also form guilds. Guilds allow for players to interact with other players that have similar interests and playstyles. Guilds can also improve as more players join and gain levels.

World of Warcraft, or WoW as it's called by the players, is a game that has been growing in popularity since it was released over 6 years ago. The world the players are in is visually stunning and has a rich and detailed history. The combination of all of these factors make World of Warcraft one of the most popular computer games of all time. 

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