I am back with my first "real" post! Bear with me today, it is a longish one... but only half of it is in English - the rest is the Italian version!
I have been thinking for quite some time about what to share with you. I felt like this post had to be significant and I spent countless hours trying to figure out which topic should be "THE ONE".
I finally rationalized the process and opted for something that is the conscious milestone of my nerd awakening. And this is World of Warcraft ("WoW")!
|Logo of WoW|
So how did I start playing WoW? Well, I knew WoW before really starting playing the game. My youngest brother used to play when he was in highschool - and I was already attending university!!! -; I was fascinated by the fantasy world in front of me. I liked the characters so much that I would log onto my brother´s accont and I would create characters, mostly night elves. Can you really blame my love for elves? At the time, the movie trilogy of the Lord of the Rings was recent and Legolas was the belle of the ball! Also, the night elves in WoW are tall, slender, strong and have broad shoulders and thin waist. In other words, they are the fashion models of WoW and I wanted a piece of that by making my own female top model night elf as beautiful as I could!
|"War of the Ancient" - I mean, do you understand what I mean when I say models?|
After years of break, my brother resumed playing and I asked myself: why don´t you do something with him? Why don´t you play WoW with your brother? And this is how in late 2012 I started playing WoW. I played with some characters and I figured out I like classes that had a healing specialization. So I played a shaman and it was love at first sight, Solseit was born!
|This is Solseit and yes the shoulder piece does not show her face but you get the general idea I guess, a big blue alien!|
So what is the spell that WoW put on my? I still do not know. I love the characters - I have to say I only play Ally - I love the environment; I love the fantasy world expressed in so many different declinations. Also, I am amazed by the epic instrumental music playing in the background which changes according to where you are.
Let´s just say this game works for me. It allows me to be in a fantasy world of my liking every time I connect!
So, do you remember when you became or what made you embrace your nerdy you?
Do you play WoW? What do you love about it? I mean, there is also another fabulous aspect of WoW - the social one - which I did not even touch but it deserves its own post.
Please share with us!