My first wife passed away in January, 2006 after a two year fight with cancer. During that fight I spent a lot of time during her long naps questing my way through Azeroth – a much needed escape from where I was.
Eleven months later, my 5 year old son was diagnosed with an even nastier form of cancer. He survived against all odds, but we spent many overnights at the hospitial where I spent a lot of his sleeping time questing further into the game. He now plays on his own account.
I would never have been able to get through those times without having a place to withdraw to and spend time with a wonderful number of friends I have met through WoW.
I’ve played Blizzard’s games since Lost Vikings and have enjoyed them all. Thank you for giving us worlds to escape to.