cover of book: Hacking World of WarcraftI like the taglines for this book: “Love the skin you’re in” and “don’t get pwned”. What taglines should we choose for the anthology of critical essays on World of Warcraft Hilde and I are editing?

The final essays are due in in just 12 days now – and we have to have the final manuscript sent to MIT Press by April 15. It’s getting exciting! Today’s task: keep writing my chapter and keep trying to get hold of a real person at Blizzard who can give us permission to print screenshots – thankfully Noah let me know who their contact was for Second Person, so fingers crossed.


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