The Drama Effect and MMOs

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I don’t want the title of this post to be misleading — it’s going to have nothing to do with drama in MMOs. It’s just a private label that I apply in my life when it comes to consuming various forms of entertainment: The Drama Effect.

For me, it goes like this. Entertainment — books, movies, TV, and games — lands on a spectrum. One side tends to offer meatier fare, but it’s also more serious, more emotionally involving, and more difficult to get into. I call this the Drama Effect because while I usually get a lot more out of dramatic films, it takes a lot of motivation to get me to watch one. There’s like this up-front emotional barrier that requires me to steel myself for heavier, thicker content to come. And since I’m often coming to entertainment to relax, I find myself shying away from stuff exuding…

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