As part of “Getting to know you week” in Blaugust I see people are posting about “why I write”. Before starting this post myself I followed a chain of a post that linked to another post: reading other blog posts and wanting to respond in longer form is often a good motivator for blogging I find.
In Kluwes’ post I see some overlap with my own motivations for blogging, namely that it creates a gaming history. When you play a lot of different mmorpgs (or any game) over years and years it can become a very nice long-term reference to have in searchable form. Not just the words written on activities done and milestones reached, but also the many screenshots stored in the blog also.
The post also mentions that blogging can change the “way I think about games”. That’s certainly true for me too, mainly because I lump…
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