In Their Own Words
"Angel" is a 44-year-old documents editor for a policy research department and lives in Ewing, New Jersey. She started playing MMOs after her lover died - "It was something he and I had not done together, so I thought it would be the best way to focus on something other than the past. It's helped tremendously with the healing process.".
Karen is a 50-year-old field service technician from southern California. She services high volume digital products and has been in the industry for 25 years. An ex-boyfriend introduced her to UO. She currently plays EQ2 with a romantic partner.
"Mander" is 35, a strategic marketing analyst from Los Angeles. She never took typing classes but now that she's played MMOs, she's really fast on the keyboard.
Lynn is a 45-year-old teacher from Arizona. She began gaming with table-top D&D. She was invited to participate in EQ's beta and became a senior guide. That was also where she met her husband. Lynn has fun spotting the fake women in MMOs - "It's actually pretty funny to watch...to see how men 'think' we are and portray it".
Shawn is an army communications officer from North Carolina. He got hooked by UO after watching his fellow soldiers play during lunch and at night.
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