Sunday, March 15, 2009

Yahoo! News - Deaths of gamers leave their online lives in limbo by AP: Yahoo! Tech

Sign of the times…

When Jerald Spangenberg collapsed and died in the middle of a quest in an online game, his daughter embarked on a quest of her own: to let her father's gaming friends know that he hadn't just decided to desert them.

It wasn't easy, because she didn't have her father's "World of Warcraft" password and the game's publisher couldn't help her. Eventually, Melissa Allen Spangenberg reached her father's friends by asking around online for the "guild" he belonged to.

Yahoo! News - Deaths of gamers leave their online lives in limbo by AP: Yahoo! Tech

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