It can be a great way to meet good friends and spend time with someone you like (especially if you both like the game and have similar interests in that regard) but it can also expose issues in your relationship if you decide to play different ways and it causes friction.
Personal experience: I’ve found this is very true, not just romantically.
It’s very much easier to be open and honest with someone virtually when you know that you’re interacting behind a screen, but it’s not that it dulls the feeling at all, it just gives you a sense that you have more of an escape route.
I started out as a human hunter, because I was told that’s the easiest race and class to level up.
After about an hour and a half I managed to get to level seven.
Collect Gold dust, fight five goblins, put out some fires: all of these quests start to get boring really quickly. I’m playing it on a top of the line gaming rig that can render a texture on the other side of the map and still have enough power to not lag in a 40-man boss fight.
I’ve seen this baby make looks like it has the same graphics that it had in 2004.
That can lead to more-honest conversations, and fewer misunderstandings.
It’s why many players believe that they come to know each other faster and better than, say, people who meet over a few dates.
I press the “1” button followed by “3” then back to “1” while I kill eight angry Orcs.