Pioneering A Passive Path Through Online Gaming
Several instances of 'playing outside the box' in online gaming environments point the way to rewarding experiences beyond traditional game mechanics.
World of Warcraft (WoW) is one of the most successful online gaming platforms, but one whose culture of questing and grinding is of questionable appeal to some. A veteran player has confounded the violent aspects of the game by attaining the maximum level of gaming experience without slaying a single virtual foe.
“Night Elf Druid Everbloom of the Feathermoon server pulled the feat off by only engaging in gathering professions and exploring, which both offer experience points of their own”