Dedicated, professional and putting in upwards of 25 hours a week, Enigma's a tribe without a home.
And what do we make of the shared-world games and MOBAs that have risen up to replace them?
Blizzard's Real ID may be a misstep, but at least it's thinking about community, when many rivals aren't.
From the archive: Key events from WOW's first five years.
Part Two: Five years at the top.
Part One: From concept to launch.
Or: how I learned to stop worrying and love the grind.
That Burning Crusade launch in full.
Our cosplay outfit is "Journalist". We're such fakers.