I bought an extra copy of Alter Ego for my nephew since he will soon be playing MMOs.
"Alter Ego" is a clever, fascinating idea... presented very well with Cooper's photographs and the short bios by Spaight.
I thought it would be just a nice topical coffee table book, but it is way more compelling than I expected.
Beyond the cool lenticular cover, showing a virtual WoW couple and their RL human counterparts, this book's first "alter ego" is an avatarless Arch-Wizard: Richard Bartle - he who... Read morePublished on January 19, 2011
When I received this book I thought I could just do a quick glance through it then off to bed. Oh well, I don't usually have this much fun being wrong, so that is one good thing. Read morePublished on May 14, 2009 by 1MarbleMissing
Interesting book. Good concept. Excellent cover. It becomes a little repetitive throughout the pages though... I wish there were more interesting people in it. Read morePublished on September 6, 2007 by Bora M. Sozen
Alter Ego is very interesting and entertaining. It provides insight to a world of over 10 Million people and a Billion dollar industry. Read morePublished on July 13, 2007 by P. Goyarts