Planetary Perspectives: A Look at the Distinct Cultures Emerging in Alien Worlds
Gaming has always had its own multifarious culture, and with the rise of the internet, social media and esports, it’s only grown stronger as the years have passed. The social bonds (as well as the factional fissures) that exist between Alien Worlds Explorers, however, are especially distinctive due to the planetary affiliations players have. Cultures that have bloomed in the Alien Worlds Metaverse combine the complexity and richness of massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs) like World of Warcraft with the competitive ethos of trading card collectible communities like Magic: The Gathering. The fact that each Planetary Syndicate is governed by players adds the special sauce of decentralization into the mix. It’s a potent blend.