South Park‘s done it. American Dad‘s done it. The Simpsons even did it. Are people really that obsessed with MMORPGs? I’ve never played one…and have no desire to do so–I know, it’s probably a huge chink in my geek armor, but it doesn’t seem like my kinda thing. But, it does seem to be a goldmine for comedy.
Case in point: The Guild. This Web series follows a group of MMORPG players who clearly have issues dealing with the real world. I’ve only watched the first episode so far, but it’s pretty damned funny (although you probably shouldn’t take my word for it, since I’m a sucker for socially awkward yet remarkably hot redheaded nerd-girls):