As many undoubtedly know by now, NCSoft unceremoniously pulled the plug on City of Heroes Friday, August 31. They also fired everyone at Paragon Studios, the developers of this excellent game, my home-away-from-home since March of 2004.
In the grand scheme of things, the closing of a game isn't a huge thing. I've had deaths and births and everything in between happen in the 8.5 years since I first entered Paragon City. I almost died myself -- twice -- in that time. For a player this is a kick in the pants; for the people who lost their jobs because of it, it's a kick in the nards and i hope they land on their feet. But still and all, it does