To Game or Not to Game
What Every Parent Should Know Before Letting Their Child Play World of Warcraft®

Massive Multi-Player Online Role Playing Games (MMORPGs) are a popular type of game among PC gamers. World of Warcraft®, made by Blizzard Entertainment, is a MMORPG that is leading the genre with over 9 million subscribers.


MMORPGs have some inherent qualities that differ from your typical console based game and other non-MMO games on the computer. It is for this reason that parents need to evaluate whether or not World of Warcraft® is appropriate for their child to play.


Navigating through this site will help you find information specific to World of Warcraft® that will, hopefully, guide parents or other interested parties through an evaluation of the game and its appropriateness for children.


Click on About the Game to start learning about World of Warcraft®.



*Disclaimer: World of Warcraft is a trademark or registered trademark of Blizzard Entertainment, Inc., in the U.S. and/or other countries. All World of Warcraft images are copyrighted by Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. and used by permission according to their terms of use found under Blizzard Entertianment’s Legal Documentation.


Please note, this site is intended for the parents and guardians of children age 13 and older. Per the Terms of Use set forth by Blizzard Entertainment, no images or content relating to World of Warcraft can be presented in a manner which violates the ESRB rating of T for Teen. Parents and guardians of children under age 13 should use their own discretion and know that all recommendations within this website are intended for those parents and guardians with children age 13 and older.