My daughter was shocked when she found out that http://TinierMe.com went down. She was shocked again when she found out that AmebaPico (https://www.facebook.com/PicoIndonesiaFanpage) also closed down this 17 Dec 2012.
Now she plays http://Minecraft.net in LAN, with her brother & sisters instead 🙂
Not everyone is able to take it so easily. Some have built elaborate new worlds in these games; and was hit with quite a powerful emotional shock when these worlds disappeared. It was totally unexpected, they probably thought that it would last forever. Not a chance.
It was good while it lasted though – my daughter got new friends, and also able to practice her English on these MMOGs. Some friends of mine even met their SO (significant other) on these MMOGs & some got married. So that wasn't too bad.
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