Massive multiplayer online role playing games, or MMORPGs, have the broadest and most diverse user-bases of any type of video game. On these platforms, people spend hours, weeks, even months living through their custom tailored characters. They will participate in an economy, build friendships, and adopt responsibilities.
How far can we take an attachment to a virtual identity like that of an MMORPG player? Can we use this link to enhance ourselves physically? Can we build a symbiotic relationship between our video game selves and physical selves? That is what Linkt explores.