p0werhouse writes: Most would agree, Blizzard makes great games. Some of us, however, do not have $15 a month to spend on playing World of Warcraft, or just want to play once in awhile. In this vain, we play on emulated servers which attempt to simulate official servers with wholly independent code and development. The servers then fool the official client, through a server redirect, into connecting to them. I have often considered, though, the legal implications of doing so and wondered what legal defenses the operators have. It seems we shall soon find out as Blizzard has pressed charges against Alyson Reeves, operator of popular WoW emulator Scape Gaming (formally Wowscape).