Updated: 06/27/2017 by Computer Hope

World of Warcraft characterWhen referring to computer gaming, a race is a group of fictitious characters that share similar looks, abilities, and other traits. For example, in the MMORPG game World of Warcraft, Blood Elf, Draenei, Dwarf, Gnome, Goblin, Human, Night Elf, Undead, and Worgen are all different races. In the picture to the right is an example of the Worgen race.

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