Senate Candidate from Maine Targeted for Playing Warcraft

By Scott Sarvay

Senate Candidate from Maine Targeted for Playing Warcraft

October 9, 2012 Updated Nov 6, 2013 at 5:25 PM EST

(Reuters) - A Maine Senate race has turned into a fight over trolls, dwarves and orcs.

In a recent mailing, state Republicans accused Democrat Colleen Lachowicz of living in a fantasy world and making "crude, vicious and violent comments" in online forums dedicated to World of Warcraft, a popular online game.

The mailing said she spends hundreds of hours involved in World of Warcraft.

"We need a senator who lives in our world, not Colleen's world," the mailing said.

Lachowicz is playing at level 85, the highest level one can attain is 90.

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