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TheGunslinger (Game Name) | Fri, 14 Jan 2011 03:30:17 UTC

The fact is that sociopaths and immaturity abounds. Introduce the 'anonymity' factor, and you now allow the cretins to play out their anti-social tendencies. So, we now have cyber-stalking and cyber-bullying.

Many MMORPG's now have introduced PvP arenas where you can go toe2toe. This eliminates the cretins from spoiling the game for most other players. This is a good concept.

The idea of guilds and clans, especially in MMORPG's has resulted in a gang-mentality. This is not necessarily a bad thing. Social networking is an acceptable form of gang-mentality.

I suspect, you can find a lot of things done incorrectly in one person's opinion and in another's, it's the plus of the game that makes it fun.

IMHO,

TheGunslinger


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