Griefers

03.26.14
Xbox One griefers may have Twitch privileges, dessert taken away
03.26.14

Xbox One griefers may have Twitch privileges, dessert taken away

When Microsoft revealed its reputation system for Xbox One in July, it sought to match the worst me...

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03.04.14
The Daily Grind: Does griefing in MMOs reflect a sinister personality?
03.04.14

The Daily Grind: Does griefing in MMOs reflect a sinister personality?

A recent psychology paper picked up by Slate suggests that maybe there's more to bad behavior on th...

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01.24.14
DayZ griefers force victims to sing
01.24.14

DayZ griefers force victims to sing

It may be the most genial stick-em-up of all time. A group of DayZ bandits are ambushing players in...

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01.17.14
Some Assembly Required: Pre-NGE SWG's proper sandbox PvP
01.17.14

Some Assembly Required: Pre-NGE SWG's proper sandbox PvP

A few weeks ago I ranted at indie sandbox devs who continue pumping out poorly conceived FFA PvP ga...

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01.08.13
Blizzard to fix exploit with Diablo III's votekick system
01.08.13

Blizzard to fix exploit with Diablo III's votekick system

Playing Diablo III in Hardcore mode is a harrowing experience. No matter how good you are as a pl...

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01.17.12
The Game Archaeologist moves into Lucasfilm's Habitat: Part 2
01.17.12

The Game Archaeologist moves into Lucasfilm's Habitat: Part 2

Last week on the exciting cosmic adventures of the Game Archaeologist, we uncovered the ancient c...

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05.03.11
The Soapbox: Why we grief - a therapy session
05.03.11

The Soapbox: Why we grief - a therapy session

Disclaimer: The Soapbox column is entirely the opinion of this week's writer and does not necessa...

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04.26.11
The Daily Grind: What's the worst you've ever been griefed?
04.26.11

The Daily Grind: What's the worst you've ever been griefed?

Bad boys, bad boys, whatcha gonna do? Whatcha gonna do when griefers come for you? My grandmothe...

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03.19.11
Player identifies "huge security hole" in RIFT's authentication system, Trion seals it
03.19.11

Player identifies "huge security hole" in RIFT's authentication system, Trion seals it

Hacking and account hijacking have been severe issues for RIFT ever since launch, even though Tri...

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