Griefers

09.30.10
Behind the Mask: It feels so good to be bad
09.30.10

Behind the Mask: It feels so good to be bad

Playing bad guys in an MMO is one of those features mostly unique to the superhero genre. In other...

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07.03.10
The Virtual Whirl: A brief history of Second Life, the middle years
07.03.10

The Virtual Whirl: A brief history of Second Life, the middle years

This week, we cover the second installment of our summarized history of Second Life and Linden Lab...

By Tateru Nino,   07.03.10
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06.02.10
Blood Sport: Griefers in arena
06.02.10

Blood Sport: Griefers in arena

Want to crush your enemies, see them driven before you and hear the lamentation of their women? Blo...

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06.05.09
Linden Lab versus the griefers
06.05.09

Linden Lab versus the griefers

Looking back over the rather long, rich and tumultuous history of Second Life, it seems that Linden...

By Tateru Nino,   06.05.09
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05.08.09
The Escapist: A folk hero for the online age
05.08.09

The Escapist: A folk hero for the online age

Tom Endo over at The Escapist has written an interesting editorial in which he suggests the idea th...

By Jon Shute,   05.08.09
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05.05.09
Potential avenues for MMO companies to deal with griefers
05.05.09

Potential avenues for MMO companies to deal with griefers

Ah, the MMO griefer. Most of us have encountered them, or been them, at some point. It can be frustr...

By James Egan,   05.05.09
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02.21.09
The Digital Continuum: Is free-for-all PvP really for nobody?
02.21.09

The Digital Continuum: Is free-for-all PvP really for nobody?

Many MMOs with the "hardcore" PvP mentality are often argued as an experience that isn't for everyon...

By Kyle Horner,   02.21.09
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12.04.08
DDO's Shroud exploit closes raid until patch
12.04.08

DDO's Shroud exploit closes raid until patch

After "widespread griefing of players by other players using a game exploit," Turbine decided to fi...

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11.12.08
Outlaws of EVE Online: Miz Cenuij Part 2
11.12.08

Outlaws of EVE Online: Miz Cenuij Part 2

How much time will you spend pulling together a confidence scam? And how integral is having a third...

By James Egan,   11.12.08
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