Player-culture

09.24.14
League of Legends introduces Ranked Restrictions for toxic players
09.24.14

League of Legends introduces Ranked Restrictions for toxic players

League of Legends is a really popular game, but it also has a pretty noxious community reputation....

By E. Lefebvre,   09.24.14
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05.28.14
Why do games prompt cruel behavior?
05.28.14

Why do games prompt cruel behavior?

Games like DayZ and Rust have become a whole genre unto themselves: open-world survival sandboxes t...

By E. Lefebvre,   05.28.14
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03.27.14
An analysis of the Glitch auction house
03.27.14

An analysis of the Glitch auction house

Glitch is gone, but it lives on in our hearts, and it makes for a fascinating case study. The game...

By E. Lefebvre,   03.27.14
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02.18.14
The Daily Grind: Do you roleplay?
02.18.14

The Daily Grind: Do you roleplay?

I'm aware, on some level, that not everyone plays an MMO with an eye toward roleplaying. But rolepl...

By E. Lefebvre,   02.18.14
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07.27.13
The Daily Grind: Why do you play a tall race?
07.27.13

The Daily Grind: Why do you play a tall race?

Let me put my capital-b Bias up front and center here: Tall races are awesome. From Draenei to Roeg...

By E. Lefebvre,   07.27.13
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07.08.13
Ship destroyed in EVE Online worth approximately $8,000
07.08.13

Ship destroyed in EVE Online worth approximately $8,000

It's really hard to get your hands on a Revenant Supercarrier in EVE Online. Darn near impossible,...

By E. Lefebvre,   07.08.13
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12.23.12
Breakfast Topic: How do other MMO player cultures differ from WoW's?
12.23.12

Breakfast Topic: How do other MMO player cultures differ from WoW's?

When Olivia Grace wondered recently how devoted you are to the cult of efficiency, it occurred to...

By L. Poisso,   12.23.12
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10.23.12
The Daily Grind: How intense are you when you play?
10.23.12

The Daily Grind: How intense are you when you play?

We all play at different intensity levels. It's human nature. Some of us sit down for a night of...

By E. Lefebvre,   10.23.12
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04.04.11
The Daily Grind: When does friendly turn frustrating?
04.04.11

The Daily Grind: When does friendly turn frustrating?

We all know, from years of experience, that there's a certain community duty to help newer player...

By E. Lefebvre,   04.04.11
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