Hags of Lag – Rage

Let’s not mince around the topic here.

Gamer Rage is infamous in the game community. To those who aren’t part of it? It can be simply described as the lack of sportsmanly behaviour. It can be racism/sexism/homophobia as seen in various slurs bandied around.

Games have gotten more competitive and much like sports where “Trash Talk” is common enough it abounds in games. However most sports have codified rules of behaviour that are heavily enforced. You may be the most talented person on the pitch but you cannot yell the sort of profanities anyone who plays “competitively” is used to. By competitively, I mean vs. another human opponent. [Read more…]