Today’s Daily Grind question comes from Luxxicon, a donor to our Kickstarter campaign. Luxxicon just wants to talk about open-world PvP. In fact, his question is superficially simple: “Does participating in open-world PvP make you a bad person or are you a good person who does bad things?”
Last year, psychologists found a strong correlation between displaying the “dark tetrad” of antisocial personality traits and admitting “sadistic glee” when it came to trolling other folks online. In other words, sadistic tendencies IRL did map to griefing tendencies on the internet and vice versa.