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Why is this site so negative?

CrusadecrusherCrusadecrusher Member UncommonPosts: 283
On any given day this site has a new doom and gloom thread about mmorpgs. 

On any thread on a particular game it's full of people complaining about that game even when it's clear they don't play it.

Any time there is a thread about a developer it's full of people complaining about that developer.

Any time there is a thread about a game getting a massive update you are guaranteed to see a comment calling it NGE.  

Any time there is a thread about consoles the wanna be PC master race guys start foaming at the mouth and need to bash consoles. 

Any time there is a thread about a non mmorpg there are people complaining about discussing non mmorpgs on this site.  

It goes on and on the majority of the threads get hijacked by these complainers.  Why does this site encourage this behavior and why are so many of you so angry?  If mmorpgs or gaming in general makes you so angry why don't you look for a new hobby?  The genre has changed its time to adapt and accept defeat.  
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  • SpottyGekkoSpottyGekko Member EpicPosts: 6,916
    In any given week, this site has a thread complaining about posts made by complainers !

    It never changes, perhaps it's time to adapt and accept defeat... :lol:
  • Slapshot1188Slapshot1188 Member LegendaryPosts: 12,178
    This site did try to severely limit 2 sided discussions at one point.   the result was a dramatic downturn in visitors.  This is not simply because most people want to hear negative views, but these varying viewpoints are the content of the site.  If you simply want to read good things about a game... you likely already have a home for that on the official forums of that game.

    There is also a wonderful feature the site has which lets you go an IGNORE posts from anyone you find too negative/positive or even if you just dislike their name!


    "I should point out that no other company has shipped out a beta on a disc before this." - Official Mortal Online Lead Community Moderator

    Starvault's reponse to criticism related to having a handful of players as the official "test" team for a supposed MMO: "We've just have another 10ish folk kind enough to voulenteer added tot the test team" (SIC) This explains much about the state of the game :-)

    Proudly wearing the Harbinger badge since Dec 23, 2017. 

    Coined the phrase "Role-Playing a Development Team" January 2018

    "Oddly Slap is the main reason I stay in these forums." - Mystichaze April 9th 2018

    My ignore list finally has one occupant after 12 years. I am the strongest supporter of free speech on here, but free speech does not mean forced listening. Have fun my friend. Hope you find a new stalking target.

  • WarlyxWarlyx Member RarePosts: 3,044
    happy people are playing not posting :P
  • Moxom914Moxom914 Member RarePosts: 731
    its not the site. its the community.
  • CrusadecrusherCrusadecrusher Member UncommonPosts: 283
    Moxom914 said:
    its not the site. its the community.
    This is a good point most official game forums are not any better, as weird as it sounds I've found specific games subreddit are by far the most positive place to get info.  The gaming community is a strange beast that's for sure.
  • IselinIselin Member LegendaryPosts: 14,388
    DMKano said:
    Never forget that game companies are here to make a profitable product, not cater to your individual needs.


    “Microtransactions? In a single player role-playing game? Are you nuts?” 
    ― CD PROJEKT RED

    "... the "influencers" which is the tech name we call sell outs now..."
    __ Wizardry, 2020
  • ElsaboltsElsabolts Member RarePosts: 3,476
    Girley  Men, near as I can tell I could be wrong.
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  • PottedPlant22PottedPlant22 Member RarePosts: 800
    I actually think it's gotten better over the years.  LOL
  • TokkenTokken Member RarePosts: 2,513
    I think many people are negative because they are disappointed with the state of MMORPG's and MMO's today.   Expectations are so high for new games coming out that their dissatisfied with what has and is coming out lately.
    Make PvE GREAT Again!
  • MadCoderOneMadCoderOne Member UncommonPosts: 218
    edited January 2017
    There is also a wonderful feature the site has which lets you go an IGNORE posts from anyone you find too negative/positive or even if you just dislike their name!
    Best thing I ever did was start to use this feature for certain (ok just one) people.
  • kitaradkitarad Member EpicPosts: 5,934
    Because doom and gloom is the rage.

  • botrytisbotrytis Member RarePosts: 3,310
    The majority of people that post on this site are avid MMO'ers and also consider themselves 'hard core'. Those 2 facts should tell you what you need to know about this site.


  • Slapshot1188Slapshot1188 Member LegendaryPosts: 12,178
    kchisarik said:
    There is also a wonderful feature the site has which lets you go an IGNORE posts from anyone you find too negative/positive or even if you just dislike their name!
    Best thing I ever did was start to use this feature for certain (ok just one) people.
    Yes. More people should use it. In today's social environment people think it's ok to try and stop others from expressing their thoughts.  It's very much this thought purity that concerns me most about where we,as a society are going. 

    This site makes it simple. If you find someone else's speech disturbing simple hit that ignore button.  This way you can control what you choose to hear which is quite different from trying to control what others can say.

    "I should point out that no other company has shipped out a beta on a disc before this." - Official Mortal Online Lead Community Moderator

    Starvault's reponse to criticism related to having a handful of players as the official "test" team for a supposed MMO: "We've just have another 10ish folk kind enough to voulenteer added tot the test team" (SIC) This explains much about the state of the game :-)

    Proudly wearing the Harbinger badge since Dec 23, 2017. 

    Coined the phrase "Role-Playing a Development Team" January 2018

    "Oddly Slap is the main reason I stay in these forums." - Mystichaze April 9th 2018

    My ignore list finally has one occupant after 12 years. I am the strongest supporter of free speech on here, but free speech does not mean forced listening. Have fun my friend. Hope you find a new stalking target.

  • ScotchUpScotchUp Member UncommonPosts: 228
    Warlyx said:
    happy people are playing not posting :P
    This ^
    “The reason I talk to myself is because I’m the only one whose answers I accept.”
    George Carlin
  • AlomarAlomar Member RarePosts: 1,249
    Mmorpg players have had very little to be happy about within recent years. After the surge of creativity and wide selection of interesting and unique mmo's a decade ago. We've seen the last decade filled with either unoriginal WoW clones, minimum effort for max profit corporate titles from Western developers, and grindy/p2w/rng/depth-less Westernized Asian/Eastern mmo's.
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  • XodicXodic Member EpicPosts: 1,138
    edited January 2017
    So you want a safe zone, a place to retreat to when you want to smother yourself with positive reinforcement and assurances. As annoying as it is to see the occasional baseless complaint, the day this site becomes a sanctuary site is the day I'm no longer a visitor.

    I know how carried away arguments get here, it's the reason I come here to read and avoid posting. I couldn't imagine I would ever want to visit without the polar opposite opinions that people here have no problem expressing.
  • AoriAori Member EpicPosts: 4,180
    This site only has 2 real negative nancy's. 
  • Azaron_NightbladeAzaron_Nightblade Member EpicPosts: 4,825
    People love to bitch.

    My SWTOR referral link for those wanting to give the game a try. (Newbies get a welcome package while returning players get a few account upgrades to help with their preferred status.)

    https://www.ashesofcreation.com/ref/Callaron/

  • ScotchUpScotchUp Member UncommonPosts: 228
    I ran across this site years ago http://rantsrefugees.proboards.com/ guess they made it when people couldn't complain about Asheron's Call 2. Looks like it is pretty much dead. So gaming sites like this with good debates about gaming is better than just a rant site I guess!

    “The reason I talk to myself is because I’m the only one whose answers I accept.”
    George Carlin
  • IselinIselin Member LegendaryPosts: 14,388
    DMKano said:
    Iselin said:
    DMKano said:
    Never forget that game companies are here to make a profitable product, not cater to your individual needs.




    Thats the reality of global economy.

    Even if you despise the above picture, how are you going to feed your family, make mortgage and car payments, take those vacations, buy xmas presents?

    Yep keep praising the almighty Dollar because THAT is why you can sit in your house and play games.

    Thats why devs and everyone keeps working "them jobs".

    The power of dollar is larger than life.

    It's also why the large corporate studios keep repeating the tried and true money makers instead of like, you know, taking chances.

    Maybe you should think of game design as an art form instead of yet another business enterprise. You're here presumably because you enjoy playing quality games not because you're interested in games as an investment opportunity aren't you?



    “Microtransactions? In a single player role-playing game? Are you nuts?” 
    ― CD PROJEKT RED

    "... the "influencers" which is the tech name we call sell outs now..."
    __ Wizardry, 2020
  • dave6660dave6660 Member UncommonPosts: 2,699
    "I'm positive".

    “There are certain queer times and occasions in this strange mixed affair we call life when a man takes this whole universe for a vast practical joke, though the wit thereof he but dimly discerns, and more than suspects that the joke is at nobody's expense but his own.”
    -- Herman Melville

  • GdemamiGdemami Member EpicPosts: 12,172
    Iselin said:
    Maybe you should think of game design as an art form instead of yet another business enterprise.
    ..art is, yet another business.
  • IselinIselin Member LegendaryPosts: 14,388
    Gdemami said:
    Iselin said:
    Maybe you should think of game design as an art form instead of yet another business enterprise.
    ..art is, yet another business.
    To whores screwing is just a business too.
    “Microtransactions? In a single player role-playing game? Are you nuts?” 
    ― CD PROJEKT RED

    "... the "influencers" which is the tech name we call sell outs now..."
    __ Wizardry, 2020
  • AvanahAvanah Member RarePosts: 1,544
    May need to change the title. There is nothing wrong with the site.
    Maybe try: "Why are the people on this site so negative?"

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  • QuizzicalQuizzical Member LegendaryPosts: 22,078
    Welcome to Earth.  You must be new around here if you haven't noticed that we humans like to complain a lot.  Another thing we're really good at is blaming others for our own mistakes.  The anonymity of the Internet does not ameliorate either of those tendencies.
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