Episode 8 – Toxic Gaming Communities

Toxic Gaming Communities (1)It’s Thursday! The newest HYVG podcast featuring Gimmick, Lemonsmith, and Virindi Puppet is here at last! In this episode the boys discuss what makes a toxic gaming community. Is toxicity inevitable in any online game? What games are the most toxic and which are known for being the least? Listen to this TELL ALL episode.

Here’s the show notes.

  • Virindi Puppet’s ridiculous vocal exercises and the Ted Talk he learned them from. (Link)
  • Our first advertisement of SonicBlenners.com The FASTEST BLENNERS IN THE WORLD!
  • The Type of Toxicity You’ll find in Overwatch
  • Toxic  Gaming Communities are due to the anonymity of the internet (4:15)
  • “The opposite of love is indifference.” -V. Puppet being super wise
  • Most toxic gaming community according to one man’s opinion. spoiler: it’s minecraft (9:45)
  • Gimmick and Virindi Puppet check out the Comedy Night videogame and it can be verrrry toxic. (18:25)
  • Elder Scrolls Online is a healthy gaming community (22:26)
  • How Toxicity Should Be Handled By Game Devs (26:40)
  • The Most Terrible Thing That Happened in World of Warcraft. (funeral video link)
  • Pewdiepie should not have said the bad word. (31:00)
  • Lemonsmith attempts to persuade the boys to play Slime Rancher
  • Puppet talked about the Proteus Paradox book. Click here to check it out!

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Lemon's the optimist at Hey You Video Game! Not even lag, bad game mechanics, or RNG can get him mad. Lemonsmith's favorite video games are The Last of Us, PUBG, Apex Legends, and Donkey Kong Country.

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