For some reason that escapes my attention, it seems like a lot of people have been talking about the pros and cons of subscription-only MMOs
as of late. Maybe it's a passing fad, I don't know. But in reading the always-entertaining comments section of some random article
, I noticed a distressing tendency for some pro-sub players to be slinging derogatory terms at others who don't like to pay for games, calling them "welfare gamers" and the like.
I guess that means today I need to ask if these are the words of a few folks looking to discredit the opposition or if there's an actual undercurrent of dislike for F2P players who never spend a dime. Do you look down on players who game for free, and if so, why?
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