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By on March 9, 2015 at 1:32 pm

Getting rid of toxic and abusive environments in a game community doesn’t just benefit players – it has the potential to spread and start making the entire internet a better, safer place to interact.

Jeffrey Lin, head of the analytics research team at Riot, delivered this message at the Game Developer’s Conference in San Francisco last week. He issued a strong directive for developers – you have a responsibility to make this happen.

But in order to do so, designers can’t wait days or even weeks before banning player or sending warnings, Lin said. They need to be immediate and extremely clear – otherwise, negative players will just continue their behavior.

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Backstab

By on March 3, 2013 at 12:01 pm

This week, Riot announced that they would be opening a Sydney office and looking for a community manager, and an eSports organiser. Then, writes Alex Walker — the local scene immediately devolved into a frenzy of backstabbing and name calling. If you want to lead a community, maybe you shouldn’t act like a shark when there’s blood in the water.

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