Video games: why I hate the poison of fake achievement and what it’s doing to guys

I have a confession to make: until recently, I’d never played a massively multiplayer online role-playing game. I’ve dabbled in Call of Duty on the Xbox, but that’s as far as it got. I have no doubt that I would have enjoyed games like World of Warcraft tremendously – it’s just that I never really got round to playing them.

With the benefit of hindsight, that’s probably a good thing, because for the first time, I signed up to a web-based MMORPG, and I was horrified by what I saw.

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