Does competitive online play make it harder for us to enjoy our games like we did as children?
Yes it does, has ruined games like call of duty, where the objective is to further ones stats, and not just to win, such as halo 2 & 3. And it has successfully ruined my intrest in competitive MP games. You cant enjoy a game when people are sitting in a corner yelling "IM MLG!!!! SUCK MY NUTS!!" all the time.
Mute them. And then...kick their a$$ in-game.
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