Is using video gaming as a form of catharsis a bad idea?

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Youso1337

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11-19-2012

For the unfamiliar, catharsis is a form of psychotherapy that encourages or permits the discharge of pent-up, socially unacceptable affects. For instance, in this case, you'd be playing shooter games to let out your pent-up anger or frustration.

Is using League for such a thing considered illegal?


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UrsaMinor

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11-19-2012

I'm sure lots of people in this community use this game in that way.


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silentpartner

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11-20-2012

it definitely can't be considered illegal, it may however lead to you getting banned/more angry


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vcadoda

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11-20-2012

I don't think match based games will work well for that criteria. As no matter what, one side will always end up as the looser.


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Greatrabe

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11-20-2012

Catharsis is a bad idea.


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Colonel J

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11-20-2012

People play video games because they are a form entertainment.

Nothing more.