Blizzard has created a comparatively safe space in gaming, and that’s worth preserving. It may be telling that it required us to give up almost all avenues of communication when playing against random opponents, but so be it. My long sessions are made more pleasant by the calls of “Well Played,” and “Ooops” that come as I make some good decision and some poor ones, and that’s all I need from my opponents.
If it means I don’t have to hear from anyone else, I’ll gladly shut up as well.
Blizzard silenced Hearthstone players, and it made the game amazing (via wilwheaton)
That is precisely what I love about it!