Editorial - The Dark Side of Virtual Worlds

Angie Marie Cox


The Journal of Virtual World Research’s “The Dark Side” issue dives into some fascinating ideas about how evil is represented in the virtual worlds of digital games. This issue includes five articles elaborating on the motivations for evil acts and their outcomes, hostile competitiveness, classification of deviant leisure, how immoral acts are determined, and our ability to thwart these cruel activities in the virtual environments and games.


Editorial, The Dark Side

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.4101/jvwr.v13i1.7410

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