On Monday, fans of the game went a step further - coming together in a Reddit community to talk a teenager out of committing suicide.
After Redditor NotARomanGuy posted that he was going to take his own life, he was was flooded with messages and comments from other users on r/UltraHardcore who encouraged him to rethink his decision.
‘people do care, I like u, ur a cool guy,’ wrote one.
In a thank you to the community, the teen posted:
With all of the negative stories about cyber-bullies, online trolls and Internet stalking, it's great to see web users step it up to really make a difference.