In Hearthstone, there’s a near-infinite number of ways to kick your opponents while they’re down, and we’ve all had them done to us. But every so often, the righteous card gods descend from the green felt heavens to smite asshole opponents in a way that’s so unsuspected, so wholly satisfying, it makes us feel like…
Well, would you look who it is. Remember me, motherfucker? I’m that kid you callously wasted back when I had three hearts, a pair of pants, and a stick for a weapon.
They say revenge is a dish best served cold. In EVE Online player Darvo Thellere’s case, it was cold as the uncaring vacuum of space.
In Overwatch, certain people pick Symmetra for the sole purpose of placing teleporters near ledges and watching gung-ho allies with stars in their eyes and dreams in their hearts plunge to their deaths. The first time it happened to me, I laughed. These days, though, the joke’s old.