Gaming communities on the internet aren't typically known for "kindness" and "generosity", but Blizzard's Overwatch has consistently been able to buck the trend of the more toxic online gaming subcultures, like the infinitely-nightmarish League of Legends. Between emotional send-offs for deceased team members and even Blizzard themselves going above and beyond to tamp down abusive chat behavior, Overwatch is emerging as a symbol for togetherness and empathy in videogames.

The latest example is a redditor by the name of snowern who wanted to show off his Reinhardt Play of the Game. Getting POTG was pretty rare for snowern for....obvious reasons: namely, that his computer was a total shitshow and it's a miracle it can run Overwatch at all. Check out the uber-potato quality GIF:

That's right - it looks more like a pretty good DS game than a high production PC game released in 2016. It's astonishing that a computer that renders the game like this was able to run Overwatch without exploding or starting on fire.

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But instead of just making fun of the guy's terrible-looking computer (although there were definitely people doing that, albeit in a fun jokey way), the good folks of r/Overwatch decided to take the opposite approach: lend the dude a hand by sending him some computer upgrades to make Overwatch look and run fine as hell.

It started with the simple offering of an extra graphics card - and then other users offering up EVEN BETTER graphics cards:

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Snowern was very clearly not expecting any of this - and just casually blown away by everyone's helpfulness and generosity:

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Between advice, spare parts, and a generally positive attitude, this thread became the complete opposite of what you'd normally expect to run into in a comments section of ANY gaming forum:

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And hell, the notion of the subreddit's overly giving nature became a mini-meme within the thread itself:

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In short, Mei was right: the world is worth fighting for.

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