The only online interactions possible in the game include leaving helpful tools like ladders and ropes for other players to use, making encouraging comments like “Keep on keeping on," and sharing resources to build and repair infrastructure like roads and bridges, all in the name of connecting a disparate nation. There appears to be no mechanism for players to troll each other. The primary way to communicate with another player is smashing a “like” button, complete with a thumbs-up icon. As in real life, the “likes” have no intrinsic value. Receiving a like in Death Stranding, then, is its own reward.
To my surprise, the string of jumping blue dots that indicate typing popped up on my screen. They disappeared, reappeared, disappeared, and appeared again. Fry finally responded, saying he didn’t know what I was talking about.
That’s the reviewer that doesn’t bother to read the manuscript a journal has sent out for evaluation for possible publication, offers condescending or outright offensive comments, and—of course—urges the irrelevant citation of their own work.
You look at the bottom of the menu and notice a warning: “Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of food-borne illness.” That warning is there for a reason.