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The Critischism was a saga which consisted of smaller dramas spread across many mod comment sections on ModDB. It has caused a major, long-standing divide in the community. The topic of contention was criticism.

One group of users argued that beginner modders should only be praised so that they continue modding and improving on their own. The other camp was people who were in favor of criticism, arguing that it will help modders improve and that showering them in praise would cause them to rest on their laurels.