from the Doomsday news article: ''This event will be purely for fun; there aren’t going to be special rewards associated with killing us (other than the ability to make fun of us on the forums), and we aren’t going to be griefing you guys by destroying your thumpers or otherwise interfering with the gameplay of people who don’t want to participate. In the spirit of that, we will be disabling all durability loss for the duration of the event.'' so Devs won't be griefing people. im not sure how this will work, if its an opt-in/out Player v Dev setting, or if its just saying 'dont kill me' in zone chat. As for the OWPvP... that's entirely opt-in, from what has been said in the past. if you are in PvP it will be a choice, ie via the Duel system or going to the PvP 'contested continent'. if PvP was not opt-in i would not play. even if i get roflstomped in PvP, i want it to be a CHOICE and not forced upon me.