To me it is simply a quality of life thing, never have I seen it elsewhere hinder Roleplay in any way.
Besides most people just pop their discord overlay up anyways to achieve the same result with more distraction than the regular key would have.
Ivar was always a realist which some people see as more of a nihilist in most cases. He always stood firm within every belief he had. The life he saw in his adolescence shaped how he saw people and how he saw this world. His younger sister and their bond was something that kept him grounded. She wasn't like him. He would go through medical school as well as film schooling deciding to follow somewhat in the fractured path their Father led he went into Forensic Photography as he was incredibly gifted with the camera but had a taste for darkness as well as doing what he could in the moments others were helpless to help them. He would do this for many years until moving into into his own practice of becoming a Private Detective Spending a lot of time in El Paso Texas in the borderlands.
During this time he met young Damian, a peculiar young kid with a gift for connecting to people as well as connecting people. Ivar would become his at home tutor when the contracts were slow. Their bond was strong and they were inseparable. They would take their studies on the road for Damian for his family was wealthy. While doing some of his own work Damian and his mother went to Chernarus for an extended visit in January Ivar was going to meet up with them at the end up of and while getting settled in the new country the third wave took control of the country and chaos arose and this made it incredibly difficult for them to find each other and Ivar began his search.