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PAX has a panel called "pax like a girl" that consists of five women and someone's already asked why there are no men. Penny Arcade
games need more women but more specifically they need more haggard middle-aged chain-smoking women who've had enough of everybody's shit
imagine if we saw war as an unpleasant last resort rather than a Funtime Occupation For Cool Kids
http://exploringbelievability.blogspot.com/2013/04/kiss-50-cent-blood-on-sand.html … Hello everyone! I have completed my magnum opus. Please send this to all games journalists.
Stories In Games: A Survey Of Quality http://exploringbelievability.blogspot.com/2013/01/stories-in-games-survey-of-quality.html …
let me explain our society to you: people watch the opening scene of saving private ryan and assume they'd be tom hanks
All the developers and marketers will look up and shout "Save us!"... and I'll look down and whisper "Kickstarter."
New rule: if you ever say "why don't you do better" to someone criticizing a game, you owe that person a million-dollar budget.
hey idiots how have you not realized that simcity's horrible drm is actually a metaphor for bureaucracy and corruption in city management
People play Bioshock or Spec Ops and they're like WELL THAT'S IT. DON'T HAVE TO THINK ABOUT THINGS, I PLAYED THE THINKY GAME
tip for people arguing against sexism in games: use "dumb" instead of "sexist" to confuse misogynists
It's cool how a male protagonist is BUSINESS AS USUAL and a female protagonist needs a special reason to exist. But, you know, no misogyny
okay i have read cliffy b's article. i think he is on the money about needing to grow up but on the other hand he made gears of war
The most honest and direct criticism I can level against gamers as a community is an unwillingness to learn and grow as human beings.
EA delivers games-as-art on a platter and you PLEBIANS can't even handle it
http://www.cracked.com/blog/4-victims-we-have-to-stop-feeling-sorry-for_p2/ … Jesus fucking CHRIST, Cracked, stop having awful columnists.
That's a quote from Aris Bakhtanians, a Tekken player who sexually harassed a female player so much that she left the tournament she was in.
1. Take things seriously. 2. Make things make sense. 3. Depict people as people, not as constructs.