Baltimore's forum posts

#1 Posted by Baltimore (280 posts) -

It should be named the 'Wa'.

#2 Edited by Baltimore (280 posts) -

@vinny said:

@sylect said:

@patrickklepek @jeff @vinny @alex @brad what do you suggest then for a person such as myself who is against harassment and death threats (obviously) but feel that many of the ideas behind GG are correct? Please don't respond with not drinking the koolaid, I think there are legitimate problems and that GG has the best chance in years of addressing them. If not GG, how? and when?

I think this is a great question. It might be THE question. Choosing not to consume media you think is corrupt is usually immediate instinct. This industry has changed so much, I have a lot of questions about what it is now and our definitions. Who are the journalists/critics? Who is the audience? Who are the devs? Where are the lines? Are we still talking about GameSpot/IGN and Activision/EA? Are we talking Indie Dev versus YouTube personality? Can you be a dev/critic/fan at the same time? There might be a need or want for an impartial consumer advocacy group. I do believe under GG more harm is coming to this hobby/industry than anything it could possibly answer.

I also think the groups both sides are looking to come to the table don't exist. One side wants the left-wing-journalistic-cabal to sit down. Another side wants the frothing-but-reasonable-death-threat-writer to answer for his crimes. It's like trying to get a Unicorn to debate a Dragon.

But then again we have to ask where do we "the general gaming public" fit into all of this nuttyness? Like politics, our voices will most likely go unnoticed by the different sides. So do we get a seat at the table with the Unicorns, Dragons, Griffons and Manticores?

#3 Posted by Baltimore (280 posts) -

I saw the tweet a few minutes ago as well and have been debating wether to start a thread or not. Let's just keep Jeff and his family in our thoughts and send good vibes his way.

We love you Jeff and we'll be here when you're ready to come back. *sends big internet hug*

#4 Posted by Baltimore (280 posts) -

Mobile MOBA. MoMOBA?

#5 Posted by Baltimore (280 posts) -

Congrats Vinny!

As new dad myself I can't imagine the work that two kids will bring.

#6 Posted by Baltimore (280 posts) -

Was working fine in Itunes until yesterday morning. Getting titles but now no longer updating.

#7 Posted by Baltimore (280 posts) -

Maybe Crytek can now pay it's employees. :(

#8 Posted by Baltimore (280 posts) -

Makes sense actually. (A) Evolve isn't going up against the titans of CoD, FarCry and Halo. And (B) TakeTwo gets to pad out it's first quarter if the game sells well.

#9 Posted by Baltimore (280 posts) -

Big congrats to Mr. Drake. He will do well there.

#10 Posted by Baltimore (280 posts) -

I had not heard about this interaction between developer and pirate. Dare I say it's refreshing to see two sides behaving like rational human beings.

P.S. Mr. Hibiki, please purchase their game. It's the right thing to do.