• exfate posted a message in the forum topic Standing Silent in the Echo Chamber. on the General Discussion board

    @alkaiser said: @spaceinsomniac said: @defaultprophet said: @spaceinsomniac: You're leaving out a lot...When you decline to create or to curate a culture in your spaces, you’re responsible for what...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic Standing Silent in the Echo Chamber. on the General Discussion board

    @teaoverlord said:@exfate: But pointing out problematic things in a game is not even sort of close to taking away the developer's freedom of expression. But trying to shut down any criticism of games...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic Standing Silent in the Echo Chamber. on the General Discussion board

    @sergio said: @tdot said: I think you're making a weird distinction. Glass half full and whatnot. I think we can all agree that in the WHOLE of the industry we need more representation and diversity ...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic Worth Reading: 09/15/2014. on the General Discussion board

    @spaceinsomniac said:I find myself arguing a LOT against the tone of the social justice movement coming from game journalists and feminists these days, and I have to say I feel the exact same way watc...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic Giant Bomb in the news!. on the General Discussion board

    @sweeneytodd said:Giant Bomb in the news! Giant Bomb isn't mentioned and neither are any of the staff.

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic Worth Reading: 09/15/2014. on the General Discussion board

    @juno500 said:What I find ironic about people complaining about the discussion of social/political issues in games is that for a long time, gamers complained that video games weren't taken seriously ...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic Exposing sexism in this generation. on the General Discussion board

    The reason supposed sexism in games is a hot button topic right now has nothing to do with games, their actual content, gaming culture, or any growth in the market. It has everything to do with the mo...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic Worth Reading: 09/15/2014. on the General Discussion board

    @swisslion said: Scam artists was probably a bit too strong in the language department, but if for no other reason than their gross bandwagoning on the harassment campaign in order to raise the money,...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic Worth Reading: 09/15/2014. on the General Discussion board

    @swisslion said: @spaceinsomniac said: @nmarebfly said: @sinisterraven said: People need to be more introspective when they claim to be against attacksI agree. That's why I asked you to revise your ...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic What exactly do you want from games journalism?. on the General Discussion board

    @juno500 said: @exfate said: @juno500 said: @sweeneytodd said: I think what we've learned in the last few weeks is that most of the gaming journalists themselves have no real formal training on what ...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic What exactly do you want from games journalism?. on the General Discussion board

    @juno500 said: @sweeneytodd said: I think what we've learned in the last few weeks is that most of the gaming journalists themselves have no real formal training on what those ethics are. Knowing tha...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic What exactly do you want from games journalism?. on the General Discussion board

    @juno500 said: @gnoltac said: Also there may not be financial incentive if you donated to kickstarter/patreon, but if you invest money there's a personal investment. You are literally one of their s...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic What exactly do you want from games journalism?. on the General Discussion board

    @riotcontrol said: @tourgen said: @spaceinsomniac said: @kidavenger said: If shit like this http://www.giantbomb.com/stardock-corporation/3010-1064/forums/stardock-embroiled-in-clashing-lawsuits-st...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic 'Young White Male'. on the General Discussion board

    @oldirtybearon said:@conmulligan said:@oldirtybearon said:This is kind of Leigh's bag, isn't it? She invades a cultural space and then belittles and mocks the participants all the while pining for sa...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic 'Young White Male'. on the General Discussion board

    @milkman said:Unrelated but it looks like @jeff, @brad and @alex finally made the SJW list. Congrats, you guys.Congrats. Everyone else at GB is slacking and needs to step it up on the SJW front.Seriou...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic 'Young White Male'. on the General Discussion board

    @milkman said: @oldirtybearon said: @giantlizardking said: @theodacourt said: @giantlizardking: @oldirtybearon: Whilst I do agree generally with you both that it contains a lot of generalisation so...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic 'Young White Male'. on the General Discussion board

    @mstrmnybgs said:I feel like i just sat through a lecture hall. I need someone to dumb this down for me.Basically, he feels he's being unfairly stereotyped as a CoD playing gamer-bro for being a "youn...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic Disclosure of Kickstarter and Patreon backings.. on the General Discussion board

    @davidmerrick said:Hey, hand up here. Used to be an arts editor for my university's newspaper, and while that's not the most prestigious of jobs it was still paid and entailed ethics and free copies o...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic Disclosure of Kickstarter and Patreon backings.. on the General Discussion board

    @truthtellah said: @exfate said: @truthtellah said: @exfate said: @truthtellah said: @exfate said: @truthtellah: I think Jeff and a lot of other people might be missing the whole point. Patreon is...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic Disclosure of Kickstarter and Patreon backings.. on the General Discussion board

    @truthtellah said: @exfate said: @truthtellah said: @exfate said: @truthtellah: I think Jeff and a lot of other people might be missing the whole point. Patreon isn't about buying a game or any othe...