• joshwent posted a message in the forum topic The Supreme Court legalizes marriage equality nationwide. on the Off-Topic board

    Could have happened decades ago if citizens had the balls to vote third party (or seven years ago if Obama wasn't a spineless party mouthpiece)...but I'm thrilled nonetheless.(although, decidedly less...

  • joshwent posted a message in the forum topic Q&A: Public Funding in Canada?. on the Silicon Knights, Inc. board

    @gaff: Thanks for the specific info, but your point is exactly what I was trying to say above. That in these discussions, tax incentives and grants are not distinguished when people advocate for "gove...

  • joshwent posted a message in the forum topic Apple Removes All American Civil War Games. on the General Discussion board

    To the folks here strangely arguing over precisely what the confederate flag "means"...You betta werk, duders! it's complicated.

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  • joshwent posted a message in the forum topic Q&A: Public Funding in Canada?. on the Silicon Knights, Inc. board

    @graf1k: You pretty much summarize my personal change from being a Green Party socialist to a small government, economically conservative direct democracy kind of guy.All too often with these efforts ...

  • joshwent posted a message in the forum topic Gawker vs. Hulk Hogan Sex Tape Suit Gets Weird-er. on the Off-Topic board

    @iamjohn: If Jennifer Lawrence had sex on film, even if she knew she was being filmed, and someone she knew leaked that film to the press and it was posted online, are you really saying that she shoul...

  • joshwent posted a message in the forum topic Let's Talk about Tale of Tales' Sunset and Public Funding for Games. on the Sunset board

    @bacongames said: You're right that things have gotten better concerning funding in a lot of ways but that doesn't mean we shouldn't keep going further in any way we can. Also call me jaded but the ...

  • joshwent posted a message in the forum topic Let's Talk about Tale of Tales' Sunset and Public Funding for Games. on the Sunset board

    @tomba_be said: It truly saddens me how many people believe the free market is holy, and that government should not spend money on art. The government can spend trillions on warfare to increase the p...

  • joshwent posted a message in the forum topic Let's Talk about Tale of Tales' Sunset and Public Funding for Games. on the Sunset board

    @amyggen: I think you're maybe reading some comments here a little more generously than I. ;)But yeah, my post was hyperbolic and derailing and I'll probably just delete it. Just sad to see some thoug...

  • joshwent posted a message in the forum topic Let's Talk about Tale of Tales' Sunset and Public Funding for Games. on the Sunset board

    @marokai said: Ding ding. I don't understand why this argument is being presented as such an either/or.ctrl+c, ctrl+v... into every topic ever. ;)

  • joshwent posted a message in the forum topic Let's Talk about Tale of Tales' Sunset and Public Funding for Games. on the Sunset board

    @conmulligan said:I think the difference between something like ID@Xbox and a government grant is that the former is only ever going to be judged on commercial viability while the latter is likely to...

  • joshwent posted a message in the forum topic Let's Talk about Tale of Tales' Sunset and Public Funding for Games. on the Sunset board

    I don't mean to paraphrase and ignore the subtleties of this article, but I see something of a contradiction here. Austin repeatedly and accurately says how we're currently in an indie, small dev team...

  • joshwent posted a message in the forum topic Hype vs. Cynicism: The relationship between game fans and game critics at E3 2015. on the General Discussion board

    If your level of excitement about a thing is diminished by another's lack of excitement... you have problems larger than video game hype.

  • joshwent posted a message in the forum topic Is it just me or did Sony and Microsoft flip flop?. on the General Discussion board

    @morganpheonix said: but it is ironic that Sony gets praised for why we slapped Microsoft hand.Wait, being rational is "ironic" now? They're just both offering pretty different things. You can argue ...

  • joshwent posted a message in the forum topic Which press conference won E3?. on the General Discussion board

    Where's the option for, "The concept of "winning" E3 is ridiculous and does nothing but create more pointless arguments that squander the exciting potential of games from every dev."?My GF liked the ...

  • joshwent posted a message in the forum topic KH3 E3 2015 gameplay. on the Kingdom Hearts III board

    What I love about this series, aside from the combat systems, is the gratuitous Disney fan service. But I gotta say, jumping around in Tangled world does absolutely nothing for me.My hope for III is ...

  • joshwent posted a message in the forum topic The E3 Demo Was Played Live Both Times. on the Uncharted 4: A Thief's End board

    It really doesn't matter.At this point, it's widely known that E3 demos aren't even necessarily representative of the final game, so "playing it live" is a futile gesture.I'd be happy if every demo d...

  • joshwent posted a message in the forum topic Did anyone else notice the ASL in Tacoma. on the E3 2015 board

    @paraptorkeet said:My wife and I use ASL to talk to each other across a crowded room. It's easier than shouting.Nice! Easier and quieter too. ;)

  • joshwent posted a message in the forum topic (In progress) Diversity in E3 2015 Conferences. on the General Discussion board

    @kierkegaard: Might it be just the tiniest bit premature to judge all of these characters based purely on what your impression of their genetics is... without any of us actually playing the games.I'm ...

  • joshwent posted a message on the post E3 2015: The Taken King is Coming for Ya in Destiny.

    @wandrecanada said:Warframe has added more new content and revamped all it's systems for FREE and it does nearly all of what Destiny does better. Good shooting mechanics can only take you so far...De...