• Lively posted a message in the forum topic Yet Another Developer Leaves Their Home Following Harassment. on the Brianna Wu board

    @spraynardtatum said: @leinad44 said: Gamer Gate is a fucking train wreck. I can't take anyone who supports it seriously. Especially since it's based on a lie.I support it. None of the awful harassme...

  • Lively posted a message in the forum topic Yet Another Developer Leaves Their Home Following Harassment. on the Brianna Wu board

    @wrighteous86 said:@bigpillow: Right threats of physical and sexual violence don't hurt anybody. Having someone's home address published publicly on the Internet isn't dangerous, especially for someo...

  • Lively posted a message in the forum topic Yet Another Developer Leaves Their Home Following Harassment. on the Brianna Wu board

    @icarusfoundyou: Maybe a middle-ground step would be to make new accounts harder to make (like only 1 new account per IP address per 3 months, or something), so even if you're still anonymous, you ca...

  • Lively posted a message in the forum topic Yet Another Developer Leaves Their Home Following Harassment. on the Brianna Wu board

    @tejini said: GB got shit thrown their way when they dared to hire a man instead of a woman so I can understand why they would hesitate to throw their hats into the ring for either side. I think you'...

  • Lively posted a message in the forum topic Yet Another Developer Leaves Their Home Following Harassment. on the Brianna Wu board

    @icarusfoundyou said:@mikemcn said: Anonymity lets too much stuff like this happen. Almost makes you want to force everyone to have an internet license.This is such a terrible scary idea. I don't know...

  • Lively posted a message in the forum topic Yet Another Developer Leaves Their Home Following Harassment. on the Brianna Wu board

    I do want to thank @rorie and the rest of the moderation team for keeping this space mostly on the side of civility and constructive discussion.I agree with those who commend Giant Bomb for actually b...

  • Lively posted a message in the forum topic This is approaching scary levels of insanity.. on the General Discussion board

    @chrissedoff said:They already have a pretty effective agenda-setting echo chamber over at 4chan. They don't even need a proper website. If anything, these psychos are even more Machiavellian than Fo...

  • Lively posted a message in the forum topic This is approaching scary levels of insanity.. on the General Discussion board

    @conmulligan said: I just don't see that happening. This whole thing started with doxxing and harassment, so it's hard to imagine a fruitful conversation blooming when the air was toxic from the begi...

  • Lively posted a message in the forum topic This is approaching scary levels of insanity.. on the General Discussion board

    @theht said: That's certainly one way to go about it, but the complaining won't stop from that. Sides will only grow more entrenched, isolated in their fuckery, their ideas reinforced by surrounding ...

  • Lively posted a message in the forum topic This is approaching scary levels of insanity.. on the General Discussion board

    I think the ultimate solution to this whole gamer-gate thing is for the political schism in the gamer community to be reflected in the actual games reporting outlets. Right now, it's like you have th...

  • Lively posted a message in the forum topic This is approaching scary levels of insanity.. on the General Discussion board

    @headphonehalo: I feel like "doxxing" is a very nebulous term, there is a difference between getting an anonymous username tied to a real name and getting your actual home address broadcast along wit...

  • Lively posted a message on the post Bombin' the A.M. With Alexa Ray Corriea: 09/29/2014.

    @zabant: Christopher Tolkien is a stubborn person, but I think maybe he's better than the alternative, where a Warner-Brothers controlled Tolkien estate starts making sequels to the original books, t...

  • Lively posted a message on the post Phil Spencer Discusses Microsoft's Purchase of Minecraft.

    @reelife: @reelife said: @internetdetective said: What are people afraid of Microsoft doing to minecraft?Make it more BORINGER? [SICK BURN LEVEL = EBOLA]there's the ps3, ps4 and vita version of minec...

  • Lively posted a message on the post Phil Spencer Discusses Microsoft's Purchase of Minecraft.

    @libb: I think it's more than just online haters, it's about Notch not really wanting to be responsible for the super-stressful duties that come with being in charge of a multi-million dollar company...

  • Lively posted a message in the forum topic Bombin' the A.M. With Scoops and the Wolf: 09/05/2014. on the Gods Will Be Watching board

    I do think that one possible outcome of this is that games media will experience a schism along political lines. Games are going through a tumultuous adolescence, and it's now impossible for them to ...