• NmareBfly posted a message in the forum topic Letter from the Editor discussion.. on the General Discussion board

    @dagretsaidan said: I think this is an issue a lot of men are having right now, there is a feeling of "I'm a women, shut up you don't get to discuss issues of equality", a lot of women in the GG camp...

  • NmareBfly posted a message in the forum topic Letter from the Editor discussion.. on the General Discussion board

    @sylect said:@johnham: This is how I feel this event is being covered: One problem here is in the central metaphor -- for the anti-GG person in real life, the troll is not a stick figure in the dist...

  • NmareBfly posted a message in the forum topic Letter from the Editor discussion.. on the General Discussion board

    @whiteycar said:@patrickklepek @mostxtremebrian This seem like it would cause way too much Us vs Them and jockeying to be actually useful.@mostxtremebrian said: @patrickklepek: Has anyone thought abo...

  • NmareBfly posted a message in the forum topic Letter from the Editor discussion.. on the General Discussion board

    Thanks Jeff, thanks staff!I've written and deleted like 6 posts here, but let me just ask this to people who say GG is all about ethics in journalism -- Why does the steam GamersGate discovery group a...

  • NmareBfly posted a message in the forum topic Letter from the Editor discussion.. on the General Discussion board

    @sylect said:@johnham: This is how I feel this event is being covered: One problem here is in the central metaphor -- for the anti-GG person in real life, the troll is not a stick figure in the dist...

  • NmareBfly posted a message in the forum topic Letter from the Editor discussion.. on the General Discussion board

    @asko25 said: The only reason GG is a thing at all is because pretentious gaming journalists tried to prune off a whole subset of gamers as being "dead". Seriously, how stupid can you be? It came off...

  • NmareBfly posted a message in the forum topic Videogames are here...where are the Quick Looks?. on the General Discussion board

    I'd love a GBeast QL of Grimrock 2 -- Vinny helmed the QL of the first one and seemed to enjoy it. I think it'll be a really easy game to miss, but I'm about ~10 hours in and I think it's really, rea...

  • NmareBfly posted a message in the forum topic Anita Sarkeesian Forced to Cancel Talk Over Shooting Threat. on the General Discussion board

    @kidkarolus said: @nmarebfly said: @kidkarolus said: So, I am going to call you out, and I appologize for that but where is there "aspects of the culture [that] are indeed unambiguously misogynisti...

  • NmareBfly posted a message in the forum topic Anita Sarkeesian Forced to Cancel Talk Over Shooting Threat. on the General Discussion board

    @originalyellow said: Can anyone who is anti-gamergate explain to me why there is a difference between condemning a massive group of people (so far there are over 1 million tweets and counting with ...

  • NmareBfly posted a message in the forum topic Anita Sarkeesian Forced to Cancel Talk Over Shooting Threat. on the General Discussion board

    @mbradley1992 said:However, if the government property and educational facilities in Utah allow open carry, then there's nothing they could do. I'm too lazy to look into their firearm laws regarding...

  • NmareBfly posted a message in the forum topic Anita Sarkeesian Forced to Cancel Talk Over Shooting Threat. on the General Discussion board

    @nachobandit said:I'm curious about the open carry argument that was made. If the university decided to ban open carry from the event, would that stop this person?They can't ban open carry, it's a st...

  • NmareBfly posted a message in the forum topic Anita Sarkeesian Forced to Cancel Talk Over Shooting Threat. on the General Discussion board

    @oreospeedwagon said: That's an absolute joke, and you know it. I have never used any "banner" before. I don't do twitter, I don't do hashtags. But if I try to bring up an issue like nepotism, people...

  • NmareBfly posted a message in the forum topic Anita Sarkeesian Forced to Cancel Talk Over Shooting Threat. on the General Discussion board

    @oreospeedwagon said: the conversation becomes "Those union thugs!" instead of about working conditions or pay. You get to define what the conversation is about as well. This is not like union bashi...

  • NmareBfly posted a message in the forum topic Anita Sarkeesian Forced to Cancel Talk Over Shooting Threat. on the General Discussion board

    @kidkarolus said:So, I am going to call you out, and I appologize for that but where is there "aspects of the culture [that] are indeed unambiguously misogynistic". Remember, by the dictionary's own d...

  • NmareBfly posted a message in the forum topic Gamergate - Sorry Rorie + Mods ;(. on the General Discussion board

    If you are the target of harassment and it's mostly from people who claim to be part of gamergate, what the rest of gamergate says they are supposed stand for is immaterial. The effects are what matt...

  • NmareBfly posted a message in the forum topic Anita Sarkeesian Forced to Cancel Talk Over Shooting Threat. on the General Discussion board

    @kidkarolus said: I did read some of the articles and felt they were misinformed and ill-advised if nothing else. But when someone like Ms. Alexander say things like:‘Games culture’ is a petri dish...

  • NmareBfly posted a message in the forum topic Anita Sarkeesian Forced to Cancel Talk Over Shooting Threat. on the General Discussion board

    @spraynardtatum said:@sixstringpaul said: Well one positive thing from all this...i've started to rethink my outlook on games. I mean Bayonetta....what kind of portrayal of women is that going for? I...

  • NmareBfly posted a message in the forum topic Anita Sarkeesian Forced to Cancel Talk Over Shooting Threat. on the General Discussion board

    @poobumbutt said:Yes, I realize this attack didn't name Gamergate. It did. Well, I guess I need to quote because some people will say we need independent verification: @femfreqMultiple specific threa...

  • NmareBfly posted a message in the forum topic Anita Sarkeesian Forced to Cancel Talk Over Shooting Threat. on the General Discussion board

    @kidkarolus said:@nmarebfly said: @kidkarolus said: They are outraged at what they see as collusion in the gaming media openly attacking gamers as a bunch of “nerds” “gamers are dead” “basement dwell...

  • NmareBfly posted a message in the forum topic Anita Sarkeesian Forced to Cancel Talk Over Shooting Threat. on the General Discussion board

    @kidkarolus said: They are outraged at what they see as collusion in the gaming media openly attacking gamers as a bunch of “nerds” “gamers are dead” “basement dwellers”, etc.Assume that I claim that...