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Anyway, back to the topic at hand.

I'm not too surprised that this is coming to light considering the smoke that was rising about possible corruption in the IGF after Fish's website got hacked.

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#3  Edited By Ace829

Techraptor is not a reputable news outlet so I wouldn't listen to a word they say. The National Enquirer has a lot of things to say about the world too, but I don't listen to them either.

Based on what exactly?

@mfjubes said:

Lots of talk here about stories like this validating GamerGate, which...ugh...no amount of "corruption" or breaches in "ethics" makes up for everything else that movement stands for.

You seem misinformed. :^)

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#4  Edited By Ace829

So a bombshell was just dropped this afternoon. I'll just leave the link so you all can decide for yourselves. I'm still trying to formulate my opinion. This is madness.

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What are your thoughts?

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@keres said:

Man, looking at TB's twitter feed makes me feel really good about the GB community. What a bunch of fucking idiots he has to deal with on a daily basis.

Agreed. Take a look at this shit.
Agreed. Take a look at this shit.

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#6  Edited By Ace829

I think it's pretty clear he didn't mean to imply that all Japanese games suck, even if that's exactly what he said. I'm all for taking people at their word, but only to a point. It's also worth remembering that we all say something stupid once in a while, we just don't have a horde of angry people on the internet documenting it.

The bigger issue here is that so much of modern criticism involves making hyperbolic, blanket, and basically inaccurate statements. Nobody wants to hear "the pace of innovation in modern Japanese games is lower than it was 10 years ago", they want to hear "modern Japanese games are awful!" It's not just an issue in games -- I see this in discussions about movies, news, politics, and a host of other stuff. I see it in this thread, in which several people have said "yeah, I agree, Japanese games suck", which is as close to literally incorrect as an opinion can get.

This style of criticism is poisonous to intelligent discussion, and I'm bored as hell with it. An inability to present a nuanced opinion is, to me, basically a signifier of low intelligence, and I don't want to waste my time engaging with people who deal in absolutes.

I'm struggling to find a way to add to this. Best post in the thread.

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It sounds like you were the committed one in this relationship. If she is willing to dump you for someone else after all you did for her she's not worth your time of day.

What this guy said. From the details you've given, this is an open and shut case.

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SeaSerpent is sexist. Here's the next biggest news story in gaming.

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#10  Edited By Ace829

I have a feeling there are many plants that you can only get through microtransactions. They'll probably even put game modes and other zombies for you to face behind a paywall. Yuck.

I'd rather play $5 for the whole game and that's that.