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newgameplus  ·  3284 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Papers, Please Review: Mundane tyranny

Cool, you might also wanna check out Gone Home. It comes out next week. I've been really looking forward to it.

newgameplus  ·  3285 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Papers, Please Review: Mundane tyranny

It's great how much coverage this game is getting beyond the typical indie circles.

newgameplus  ·  3296 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Swimming in a sea of shit: Phil Fish and the Internet’s war against creatives

Ben Kuchera wrote an article two weeks ago calling Phil Fish an asshole. To be fair, he was trying to spin it as a positive, but Ben is part of the internet. In fact, he holds a position with some power in shaping the gaming community's opinions. Saying we should have more empathy is great, but at some point in the discussion people are always going to be reduced to talking points. I wonder if there are ways we can improve the things that come before all of the trolling.

newgameplus  ·  3314 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: MAJORITY OF GAMERS TODAY CAN’T FINISH LEVEL 1 IN SUPER MARIO BROS.

This is satire by the way.

newgameplus  ·  3362 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Girl Who Turned to Bone

and a fairly recent AMA from another person living with the disease: http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/18mc3w/my_name_is_jose.../

newgameplus  ·  3424 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: There’s no point in online feminism if it’s an exclusive, Mean Girls club

Good point, I wrote that because I wasn't sure (and am still not sure) how to word a disagreement to certain points without someone seeing it as an example of what the article is supposedly against. By poking at a hot-button issue like transgender rights with a stick, the author ensured, even if unintentionally, that much of the response garnered would be of the ilk she was describing. And since much of the article was just self-admitted insults and name-calling, I think it just adds to the divisiveness instead of doing anything productive.

newgameplus  ·  3425 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: There’s no point in online feminism if it’s an exclusive, Mean Girls club

I think this article is very self-defeating. No, that's not quite right. Hypocritical? I'm just going to go with unproductive.

newgameplus  ·  3430 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Where do you go most frequently on the internet?

checks thread, finds no porn sites

Sure guys, I believe you.

I've never met a trans person that talks about their past in the third-person like that. It's honestly kind of off-putting.

newgameplus  ·  3553 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski Film Club: Anyone want to pick a movie? Hitchcock?

Ooh, pick Vertigo. Then I have a reason to watch Vertigo. Which I hear is a always a good thing to have.

newgameplus  ·  3623 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Ask Hubski: Best TV Them song Ever -What say you?

First thing I thought of was Firefly, so I'll go with that. It just set the tone of the show so well.

newgameplus  ·  3626 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Troubleshooting a bugski.

I'm getting the error. I have a 4S on AT&T.