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  • loafofgame posted a message in the forum topic Is Gamespot as relevant as it once was?. on the Games Discussion board

    @DigitalDame said:Speaking as someone who was there, I know that the reason given was that it was not a performance related issue. The decisions to lay off the people who were removed (including: Ryan...

  • loafofgame posted a message in the forum topic Is Gamespot as relevant as it once was?. on the Games Discussion board

    Personally, yes. I like the staff, I like the reviews, I like most of the video content (and the player always works fine) and I like the forums (but I have to admit that I did not frequent the forums...

  • loafofgame posted a message in the forum topic To those that prefer silent protagonist, why?. on the Games Discussion board

    @Articuno76 said:It's not so much that I like a silent protagonist, rather it's simply better than having a cardboard cutout generic guy fronting a game. If the dude I'm playing hardly has a personali...

  • loafofgame posted a message in the forum topic Is there a subconscious stigma attached to being a gamer?. on the Games Discussion board

    @Minishdriveby said:EDIT: And to answer the thread question. Sure, I think there is a stigma, but I think it's also partially self-induced, especially when there is a culture built around excluding pe...

  • loafofgame posted a message in the forum topic To those that prefer silent protagonist, why?. on the Games Discussion board

    I actually never though about it, because it doesn't bother me at all. As a matter of fact, in first person it almost seems natural to have a silent protagonist. I mean, the whole weirdness it creates...

  • loafofgame posted a message in the forum topic Gamergate discussion thread (one and only, KEEP IT HERE). on the Games Discussion board

    @kittennose said: So it is the position of Team Toasty Loaf that team SJW and team GG are two sides of the same coin?Meh, I might remind you folks of that in the future, but see no reason to offer any...

  • loafofgame posted a message in the forum topic Gamergate discussion thread (one and only, KEEP IT HERE). on the Games Discussion board

    @kittennose said: So let me test my understanding of the positions of Toast and Loaf.You have a problem with some people who like games equating attacks against their agenda, one that has nothing to d...

  • loafofgame posted a message in the forum topic I am 13 but my parents won't let me buy GTA. on the Games Discussion board

    @JustPlainLucas said:Act grown up. Respect their wishes. Take initiative and do things around the house. Get good grades. Just don't whine when they say no. Some day, they'll realize you can handle it...

  • loafofgame posted a message in the forum topic Gamergate discussion thread (one and only, KEEP IT HERE). on the Games Discussion board

    @JustPlainLucas said: Yes we do. Cineaphile. We have audiophile for people who listen to stereos all the time. We have readers for people who read books (seriously, go a library sometime). Bikers for ...

  • loafofgame posted a message in the forum topic Gamergate discussion thread (one and only, KEEP IT HERE). on the Games Discussion board

    @harisinghnalwa said:Well, saying ''Gamers are Dead'' carries a connotation but saying ''obtuse shit-slingers'' is something else; it is designed to flame Gamers. A Gamer is different to someone who j...

  • loafofgame posted a message in the forum topic Gamergate discussion thread (one and only, KEEP IT HERE). on the Games Discussion board

    @The_Last_Ride said: Why did they even use the footage and just straight out steal it?I don't know. If I have to speculate, I'd say it's the result of rushed and unprofessional editor work. I don't th...

  • loafofgame posted a message in the forum topic Gamergate discussion thread (one and only, KEEP IT HERE). on the Games Discussion board

    @harisinghnalwa said:Ethics?[video] Just for the complete picture: the first example seems to have been removed, arguably as a result of the complaint. The other one is still there. Fair example regar...

  • loafofgame posted a message in the forum topic RE: "Violence, Censorship, and the Role of the Games Press". on the Games Discussion board

    If you ask me, the press has always been and will always be selective and limited in its coverage. The media generally do not guard the consumer, they appeal to and make a profit out of the consumer. ...

  • loafofgame posted a message in the forum topic Gamergate discussion thread (one and only, KEEP IT HERE). on the Games Discussion board

    @harisinghnalwa said:Most of the vocal disdain towards the Gaming Press, has been from Gamer Gate. Although even to those who do not consider themselves on either side of Gamer Gate, it definitely exi...

  • loafofgame posted a message in the forum topic Gamergate discussion thread (one and only, KEEP IT HERE). on the Games Discussion board

    @harisinghnalwa said:In regards to Danny's video. A lot over at KIA really liked it. It back-tracked from ''Gamer Gate is best ignored'' because ignoring the problem, and suppressing it only makes it ...

  • loafofgame posted a message in the forum topic Gamergate discussion thread (one and only, KEEP IT HERE). on the Games Discussion board

    @Gue1 said:gamespot going a bit beyond being outraged because of tits and ass and toxic masculinity in video games. The video focuses more on the aspect of violence but still, this is a nice change of...

  • loafofgame posted a message in the forum topic Gamergate discussion thread (one and only, KEEP IT HERE). on the Games Discussion board

    @The_Last_Ride said: Ethics policies have been updated, but there is still a lot to be done. Game sites should disclose everything and be as transparant as possible. The ethics policy are a great star...

  • loafofgame posted a message in the forum topic Gamergate discussion thread (one and only, KEEP IT HERE). on the Games Discussion board

    @The_Last_Ride Alright, in an attempt to reduce the bickering a little: where do you think we generally stand on the journalism ethics part? What has changed (for better or worse) compared to when thi...

  • loafofgame posted a message in the forum topic Gamergate discussion thread (one and only, KEEP IT HERE). on the Games Discussion board

    @SambaLele said:I see now that you are impersonating a character to exemplify a debate with an irrational person that's open about it.But as I said before, there isn't much I can do to convince this c...

  • loafofgame posted a message in the forum topic Gamergate discussion thread (one and only, KEEP IT HERE). on the Games Discussion board

    @SambaLele said:Is it true that the gaming press can't deal with the minor COI? That sounds absolute, is it? I'm sure they aren't the first media to have to deal with this kind of problem while being ...