CCC Says: "With #GamerGate well into its third week and not showing any signs of slowing down, I think it’s time to examine some attitudes on both sides of the big issues. Today, I’m going to talk about the notion of “real gamers.”
I’ve written a lot about the very concept of real or true or pure gamerism. My stance is that it doesn’t exist and that gaming belongs to everyone. However, I’m not going to beat that dead, rotting, still unburied horse. I’m going to come at this from a different perspective and start my whole argument by assuming that “real gamers” do exist. I’m not going to talk about who they are or what makes you a real gamer or not. I’m just going to assume that there is some criteria that makes some people out there more qualified to be a gamer than others. (Note, I still don’t believe this, but I’ll accept the premise for the purposes of this article.)"