Do Gamer Advocates Need to Be Gamers?

Via GamePolitics: "Toward the end of a Games, Politics & Policy panel I was moderating at PAX yesterday, a guy in the audience asked a question that was really more of a challenge. He wanted (demanded?) to know whether each of the four panel members and myself as moderator played games."

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FantasyStar3754d ago (Edited 3754d ago )

Without a foundation by which to represent yourself properly, you amount to nothing more than talking out your ass or someone elses' ass. I don't need to involve how politicians are criticized for not being in-tune with their constituents do I?

Granted you don't need to be a hardcore gamer to represent the gamers properly. But I would like an advocate to be well-familiarized with the console war as much as we gamers are.