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Misrepresenting While Female Part 3

10d ago ... Alright, so this is Part 3 of my blog series examining the "Internetting While Female" panel at the GaymerX2 convention. Part 1: http://n4g.com/user/blogpost/dragonknight/528328 Part 2: http://n4g.com/user/blogpost/dragonknight/528339 Video being discussed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0qxtKz2vZw At the end I'll post yet another reward video for your pa...

Misrepresenting While Female Part 2

12d ago ... Hello everyone, this is Part 2 of my blog series on the GaymerX2 panel titled "Internetting While Female." You can find all of the pertinent information about the subject material in part 1 here. http://n4g.com/user/blogpost/dragonknight/528328 I'll be posting another "reward" video at the end that has nothing to do with the blog but is a kind of thanks for your patience. Without further...

Misrepresenting While Female Part 1

13d ago ... This blog is about a week late, but to my defense I had just found out about this particular panel and so that's why I'm now going to be discussing it. A week ago the GaymerX2 convention had a panel discussion titled "Internetting While Female." The focus of this blog will be to dissect what is wrong about everything being discussed in the panel. I'm going to start by linking 2 videos pertin...

The Virtues Of Assassin's Creed 3

25d ago ... There are times in my life where I have kind of a "gaming rut;" an extended period of time where there is either nothing new or current that interests me, or I simply do not have the finances to purchase what does. In these moments I take to going back and playing older games. Sometimes I age myself and go way back to play NES to PS1 games; still other times I don't go so far and I will play PS...

International Exclusionary Sports Federation: The Hearthstone Incident

29d ago ... Hell has officially frozen over. I am going to write a blog post that could be seen as defending a position akin to the feminist one, though only just barely. So for those of you that don't know, there is an organization known as the International e-Sports Federation dedicated to video game tournaments designed to promote competitive gaming as a legitimate sport. For 6 years now it has held...

Regulated Development By Committee Is Closer Than You Think

44d ago ... It's late at night and I should be asleep, but I just finished watching a 3 hour rebuttal to the latest Anita Sarkeesian video and something struck my mind. It inspired me to write this blog which will partially be about Anita's new video, but mostly about current events in game development and where it's headed. For starters, if you have confidence in your mental stamina, and stability, sit th...

It Just Never Ends: An Ubisoft Tale

48d ago ... I didn't want to do a blog on this. I was sitting in front of my laptop when this B.S. first came out saying to myself "this is just something that will never end, don't do a blog on it, don't, just don't. There's only been about 20 different sites talking about it and getting so much wrong, don't bother." Then after 2 days of not really hearing much, Eurogamer comes out with its contribution t...

My Views On E3 2014

52d ago ... E3 2014's press conferences have literally just ended, and I'm going to go right into what I thought about the pressers individually, and the event as a whole. I watched every conference there was, and I'm just going to start at the beginning. Microsoft: ============== They did an excellent job, Phil Spencer especially. Watching the conference, I saw on Twitter and the chat window that pe...

Games Journalists vs. The Society of Professional Journalists

57d ago ... I watched an interesting video on youtube that linked to a tweet made by Polygon's Brian Crecente, which you can read here. https://twitter.com/crecenteb/status/473101155481169920 So, like the video that showed me this tweet, I decided to take my own stab at this topic and rate how much games journalism follows this code, if at all. The code can be found here. http://www.spj.org/eth...

Dear Mr. Sessler: An Open Letter From 'The Internet'

69d ago ... I'm not the type of person that could adequately structure a blog post as a letter, despite what the title would say. I'm simply not too good at coming up with fitting titles. I read your Guest Editorial on Kotaku today ( http://kotaku.com/memories-of-my-16-year-career-in-video-games-1580581507), and I thought that I would try to explain some things to you from my own personal perspecti...

Unreasonable Complaints:- May,19th, 2014 - Watch Dogs Protagonist

73d ago ... It just had to happen again didn't it? I hope, by the end of this blog, more of you will begin to understand why people like me take Social Justice Warriors, Professional Complainers, and the colloquially termed Sh*t Disturbers to task whenever we get a chance to. When apathy is the rule of the day, we only have ourselves to blame when an end result becomes unfavourable to us all. Today I'm...

In Defense Of Nintendo And Game Development

84d ago ... I wasn't going to write a blog on this subject, but then I saw the news talking about the issue I'm going to discuss this morning and thought that this has gone far enough. The specific issue I'm addressing is the Tomodachi Life/Nintendo vs. the LGBT community. If you don't know what I'm talking about, here's the gist. Nintendo released a game called Tomodachi Life. It is an alternate wor...

Rant: Why Gamers Are Killing Progress

85d ago ... I'm not even going to try to come up with some kind of fitting opening sentence for this. I am going to write a disclaimer though. Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this blog are OPINIONS! They are NOT demands on anyone, and whatever you want to spend your own money on is completely up to you, so don't try to come in here and tell me that I'm telling you how to spend your money because I...

The Continued Stupidity Of Social Justice Warriors In Gaming Part 2

97d ago ... Without any ado, I'm just going to get into Part 2 of my blog dissecting Jonathan McIntosh's absolutely ludicrous "article" on male gamer privilege. If you want to read part one, follow this link. http://n4g.com/user/blogpost/dragonknight/526879 "DAILY EFFECTS OF MALE GAMER PRIVILEGE" 13. When purchasing most major video games in a store, chances are I will not be asked if (or assum...

The Continued Stupidity Of Social Justice Warriors In Gaming Part 1

99d ago ... It is no secret about my opinion on Social Justice, its Warriors, and their place in the gaming consciousness and culture. I'm not going to go into things I've already stated in previous blogs and comments about that topic, but I am going to first engage in a nuclear facepalm, a sigh, and then discuss why I was forced to do those two things. It all started with this... http://www.polygon....

Stop Supporting Blatant Cash Grabs

110d ago ... I'm just going to come right out and say this at the very beginning, The Last of Us Remastered is a clear cash grab and poor attempt at bolstering PS4 releases in the wake of the fact that true PS4 releases are slow going because Sony didn't skimp on support for the PS3 just to bring games to the PS4. The Last of Us Remastered is just as bad as Tomb Raider: Fraud.. I mean Definitive Edition....

My Thoughts About Writing For Gaming News Sites

113d ago ... What I'm about to say is said purely in the spirit and intent of observation, and is said with sincere humility, not arrogance or pride. Whether or not you agree with what I say in my blogs, the fact remains that my blogs do tend to stir up conversations, heated ones at that. Due to many of my blogs, and the fact that 50% of the people who read them hate me for them, and the other 50% love m...

So Apparently N4G Is Filled With Rabid Sony Fanboys?

118d ago ... You might be looking at the title and wondering why it's a question, and there are two reasons you'd be wondering that. The first reason is that you're an Xbox or otherwise non-Sony fan who actually believes this, and the second is that you don't believe it in general for whatever reason. The question is being asked because of the recent week of news. Take a look at the top news on the site...

You Know What's Bullshot?

143d ago ... Legend speaks of a time in which a product you were selling had to be representative of the final product at all times. These were the days of the False Advertisement Laws, when consumer interests were protected and you got exactly what you expected and paid for. Those Golden, Halcyon days of Yore have long since perished and in their place, dark days of deceit and the dreaded bullshots have re...

The Identity of N4G

167d ago ... I've been a part of News4Gamers, a.k.a N4G, since Aug. 17, 2007. That means a long time; not the longest but long enough. I've been here for the Open Zone and the original fanboy trolls that no longer post here. When you've been here long enough, or possibly lurk here long enough without joining, you'll see a common statement made these days. "Screw this site, it's filled with Sony fanboys"...
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