Thanks for posting it this week - I'm both sick and my power was out all day yesterday, oops.
For sure! Feel free to use the community for it.
What it is with spray-tanned shitstains being fascists, I'll never know.
always here for the vaguely aggressive Ontario usage of "buddy"
Most of the time, I find that apologists are just fascists or fascist sympathizers. See the guy (it's always a dude...) who made the video having a bunch of jokes about trigger warnings on his channel.
It'd be nice if neighbors would syndicate to one another. As in, the top posts from a community would propagate to neighboring communities. That would help give small communities some natural discoverability, without an invasive front page or /all of some kind. If you followed /gaming, sometimes you would get very active/popular posts from /roguelikes, /if, /ps4, etcetera etcetera.
I have noted before in this place that the people who seem most fascist these days are self-described ‘anti-fascists’.
So much for the tolerant left!
I have no time for smug neocons muddying the waters.
Trump supporters (as in denizens of places like /r/the_donald) aren't "immature", they're fascists. Fascists should never be given a platform, period. This has been explained over and over by multiple people over the last few weeks, I can give you some links if you want.
In the interest of Fostering Authentic Discussions(tm) I'll paraphrase here what I've been saying on twitter.
Basically, gamers don't know what they want with regards to shovelware on Steam, and Valve doesn't know what it's doing. Putting a higher price tag on being able to submit things through the open channel (whether you call that Greenlight or Direct or whatever) isn't going to improve quality. Maybe a small fee (like $25) is useful to weed out outright spam, but I'm pretty sure plenty of people who wanna sell forgettable Rust-alikes can put up an outlay of $5000 to do it.
Meanwhile, students, beginners, and small indies get shut out of the market. $5000 would be completely exorbitant, and it's irresponsible of Valve to even float the idea. Valve should just let shit be shit and stop worrying about the presence of bad games on Steam, and instead focus on strengthening discovery and curation to help the good content rise to the top. Trying to improve discovery by choking the bottleneck of which games make it into Steam just leads to bad outcomes for developers, whether that comes in the form of extortionate fees to access the market, or overbearing App Store-style review policies, or what have you. By comparison, anyone can put any number of apps on the Android marketplace after paying a onetime fee of $25, and yet somehow that platform is doing just fine.
Ultimately Valve keeps circling around actually paying people to curate the marketplace. They tried third-party curation, but that system was misdesigned because it really should have been fully opt-in; I have no interest in seeing TotalBiscuit's bad opinions plastered on every video game store page, but that's what ended up happening because somehow he was the default.
what about my free speech though
I mean it has a lot to do with the overwhelming sense of entitlement you're visibly radiating, like a blonde mullet dipped in fluorescent paint.
Nor do I get paid to write. That's cheating and defeats the purpose.
lol I know that the most valid opinions are the ones that come unsolicited from white techbros who can't get their pitches past an editor
He's one of the good ones
lol how much of your unearned startup money did you throw at social reach boosting services
be honest with me do you promote your own tweets
dude how hard is it to understand nobody wants to read your bad takes
lol you know their shit is weak when they're getting owned by Wesley Crusher
Pushing an anti-trump agenda is not only right, it is the only right thing to do.
no they weren't
This whole medium rant is just the "You can't cut back on our free speech! You'l regret this!" image macro stretched out impossibly thin
So Voyageur is a literary space-travelling adventure that uses procedural generation to recombine its content. It's sort of an interactive fiction take on the exploration/trade mechanics of a space sim, or a space-faring, procedural take on Sunless Sea.
I've been working on it for over a year now, publicly since mid-2016.
Right-wing propaganda site maintained by some white guy called Kyle Olson who also maintains a more explicitly right-wing blog. Not a news outlet or site, no sourcing on the article other than a link to an article on a local paper that doesn't mention trash at all.
We really need news to stop people from posting to outlets that can't be trusted.
Thanks for picking up the slack on this!
so are you saying...
[gets behind a protective chickenwire fence]
...this is good for bitcoin?
Thanks for acknowledging the situation and taking a position; a lot of people haven't had the courage to do even that.
Mostly, I'm going to take some hope from the fact that the protests tomorrow are going to be way bigger than the swearing in that they couldn't even fill seats for.