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Op Ed

The Examiner - On Boycotting (or not) Orson Scott Card's SHADOW COMPLEX.
Indeed, much of the heavy lifting was done by Peter David, a straight writer-geek who is about as gay positive as you can get. And while the EMPIRE universe Card created depicts, according to Wikipedia, a "...A radical leftist army calling itself the Progressive Restoration [that] takes over New York City and declares itself the rightful government of the United States," by most accounts, the game itself is very apolitical, and might, according to some writers, even subvert that entire premise.

Gus Mastrapa, writing at Wired, argues the game should be boycotted, even in light of the minimal role Card played, especially since there are "dozens of talented science fiction writers" who could have been brought onto the project, all without the baggage of Card.

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31. Re: Op Ed Aug 31, 2009, 12:47 Verno
Verno, once again you take up the mantle as champion of TEH consoles and Microsoft!

I don't really care about Microsoft as a company, they just make a console and I sometimes buy games for it if they are fun. I own like 5 consoles right now btw, everything from a PSP to a 360. I even GASP, own a gaming PC!

He complimented a console exclusive game, and you called him close-minded? WTF?

I call him close minded because he has several points in the past indicated that he would never own a Microsoft console product as some sort of silly gaming political statement. Miss out on tons of great games that way but whatever

Also InBlack, still waiting for your answer on that advertising market in the EU that does no advertising yet has sales bigger than the US. Here's a helpful link straight to it :)

This comment was edited on Aug 31, 2009, 12:56.
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