Beamer wrote on Sep 8, 2014, 15:54:
jdreyer wrote on Sep 8, 2014, 15:47:
Quboid wrote on Sep 8, 2014, 15:04:
None of those are RPS. It was phrased badly but "gamers are over" wasn't attacking gaming culture, it was attacking bullying and bigotry in gaming. Nothing has proven their point more than the response.
True as that may be, semantics matter. And when you cast with such a wide net, even unintentionally, don't be surprised when a bunch of sharks bite you in the ass.
I just wish people would focus on the substance rather than bristle over the terminology.
Yes, I get the potential hypocrisy when Redmask got all huffy at me for asking he not use "SJW," but that wasn't because I was going to ignore his message, but because I think that's another one of those words that, as soon as you use it, any nuance to your point becomes entirely lost into the giant ball of contention that is that word.
I don't disagree, but when the games journalists got together and decided to write that bunch of articles, they should have come up with a way to title them that did focus on the issue instead of tarring everyone. TL;DR is a thing, so a lot of (most?) people might not make it past your title. In which case, that poorly worded title becomes the opinion of the sites in question.
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