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Where Online Social Liberalism Lost The Script

Originally posted on The Dish:
by Freddie deBoer I’ve developed something of a reputation as a socially liberal critic of today’s social liberalism. I got an email from a Dish reader who asked me to flesh out where I’m coming…

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Being A Gaming Professional and A Person (with Video)

I’ve already recorded the extra rambly video to go along with this post and even as I type, I still don’t know if I’m going to publish it. I was both exhausted and in a pretty major funk when I … Continue reading

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Review: AVerMedia ExtremeCap U3 (August, 2014, with Video)

NOTE: This review is for a product that originally came out in late 2013 and thus, was done using more mature drivers and firmware that earlier reviews did not have. UPDATE (18/08/2014): In the review, I talked about the limited … Continue reading

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Fix Comment Sections Instead of Just Whining About Them

As we all know, there’s been a lot of talk and snark about the lack of respectful discourse in Internet culture the last while. It’s strange to me how so many people have only recently decided that a problem that’s existed as … Continue reading

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The Growing Challenge of Belief Suspension

Consider the following video game scenarios: In the BioShock series, you frequently heal your character by eating random foodstuffs found on the floor or in garbage cans. Nathan Drake cuts down hundreds of enemies in the Uncharted series, with such … Continue reading

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Review: Video Games: The Movie Is A Gushing Love Letter with Little Substance

Full disclosure: I backed the Kickstarter for this. Read on though and you’ll see how that’s clearly not affected my view of it. When it comes to video game documentaries, I’ll watch pretty much whatever I can get my hands … Continue reading

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Review: Murdered: Soul Suspect Is A Lot of Soul In A Weird Vessel

NOTE: This review contains no spoilers. The rise of achievements and trophies in games has given a pretty reliable way to tell when a game is either shovelware or was rushed out. Their design is almost always done at the end … Continue reading

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