Last updated on June 5th, 2017 at 10:29 am
I’ve noticed an unfortunate thread of commentary on my Youtube videos, and more generally in the gaming public and fandom in general. And I’m getting tired of it, because not only is it personally exhausting to read, it’s that sort of insidious, self-propagating way of thinking that taints almost all discussion about entire topics.
The world of game criticism is a very hostile and silly place right now, and we could do a lot better by understanding our own biases and thinking about them just a bit. In the hopes of doing so, here’s some examples of some rather strange comments I got, insisting I hate things I explicitly state I liked in the same breath.