NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

July 2, 2008 -

Dr. David Walsh, president of the National Institute on Media and the Family, is the subject of an  interview in the July issue of Game Informer.

The politically-connected Walsh, whose organization delivers its Annual Video Game Report Card each holiday season, is described by the magazine as "one of gaming's most thoughtful and reasoned critics." He dishes on a number of topics, including:

  • ESRB ratings (watchdog-ish, cautiously supportive)
  • his criticism of the Grand Theft Childhood book (disagrees with its premise)
  • his thoughts on video game legislation (opposes censorship)
  • Jack Thompson (publicly distanced himself from Thompson)

Regarding legislation, Walsh told GI:

I'm not in favor of censorship. Once we delegate to the government what we can and can't say and freedom of expression - and video games are a form of expression - that's a very slippery slope. I think government can have a role. I think the role they've been playing is the "bully pulpit" to raise awareness.

As to Thompson, Walsh said:

Extreme positions create a lot of heat but very little light. Television and talk radio love extreme positions. So there are folks out there who do not hesitate to take positions that they can't defend. You get the these food fights going on that talk radio loves, but don't really advance our knowledge and understanding whatsoever. It got to the point where I had to publlcily distance myself from Jack Thompson. 

Distance himself, indeed.

The high-profile split with Thompson came in October, 2005. The story was broken by GamePolitics, and set Internet tongues wagging for days. Read Walsh's letter breaking ties with Thompson here.

Comments

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

Actually, it does explain why he’s there and it certainly doesn’t say it was because of his self-indulgent book…

Jack Thompson: Advocate for working to keep obscenity, indecency, and profanity out of America's entertainment industry.

Translated this basically means, “Advocate for working to keep freedom of expression out of America’s entertainment industry.”

You’re a lunatic Jack Thompson (This much is evident based on how gleeful you become whenever a child is murdered). And this “Freedom Awards Gala” sounds contradictory at best considering what I just noted above. I believe “Christian/Family/Fanatic Awards Gala” would fit better than “Freedom”.

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

But you have to admit "Christian/Family/Fanatic Award," or even "Christian Extremist Award" or "Super Fanatical Friend of Jebus Award" doesn't quite have the same ring as "Freedom Award."  Those would look awkward on the stationary.

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

Jack,

And apparently you don't know how to read.  Here's all the website says on the Freedom Award:

"individuals who have espoused the cause of freedom throughout the world. Participants will enjoy not only the inspring stores of these individuals, but also great food and outstanding entertainment."

Certainly their grammar and spelling is as good as yours, but that doesn't say how you've "espoused the cause of freedom throughout the world" when you've actively been working at the exact opposite spectrum of that.  Or are you not the person who was proud to once be called "America's greatest censor?"

 

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

And apparently, their criteria for selections must be very low.  That and of course your book presented only your side of the story, which is very skewed and prejudiced to say the least.

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

I SAID go away! The grownups are trying to talk.

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

So I take it you don't quite grasp that Dennis is reporting on an interview Dr. Walsh had with a different media outlet? Dennis just highlighted a couple points he thought readers would find of particular interest. He's not providing a biography of Walsh, and as such no mention of any scuffles between Walsh and the PTA.

-Gray17

-Gray17

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

It is very very noticable that when you lie and claim someone hasn't done something and they prove that they did you don't apologise for being wrong, you just increase the comments on where is this and that and the other.

One of these days you are going to have to realise that people don't do work for you.  You seem to think that all journalists have to do your bidding and print every scrap of repugnant trash you file their way or they don't have credibility.  You're wrong.  What you need to do is set up your own little website with all that free time you are soon to have and you can post your lies on there for all to see.  When you overstep the mark, as you will enevitably do, people can file for libel and we can sit back and laugh.

Oh, and perverts and game addicts may intersect, but are seperate groups.  I doubt that Frank Bough or Gov. Eliot Spitzer were avid gamers.

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

Personally, I'd take Philadelphia, the birthplace of this fine country that stands for Liberty and Free-Expression (which you so endlessly rail against)  and the home of free-thinkers like my idol Benjamin Franklin over Utah with it's narrow-minded neocons and Mormonism.  And don't you have a parade to get to?

Yes, I'm a pervert and a gamer.  If you think you can shame me, though, you're wrong.  The hatred is mutual.

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

Meh, I'll stay in Central Illinois with true normal Americans who think you're as crazy as PETA.

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So speak I, some random guy.

WE'RE IN UTAH TOO!!!! Moron.

-If shit and bricks were candy and tits, we'd all be livin' large. For information on games and psychology, look up: Jonathan Freedman(2002)Block & Crain(2007)Grand Theft Childhood, by Harvard Medical School researchers Larry Kutner and Cheryl Olson
Reality/////////////////////////////////////Fantasy. Seems like a pretty thick line to me...

Re: WE'RE IN UTAH TOO!!!! Moron.

Jack-o - Utah is a majority Mormon state...I don't think you'd fit in....unless you go there for puligamy

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

Oh, just stop it with your wild and elaborate conspiracies, Jack.  Can you admit for JUST ONCE in your miserable excuse for a life that maybe, just maybe the reason why people distance themselves from you is because...well...YOU'RE A RAGING ASSHOLE!!!  That and your actions undermine and damage the credibility of organizations like the NIMF.  That's why they would distance themselves from you, and not because of some shadowy connection to a corporation.

Like I said before, enjoy your time in Utah.  As I'm sure you've noticed, there's going to be a protest there to literally rain on your parade.  So if you think you're going to enjoy an unsullied moment of personal glory there, you're sorely mistaken.

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

David Walsh "distanced" himself from me in a letter that is based on a lie.  Walsh claimed that I was telling the public that he and NIMF endorsed me.  I never said any such thing, and would not.  I had very publicly endorsed HIM.  Big difference.  I was the one who got Walsh on 60 Minutes twice.  I was the one who encouraged him to run with the Hot Coffee issue, and he thanked me after it turned out the way it did.

David Walsh's letter was written for him by Elliot Kaplan, who sits on the Best Buy board and is their outside general counsel.  That is why the false letter was written, because of NIMF's funding stream that leads back to Best Buy.  Any real journalist can discover this compromising tie, as I have done, as public documents  prove.

Ahh, but to show God is both just and has a sense of humor, days after Walsh lied and said I was saying he endorsed me in what I do, the PTA went public and told Walsh to stop lying and saying it endorsed him.  Dennis McCauley knows all this, and yet he does not report it here.  Why?  Because McCauley, this site, and all the little nitwits who have nothing better to do than reinforce their vast ignorance here, will not get off their obsession with Jack Thompson.

I am in Utah this day to be honored, by God's grace, because I have overcome lcorporation compromised liars like David Walsh, whose beloved, Minneapolis-based Best Buy is still selling GTA IV to minors, in violation of the law. 

Hooah!  

GP: Once again you are lying about me and GamePolitics. We certainly did report the PTA's issues with Walsh's Video Game Report Card: http://gamepolitics.livejournal.com/148233.html

Actually, I think Utah ultra-conservatives are the reason you are there. Ultra-cons who are apparently afraid to even explain how someone with your embarrassing track record was selected or why...

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

Jack Thompson, why do you speak in the third person? Usually that's reserved for mental, God-fearing censorship advocates.....Oh, wait. My bad.

-Keep your friends close, and your enemies dead-

-Keep your friends close, and your enemies dead-

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

funny thing about the term "God-fearing" is that while various bible verses say to fear and love god, 1 John 4:18 clearly states "There is no fear in love..."

岩「…Ace beats Jack」

岩「…I can see why Hasselbeck's worried about fake guns killing fake people. afterall, she's a fake journalist on a fake news channel」

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

One of the seven trustees of the Festival that is honoring me is CNN's Larry King.  Larry King is an ultra-conservative, Dennis?  What brand of medicine are you on now? 

I am one of four honorees BECAUSE of The Florida Bar's harassment of me.  They know all about it.  Mormons understand persecution because of one's faith very well.  You, Dennis, should read the Bible at least once.  Maybe you will wait for the Playstation version of it. 

Jack Thompson

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

The PlayStation version will be rated 'AO' for the incest alone, Jack. Why don't you go follow Matthew 5:42, Matthew 19:11-12, Matthew 19:16-21, Luke 12:33, and Luke 6:30. BTW, the word "conservative" appears nowhere in the Bible, and according to Isaiah 32:5, your god favors liberals.

now, maybe you can help me with something. Acts 1:18 says after betraying Jesus, Judas took the silver, bought a farm, fell and "bought the farm" due to disembowelment. Now I ask you, was this before or after he refused to take the silver and hung himself as outlined in Matthew 27:5?

If I don't get an answer from you in 2 weeks, I'll assume you've never read the Bible yourself. (Yes Jack, this parallels what you tried to pull on Janet Reno.)

岩「…Ace beats Jack」

岩「…I can see why Hasselbeck's worried about fake guns killing fake people. afterall, she's a fake journalist on a fake news channel」

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

Jack, you LOOOVE persecution. Trying to go for the woe is me thing but persecution because you are an idiot does not make you cool no matter what Matthew 10 has to say about it.

The Florida Bar is not harrassing you, they are disbaring you because YOU broke the rules. YOU were the one doing the harrassing and THATS why you are in the position you are in.

It is funny that you always say people should "read the bible at least once". Jacko, I am starting to think you havent read it, just read a few passages here and there and found a few that you could possibly use. Myself I have read your silly book many times.

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

Of course he's never read the Holy Bible, otherwise he'd know that it's wrong to bear false witness.

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

They only know about it insofar as you only told them your version of things no doubt.  The truth of course is very different.  It's depressing to think you've managed to pull the wool over the eyes of a bunch of gullible people yet again.

Oh and stop playing the martyr card.  It's annoying.  As much as you may want to think you are, you're not Jesus.  You are the farthest thing from Jesus.  And if you met Jesus, odds are he'd be very pissed off at you.

As far as Larry King goes, I'll consider that a serious lapse of judgment on Mr. King's part.

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

Not once has Jack Thompson bothered to post back and forth with others in a debate. His only directive is "MakeLongPost + HOOOAHH!" in one topic and he's done. It's like those trolls that make annoying troll topics and never follow up on the responses, they only do it to brew up some heat.

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

He did reply to me once, but it was only asking me what illegal substances I was on.

 

My ciminal record is clean dammit!!!! He can't say the same anymore.

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

"all the little nitwits who have nothing better to do than reinforce their vast ignorance here, will not get off their obsession with Jack Thompson"

you're the only one who fits that description of nitwit, WHODOYOUTHINK

岩「…Ace beats Jack」

岩「…I can see why Hasselbeck's worried about fake guns killing fake people. afterall, she's a fake journalist on a fake news channel」

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

Walsh was on 60 minutes twice? Golly Gee, Mr. Thompson! That must mean he's twice as credible as you EVER were!

Not that it matters two times zero is still zero.

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

Jack,

I thought your wife's cancer had returned and you needed to spend lots of time with her?  At least, that was from the latest letter that you sent to Judge Tunis.  Yet, there you are, off in Utah getting some award.

If your wife's illness has indeed returned (assuming you weren't lying about this), my condolence to her, as I've said before.

But this also shows what an utter self-serving asshole you truly are.

Have fun with your bogus award and your day among the Jebus freaks.

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

Thompson, I would like to just point this little tidbit out for you. David Walsh, a very successful man who got where he is by being respectful and civil. He has my respect despite the fact that I disagree with his stance. Whereas you got where you are by being hostile and intolerable (by 'where you are' I mean about to be disbarred). You have successfully lost any and all respect from nearly everyone in this country except for a few thousand super conservative fundamentalists. Wow.

If you were anything like Walsh there would be no hostility against you from this site. You'd still have a long and possibly prosperous law career ahead of you. And, last but not least, your obsession wouldn't be dragging you in here at six in the morning to make hypocritical and ironic statements that you won't even have the decency to back up against the people replying to and contradicting your post.

 

-"A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject." -Sir Winston Churchill

-"A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject." -Sir Winston Churchill

"I had very publicly

"I had very publicly endorsed HIM."

It doesn't matter who claims they endorsed who, at the end of the day, there was an association being drawn between you and the NIMF. David Walsh quite rightly wanted no association with an abusive, intolerant and insulting figure such as yourself and distanced himself.

"Any real journalist can discover this compromising tie, as I have done, as public documents  prove."

Any real journalist would show the evidence and proof of this tie. You don't show any evidence, just like with every other bizarre claim you make.

"all the little nitwits who have nothing better to do than reinforce their vast ignorance here"

Jack, one thing I have to commend you on is your ability to make me laugh out loud with statements like this, so laden with irony you could build a bridge out of them!

"I am in Utah this day to be honored, by God's grace"

You are being honoured by ultra-conservative fundamentalists, if you can call that an honour...

HEY JACK(OFF)!

I'm giving away MANHUNT and GTA4 to impressionable minors! OH NO!!!!! Oh, the children! Their little brains are dying as we speak, leaving them as brainless killing machines! Oh noooooo! Now they're heading for the schools-OH NO! That five year old used his demon powers to rip that old lady's head off! OH NOOOOOO!! What have I done???? Don't forget to grab some copies of GTA for your brothers and sisters! HAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAAAAAA!!!!!!!

Ha! 

 

-If shit and bricks were candy and tits, we'd all be livin' large. For information on games and psychology, look up: Jonathan Freedman(2002)Block & Crain(2007)Grand Theft Childhood, by Harvard Medical School researchers Larry Kutner and Cheryl Olson

Reality/////////////////////////////////////Fantasy. Seems like a pretty thick line to me...

Re: HEY JACK(OFF)!

EPIC WIN on your part, Grizzam. I want to see more of that!

I AM A LOST SOUL, CONDEMNED TO HAUNT THE DREAMS OF JOHN BRUCE "JACK" THOMPSON UNTIL HIS CRUSADE AGAINST VIDEO GAMES ENDS. SOMEONE, PLEASE! END MY SUFFERING!



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I AM DOOMED TO HAUNT JACK THOMPSON'S DREAMS UNTIL HIS CRUSADE AGAINST VIDEO GAMES ENDS.

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

Mr Thompson,

Is it really necessary to spell WHODOYOUTHINK in all caps? I also would like to ask this: Since only nitwits with nothing better to do read this site, does that mean you're a nitwit with nothing better to do?

More on the topic of this news item, I have that magazine and I read the article. I found that it changed my opinion about Walsh and his organization overall. I still don't agree with his stance, but as long he maintains this reasonable civility I have to respect how much he is willing to push for what he believes in (without breaking that civility).

...which is also why I cannot respect Jack Thompson. He's not reasonable, and he's not civil.

neoelasticman

not a lawyer, and pretty soon neither is JT

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

John Bruce,

Dr. Walsh told you to stop using him and his organization in a way the implied that they endorsed you. He never said you claimed that endorsement. You were purposely using him and his organization in a misleading way. Of course you may not see that.

Also, why are you up and reading Game Politics before 6 in the morning? Are you that obsessed with this site that you cannot let a moment pass without reading the latest news?

Also, I doubt Dr. Walsh needed your help getting on 60 minutes, as it is apparent from your time on the show that any idiot with an agenda can get on it.

E. Zachary Knight
www.editorialgames.com
Oklahoma City Chapter of the ECA
MySpace Page: http://www.myspace.com/okceca
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Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

Also, why are you up and reading Game Politics before 6 in the morning? Are you that obsessed with this site that you cannot let a moment pass without reading the latest news?

Actually, that's 6:00AM Eastern time (GMT-5).  Jack is currently experiencing Mountain time (GMT-7) soooo...depending on whether or not the hosting server reports DST or not, he's up at either 5:00AM or 4:00AM.

But hey, Jack's insane at breakfast, bedtime, and even 3 o'clock in the afternoon, so what difference does it make what time he posts?  He's still a nitwit, by his own admission in the post above, and just contributing to the Internet white noise...

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

Actually his comment appeared before 7am Central time. Mountain time is only one hour behind Central.

The good thing about the new GP is that you can set your own timezone to display times in.

E. Zachary Knight
www.editorialgames.com
Oklahoma City Chapter of the ECA
MySpace Page: http://www.myspace.com/okceca
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1325674091

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

Also, why are you up and reading Game Politics before 6 in the morning? Are you that obsessed with this site that you cannot let a moment pass without reading the latest news?

Insomnia perhaps? It would explain a part of his insanity.

-Gray17

-Gray17

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

If he's in Utah then he actually reading GP before 5 in the morning

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

Why don't you quit lying, Jacky Boy?

Dr. Walsh never claimed that they endorsed your worthless ass, if you bothered to read or even comprehend the letter he sent to you, idiot:

Even though we have no formal relationship your use of my name and your inclusion of my name in correspondence have created the impression that we condone these tactics. We do not.

Why don't you get off your obsession with this site, assclown?

So what if you're in Utah?

God is indeed just, as you're getting disbarred later this summer. Earl Hickey's best friend Karma found it's way to you, jabroni.

Practice what you preach, Metropolitian Moron of Miami(the only award that Jack deserves besides Biggest Douche in the Universe): Grow Up and Get A Life.

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

Good lord man, I'm sick of hearing you and I'm sick of hearing ABOUT you. Just shut up and go away already. You, like a screeming child, annoy me and give me a headache.

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

You're right Jack.  God is both just and has a sense of humor.  God is just based on the fact that you're going to be disbarred and God has a sense of humor based on the fact that you're going to receive an award.

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

Dr. Walsh, may not be for censorship, but why does he share his report card with the federal government then? If he doesn't want the government involved, why report to them. Why not just send the report card to the ESRB and bedone with it?

I am glad that he recognizes how big of an idiot Jack Thompson is and he is willing to say so in public.

E. Zachary Knight
www.editorialgames.com
Oklahoma City Chapter of the ECA
MySpace Page: http://www.myspace.com/okceca
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1325674091

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

he makes the report public, and usually does it in a press conference at the Capitol Building. He's closely aligned with several high-profile Democrats, including Hillary and Lieberman (well, I suppose Lieberman is an Independent these days).

But the report is not commissioned by the government, nor is he reporting to the government. that's just where he releases it.

And that's certainly NOT to say I agree with his conclusions or his methods. His secret shopper data is really skewed when you compare it to the FTC's far more rigorous methods.

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

I knew it wsn't commissioned by the government. But he seems to make a bigger deal when he shares the report with the government over the public release of it.

And yes his methodology is extremely messed up.

E. Zachary Knight
www.editorialgames.com
Oklahoma City Chapter of the ECA
MySpace Page: http://www.myspace.com/okceca
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1325674091

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

I think the guy's heart is in the right place but his methods need some fine tuning.  At least he's no where NEAR JT's level.

-Loudspeaker
"Volume helps to get a point across but sharp teeth are better."

"Volume helps to get a point across but sharp teeth are better."

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

The thing with Dr. Walsh is he's not for censorship in any way.  I might disagree with some of his positions, but I respect his goals (keep violent games away from kids) and he's doing it in the right channels (informing parents).  He's definitely not the bad guy here.

Re: NIMF's David Walsh Interviewed in Game Informer

Dr. Walsh isn't a bad guy, just a little misguided, i think.

on the upside, even if you disagree with him, you can still be civil and expect the same in return.

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