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Dezzy

Dezzy

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Dezzy

#3

Dezzy commented on Game Jam Tasks Developers With Creating A Zeld...:

@Quorthon

Those studies include casual gaming, that's why they have so many more women. If you look at AAA console gaming, it's still largely male. It also depends hugely on the genre of the games.

But you're using a loaded definition of equality. You're assuming sameness between the genders and therefore arriving at the idea that equality must be equality of outcome rather than of opportunity. If the genders are in fact different, your well intentioned idea of equality will be just as damaging as the heavy gender roles were.

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#5

Dezzy commented on Game Jam Tasks Developers With Creating A Zeld...:

@Quorthon
It's a terrible analogy. The general population that vote is 50/50 men/women. Console gaming is overwhelmingly male and therefore there's an inherent reason for most playable characters to be male by default. Saying "equality" in something that's starting out as not being equal, and will probably stay that way, is completely meaningless.

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#11

Dezzy commented on Game Jam Tasks Developers With Creating A Zeld...:

Given that Link's gender is almost entirely irrelevant to everything that happens in the games. This really is just "game jam challenges developers to make a zelda game". I do like it when lazy people convince themselves they're doing good in the world though.

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#24

Dezzy commented on Reaction: Xenoblade Chronicles 3D is an Impres...:

Oooo lets pretend to be all culturally sophisticated by listening to something we don't understand. I smell pretentious nonsense. Like those students who go on a gap year and get a tatoo in Thailand that they're convinced says "summer rose" or something like that. But for all they know the poor little thai lady misheard and it actually says "summer hos".

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#25

Dezzy commented on Poll: Do Video Game Reviews Need To Have A Score?:

It's hilarious when they say numbers aren't a meaningful way of assessing a review so we've come up with 3 different awards we give a game. Well congratulations idiot, that's exactly the same as just changing 1-10 to 1-3. Halfwits.

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#26

Dezzy commented on Weirdness: BAFTA Appears To Have Clean Forgott...:

It's obviously decided by a certain panel of people. Most groups that have any kind of community about them end up with clear biases. So anyone who started playing Nintendo games started to get criticised or something like that. It happens all the time.

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#29

Dezzy commented on Dead Or Alive Producer Feels That A Cultural D...:

@Quorthon Unfortunately definitions aren't ultimately set by dictionaries. They're set by the common usage. Whilst the dictionary definition of "feminism" would certainly include most of us, in reality, the actual feminist movement comes out with a lot of dogmatic nonsense (in recent years anyway) that doesn't actually fit that definition. That's why so many women (and men) keep their distance from it.

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#39

Dezzy commented on Resolution Doesn't Matter With 2D Games, Says ...:

They're obviously talking about pixel art, not all 2D. They stupidly seemed to make that general jump. Anyone who's played the 3DS version of rayman origins knows how it important it is. The Vita version makes it look like an absolute mess.

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#45

Dezzy commented on From the Forum: To Buy or Not to Buy? SPIKEY W...:

@Artwark Trademarks? What on earth would trademarks have to do with it? I think you probably mean patents. Trademarks are for names and logos etc. Patents address ideas and concepts. Unfortunately patenting software is almost universally disregarded. You can pretty much copy anyone's ideas to your heart content.

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#47

Dezzy commented on Wii U Minecraft Looking Doubtful As Dev Says T...:

Right yes, well the Xbox One has the lowest install base AND nintendo fans would probably be quite eager to buy minecraft. Seriously Nintendo, just send some positive thoughts (or some cash) their way.

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#48

Dezzy commented on Image & Form's Olle Hakansson Teases New Steam...:

I'd actually like more Steamworld Dig too, which isn't the sort of position I usually take. But this is very much a Mario Galaxy type of situation. Just change it a bit, add more stuff and make more of it!
(Hope you're reading this mr developer)

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#49

Dezzy commented on Poll: Which Is The Best Super Mario Platformer?:

It's weird how unpopular the "New" games are given how many they sold, the Wii and DS versions especially.

I agree with others above that this should've been 2 different polls really though. The 2D and 3D are different enough, but similar enough to other 2D and 3D, that they can be reasonably grouped as such.