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Is it just me are you guys taking this waaaaaaaay too seriously? Seems like Newell just made a joke during the interview, they're not actively contemplating integrating a system like this....y u so srs?
Yup. I'm willing to bet that quite a few people who posted didn't even read the article.
 
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OMG Valve, I know for sure you're always bringing great ideas, but this...this would be an awful one, if true.
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post #33 of 61
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I think this is getting blown way out of proportion. It was an offhand comment made by Gabe in a interview, and he never said that the company was looking to implement this sort of system.
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Is it just me are you guys taking this waaaaaaaay too seriously? Seems like Newell just made a joke during the interview, they're not actively contemplating integrating a system like this....y u so srs?
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Yup. I'm willing to bet that quite a few people who posted didn't even read the article.
Sarcasm doesn't travel well through the tubes especially unattended (/s). If you add in how much gamers distrust publishers in general, you get a whole lot of angry people.
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post #34 of 61
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Yup. I'm willing to bet that quite a few people who posted didn't even read the article.
He's mentioned this before in a separate interview, however, I believe it's the one where he was video broadcast to a classroom.

Same joke twice?
post #35 of 61
Mention Episode 3, get a 500% markup.
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if they were serious about this, I image there would be a reporting system.

I don't have a problem with that, overall maybe people will be nicer, but my only experiance with a reporting system is in LoL, where people seriously report for everything. My friend got his account banned for saying something like 'lol nub' in the chat, and all 5 people in the other team reported him for abusive language...

I wouldn't like steam games to become the reporting fest LoL is
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Maaaan, if I triple kill in DotA guess what, your team gets to know how bad you are at this game, for the rest of the game, and for any future games I ever see you in, for the rest of your life. Because thats the kind of person I am, an egotistical dick. In short, good joke and I want dota 2 for free.
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Wow, sounds good, but will never work the way (I know they aren't going to give free games just going to charge more) it seems it should, becuase even if there are real free games there are asshats. But its all part of gaming, I would hate to see trash talk, teabagging and such be abolished
    
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post #39 of 61
This would be a terrible system, basically it would be discrimination. Sure, you shouldnt be a dick, but its not like its against the law or something. As in: its not illegal to be an ass hole
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How about he contributes by giving us episode 3
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