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Originally Posted by 47 Knucklehead View Post

People have no sense of humor anymore.

This, I thought it was a brilliant idea and im gutted I missed it before it was pulled.
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post #22 of 60
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Game developers have to fight off a constant assault from people claiming to be "offended" by what they made, and frankly I wish all developers could just tell those people to shut up and tie themselves to a car that was slowly rolling off a cliff, but I guess that would end up with people getting even more "offended". Sigh.

Fact is people these days will find most things offensive and take it to the extremes.
post #23 of 60
"Muh feelings!"

The reaction wasn't entirely unexpected.
post #24 of 60
Free publicity for Square Enix - whether they planned it this way or not I bet this will all just be to their advantage.
post #25 of 60
Developers/Publishers are so out of touch it isn't funny. Is it any wonder they can't even break even when a game when the marketing for a game is 400% the cost of making the game? mad.gif
post #26 of 60
LOL that's awesome. I'm part of the small percentage that knows a joke when I see one. But of course we have to bend over backwards for the small group of people that get butt hurt.
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post #28 of 60
I thought it was pretty funny actually.
    
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LOL that's awesome. I'm part of the small percentage that knows a joke when I see one. But of course we have to bend over backwards for the small group of people that get butt hurt.

Agreed, imagine that small group of people finds out you have to murder people in that game, perhaps then Square Enix would take that down to... rolleyes.gif
 
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It may have seemed funny and harmless on the publisher's end, but virtually no one outside of Square Enix found any slice of humor in it.

Really? I find it pretty funny. Sad we live in a world full of pompus self righteous, stuck up idiots that would have likely attempted to sue their own friends for implying they have small tackle.
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