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http://gematsu.com/2013/04/microsoft-creative-director-defends-always-online
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And Heir countered (2), “You lived in LA, SF, Seattle… very connected places. Try living in Janesville, WI or Blacksburg, VA… You should move to a NON-CITY for a period of time and tell me how your attitudes change. Gamers live in non urban areas too.”
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To which Heir responded, “Haha, don’t get mad because I’m right.”

Orth countered with a “deal with it” photo featuring Barack Obama.

DEAL WITH IT!

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I'll #dealwithit by not buying your console.

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The comments on that site made me laugh and facepalm at the same time.
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“You should know we [Heir and Orth] are good friends who joke around with one another. Don’t read too much into our back & forth… All those tweets you are seeing about the city being superior. That’s him just trolling me. And I fell for it. Don’t bust his balls on that.”
Let's not leave this out for those that don't bother reading the source.

Basically it's just two people trolling each other on twitter, which isn't news btw.
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Originally Posted by Yvese View Post

Let's not leave this out for those that don't bother reading the source.

Basically it's just two people trolling each other on twitter, which isn't news btw.

LOL Sounds like MS spanking them and telling them to do a quick apology xD
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post #6 of 62
I already have a microsoft platform that is always online, well 2 if you count my phone... and at this point I would rather buy more games for my phone than buy a console.
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I will not play Dota 2 because it requires Steam and a Online connection to play. Personally i dont see the problem. As long as they have Wifi they will always be online.
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post #8 of 62
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

I will not play Dota 2 because it requires Steam and a Online connection to play. Personally i dont see the problem. As long as they have Wifi they will always be online.

Just because it's fine for you doesn't mean it's fine for a majority. I've had an incident where my internet was out for 2 months. What am I going to do? Can't play any of my games.
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It's so funny...I think by now, I'm a fanboy of Microsoft's home product division for their innovative (not always successful) efforts like Windows Phone and Surface. But I'm heavily against their games division for Xbox Live Gold, Kinect, and of course, this ****.
I'm fine with Steam because it's a choice people can decide against, and it's not an always-on requirement.
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I don't believe it was trolling, I think dudes were being very honest and got in trouble for it, then try to pull the "I was trolling bit". Please, don't insult my intelligence, you were NOT trolling, you were saying it like it is.
    
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