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I don't.

Look at that feed. Obscenities, calling people sheep, calling them obscene names, and then going off on how Steam is a Monopoly (really? They are a monopoly? Sorry, NO, they aren't.), etc.

There is nothing to feel sorry or badly for.

I concur. If this was the game that was going to "make or break" your career you probably shouldn't be working with a dummy, and you probably shouldn't call out any of your potential client base. There are a couple other options they could have salvaged their title with, probably not anymore. If I were GabeN I would make sure anything they touched didn't see any access on Steam.

GabeN is love. Don't threaten GabeN's life.
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Everybody knows, when it comes to gaming & violence, we have always been on thin ice (despite research).

So, despite actual facts showing otherwise, everybody knows!

Seriously?
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Everybody knows, when it comes to gaming & violence, we have always been on thin ice (despite research).

So, despite actual facts showing otherwise, everybody knows!

Seriously?

Research has conclusively stated there isn't a cause and effect when it comes to video games and violence.

Congress, parents, and other stupid entities, rarely believe these facts.

Hence, we are always on thin ice.

If you are still confused, then you should probably read the news more.
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So, despite actual facts showing otherwise, everybody knows!

Seriously?

I think he was trying to imply that even though evidence doesn't show causation of violence that the general public assumes it does.

I could be wrong, usually am.
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mix the "everyone is a winner" culture with ignoring crazy people and you get that.
entitlement + sociopath = unwarranted death threats
yeah and people tolerating it....
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Research has conclusively stated there isn't a cause and effect when it comes to video games and violence.

Congress, parents, and other stupid entities, rarely believe these facts.

Hence, we are always on thin ice.

If you are still confused, then you should probably read the news more.

From your post, it appeared that you were among those not believing those facts, given the context of the "serious problem" you described.
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From your post, it appeared that you were among those not believing those facts, given the context of the "serious problem" you described.

Most people don't include themselves in a demographic titled "stupid entities", I think that's the tell here.
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A developer with a game on Steam sends a death threat to the CEO of Valve.... The developer's game subsequently gets banned from Steam.

Geez, thinking is not this guy's strength.

Praise Lord GabeN! biggrin.gif
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Most people don't include themselves in a demographic titled "stupid entities", I think that's the tell here.

In the second post, sure. The first one wasn't nearly as clear.
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Good on Valve, this guy was incredibly childish and downright offensive. Valuable lessons on how to behave in the business world, or even in general, were learned this day. As far as digging your own grave goes, this guy practically went as far as tying a ribbon around the tombstone.
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