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post #11 of 118
He Needs to go back into his Hole.

This is what I Believe Regarding that dumbass:
1) "Guns don't kill people, People Kill People"
2) "People who can not differientiate Video Games from Real Life should't be playing them anyway"


Edit: I looked up on the game, and i by no means think a game like this is right and the creaters of it are a bit off in the head but still.
Edited by Kevlo - 3/16/11 at 6:53pm
post #12 of 118
Quote:
Originally Posted by Versa View Post
Why threaten one of the biggest cool guy in the industry?
He has some power to stop them, but for what reason? He is not responsible for the mod?

It is like holding AMD responsible for a after-market cooler not working (bad analogy) even if they designed it for that socket CPU.


Won't get his reply till years later like Episode 3
it's more like blaming the cpu cooler. when it was really just some antisocial teenager who's hot rage gradually built up and he took it out by overclocking his cpu like a madman until it exploded.
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post #13 of 118
If this mod can train people to kill kids.. then guess what guys I forgot to mention the following things.

I am a trained assassin, I have killed both Fidel Castro, and JFK.

I am a trained Marine, I have killed roughly around 300k-1million people.

I am a king, a wizard, a knight, a god, a elf..... I am link I slayed gandolf, I am mario I slayed browser.

This is nothing but BS.



This would train ppl to kill kids like halo would teach you how to react in low gravity enviorments
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post #14 of 118
All fat jokes against Gabe will now only apply to Valve's ability to write a reply to Jack Thompson, not the time it takes to finish Half Life 2: Episode 3.
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If this mod can train people to kill kids.. then guess what guys I forgot to mention the following things.

I am a trained assassin, I have killed both Fidel Castro, and JFK.

I am a trained Marine, I have killed roughly around 300k-1million people.

I am a king, a wizard, a knight, a god, a elf..... I am link I slayed gandolf, I am mario I slayed browser.

This is nothing but BS.
At least your not a rockstar, warlock, vatican assassin.
    
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At least your not a rockstar, warlock, vatican assassin.
You kidding me, I'm Mr.T and I am a knight elf mohawk.

Also, this video taught me how to kill people:

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Wait wait wait. It's wrong for people that play video games to threaten anyone cause Mario told them to, yet there's nothing wrong with people threatening us. They're the heroes, we're the psychopaths. And I think to my self... what a wonderful world.
post #18 of 118
i remember he said the game bully was a columbine simulator.. and the judge played the game for himself and said it was fun and has no problems with it being on shelves. lol
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post #19 of 118
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Technically he does to an extent cause they are using the Source SDK which Valve has rights too.
Right, but would he be able to disable that particular mod while allowing all other "less offensive" mods to work without problems? I doubt it.

As long as the mod isn't available via Steam I really doubt there is a whole lot he can do, or even should do.

Plus, while it may be in bad taste, I seriously doubt there could ever be any legal ruling against Gabe or Valve at all.
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I kinda expect Valve to send a letter in return. Their writers are pretty crafty and I can't help but think they would write something hilarious back.
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