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    Should kids have a chance to grow up and decide what gender they are, or should parents change their sex early on?

    in General Discussion on 01 June 2016

    So how sure are you it's all biologically set at birth.Anyway no clue what Spurge is watching, but if it is a case of ambigous genetalia, the earlier the better for the child. Well, unless they guess wrong :/ I happen to know a male with deformed genitalia who his dad, against the doctors recommendations, refused to let him be made into a girl. He was a shy, reserved kid (didn't...

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    Should kids have a chance to grow up and decide what gender they are, or should parents change their sex early on?

    in General Discussion on 01 June 2016

    Fact # 1. You cannot choose your sex, it is decided naturally at conception.   Fact # 2. If anyone believes they are trapped in the wrong body they have a serious psychological problem and need to seek help immediately.   Fact # 3. Pretending to be of the opposite sex or mutilating your body will NEVER enable you to change what is biologically set.   Fact # 4. The fact...

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    Is There Any Reason To Buy an Xbox now?

    in Microsoft Discussion on 02 March 2016

    With Xbox being more of a service than a hardware platform, one must admit that the Xbox brand has been seriously devalued. To anyone who has a decent PC and a PS4, the decision is straightforward. All Xbox exclusives will be coming out on PC so it simply doesn't matter what hardware upgrades Microsoft give to the Xbox, the PC versions will always remain superior. Therefore there is absolutely no...

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    Nintendo is Like Apple and Sony is Like Microsoft

    in Gaming Discussion on 09 February 2016

    Anyone who watched the keynote for the original iPhone knows that there is something special about Apple. Check it out here if you like: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vN4U5FqrOdQ Apple pretty much invented the personal computer. They were the pioneers. They were the ones who had the creative genius to harness the available technology and with their vision, craft it into something broadly...

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    Is Catering To Women, Homosexuality and Minorities Restricting Game Developers' Creative Freedom?

    in Gaming Discussion on 22 October 2015

    bouzane said: Nope. The Neo-Progressive / SJW backlash against developers who refuse is restricting creative freedom though. Let's hope that this kind of behavior does not become more prevalent. Thing is, most of us have drank the Kool Aid and now we can't even see that we are being bullied....

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    Is Catering To Women, Homosexuality and Minorities Restricting Game Developers' Creative Freedom?

    in Gaming Discussion on 22 October 2015

    Aeolus451 said: Shackkobe said: Note very carefully that I did not call women minorities in the post. Please read carefully before jumping to conclusions. I agree with your last statement though. Well, the reason why I mentioned that is because for a while now, I noticed that when people mention minorities in political discussions, they often include women as if they are...

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    Is Catering To Women, Homosexuality and Minorities Restricting Game Developers' Creative Freedom?

    in Gaming Discussion on 22 October 2015

    Aeolus451 said: First of all, I'm not gonna lump "women" in with minorities because they are not and it's too generalized to use in this way. If a dev changes something in their game to pander to minorities or to be "progressive" enough then yes but then again, a lot of things restrict a game dev's creative freedom. It's rare though to see any business cater to minorities unless that's...

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    Is Catering To Women, Homosexuality and Minorities Restricting Game Developers' Creative Freedom?

    in Gaming Discussion on 22 October 2015

    Aeolus451 said: Shackkobe said:Revived by OP due to very pertinent circumstances As in? I didn't realize this was a necro til after I posted. Edited* Nevermind. I came across the thread. You should link that thread or update the OP. Agreed, I'll do that the next time....

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    Do you feel that we have reached a balanced ratio of male protagonists vs. female protagonists?

    in Movies Discussion on 21 October 2015

    There doesn't need to be a balance. People create what they want. If one gender dominates as a result, the game needs to be judged for it's merits as a game period....

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    Is Catering To Women, Homosexuality and Minorities Restricting Game Developers' Creative Freedom?

    in Gaming Discussion on 21 October 2015

    Revived by OP due to very pertinent circumstances...

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    Can Both Playstation and Xbox Survive If Nintendo Makes A Console Comeback?

    in Gaming Discussion on 20 October 2015

    StuOhQ said: Shackkobe said: Right now, Nintendo is the laughing stock and punching bag of gaming critics.   You lost me... The WiiU has the highest concentration of 90+ rated exclusive AAAs of the three consoles. Have you ever heard of this thing called a Google search? Nintendo is the forgotten child of the fickle masses, hardly a punching bag for...

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    Can Both Playstation and Xbox Survive If Nintendo Makes A Console Comeback?

    in Gaming Discussion on 20 October 2015

    RJ_Sizzle said: Ahhh, I don't think anyone went anywhere when Wii was on top. Count on things not being different if this were the case. Well, when you assess the Wii, you have to factor in that the Wii was underpowered. If the NX is more powerful than the PS4, we may very well have a game changer on our hands....but that is my opinion...

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    Can Both Playstation and Xbox Survive If Nintendo Makes A Console Comeback?

    in Gaming Discussion on 20 October 2015

    johnsobas said:Sony and MS won't feel the squeeze unless Nintendo starts taking away their target audience. That would require lots of 3rd party exclusives which would be very difficult and is not even Nintendo's strategy. I am led to believe that this may very wel lbe Nintendo's new strategy...

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    Can Both Playstation and Xbox Survive If Nintendo Makes A Console Comeback?

    in Gaming Discussion on 20 October 2015

    Dr.Henry_Killinger said:Considering the Scenario where against all odds the Nintendo is on top with the NX......Disregarding grey markets, ROW>LA + UK so if US was an even split, with NX at the top then PS4 > XB1 I am inclined to agree with you there sir. Your points were well stated...

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    Can Both Playstation and Xbox Survive If Nintendo Makes A Console Comeback?

    in Gaming Discussion on 19 October 2015

    Revived by me the OP, as a response to the NX rumors....

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    Digital Foundry vs Xbox One backwards compatibility

    in Microsoft Discussion on 20 June 2015

    I predicted it. And it's gonna get harder as the games become more complex. The number one request is Red Dead Redemption...an open world game...the absolute worst case scenario for Microsoft engineers.  My thread was locked for speaking the truth, but truth will come out anyway....

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    (Update: Hatred is Out. Reviews in. Déja Vu.)Are “M” Rated Games Really Mature?

    in Gaming Discussion on 04 June 2015

    Well, well, well. Hatred is out and ìt only validates my thinking....

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    The Awesome Tech Behind Guilty Gear Xrd's Anime Visuals

    in Gaming Discussion on 29 May 2015

    We all know how good Guilty Gear Xrd looks. Ever wondered how they got it done? Check out this GDC talk by the lead character artist as to the tech, decisions and challenges of making this game.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhGjCzxJV3E   Be forewarned, it may get a bit technical, but most will be able to get something out of it. Leave a comment if you like...

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    Why gets Microsoft a Free Pass when it comes to droughts unlike Sony for this year?

    in Gaming Discussion on 29 May 2015

    Well, I have been wondering the same thing. I think they get away with it by making alot of noise about Sony's exclusives. True, The Order 1886 wasn't the best game, but it was a good enough stop gap....

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    Which Game System Made You A Gamer?

    in Gaming Discussion on 27 May 2015

    NES got me started, but the SNES took it to the next level. ...oh the glory days of Nintendo......

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