RECAP – #GamerGate two week Summary April 4th-10th 2015

A summary of some of the major happenings this week from the GamerGate consumer revolt and related controversies. Covers Kotaku and Polygon’s shenanigans, Sad Puppies being blamed on GamerGate, the study on games and sexism, and OpEarthquake.

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gitgud timeline:

‘Gamers’ don’t have to be your audience. ‘Gamers’ are over. – Leigh Alexander

The End of Gamers – Dan Golding

Proof of when Yang worked at RPS:

A Game where you have Sex with your Car – Nathan Grayson

Kotaku Writer Paid $800 To Dev He Was Sleeping With, Without Disclosure – Billy D

Kotaku Writer Paid $800 To Dev He Was Sleeping With, Without Disclosure

Michael McWhertor and Jason Schreier and legodimensions

Ian Miles “Prower” Cheong calling them out on it.

David Zhou squatting another domain

SadPuppies links

How to get Correia nominated for a Hugo. 🙂

How to get Correia nominated for a Hugo PART 2: A VERY SPECIAL MESSAGE

My Hugo Slate

SAD PUPPIES 3: the 2015 Hugo slate

Addendum to Yesterday’s Letter

Sexist Games=Sexist Gamers? A Longitudinal Study on the Relationship Between Video Game Use and Sexist Attitudes.

Leigh Alexander salt over study:


OpEarthquake idea thread:

[OP Earthquake] The idea to treat "trending hashtags" like a MMO and trend #AreYouBlocked? on Thursday, April 9 6pm PDT (9pm EDT, 1am GMT, 3am CET) from KotakuInAction

(there was one on 8chan too, but those die quickly)

The claim about the new blocklist:

Fart with stats:





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