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Gaming’s worst conventions


A few weeks ago, a friend and I were going over things that we hated and wished would burn in a terrible fire. I threw out frivolous things that bother me, like “Michael Bay movies” or “Fortunetellers who try to get you to believe they know you by saying things like ‘Sometimes things happen in life that don’t quite meet your expectations.’” He said things decidedly less frivolous, like “my parents” and “people who disagree with me.” I realized at this moment we were not playing the same game and became very uncomfortable.

Anyway, considering this “hate list” got me thinking about different aspects in the video game industry that need to take a permanent hiatus. They don’t have to go home, but they gots to get the hell out of here!

…Sorry, I just always wanted to say that, and I never had a party where people had to leave quickly. Or any kind of party, really.

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