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Wrong. Dead wrong. Inexcusably wrong. She.... 2,711 Views / 150 Replies  
Wrong. Dead wrong. Inexcusably wrong.

She. Does. Not. Say. This. Or. Any. Thing. Remotely. Close. To. That.

She *explicitly* says game designers add this stuff in a misguided attempt to create...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Nov 6, 2014 at 05:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It's always funny to watch a non-feminist tell us... 2,711 Views / 150 Replies  
It's always funny to watch a non-feminist tell us all how "feminists actually think."

Because your typical feminist, if asked about colour and gender at all, would tell you colours like pink and...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Nov 6, 2014 at 04:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Because of what you said below, I went back to... 2,711 Views / 150 Replies  
Because of what you said below, I went back to watch her "women as background decoration" vids. And man, she does not gin sh!t up at all.

Watching those videos, I just couldn't believe the number...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Nov 6, 2014 at 04:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This right here is the real issue: male... 2,711 Views / 150 Replies  
This right here is the real issue: male characters in games are incredibly diverse, while female characters rarely more than a small handful of worn out tropes.

EDIT: When the most famous male...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Nov 4, 2014 at 09:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wow, that was really moving. 2,711 Views / 150 Replies  
Wow, that was really moving.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Nov 3, 2014 at 02:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
TB never said that. He said there should be... 2,711 Views / 150 Replies  
TB never said that. He said there should be fuller disclosure of seeming conflicts of interest.

And the notion that devs and journalists should *never* have relationships is idiotic. It's only...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Nov 2, 2014 at 11:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We already know that. It was admitted openly. But... 2,711 Views / 150 Replies  
We already know that. It was admitted openly. But it was after he mentioned her in passing for an article, and he never wrote a review about her game. The scandal literally never happened.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Nov 2, 2014 at 10:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If you still don't think GamerGate is about... 2,711 Views / 150 Replies  
If you still don't think GamerGate is about misogyny, let's all remember that it was originally called The Quinnspiracy, and was fixated around the lie that Zoe Quinn fncked 5 guys to get good...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Nov 2, 2014 at 10:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It never happened. Show me the link to the game... 2,711 Views / 150 Replies  
It never happened. Show me the link to the game reviews.


Who the fnck is Ben Dreyfuss? I'm talking about what game editors wrote on their sites, not what some nobody at a political site wrote.
...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Nov 2, 2014 at 08:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This is pretty damn funny:... 2,711 Views / 150 Replies  
This is pretty damn funny: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rr2JPjhtGZA

EDIT: Fixed my link.
EDIT2: Fixed it again. Grrrr...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Nov 2, 2014 at 07:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I find the notion that she pulled off these... 2,711 Views / 150 Replies  
I find the notion that she pulled off these elaborate hacks to be pretty preposterous.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Nov 2, 2014 at 07:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Read that yesterday. Good stuff. 2,711 Views / 150 Replies  
Read that yesterday. Good stuff.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Nov 2, 2014 at 07:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
And never happened. Also never happened. ... 2,711 Views / 150 Replies  
And never happened.


Also never happened.


I think a lot of people completely misunderstood what the "gamers are dead" opinion pieces were all about. Which is ridiculous because they were...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Nov 2, 2014 at 07:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
To me, the biggest question I have is: why are... 359 Views / 13 Replies  
To me, the biggest question I have is: why are the HYDRA-controlled Wanda and Pietro working with Ultron? What brought them together?

EDIT: Ok I have a theory: Ultron views himself as a greater...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Oct 29, 2014 at 07:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Evolution is true. Deniers are essentially... 6,798 Views / 658 Replies  
Evolution is true. Deniers are essentially morons. Expensive morons, since fighting the Scopes monkey trial over and over and over again is just pissing taxpayer money down the drain.

But for most...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Oct 29, 2014 at 02:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Steam says the game is 13 GBs. 389 Views / 21 Replies  
Steam says the game is 13 GBs.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Oct 16, 2014 at 08:26 PM, in Gaming
Because it would be expensive. Let's be honest:... 389 Views / 21 Replies  
Because it would be expensive. Let's be honest: Borderlands is a fun but low-budget game.

I'm more confused by something else: pre-orders. I can now pre-order The Pre-Sequel on Steam for $60. Uh,...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Oct 10, 2014 at 10:34 PM, in Gaming
Good luck, ebuddy. We are all pulling for you. 932 Views / 30 Replies  
Good luck, ebuddy. We are all pulling for you.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Sep 21, 2014 at 12:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm afraid to watch this. I'm not done BL2 yet,... 274,358 Views / 4,804 Replies  
I'm afraid to watch this. I'm not done BL2 yet, and I don't know what Handsome Jack is hiding behind that mask, and I don't want to risk any spoilers.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Sep 20, 2014 at 02:14 PM, in Gaming
Here's the direct link to Mojang's statement:... 274,358 Views / 4,804 Replies  
Here's the direct link to Mojang's statement: http://notch.net/2014/09/im-leaving-mojang/

I love the fact that the most beloved indie dev in history compared his plight to the "most hated" indie...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Sep 15, 2014 at 03:51 PM, in Gaming
I have no interest in using apps on my wrist when... 6,678 Views / 383 Replies  
I have no interest in using apps on my wrist when my phone is in my pocket.

I don't need a "smart watch." I need a watch that makes my phone smarter.

If some of the rumours about an Apple watch...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Sep 7, 2014 at 06:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://i231.photobucket.com/albums/ee29/thellis_20... 1,233 Views / 88 Replies  
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Posted by lpkmckenna, on Aug 27, 2014 at 12:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That show should just be cancelled. When... 571 Views / 36 Replies  
That show should just be cancelled.

When they ran out of actual myths to debunk and started testing whether or not you could "curve bullets" like Wanted, the show ceased having a purpose.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Aug 22, 2014 at 12:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sigh. This is making me feel terrible. Dead... 1,344 Views / 56 Replies  
Sigh. This is making me feel terrible.

Dead Poets Society, Good Morning Vietnam, Patch Adams, Awakenings, and Good Will Hunting are favourite films of mine. I left the theatre feeling I had not...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Aug 11, 2014 at 09:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah he wrote a book about it: The Year of Living... 855 Views / 54 Replies  
Yeah he wrote a book about it: The Year of Living Biblically | AJ Jacobs - Official Website (http://ajjacobs.com/books/the-year-of-living-biblically/)

I think you have something backwards: he was...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Aug 10, 2014 at 06:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The story of Job: God deliberately ruins Job's... 855 Views / 54 Replies  
The story of Job: God deliberately ruins Job's life in a silly wager with Satan, and when Job asks why he's being tormented, God gives a long, pompous, pointless rant about how fncking clever he is....
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Aug 9, 2014 at 05:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It's not. Really, your "crass" comment makes... 1,728 Views / 84 Replies  
It's not. Really, your "crass" comment makes absolutely no sense, and you never bothered to tell anyone why it is "crass" in the first place, or explain the difference between an ordinary marketing...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Aug 9, 2014 at 03:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm really curious to see if they can pull this... 274,358 Views / 4,804 Replies  
I'm really curious to see if they can pull this off. Aiming or moving with a touchscreen is easy enough, but doing both will be hard. And are they gonna price it like a premium title? XCom was sold...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Aug 7, 2014 at 08:03 PM, in Gaming
Um, if anything they are just following the... 1,728 Views / 84 Replies  
Um, if anything they are just following the template from Miller's The Dark Knight Returns. Any similarity to tensions between CA and IM are largely coincidental. The fact is, fans of DC comics have...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Aug 7, 2014 at 07:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I did, because I think any suggestion that this... 1,728 Views / 84 Replies  
I did, because I think any suggestion that this is crass is ridiculous.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Aug 7, 2014 at 06:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hmmm. Reeve was playing Superman. RDJ was playing... 1,728 Views / 84 Replies  
Hmmm. Reeve was playing Superman. RDJ was playing RDJ with some elements of Tony Stark and Elon Musk. (When did Tony Stark abandon weapons for green energy in the comics? Never.) I'm not saying...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Jul 28, 2014 at 11:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Soooo, you want WW to look like someone other... 1,728 Views / 84 Replies  
Soooo, you want WW to look like someone other than WW?

Myself, I'm pretty happy with the WW costume design for BvS. I'm not happy that WW now always carries a sword (here and in the new 52), and...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Jul 28, 2014 at 05:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Looks like my assumption was wrong, Angela will... 1,728 Views / 84 Replies  
Looks like my assumption was wrong, Angela will not be the new Thor, as they are both members of the new Avengers. Also, it appears Iron Man is getting a make-over:
...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Jul 17, 2014 at 03:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Comic books have always been "click bait," even... 1,728 Views / 84 Replies  
Comic books have always been "click bait," even before there was an internet.

As for Alan Scott/Green Lantern being gay? There's no way this guy couldn't be gay:
...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Jul 17, 2014 at 03:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Watching people b!tch and moan about a female... 1,728 Views / 84 Replies  
Watching people b!tch and moan about a female Thor is just like watching everyone b!tch and moan about a black Heimdall. It's so sad but shows how insular and insecure many people still are.

Do...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Jul 17, 2014 at 03:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
New Humble Bundle for 2K games: ... 274,358 Views / 4,804 Replies  
New Humble Bundle for 2K games: https://www.humblebundle.com

Includes all three Bioshocks, both recent XCOMs, Spec Ops: The Line, Darkness II, and Mafia II. And more titles will be added soon....
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Jul 11, 2014 at 08:30 AM, in Gaming
:'( May we always remember the greybeards... 486 Views / 8 Replies  
:'(

May we always remember the greybeards before our time.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on May 23, 2014 at 04:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Are you? Comets cannot point to a specific spot... 790 Views / 62 Replies  
Are you? Comets cannot point to a specific spot on the surface of the Earth.

There is no astronomical phenomenon that can produce this effect. Full stop.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Dec 4, 2013 at 08:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A one hour YouTube video on a subject that... 790 Views / 62 Replies  
A one hour YouTube video on a subject that screams "crackpot?" No thanks.

And there's no way any scientific calculus could track down the Star of Bethlehem. The Bible says it pointed to a specific...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Dec 4, 2013 at 06:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Does he look like a kid in that picture to you? ... 6,798 Views / 658 Replies  
Does he look like a kid in that picture to you?
Yes.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Dec 4, 2013 at 06:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Not when he was a kid. I don't think he even... 6,798 Views / 658 Replies  
Not when he was a kid. I don't think he even heard of her until he was in university.

And he wasn't merely an admirer, he was part of her inner circle. He wrote articles for her newsletters and...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Dec 4, 2013 at 01:01 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh yes. Greenspan is an acolyte of Ayn Rand. 6,798 Views / 658 Replies  
Oh yes. Greenspan is an acolyte of Ayn Rand.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Dec 3, 2013 at 12:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Ya know, I saw one or two F&F films, but I can't... 434 Views / 9 Replies  
Ya know, I saw one or two F&F films, but I can't remember a single thing about them.

I remember Into The Blue a bit better, but only because Jessica Alba's ass was a main character.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Dec 2, 2013 at 06:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Alan Greenspan was the chair of the Fed. 6,798 Views / 658 Replies  
Alan Greenspan was the chair of the Fed.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Dec 2, 2013 at 06:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Bethlehem, not Jerusalem. It also wasn't a... 790 Views / 62 Replies  
Bethlehem, not Jerusalem.

It also wasn't a regular tax event, but a special occurrance because Quirinius became governor of Syria. (Judea techincally fell under the governorship of Syria, though...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Dec 2, 2013 at 06:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Everyone already hates teachers. 6,798 Views / 658 Replies  
Everyone already hates teachers.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Dec 2, 2013 at 05:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
There's no reference to winter in the biblical... 790 Views / 62 Replies  
There's no reference to winter in the biblical accounts, as far as I can recall. But I'm gonna go check to be sure. Stand by....

EDIT: Ok, finished checking. No reference to winter in either...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Dec 2, 2013 at 05:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh god. Next you'll tell me there's a Catholic... 790 Views / 62 Replies  
Oh god. Next you'll tell me there's a Catholic version of 4chan.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Dec 2, 2013 at 05:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
But they didn't "co-opt" anything. As I said... 790 Views / 62 Replies  
But they didn't "co-opt" anything. As I said above, it was just a historical accident.
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Dec 2, 2013 at 05:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They didn't "move" the day. They had no idea when... 790 Views / 62 Replies  
They didn't "move" the day. They had no idea when Jesus was born to begin with. And they just picked Saturnalia because it was already a national holiday. They weren't gonna celebrate Saturnalia, so...
Posted by lpkmckenna, on Dec 2, 2013 at 05:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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