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The Great Gratzby has recently been playing Hyper Universe, Warframe and Cabals: Magic & Battle Cards


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The Great Gratzby commented on
1 Week ago
Gwent Arena is a draft mode for the Witcher card gameGwent Arena is a draft mode for the Witcher card game
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Gaunter O'Dimm really is the only person who should be making these kinds of announcements.
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Subnautica dev fired over a series of insensitive tweetsSubnautica dev fired over a series of insensitive tweets
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The road to Hell is paved with 140-character polemics.Reply
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Heh. Good one

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Subnautica dev fired over a series of insensitive tweetsSubnautica dev fired over a series of insensitive tweets
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It's simple capitalism: the same ethic which protects freedom of speech also protects a company's right to drop you like a hot screw when your public activities threaten to cut into their public relations. Just ask Alison Rapp.

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Except that it does not. A company is not legally allowed to fire you over your private opinions unless you openly claim that your statements are the company's statements. Free speech.


A company is allowed to fire you if it can prove that your actions at work or at home and the statements you make in the company's name cause it material loss.


If this guy decides to sue two things will happen. He will be rehired and then quit in exchange for a large sum of money, which the court will force the company to pay. The company will be forced to close as it will not be able to afford to pay him.


Alison was fired because she signed an exclusive contract (not allowed to hold a second job) while holding down a second job. I think Nintendo acted ridiculously in her case but a contract is a contract.

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Paragon will shut down in April, and Epic are offering refunds for any purchaseParagon will shut down in April, and Epic are offering refunds for any purchase
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Paragon was doomed. It entered an already saturated market with nothing to recommend it over established titles, and the dirty, realistic grit of the Unreal engine just didn't do it enough favors to compensate. Like a hundred MMOs before it and a hundred Battle Royale games to come, it was never destined to be anything more than a thin layer of grease in the strata of its time.
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4 Weeks ago
Sam, Ubisoft’s AI gaming assistant, will send you tip videos after a bad R6 Siege matchSam, Ubisoft’s AI gaming assistant, will send you tip videos after a bad R6 Siege match
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So this is the next quantum leap forward from "would you like to set the difficulty to easy?"
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Germany’s Superjj102 takes the $10,000 grand prize in the Gwent Open TournamentGermany’s Superjj102 takes the $10,000 grand prize in the Gwent Open Tournament
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I do have some reasonable amount of faith in Gwent. But JJ effortlessly checkmating Kolemoen by turn two because he knew exactly what cards he was going to play in exactly what order is a pretty good portrait of the state of the game right now.
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The Great Gratzby commented on
1 Month ago
LawBreakers' publishers have written it off, and they blame PUBGLawBreakers' publishers have written it off, and they blame PUBG
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While I don't disagree with the spirit of the other comments, it's worth highlighting that it's Nexon's CFO issuing these statements, not Bleszinsky.
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The Great Gratzby replied to 4 questions on the Inside Review
1 Year ago
Inside review snippet Would you want to live in Inside's world?
What makes you think we don't?
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2 Years ago
Why do we always play as good guys? The psychology behind moral choices in gamesWhy do we always play as good guys? The psychology behind moral choices in games
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My actions in a game depend almost entirely on the believability of the moral landscape being portrayed. Nine times out of ten, this is some mawkish, overscripted candyfloss that thinks it's clever, so I have no qualms about shooting innocent bystanders in the face or selling pleading synths to the local Radio Shack. In fact, I'm *more likely* to do these things, out of mirth or some passive revenge against the writers. In those rarely immersive gems such as the Witcher series, I'll consider the world and the people around me more carefully, and be better rewarded for the consideration.Reply
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Which says that you're metaphorically willing to hurt people to make a point about something you don't like. On a more realistic scale, it implies that you'd hurt feelings and damage people emotionally just to get your dom on. I can't share that in common with you, to me it's just a fascinating facet of depravity I can only observe.

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The Emotional Games Awards are now a thing - no, reallyThe Emotional Games Awards are now a thing - no, really
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Oh, just come right out and call it the Feels Awards alreadyReply
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I second this motion.

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The Great Gratzby replied to a question on the Mad Max Review
2 Years ago
Mad Max review snippet How good is the Mad Max story?
Max lose car. Need new car. Sometime accent slip.
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The Great Gratzby replied to 3 questions on the Darkest Dungeon Review
2 Years ago
Darkest Dungeon review snippet WHAT WAXEN, BELLOWING, SPONGE-LIKE ABOMINATION DOES Darkest Dungeon CONJURE?
My god, Carter, it was everywhere -- and nowhere! A gibbering, squamous nightmare from beyond those most feverish nightmares of frost-rimed Leng and the spiraling pit of Abshu-Agar, that rings with the maddening, piping voices of The Ones Who Came Before -- No! I cannot describe it further! I beg you, Carter, burn my notes, delete my XBOX profile, dispose of that unspeakable, malevolent tome, and never again install.... THE DARKEST DUNGEON.
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The Great Gratzby replied to 3 questions on the Alien: Isolation Review
2 Years ago
Alien: Isolation review snippet How good an FPS is Alien: Isolation?
If the S stands for Screamer, then yeah, it's pretty good.
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The Great Gratzby replied to 10 questions on the Dirty Bomb Review
2 Years ago
Dirty Bomb review snippet How bleak is the end of the world in Dirty Bomb?
It's just kind of deserted. Not the end of the world so much as after closing time on a Sunday when there's a game on in a completely different part of town.
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The Great Gratzby replied to 12 questions on the Fallout 4 Review
2 Years ago
Fallout 4 review snippet Would Fallout 4 please a dog person?
You murder far more dogs in this game than you save. Caveat canis.
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The Great Gratzby replied to 3 questions on the Endless Legend Review
2 Years ago
Endless Legend review snippet Is Endless Legend scary?
Do not play this game if triggered by hexagons.
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The Great Gratzby replied to a question on the Heroes of the Storm Review
2 Years ago
Heroes of the Storm review snippet How imaginative is the Heroes of the Storm lore?
It consists of an awkward throat clearing and an admonition to not pay it much attention.
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The Great Gratzby replied to 12 questions on the Magic Duels Review
2 Years ago
Magic Duels review snippet Does magic in Magic Duels feel powerful?
My cat has regurgitated things with more impact than this.
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Warhammer: End Times Vermintide Releases Cinematic Launch Trailer, is full of CGI rat deathWarhammer: End Times Vermintide Releases Cinematic Launch Trailer, is full of CGI rat death
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I was sure this was going to be trash, but the beta more than pleasantly surprised me. A little disappointing that it really was just an unabashed Left 4 Dead xerox, and I don't mean "inspired by," I mean like "whoah ho ho, they're not even pretending here", but still really cool and fun, strong impact, nice visuals, good VA. Left 5 Rats might actually be that rarest of today's endangered beasts: a Warhammer game worth playing.

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Yea I know absolutely nothing about the Warhammer universe and I bought this mainly as a distraction until Fallout 4 comes out, but this game is just plain fun...it helps that I have 500+ hours between L4D 1 and 2, and this absolutely clones the L4D gameplay in the best way possible.

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