Politics in Games and Game Communities
Some believe games should be politics free, while others think it's inevitable that politics and games merge. In this episode we discuss the place of politics in games and in game communities....
Bethesda recently made the news by sending cease and desist letters to gamers selling their unopened games on Amazon. From that we open up a discussion about the used games market and how it has impacted the games industry.
Jarret is Executive Director as well as one of the founding members of Mash Those Buttons. He plays all types of games, but tends to lean more toward FPS, Stealth, and Combat games.
Host of WoW! Talk! and The Tauren & The Goblin. Sometimes known as the Video Games Public Defender. Wants to play more Destiny and Marvel Heroes but WoW is all-consuming. Decent F2P Hearthstone player. Sad that he lost the Wii that had Wrecking Crew on it. Would be happy if the only game ever made was M.U.L.E. Gragtharr on Skywall-US. Garresque on Ravencrest-US.
Gaming has been a core part throughout Poptarts life. Though her specialty is JRPGs, she tries to branch out and try new things. Most of her time gets put into the MMORPG, Final Fantasy XIV, but she still finds time to play new games.
Season of Discovery is proving popular while Kura makes his own discovery when googling Alexstraza and Ysera.
Nick and Katie go over the early Tyr quests and the Forbidden Reach quests from Dragonflight.
TheYipShow joins the crew this week to talk Season of Discovery and Icecrown Citadel!
Quan Chi trailer, Tekken 8 trailers for Steve and Leo, Street Fighter 6 costume controversy, and EVO Japan Line up is revealed.
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