A fantastic article written by TotalBiscuit. Whatever your views are on the state of our industry I implore you to give it a read.
"He said this one thing that isn’t my exact opinion and therefore he’s a shit person. I’m going to ignore all of his previous positive contributions to my life because of this one thing."
"She said some stuff in her video about my hobby that I don’t like so I’m going to threaten and doxx her."
It it far, FAR too easy to get rilled up, pick a “side”, and vilify and reduce people to sound-bytes and tweets. It should go without saying but death threats, hacking, revealing of personal info, etc. SHOULD NOT HAPPEN. EVER. There is no scenario where those actions are appropriate.
The ongoing and upcoming discussions about issues surrounding video games, the industry and the press WILL require us to be level-headed, calm, rational, empathic and opened-minded.