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Offline Braixen

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Why can't TV/The Media can't understand games?
« on: September 20, 2015, 07:38:08 PM »
I know this is a cringeworthy post/topic, But I've always been wondering why the media can't understand anything videogame related.
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Re: Why can't TV/The Media can't understand gamers?
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2015, 07:51:23 PM »
because they are disconnected from reality and use polls and whatnot probably or other usually skewed sources of information when it comes to games.

I drives me nuts too but I hardly watch TV anymore.

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Re: Why can't TV/The Media can't understand gamers?
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2015, 01:25:43 AM »
It's not that they cover those kinds of games; I mean if some people are into those games then whatever, I guess. It's more a question of why they always slander and demonize video games as a medium. Why are video games always depicted as a "waste of time" at best, and some kind of weapon at worst? Why is this mindless propaganda even a thing? I mean yeah, it should be obvious as to why (psst, it's the moneyyy) but it doesn't make me any less frustrated...
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Re: Why can't TV/The Media can't understand gamers?
« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2015, 10:02:08 AM »
Because Pixels happened.

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Re: Why can't TV/The Media can't understand gamers?
« Reply #4 on: September 21, 2015, 10:12:12 AM »
LOL. Even governments don't understand gamers. My government actually tried to ban Minecraft for being too violent.

Here is what they said: "Although the game can be seen as encouraging creativity in children by letting them build houses, farmlands and bridges, mobs must be killed in order to protect these structures. In short, the game is based on violence."

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Re: Why can't TV/The Media can't understand gamers?
« Reply #5 on: September 21, 2015, 06:02:37 PM »
LOL. Even governments don't understand gamers. My government actually tried to ban Minecraft for being too violent.

Here is what they said: "Although the game can be seen as encouraging creativity in children by letting them build houses, farmlands and bridges, mobs must be killed in order to protect these structures. In short, the game is based on violence."

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@[email protected] Don't people like you know.. hunt for food in reality. I'm pretty sure I have never seen chickens grown on trees "oh imagine a creeper tree though"  Off to the cow melons and pig grass! xD
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Re: Why can't TV/The Media can't understand gamers?
« Reply #6 on: September 21, 2015, 06:07:23 PM »
* Vokadae IRL out loud WAAT!

@[email protected] Don't people like you know.. hunt for food in reality. I'm pretty sure I have never seen chickens grown on trees "oh imagine a creeper tree though"  Off the cow melons and pig grass! xD
'Tis to violent for the precious children of the generation.

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Re: Why can't TV/The Media can't understand gamers?
« Reply #7 on: September 22, 2015, 01:38:59 AM »
I don't mean to butt in, but I happened to have watched this video just earlier today.... That talks about this very thing...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=tPpBlDaKM_o

I know a lot of people don't often agree with MatPat, but he has a very strong point in this video...

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Re: Why can't TV/The Media can't understand gamers?
« Reply #8 on: September 22, 2015, 09:16:23 AM »
Nintendo SNES controller allowed should crazy anything.



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Re: Why can't TV/The Media can't understand gamers?
« Reply #9 on: September 22, 2015, 10:05:33 AM »
Nintendo SNES controller allowed should crazy anything.


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