My earlier post made me think of the image below, which was making the email rounds a few years ago. I don’t even remember who sent it to me or where it came from, but it’s always been one of my favorites.
This is not that far from the truth.
Steam Summer Blues
This mess of dross, confusion, and terrible UI design is the storefront the big publishers couldn't beat? Amazing.
Punishing The Internet for Sharing
Why make millions on your video game when you could be making HUNDREDS on frivolous copyright claims?
Are Lootboxes Gambling?
Obviously they are. Right? Actually, is this another one of those sneaky hard-to-define things?
The plot of this game isn't just dumb, it's actively hostile to the player. This game hates you and thinks you are stupid.
Trusting the System
How do you know the rules of the game are what the game claims? More importantly, how do the DEVELOPERS know?