“Free to play” is (usually) evil

We’re torn between two distinct factions:
Stay young, or spout grumpy detractions.
In this case, the schism
Is not race or sexism,
But games based on microtransactions.

  • How this applies to all kinds of social change, not just video games
  • The psychology of the marketplace: bookstore vs. info-product PDF, PC game vs. mobile game
  • “Outrage is a placebo for activism.” -Pace
  • Jonathan Blow on microtransactions

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