The Hundred Hours Fallacy

“I don’t care whether the journalists handed out their “universal acclaim” and I don’t care whether the “pros” say it’s good. It is my absolute fucking right to ditch your game, call it what it is, and move on to something else.”

The Dota Book (Early Access)

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Why Expansion Packs Are Superior to DLC

“Downloadable content says, “We have a game here that is worth playing. What can we do to add more content?” An expansion pack says, “We have a game here that is worth playing. What can we do to make the content better?””

Teammates (Amongst Other Excuses)

“[I]f you’re playing alongside teammates and you’re not the best player in the world, then you will always be worse than someone else, and you will be holding them down. Just keep that in mind when someone else is holding you down.”

Apples and Oranges and Morons

“And yet, in this culture where we do nothing but rank and compare things, we have people running around asserting “apples and oranges”, the idea that you can rank (compare) fighting games against real-time strategy games, but you cannot compare (rank) the systems and design of those games, because they’re too different.”

E3 2013 Microsoft Press Conference Sing-Along Guide

“If the Xbox One is to succeed as a video game device, it will be achieved by the people who once despised video games as entertainment media or give the artform little to no thought. The destruction of the preservation of art will predictably come from those who value video games the least.”