There seems to be no end to the ongoing madness with #GamerGate at the moment. First it was American McGee and his death threats, then it was bomb threats against the #GameGate meet-up in Washington, D.C.. Then we got the part about Rock Paper Shotgun not wanting to cover the #GGinDC bomb threat incident. And now this?
The story is as follows. The UK Gaming site Player Attack published an article about #GamerGate yesterday. Well. no big deal right? Well, so thought i as well. But then i read the article (it´s called “Ugh: #GamerGate meetups hit Australia”), and it´s quite obvious that it´s a hit piece. And this is a part of that article:
“Just when you thought that being in Australia meant that we were far enough away from certain hate groups, there are currently at least two GamerGate meetups being organised across this wide brown land of ours.” – Player Attack
So i other words, Player Attack targets innocent group Gamers in Australia. That´s pretty funny, considering the fact that their name is “Player Attack”. It also seems like “Player Attack” follows #GamerGate supporters on Twitter, and keeps a list over their names as well (“a list of people to avoid”). “Player Attack” also made fun of the bomb threats against the #GGinDC meet up (watch “Harmful Opinions” video for more information and evidence of this).
What can i say? I thought that Gamer´s wasn’t supposed to attack each other like this. That we were like a big family that likes to game and have fun. I guess that i was wrong…
Robin “V-Act” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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