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Blizzard’s RealID Forum Shitstorm Reaches Category 5

Note: In keeping this up to date, the end of the post will include quotes and a lot of links to threads, posts, blogs, and outside sources of interest to this topic. So be sure to check back down there for any updates and additions. And a huge “Thank You!” to Treesdiel, Jake, commentors and…

Real-ID could be a security risk

Even though the lifted NDA for Cataclysm has pretty much outshined anything else WoW-related, I took the time to read up on the much anticipated Real-ID networking system and found myself to be less than thrilled. The official page says this is meant mostly for IRL friends, but they contradict themselves by also stating they’re…

On Females and Gaming Stigmas

So I was browsing around the interwebs, and came across one of about 3000 articles tackling the subject of women in gaming, and how we are perceived as a consumers. It actually didn’t make me want to kill myself:http://www.gamasutra.com/php-bin/news_index.php?story=21940 This is always kind of a touchy subject, but it also sparks some interesting thoughts. I…