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Disclaimer: The Soapbox column is entirely the opinion of this week's writer and does not necessarily reflect the views of Massively as a whole. If you're afraid of opinions other than your own, you might want to skip this column. Unless you've been living under a rock, chances are you've heard...

January 10th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Reader comments -- ahh, yes, the juicy goodness following a meaty post. [1.Local] ducks past the swinging doors to see what readers have been chatting about in the back room over the past week. Hang on, guys, while I reach back for my Drama Mamas hat ... Just a sec, turning on my helm display ......

December 20th 2009 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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digg_url = 'http://digg.com/playable_web_games/Do_You_Have_Freedom_of_Speech_in_WoW'; Freedom of speech is one of the most often quoted rights by gamers and people online, yet it is sadly one of the most misunderstood. This right comes about regularly when people are discussing forum bans, modera...

December 14th 2009 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Each week Mark Methenitis contributes Law of the Game on Joystiq ("LGJ"), a column on legal issues as they relate to video games: Thinking about the recent rash of international game censorship issues, I noticed a pattern: Games banned abroad are almost exclusively American (having, at least, signi...

April 10th 2009 at 4:35pm 0 Comments
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We'd wager that the first time the gaming community collectively booted up Running With Scissors' Gary Coleman-rich urination sim, Postal 2, we all shared the same thought: that this game absolutely needs to be showcased in some sort of museum commemorating mankind's greatest accomplishments. If me...

January 28th 2009 at 4:24pm 0 Comments
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Each week Mark Methenitis contributes Law of the Game on Joystiq, a column on legal issues as they relate to video games: In a recent Sessler's Soapbox, Adam took the opportunity to comment on some of the trash talking on Xbox Live. During the course of that diatribe, he mentioned that he thought t...

June 25th 2008 at 5:45pm 0 Comments