Quote of the Day – Gaming Socialism! October 12, 2012Posted by Wilhelm Arcturus in entertainment.
Tags: Free-To-Play, Massively, Not Without Ethical Questions, Quote of the Day
“This whole concept of freemium play, in my opinion, is the most radical form of entertainment socialism since Obama got elected. You’ve got a whole bunch of one-percenters paying for a bunch of freeloaders.”
-Scott Dodson, Bobber Entertainment
I was not even sure what to do with that quote. It was so wrong on so many levels that I immediately assumed it was made in jest and was only being reported as serious by people looking to stir the pot for page views.
And I was right. He was playing a role on the panel at that point.
Nice job Massively! A new Editor in Chief means a new editorial line?
Still, some of the discussion on the ethics panel at GDC Online, as reported elsewhere, does raise interesting questions.