Quote of the Day – Gaming Socialism! October 12, 2012Posted by Wilhelm Arcturus in entertainment, Quote of the Day.
Tags: Free-To-Play, Massively, Not Without Ethical Questions
“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.