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Comment Re:Must be nice to be at a wealthy company (Score 1) 162

These benefits should be at the federal level. In my country Venezuela here's what happens:

You get paid vacations, 15 days per year, one additional day per year worked
Maternity leave is paid and up to 8 months, and can be divided in pre maternity and post maternity. Women mix them up with their vacations to extend the time with their babies.
Companies must provide a daily food allowance benefit (sounds good on paper, but inflation is so high, it doesn't do much)

Every company with at least (20 employees i think) must do this

Comment Re:The movie's not out yet and I'm already tired (Score 1) 126

I don't play online, mostly because internet connections suck in my country and i prefer single player games (i like the stories, for me videogames are movies with gameplay). Having said that, i game without internet connection on my pc, and i guess you can do the same on consoles. You can play new games such as Fallout 4, Witcher 3, Call of duty (campaign) by yourself. And for those single player games that require an online check, well, there are methods to bypass them...

Comment Re:weakly disguised hit-piece (Score 1) 328

communism: gulags and mass starvation and no free speech and no free press and no freedom of religion and control and fear and genocide and hour long lines to get scratchy toilet paper. that's canada and germany, right?

You just described my country Venezuela. Literally. I'm not kidding. And we are supposed to be socialist.

Comment Re:PC dominates the gaming world (Score 1) 250

Disclaimer: i use both PC and X360.

Cue console peasants telling me why consoles are great...

Exclusives. Cheap consoles prices (400$ in a full 10 year lifecycle) compared to keeping up on PC (at least 150$ each 2 years or so). Less bugs because of common configuration. Less DRM. Shitty PC ports.

Cons: no keyboard/mouse. Less freedom / modding.

Take your pick.

Let's organize this thing and take all the fun out of it.