We can use clean coal, appreciate what it really is
Yep. There's also EarthBound which breaks the fourth wall as part of the plot. The dialogue in the game makes it entirely clear that you are not Ness, which this article would claim never happens.
I'm surprised that a game designer for GAMBIT would make such an easily-refutable statement. I'd say that the weaker thesis of the article -- that breaking the fourth wall doesn't actually harm gameplay -- is reasonable, on the other hand.
The only exception is EMI? What about the MP3s you can buy from Amazon?
Thank you for the complement about the article.
I really can't imagine why you'd want to come across as having not written it
I didn't immediately want to take credit for the article because as yerricde, so many people had put me on their foe lists for allegedly repeatedly ramming the issue down their throats on every single music-industry-related article. I guess they just couldn't handle the facts about the copyright incumbents' monopoly on songwriting.
Welcome to my brief cathartic rant.
I woke up one day, not so very long ago, looked in the mirror, and realized I had turned a little rotten. It's not a good feeling. I realized that I need to take a step back, reflect, and readjust.
by Damian Yerrick
I got the nick "yerricde" in late 1999 when my former school created my user accounts under a nick based on my legal name (Yerrick, Damian E.) It seems that too many people have seen an extra 'i' (*yerricide) in my nick. To prevent further confusion, I decided to phase out that nick starting in early 2002. I wrote a program in the Scheme language to generate a nick th
Good writers revise, revise, revise. Slashdot posters rarely do, and I'm no exception. The result is more conversational, and sometimes a little raw. I'm not saying this is a bad thing, it's just the way it is.
Getting the job done is no excuse for not following the rules. Corollary: Following the rules will not get the job done.