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Comment the linked verge article is just as bad (Score 4, Insightful) 724

as the stuff people were complaining about.

Intel has pulled an advertising campaign from video gaming website Gamasutra after it reportedly received a number of complaints from self-identified gamers upset that the site was championing fair gender representation in video games.

Wow, could this have been written to represent one side any more strongly?

Comment I don't see this as a problem (Score 1) 215

Part of kickstarter should be that you've already taken a substantive risk on your own. Making a game demo with, for example, limited level/playtime is a good mark that you are capable of producing the rest.

Since there is no recourse once the funding takes place for funders, this doesn't seem unreasonable.

One of the chief duties of the mathematician in acting as an advisor... is to discourage... from expecting too much from mathematics. -- N. Wiener