[games_access] Fw: Cripplewars...

Barrie Ellis oneswitch at gmail.com
Thu Oct 21 17:51:34 EDT 2010


Dear Sales Team for Gamasutra,

I was recently made aware (see below) of a very unpleasant advert from
"CrippleWars.com" being advertised on Gamasutra. I find the tone and content
of this advertised site depressing and nasty. What other similar adverts are
you prepared to run I wonder? Paki-wars. Faggot-wars. Nigger-wars? I'd like
to think not. But then I'd didn't think you'd ever run anything like
CrippleWars.

Very disappointed in you... Will Gamasutra continue to run stuff like this?
If so, I'll be unsubscribing.

Barrie Ellis
www.OneSwitch.org.uk and member of IGDA's Game Accessibility Special
Interest Group


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From: "Ben Sawyer" <bsawyer at dmill.com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 20, 2010 11:54 AM
To: "IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List" <games_access at igda.org>
Subject: [games_access] Cipplewars...


> Did anyone see this yet?

> http://www.cripplewars.com

>

> I found it via an add on Gamasutra.com (no doubt it originates from their

> games ad network they bought)

>

> The developer wrote on a forum elsewhere on the Web...

> "I find the concept of both physical and mental cripples fighting both

> humorous and politically incorrect (a positive in my book)."

>

> I attached (if possible via mail list) the screenshot of the ad running on

> Gamasutra.

>

> - Ben

>

>





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