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Patricia Hernandez
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Kotaku's EIC. Beats: internet culture, gaming communities, fandom, Pokémon, and Nintendo. When not at a computer, typically boxing or reading.

Gellar used to live in the village where I grew up - I semi-regularly ran into him when he was out jogging, and he invited me and my family round to his mansion a few times, gave us signed copies of some of his books and a VHS of a movie about his life. Not only that, but he maintained a correspondence with my mum and Read more

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Rye, which is pretty closely related to wheat, is actually a plant well known for being prone to harboring ergot fungi. If unnoticed and processed into flour it can lead to a real kind of poisoning known as ergotism after ingestion over time. (It’s not really a fungal infection, more like poisoning due to the Read more

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I was hoping she would stick to NSFW stuff, not because I’m interested in it, but because it would send a message that she is now doing this of her own volition and not because she’s being coerced / forced to. The fact that she is talking about eventually separating from it entirely makes me so sad, because that shows Read more

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Anyone calling her a scammer or a liar is just showing their whole ass at how fucking stupid and pathetic they are. Ever since the drama and her pivoting away from hot tub stuff, her Twitch numbers have absolutely tanked. She would regularly have over 10k viewers, sometimes 15 or close to 20, now she’s usually around Read more

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To paraphrase John Donne, no one is an island, floating in a hottub entirely by themselves. Solid, social reason! Read more

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Oh, this is going to get so many weirdos going off on one about how because Japan does something distasteful in something they are selling to a global audience we can’t criticise it (even though they will criticise the “forced diversity” of titles developed across the world). Read more

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I don’t play many JRPGs so I can’t speak to that genre specifically but we’ve seen this recently in the fighting game space where after the reveal that Bridget from Guilty Gear was a trans woman, you had people of the absolute worst weab variety coming out of the woodwork to claim the following in sequence: it was a Read more

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The Yakuza series is weird because they’ll do a really heavy scene about not bullying or accepting certain people and then turn around and have an extremely sexist side character or horribly written female character. Read more

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These people are sad. Every time they cry about this sorta think I just think about Ghost, slowly removing his mask so he can suck his brother-on-arms throbbing cock. Read more

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Creatives, here is a handy tool for determining the racial makeup of all fictional content moving forward... Read more

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i somehow won a game with Agnes controlling my deck. a location spawned her for me... and defeated my opponent. Read more

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I played a round where the first location added a random card to each player’s hand and got Agatha. She made some truly terrible decisions that should have cost me the game. In round 5, the card was played and I gained control of a location for the first time. I don’t remember what was left in my hand, but there was Read more

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I often think about the “Pygmalion Effect” in that connection, where the outcome we expect to occur is in effect a self-fulfilling prophecy, because our expectations shape our actions and the choices we make, which brings about the expected outcome. (An experiment where teachers were told some children chosen at

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I love when my opponents snap the first turn, tbh. All it does is take a tool out of their toolbelt for later - they lose the opportunity to play psychological games with me entirely. Because a snap on turn 1 means nothing. Read more

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Everything I’ve read mostly shows the core game is still very solid fun and all... Read more

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there was this camgirl (adult content streamer), well known Read more

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