Hello Enthusiacs! This time Nick and Jeff discuss the shutdown of Visceral by EA in detail in their usual unusual way. As more background information of what happened comes out, it seems the "no more single player" initial reaction was more than a little off the mark. How bad were things going at Visceral, anyway?
The topic of toxicity in gaming is going to be with us for a while. There are a few levels that this can be approached from, and today we start our conversation off talking about how a particular game community can go toxic, and how good community management can reduce the toxicity. Chris comes back as a follow on to the last episode as we start off with the recent news from Jeff Kaplan having attempted to address the impact of community toxicity on Overwatch developers, and their comfort interacting with the players.
On this episode, Vernon and Greg get into James Cameron yet again, Wonder Woman, Justice League, Star Wars Episode IX, and Hellboy. Also, user questions! This podcast is published uncut and with minor spoilers for Suicide Squad and the Lego Movie.
Hello Enthusiacs! Another day, another Youtube controversy. This week we welcome community expert Chris back to join our sequel discussion to managing Personality as a product. From PewDiePie, to former Googlers putting themselves in front for a tone deaf headline for their company Bodega, we wade back in and dig deeper into the implications of these events.