That said, I can also completely understand being pissed about it, and alienating the gamer demographic is also a measurable consequence of their actions- so... flame away, I guess.
Well, exactly. They made a calculated decision that any lost donations and bad press from this move would be outweighed by the support of their regular donors. And maybe that's true, but that doesn't mean we should allow them to have their cake and eat it too by NOT publicly objecting.
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