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Gerald Belman's Blog

 

Gerald Belman is a stupid middle age turdburger - he went to Martha Dyke university in the 60's and has no problem (for some annoying reason) walking into a public bathroom barefoot. You can reach him at JBelman@compuserve.net - That's right . . . compuserve.

 

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Posted by Gerald Belman on Wed, 22 May 2013 05:07:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Console/PC
Xbox was hard enough to say. Xbox 360 was even harder. Now we've got Xbox One. But the brave men and women of the internet are fighting back. Just when you thought they were beaten, they give you: the Xbone.


Posted by Gerald Belman on Thu, 16 May 2013 05:39:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Console/PC
Nintendo's Enforcement of Copyright on YouTube Let's Plays is a bad business move from a company that has made many bad business moves in the last few years (don't even get me started on how the WiiU).


Posted by Gerald Belman on Thu, 13 Sep 2012 05:38:00 EDT in
Good Nuetral Bad(or renegade) If you're going to force us fit nicely into one of these categories - at least make it less tedious.


Posted by Gerald Belman on Tue, 07 Aug 2012 05:11:00 EDT in Design, Social/Online
It's just not low enough.


Posted by Gerald Belman on Fri, 06 Jul 2012 05:21:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Serious
Game Monetization - A Symptom of Wider Problems in our Society and World.


Posted by Gerald Belman on Tue, 03 Jul 2012 05:39:00 EDT in Art, Serious
Would the internet, as we know it, exist if nobody clicked on stupid pop up ads or banner advertisements? - I'm going to tie this in with free to play games in the end so don't get your undles in a bundle. That's right, I said it . . . your UNDLES!!!



Gerald Belman's Comments

Comment In: [News - 07/09/2013 - 03:42]

Hey Brandon, So I have ...

Hey Brandon, So I have a few problems with your story that I could probably relate to being thought of as immoral. r n r n1 The mother wanted the boy to be a girl. Just from your little paraphrase here it is implied that the mother made the boy ...

Comment In: [Blog - 05/17/2013 - 12:26]

@Maciej r n r nI ...

@Maciej r n r nI 'm sure no one is reading our conversation or thinks it is very amusing. I 'm sorry you think what I am saying is verbal diarrhea. I just wanted to point out how you completely misinterpreted Darwin 's quote. Don 't misinterpret Darwin if you ...

Comment In: [Blog - 09/21/2012 - 11:34]

Yea, Unfortunately I can 't ...

Yea, Unfortunately I can 't find a source either. I heard about it in a TGS podcast. And the subject was brought up by Jesse Cox - OMFGCATA on youtube - he took a tour of CD Projekt offices a few months ago so this might not have been written ...

Comment In: [Blog - 09/21/2012 - 12:21]

Can we replace the word ...

Can we replace the word ludic with gameplay I don 't know why but whenever someone uses the word ludic on here and they sure do like to use it I get the image of a supercilious art dealer talking about the expressiveness of a Kazimir Malevich painting.

Comment In: [Blog - 08/01/2012 - 02:52]

You may have heard that ...

You may have heard that there exists an article that tells people they can 't make games. r n r nI 'm assuming your refering to: No, You Can 't Make Video Games r nby Aleksander Adamkiewicz r n r nHe was quite bitter about something - you could tell. ...

Comment In: [Blog - 07/31/2012 - 04:31]

I guess I side more ...

I guess I side more with the Neils Clark guy. Personally, I find all these design debates pretty stupid and boring for the reasons Michael DeFazio pointed out. I would recommend Gamasutra moves away from these game design foodfights. Design debates are inherently subjective - and thus it 's hard ...