“Fear and Loathing in Farmville”

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Soren Johnson’s summary of Social Gaming / Facebook’s presence at SXSW, what it’s doing to the industry, and what it might do to the future of games. Potentially very bad for everyone. My favorite quote is this, which I think sums up my real problem with [those fucks] Zynga:

So many of the methods for making money are thinly-veiled scams that simply exploit psychological flaws in the human brain.

That, right there, is the problem I have with this stuff. It’s just gross.

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