Dramacow Zoe Quinn / Chelsea Van Valkenburg / Locke Valentine / @UnburntWitch / @Primeape / CrashOverride - Cunt, slept with 5 guys, Con Artist, ruined own life & blamed neckbeards, ANTIFA field medic

Sissy Galvez

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Nice to see her #2 comic dropped solidly as expected. It’s all down hill from there. So far every Vertigo title is a disappointment, I wonder if DC is still standing behind Andy Khouri? He’s completely fucked this up.

On the Tim Soret stuff, he hasn’t publicly stated much about what’s going on. Sounds like he lost financing and is trying to secure more. I have a feeling he’ll find someone eventually because the cult of Soc Jus doesn’t have much sway with VCs.

Funny how the SJW crowd gets very upset when big studios lay-off people but is totally fine witch hunting someone and fucking over their employees because their boss said “the wrong thing”. Tim Soret never did anything wrong, he’s been pretty open about being for equality, feminism, egalitarianism etc. the latter being a no no among the “kill all white males” twatter idiots.
 

Smaug's Smokey Hole

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I remember that the initial big push to get Tim Soret blacklisted was a bunch of faked tweets to get the war drums, and gaming journos, really going, then they later ignored the hoax and settled on "oh but he is gg..." because of some old and (IIRC) very tame tweets about gusshergash.

So they started a shit storm and labeled him a shitlord based on bullshit, but it also stuck to him.

Spoiler for images of tweets.
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MirrorNoir

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Nice to see her #2 comic dropped solidly as expected. It’s all down hill from there. So far every Vertigo title is a disappointment, I wonder if DC is still standing behind Andy Khouri? He’s completely fucked this up.
He finally got Matt Fraction to sign with DC, so that probably has saved his pozzed ass for the time being.

Her comic wll get shitcanned after 6 issues, then Chelsea will claim that "I wasn't cancelled, it was planned to be a 6 issue mini series the whole time!"
No, they'll simply do another #1 for it and do their best to bury any sales numbers for the TPB so they can do what they do at Marvel and say the TPB sales are great and justify keep it going, with constant new #1s every six month.
 
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I remember that the initial big push to get Tim Soret blacklisted was a bunch of faked tweets to get the war drums, and gaming journos, really going, then they later ignored the hoax and settled on "oh but he is gg..." because of some old and (IIRC) very tame tweets about gusshergash.

So they started a shit storm and labeled him a shitlord based on bullshit, but it also stuck to him.

Spoiler for images of tweets.
To be specific, if you look back at Tim Soret's twitter history and the tlr twitter history, they faked some replies from Tim that made it sound like he was pushing Eugenics and then deleted the tweets out of shame. But there is no "holes" in tlr's timeline where the replies would be. It's one long string of replies to each other, no break. In addition they fucked it up and didn't change the timestamps on the tweets so the naughty tweets are literally sent at the same microsecond of the next replies in the chain.

It was a fairly obvious F12 edit job and the media pretended to be exceptional to fall for it. Don't think Quinn did it herself but one of her footslaves almost definitely did.

On the Tim Soret stuff, he hasn’t publicly stated much about what’s going on. Sounds like he lost financing and is trying to secure more. I have a feeling he’ll find someone eventually because the cult of Soc Jus doesn’t have much sway with VCs.
Wouldn't it be hilarious if THQ Nordic picked him up?
 

MirrorNoir

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And while she's at it, she can go inflate herself with a garden hose. (Insert Andrew Dobson cucking)
Zoe got the power she has in the video game industry/press due to a couple of factors:

1. Fucked all the right people

2. Is female and spouts all of the right political jargon

3. And this is the most important, but ties into the previous two: the gaming press decided, unilaterally because of reasons one and two, to make her the "new face of indie video games". A LOT of capital was invested by a lot of powerful people to try and make Zoe a figure of influence and power within gaming. It's why the gaming press and it's ilk were so willing to die protecting her during Gamergate, in that Zoe was a pet project for the gaming press as far as taking a nobody camwhore and turning her into the poster girl for the indie gaming industry. They made Zoe and were dead set on stopping anything or anyone who might tear down their creation (though Zoe fucking her benefactors probably helped, in terms of Zoe using sex to more permanently bind her benefactors into sacrificing themselves for her once it became apparent to EVERYONE that Zoe was pure evil and not worth burning everything done in order to protect).
 

Wargarbl

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Zoe got the power she has in the video game industry/press due to a couple of factors:

1. Fucked all the right people

2. Is female and spouts all of the right political jargon

3. And this is the most important, but ties into the previous two: the gaming press decided, unilaterally because of reasons one and two, to make her the "new face of indie video games". A LOT of capital was invested by a lot of powerful people to try and make Zoe a figure of influence and power within gaming. It's why the gaming press and it's ilk were so willing to die protecting her during Gamergate, in that Zoe was a pet project for the gaming press as far as taking a nobody camwhore and turning her into the poster girl for the indie gaming industry. They made Zoe and were dead set on stopping anything or anyone who might tear down their creation (though Zoe fucking her benefactors probably helped, in terms of Zoe using sex to more permanently bind her benefactors into sacrificing themselves for her once it became apparent to EVERYONE that Zoe was pure evil and not worth burning everything done in order to protect).
This gives too much credit to Zoe and the goblins that inhabit the games press limpdick game blogs. These aren't titans of industry making the wheels turn in their favor, it's a bunch of self-important speds grasping for relevance and largely failing. Even most game companies are catching on that failing game blogs and Zoe's cuck horde aren't their target audience.
 

AnOminous

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This gives too much credit to Zoe and the goblins that inhabit the games press limpdick game blogs. These aren't titans of industry making the wheels turn in their favor, it's a bunch of self-important speds grasping for relevance and largely failing. Even most game companies are catching on that failing game blogs and Zoe's cuck horde aren't their target audience.
Remember, games journalists are paid in pathetic amounts of attention and freelancers get enough to buy a cheap pizza for every clickbait article. Maybe the top tier of these nobodies, like Klepek or that alcoholic Leigh Alexander at her height, get something like a living wage.

Zoe arranged a lot of this shit herself and her grift is to appear important in one industry to get away with minor grifts in other industries after she burns everyone who helped her in the first. So she used her goobergrape fame to get a book deal, which she failed to even write in a timely fashion and which flopped, but while that was failing, leveraged it into a lucrative film option that also would never happen, then took her "established" status as a "games developer" into a comic that also flopped.

We don't know what her next scam will be, only that a bunch of cucked idiots will yet again be left holding the bag swearing they weren't kickstarted up the ass yet again.
 

Absolutego

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Zoe got the power she has in the video game industry/press due to a couple of factors:

1. Fucked all the right people

2. Is female and spouts all of the right political jargon

3. And this is the most important, but ties into the previous two: the gaming press decided, unilaterally because of reasons one and two, to make her the "new face of indie video games". A LOT of capital was invested by a lot of powerful people to try and make Zoe a figure of influence and power within gaming. It's why the gaming press and it's ilk were so willing to die protecting her during Gamergate, in that Zoe was a pet project for the gaming press as far as taking a nobody camwhore and turning her into the poster girl for the indie gaming industry. They made Zoe and were dead set on stopping anything or anyone who might tear down their creation (though Zoe fucking her benefactors probably helped, in terms of Zoe using sex to more permanently bind her benefactors into sacrificing themselves for her once it became apparent to EVERYONE that Zoe was pure evil and not worth burning everything done in order to protect).
Echoing the sentiment that this gives far too much credit to Machiavellian intentions on the part of everyone involved in the gaming journalist sphere as opposed to it mostly being idiots making dumb decisions.
People who are intelligent and mentally stable enough to succeed in the real world generally don't willingly choose to write about games for a living in lieu of the literal thousands of careers that pay better, which is why Zoe and her clique of Something Awful rejects looked like LARPing speds every time one of them turned on the rest and leaked their private discussions. These are people who spent Xmas 2014 planning extremely gay ops in their chatrooms and writing essay-length dossiers on every twitter user who hurt their feelings.

What makes you think she got money from the film option? There’s no proof and she’s not stopped begging for work even after pocketing $85k from Kickstarter.

Hilariously she’s stopped pimping her Patreon, though.
Con artists never stop running the con, especially when they're con artists because of mental illness as in the case of someone like Zoe.
 

NotAWeeb

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Hilariously she’s stopped pimping her Patreon, though.
Even Zoe can't pretend she's done anything for her Patrons, she hasn't updated in years, and the few updates she has made were just promises of things she was going to do like vlogs which she obviously never did. At this point she's just clinging on to patrons who forgot they subscribed in the first place, and mentioning her Patreon will probably lose her patrons when they get reminded that she's done nothing.
 

Smaug's Smokey Hole

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It's worth pointing out that while most vast conspiracies are unfounded, the Game Journalism Pro email list did exist and had an agenda.
"Game Journalism" is to "Journalism" what Warhammer is to actual war and to stretch that further, the 5 Guys situation was like a slap fight around the Warhammer table. Despite their experience in conflict games they had never before encountered an actual conflict, they didn't know what to do so they panicked. Quinn and a few others obviously had a real interest in shutting everything down but most probably followed suit because they didn't know what to do, and this would be the first few days when the Zoepost was just the grievances of a partner that had been repeatedly lied to and cheated on, before it turned into 'gamergate' and everything that comes with that name.

Maybe Eron was #MeToo-ing to early?
 

AnOminous

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It's worth pointing out that while most vast conspiracies are unfounded, the Game Journalism Pro email list did exist and had an agenda.
It also isn't the only time such a thing has happened. Real journalists had a similar scandal with a private mailing list called JournoList.

There was much less evidence of that list actually being used for collusion and it was mostly people shooting the shit.

Even so, it was a scandal, and some members of the list, like Dave Weigel, got fired from their jobs as a result.

The GJP creeps openly colluded to agree on what to say, and like clockwork, the "gamers are dead" story came out from a bunch of "journalism" outlets simultaneously, with near identical wording.

Not one of these cunts has apologized or even admitted there was anything ethically questionable about this behavior, which shows that even by the lax standards of journalism, these fake journalists don't measure up.
 

RandomNobody

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The Games Journo Pro losers and other "games journalist" ideological losers are worthless shitty activists masquerading as worthless shitty journalists. Most of them suck at games too, like when Polygon tried to play Doom or that one idiot couldn't get past the air dash section of the Cuphead tutorial. They are also lazy and unscrupulous plagiarists like when some idiot at IGN copied a Dead Cells review he found on YouTube.

"Everything you touch turns to shit, like Kind Midas's idiot brother."
 
Zoe got the power she has in the video game industry/press due to a couple of factors:

1. Fucked all the right people

2. Is female and spouts all of the right political jargon

3. And this is the most important, but ties into the previous two: the gaming press decided, unilaterally because of reasons one and two, to make her the "new face of indie video games". A LOT of capital was invested by a lot of powerful people to try and make Zoe a figure of influence and power within gaming. It's why the gaming press and it's ilk were so willing to die protecting her during Gamergate, in that Zoe was a pet project for the gaming press as far as taking a nobody camwhore and turning her into the poster girl for the indie gaming industry. They made Zoe and were dead set on stopping anything or anyone who might tear down their creation (though Zoe fucking her benefactors probably helped, in terms of Zoe using sex to more permanently bind her benefactors into sacrificing themselves for her once it became apparent to EVERYONE that Zoe was pure evil and not worth burning everything done in order to protect).

I think the explanation for her staying power in terms of games journalism is a lot simpler, but also a lot weirder.

So I think anyone with a functioning brain and internet connection could see that Zoe is trash, she isn't a games designer or producer, and if she is it's mid-level office tier work, when relied upon to actually great a genuine product she hasn't got a great track record.

So initially she was using her puss to influence positive press for her Indy game, and this was probably done when she still had the intention of being a game developer, or was at least looking to build up enough positive credit with depression quest to get herself a nice little position at a big studio, her blue check mark, and a regular salary.

The issue was is that this all happened during gamer gate, and she became the focus of attention because she was the one that captured the public perception. Look at it this way, if it had been anyone else from Quinn caught shagging journalist for favorable press then they would have ended up being the main victim of gamer gate.

The main difference is, is that despite the negative reactions from gamers, all of a sudden you had a lot of press come to her aid, partly because of the sympathy, white knighting and virtue signalling that millenials are so apt to claim, but as well as that it became it's own weird self sustaining movement, GG and the SJW's that fought them was news, and I'm willing to be that if you could have seem their metrics during that time, the clickbait titles were probably making them a killing in terms of click through. We already know that the journalist have no ethics, especially game journos, so the capacity for click through on articles does become a factor, monetarily and also because of future potential for a salaried position at one of these large clickbait mills. No different from any hacks.

For Zoe's part the attention, the sympathy, the power and the money it brought, especially the money and the power would be a really fantastic reason to push the GG and SJW stuff to the max, as long as she has stayed in the public perception, and was drawing money from the various sympathetic organisations and paypigs who were willing to throw her shekels, she remains somewhat relevant and the gravy train continued. Hence the reason that despite protesting the opposite, Zoe has always been trying to get herself at the center of attention, whether that was sabotaging contests or starting feuds with people on twitter.

For their part the games press prop her up at this point because they had spent so much time in the beginning trying to paint her as the martyr. Rather than admit they were wrong, and I'm sure some actually do believe she is honest and a real game developer, the majority of game journos won't admit the narrative now because it will mean that the original reason for GG and those "Toxic Fans" were actually right, and the media was wrong, and they simply can't do that.

Or at least that's my impressions, I'm not super well versed on all the details.
 

AnOminous

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GG and the SJW's that fought them was news, and I'm willing to be that if you could have seem their metrics during that time, the clickbait titles were probably making them a killing in terms of click through.
I'm not sure about that. One of the biggest outlets doing all this was Gawker, and they reported that they were losing literally millions in revenue just from Sam Biddle being a repulsive piece of shit, and Denton claimed Gamergate's revenge cost them even more than Biddle.

That is what left Gawker open for Hulk Hogan tagging in and finishing them.
 

An Sionnach Seang

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Zoe got the power she has in the video game industry/press due to a couple of factors:

1. Fucked all the right people

2. Is female and spouts all of the right political jargon

3. And this is the most important, but ties into the previous two: the gaming press decided, unilaterally because of reasons one and two, to make her the "new face of indie video games". A LOT of capital was invested by a lot of powerful people to try and make Zoe a figure of influence and power within gaming. It's why the gaming press and it's ilk were so willing to die protecting her during Gamergate, in that Zoe was a pet project for the gaming press as far as taking a nobody camwhore and turning her into the poster girl for the indie gaming industry. They made Zoe and were dead set on stopping anything or anyone who might tear down their creation (though Zoe fucking her benefactors probably helped, in terms of Zoe using sex to more permanently bind her benefactors into sacrificing themselves for her once it became apparent to EVERYONE that Zoe was pure evil and not worth burning everything done in order to protect).
and let's not forget 4. much of the video game industry/press consists of pathetic white male nerds who would crawl over a mile of broken glass and eat a pound of dogshit if they thought it might get them a sniff of minge
 

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