Ashamed that the ESA is fighting the WHO's proposed gaming disorder.
The ESA should offer to work with the WHO to better define the damaging behaviours and addictions the current proposal aims to classify as a disorder.
Further, the ESA must work with publishers and developers to set up guidelines and controls that help avoid and reduce the negative impact of games on their players—especially on the vulnerable minority for whom it can contribute to a disorder.
Quick n' dirty way to block the Redshell spyware recently discovered in many computer games.
Gaming disorder is the "increasing priority given to gaming over other activities to the extent that gaming takes precedence over other interests and daily activities, and continuation or escalation of gaming despite the occurrence of negative consequences."
Before pushing back instinctively, keep in mind this describes only severe behaviour; like an eating disorder is not "anti-eating," this is not "anti-gaming."
Useful to consider localization as early as you can when working on UI. "When text is translated from one language to another, the length of the source and translated text is likely to be different. There are some ways in which these differences in length can be systematic."
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Hard to believe almost 2 million people would, not just abide, but really want Doug Ford to be Premier.
I am disappointed in our electorate, and concerned for our province.
It's pretty disheartening to see how many people are 100% committed to giving Valve a pass for anything it chooses to sell on Steam. https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-06-06-valves-new-content-policy-is-a-gutless-attempt-to-dodge-responsibility
GOG syncs saves for a bunch of older games, like Thief, Jedi Knight, Deus Ex, and Syndicate.
Sometimes Windows decides to add another keyboard—typically US International or the French Canadian—and the only way to get rid of it is to add it to your settings and then delete it again.
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