Posted 03 April 2012 - 09:47 AM
It was a very interesting read, I still find it hard to believe that a gamer sent a packet of tampons to Jack Thompson's house. He had balls. Some things in the book do deserve a mention though, like how in the hell Jack actually convinced any judge or jury of anything, pressing the "Triangle" or "Y" buttons on a video game controller is no where near the same as actually grabbing a car door, punching the glass out of the window, unlocking the door from the inside, hot wiring it and then driving away.
I'd also like to know how this guy acquired the information in this book, for example how did he know that the Hot Coffee mini game was in the game the whole time and not created by the modders; R* made a Jigsaw puzzle gave it to the modding community and they put the pieces of the puzzle together and yet R* tries to blame them for the inclusion of sex in their games. It is, at least for me quite difficult to understand how he obtained this information, information that very, very powerful people have tried access and they couldn't, but for some inexplicable reason he did? it's driving me crazy.
Then there's the fact that Jack Thompson thought he was on a crusade from god, this idea was given to him by a U.S war veteran; how in the hell did this author get that information? I don't think Mr Thompson would just give away like small change to a beggar, if this book is to be believed then there's information here that six years ago would've left R* "up sh*t creek without a paddle". Journalists, Politicians, Civil rights groups, they'd all have loved to get their hands on this info, and yet these people failed to acquire it but this guy managed to know all the hidden secrets of R* that others would've died to know.
I can't really tell if the book is a farce or not.....Guess I need to go read it again.