A huge movement surrounding a sex scandal, bias in video game journalism, and the want for more transparency within said journalism.
It then proceeded somehow to turn into a mess of Social Justice
, harassment and pointless hatred.
Bibilo Bupkins: Hey guys, you hear of this #GamerGate
thing going on?
SOOPAHGAEMER2000: WE DIDNT POST LOLI TA ANITA
Karl32: Ignore him, just another shill. Bibilo, are you familiar with Rationality? Use it.
super hipster girrrl: You guys are all harassing, misogynistic, scum. See? Prominent figure XYZ said so! And look at this proof here I found on a tumblr blog! Obviously you are all part of the 4chan
Illuminati scheming to drive women out of games. smh. blocked.
Karl32: super hipster girrrl, you're wrong because look at this evidence which I found on the IRC chat that outlines why article K is incorrect and thus biased.
kekrguy1987: DONT LISTEN TO SHILL! JOIN US ON /V/ AND THE IRC HERE: <URL>
oldcrow: Karl, you are a delusional patriarchal scout from the MRA. Hahaha I pity you.
Karl32: Care to give any basing for that statement? Ohwait you can't, you fucking SJW
oldcrow: well its not like you have anything better say. lol, yousad pie of trash, go fuck yourself, lol
Karl32: Sticks and stones, crow. you still have nothing to refute that statement making you WRONG!HA! You're WEAK
Jimbo the Rimbo: LATEST NEWS ON #GAMERGATE! WE TOOK DOWN ANOTHER SITE! GOOD WORK COMRADES! KEEP UP THE WORK!
BobtheJournalist1: ALL GAMERS are just little CRYbabies!! Just read my latest article, "#GamerGate is Dead now. Really it is". <URL>
Bilbo Bupkins: WTF is going on?!