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THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY

A Word About Trolls

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Last month, indie developer Phil Fish announced that he’s leaving the industry for good due to multiple scuffles with press and fans.  Of course, this caused quite a stir in the industry and even more back lash against the poor guy. It really is easy to sit back and insult someone anonymously who has found huge success, rationalizing this as “if you’re famous, you deserve harsh criticism,” but I actually sympathies with Fish. Having had to deal with some cyber bullies myself, or trolls as they’re sometimes called, I’d like to share my thoughts on the topic and how to best deal with them, both mentally and in practice.

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