1
Loading...

Journalists vs Troy Leavitt: A (Hogwarts) Legacy of Controversy, Cliques (VLExtra)

Vote
25 25 views
5d Feb 22, 2021
G

When Liam Robertson of "Did You Know Gaming?" tweeted out that the lead designer of anticipated Harry Potter-verse game Hogwarts Legacy was in fact "a far right YouTuber who used to make anti-fem and pro GG vids" the response from the games journalism industry (and social media in general) was as swift as it was predictable.

But that fact in itself is worthy of discussion.

Disagreement does not make another's mind 'unreasonable'...in Virtual Legality.

#Games #Journalism #HogwartsLegacy


HELP SUPPORT THE CHANNEL
STREAMLABS - https://streamlabs.com/richardhoeg
STORE - https://teespring.com/stores/hoeg-law-store


Discussed in this episode:
"I know this is just shocking..."
Tweet - February 19, 2021 - Liam Robertson
https://twitter.com/Doctor_Cupcakes/status/1362919930698596360

"As someone targeted by this channel, you should not buy this game."
Tweet - February 21, 2021 - Brianna Wu
https://twitter.com/BriannaWu/status/1363561094913134599

"Hogwarts Legacy Lead Designer Used To Run Anti-Social Justice YouTube Channel"
Kotaku - February 21, 2021
https://kotaku.com/hogwarts-legacy-lead-designer-used-to-run-anti-social-j-1846316222

"Hogwarts Legacy Lead Designer Has History Of Anti-Social Justice Content"
ScreenRant - February 21, 2021
https://screenrant.com/hogwarts-legacy-lead-designer-anti-social-justice/

"Hogwarts Legacy lead designer is Troy Leavitt, a game developer who used to make anti-feminist and pro gamer-gate videos"
ResetEra Thread
https://www.resetera.com/threads/hogwarts-legacy-lead-designer-is-troy-leavitt-a-game-developer-who-used-to-make-anti-feminist-and-pro-gamer-gate-videos.381606/page-7#post-59075007

Troy Leavitt Twitter Page
https://twitter.com/Troylus_true

Troy Leavitt YouTube Page
https://www.youtube.com/c/TroyLeavitt/videos

"Games Journalism, Cliques, and Conformity (Virtual Legality #178)"
YouTube Video - February 20, 2020 - Hoeg Law
https://youtu.be/ynvvyt2dfq4

"Anonymous Games Journalist Speaks Out! More Cliques and Conformity (Virtual Legality #180)"
YouTube Video - February 25, 2020 - Hoeg Law
https://youtu.be/r-hjqMEd1Q0

"The Games Media Clique and The Fear To Speak Up"
BlogSpot Blog - February 24, 2020 - Anonymous
https://throwawayblog234567.blogspot.com/


"Virtual Legality" is a continuing series discussing the law, video games, software, and everything digital, hosted by Richard Hoeg, of the Hoeg Law Business Law Firm (Hoeg Law).

CHECK OUT THE REST OF VIRTUAL LEGALITY HERE:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1zDCgJzZUy9YAU61GoW-00K0TJOGnPCo

DISCUSSION IS PROVIDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT TO BE CONSTRUED AS LEGAL ADVICE. INDIVIDUALS INTERESTED IN THE LEGAL TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS VIDEO SHOULD CONSULT WITH THEIR OWN COUNSEL.


DESIGN WORK
Joe Ellis (Logo Design)
Chris Leroux (Motion Graphics)
For more information: contact Chris at @Chrisleroux on Twitter.

PODCAST VERSIONS ALSO AVAILABLE

About Hoeg Law

The Hoeg Law Firm is a business law firm with big law experience and a small firm approach focusing on start-ups, technology, financing, and everything else a business might need.


0 Comments

Markdown is supported.
Virutal Legality – E422
2 days ago
Virutal Legality – E423
2 days ago