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Taza

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Columbus Nova
« on: May 11, 2018, 05:46:25 AM »
https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2018/05/columbus-novas-viktor-vekselberg-connections-stronger-than-it-lets-on.html

Viktor Vekselberg is the Russian Billionaire that owns Daybreak games. I have no idea why Russian billionaires want to invest in old games like Everquest, but I pretty sure it's not to make money. Could be there is nothing to see here, but why did Daybreak remove references to Columbus Nova from it's own website, to me it looks like shell company ownership tactics were used to try to hide ownership.

https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/04/after-sanctions-daybreak-games-changes-its-tune-on-its-russian-affiliation/

Personally I'm not comfortable with the situation, should I trust what Daybreak said  then or what Daybreak is telling me now. The answer is neither, I should mot  trust Daybreak games at all. One thing I've learned in life is I'm not special, when I see people lie to and cheat others it's a given that they will lie to and cheat me as well.

I have canceled my Everquest account, at sometime in July the current annual subscription will expire, at that point I may pay and play on a month to month basis if I can, if the game is not shut down. I'm not happy with the situation, I'm not happy at all. 

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Re: Columbus Nova
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2018, 10:45:03 AM »
Nooooo.....

/hug whatever happens Taza we will support you.

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Re: Columbus Nova
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2018, 05:19:59 PM »
I saw a podcast when this all 1st started coming out but it was with the majority share holder/ CEO from daybreak games, formally of Sony, stating that Daybreak games is not going anywhere but that was a few weeks ago.
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Re: Columbus Nova
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2018, 07:50:43 PM »
Not a fan of giving one single thin dime to the Russian oligarchs/mobsters, but it is what it is. I would rather give my money to our own robber barons, snake oil salesmen and crooked politicians in good ole' 'Merica....right?

Not a fan of giving money to China either. Of course this computer I am posting this with is made of 100% Chinesium with firmware that backdoor sends everything to some China counterpart of the NSA....and the NSA.

I am not a fan of Billionaire Mark Fuckerberg selling all our personal data to facilitate selling us bullshit we don't need or Google seeing every time we surf for midget porn for the same nebulous logic. I could not imagine a world without either one of those websites, tho.

I respect your convictions, Taza, but the world is too much of a fucked up intertwined pig slop of a shit show to get hung up on where the money ultimately goes to deny yourself having fun. The world is going to be dumb either way. The bar just isn't set very high anymore. People just want to get paid, but otherwise no fucks have been given for quite some time.

So crack a beer and slay some pixels with us until the proprietors of this game vaporize us with the nuclear weaponry so handily developed, thanks to the proceeds from our daybreak bongo bucks. Or Trump shuts the game down and then its more fun to blame our favorite traffic cone orange president



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« Last Edit: May 15, 2018, 08:29:36 PM by Langya »
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