Not interested in going back and forth with you Adam since that isnt what this thread is about. And nothing personal - I just want to clear out bad, no research, PR kit only journalism from the gaming industry and steer customers away from sites like that. But here is what you wrote. Of note my comment was posted BEFORE release of said game. If you had allowed "unfair" opinions you might have saved your readers money and time. You also blocked and didn't respond to my repost of said comment after the game was released as buggy and incomplete as I warned. Obviously your "respect" for readers of Spacesector doesn't include transparency on your own mistakes, let alone developers. Next time have some respect for your readers and let them decide.
I'm writing to you in response to a comment you submitted to SpaceSector.com (below)
«Another softball PR advertisement…when are people going to ask real questions like will Sots 2 be as messy as Kerberos’ last product release, FZ. How about “we’ve waited a year+ now for the promised patch for ANY – is a year between patches going to be standard for Sots2? Or Born of Blood was released without a functioning AI for the hallmark race – will all races be released with AIs or will sots 2 be multiplayer only ? Has kerberos learn anything from its past mistakes and if so how are those lessons reflected in the current make up of the team?» I was analysing your comment just now and although I have approved all non-spam comments before there's something about this comment that is, how should I put it, too negative not to say unfair.
I'm not very knowledgable of SOTS and Kerberos' past, I confess that. SOTS was not a game I played much because it is too abstract for my taste. That being said, I think your comment is unnecessarily violent.
The part when you say "softball PR advertisement" did not contributed to my decision to reject your comment. It's not what I and Zach meant so we are not offended by that.
First of all, you start by talking about FZ and Kerberos. The post is about Sword of the Stars 2, and while SOTS2 is of course a kerberos production I think it's unfair to generalize things.
Second, point you mention SotS patches as rare. Even with my limited knowledge of SOTS (due to what I already explained above) I made a quick search and I saw lot's of patches for Sword of the Stars. So I don't know how fair are you being since you seem somehow unease with FZ so I don't know if you're saying that about SOTS, FZ or all.
Third, you're mentioning mistakes of Kerberos. Who doesn't make mistakes? You perhaps?
I was close to accept your comment because I'm all in favor of discussing all points of view but your's was just too far and probably is not even that fair.
I think the fact that I replied to you and the fact I explained you why I didn't approve your comment is enough to prove that I care and respect all SpaceSector.com readers, even the ones how make violent and unfair comments and with whom I disagree with.
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