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Awesome: Jimquisition
  • His video on "The Case for a Gay Shepard," made in response to people who apparently didn't get that his reading of gay Mass Effect fanfiction was in response to people complaining about homosexual romance options in Mass Effect 3. Jim points out the Logical Fallacies used by people who were against a gay Shepard, saying that if you don't want your Shepard to be gay, s/he won't be, and it's really dumb if you go out of your way to see the gay content, knowing you'll be offended by it.
  • Jim's video on "How Skyrim Proves The Industry Wrong" points out that Skyrim didn't need online passes, day-one DLC or a tacked-on multiplayer mode in order to be a huge success (it sold 3.5 million copies in just two days). It also didn't need to copy the really big sellers like Call of Duty to be successful, either. Essentially, Jim took the worst business practices of the industry, and exposed them as being needless Executive Meddling that was designed to wring money out of customers by showing a shining example of a game that succeeded without using a single one of those practices.
  • On the flip side, the "Hate Out of Ten" video calls out the Fan Dumb for making ten out of ten (and other such perfect scores) the expected score for a game, instead of a sign that a game is truly great.
  • "Why An Always-On DRM Console Would Be Dumb Dumb Dumb" ends with Jim putting the people pushing for Always-On DRM in their places, specially one Adam Orth, now infamous for telling gamers to "Deal With It".
    You know, I find it funny that the Microsoft mouthpiece answered concerns about the always on-line console with the phrase "Deal With It". And that's an attitude a lot of mainstream publishers have right now! "Don't like what we do? Deal With It, we can take your custom for granted!". Well... No, you can't. We're in a console industry right now that sees EA and Square Enix lose their CEOs, because even though they're selling millions upon millions of games they're still not hitting their fiscal targets. They're failing after selling upwards of 3 million games per release, and that's ridiculous! The console market is practically in a crash, and people like Adam Orth, they're not in a position to say "Deal With It" anymore, because... It's all drying up for them. There's more competition than ever, more luxuries for us to turn our eyes to should we get bored of one of them. There's the mobile market that they're so scared of. There's the independent scene which is going very, very well. And when enough of the audience is split apart and been cast out and alienated, and gone elsewhere, and these titans of the industry are left on their knees and wondering where everybody went, where all their loyal, taken-for-granted customers disappeared to, there's only one thing we'll be able to tell them: Deal With It.
  • Regarding the controversy surrounding Dragon's Crown's female character designs: sure, Jim himself personally doesn't like the designs(except for the Elf), but he doesn't let his personal opinion get in the way of something that needs to be said about the topic and about the gaming community as a whole. Both sides on the subject need to stop fighting and arguing over who is right or wrong, and instead start having civil discussions where people can have exchange of ideas, learn from them, understand each other, and form a compromise.
  • It's not controversial to talk about how threatening to kill someone or their family is bad, especially when the threat is over not liking a script they wrote. However, it's another thing entirely to discuss this Aesop in an episode called "I'm Going To Murder Your Children," which perfectly illustrates the point Jim is trying to make.
    • No doubt there are other reasons for giving it a title that's so likely to generate controversy.
  • Jim in "Copyright War," talking about a series of YouTube copyright claims that game publishers have started doing.
    "...Ultimately, the best YouTube personalities need only their personalities to succeed, so best of luck to them. At the end of the day we don't need any of you, game publishers. For anything. And that's what really upsets a lot of you, isn't it? We don't need you! Look at me, look at the Jimquisition- I never needed ANY of you to do ANY of this shit! I mean okay, I'm also reviews editor at The Escapist, but if you blacklist me there, the worst you're gonna do is annoy me for a minute. I'm not afraid of any of you fuckers! And that's what really makes people like you afraid. 'Cause the new generation of game coverage... isn't scared of ya. So fuck off, and thank God for me!"
  • In "Free To Wait", Jim goes on a tirade against Dungeon Keeper Mobile and other Free To Play "games" such as Simpsons Tapped Out that offer no gameplay to the player, while demanding their money in order to actually play them.
    ''I have nothing but scorn and disgust for any company that does something like this. These ďgamesĒ are the work of fucking hacks! Pure and simple: shiftless, lazy hacks! There are so many examples of good Free To Play games out there that ANYBODY resorting to this: the lowest of hanging fruit, the contrived and unimaginative tactic of just forcing players to wait for no justifiable reason, is acting like the most pitiful and talentless fucks! And if that offends anybody working on these games, I donít know why, I mean, you traded your dignity in to make shit like this, Iím surprised youíve any self respect left to GIVE a shit! And also, FUCK YOU for joining the gold rush, regressively exploiting a bubble before it bursts, for contributing more damage to a CLEARLY unhealthy market and for adding another tumor to the cancer thatís eating away at entertainment and killing the credibility of a business model that once showed great promise! Fuck you, you bone idle fucking locusts! *mic drop*
  • Tackling the subject of Anita Sarkeesian not by coming down on one side or the other about her, but by telling the Hate Dumb who were overtly misogynist about her before she'd even put a single video up that it's entirely their fault that anyone who criticizes the woman, no matter how well-reasoned their argument, is labeled a misogynist.
    • It's also commendable that while he does criticize both sides, he goes after her Hate Dumb more and avoids being a wimpy "middle-of-the-road guy."
  • The ending of "Corrupt, Censoring, Suicidal Indie Devs" Deserves a mention for pointing out why trying to censor criticism never works out and why messing with internet celebrities with large fanbases will only lead to trouble.
    "You can delete the comments as much as you want, but it's too fucking late. Maybe you thought (because my Youtube channel is relatively new and still rather small) you'd get away with it where those who tackled the titan of TB failed. Unfortunately, it would appear you may not have realized who you fucked with, and you may have underestimated the gaming community's distaste for censorship. Oh dear Kobra, you done fucked up. *Beat* And I am going to crush you! [...] Censoring criticism, running to mummy and yelling 'No fair' not only makes you a corrupting individual, perhaps worse than any EA or Activision, it exposes you as a fool with an aptitude for career suicide and serves to only benefit the critic, who you bet will milk for all it's worth (see this episode) and will ensure you'll be known only for your bratty behaviour and awful, awful lack of game making talent! Ultimately we who value free criticism will win. You, who would hide as cowards behind Youtube's exploitable and poorly managed litigation system will lose. You will lose every fucking time, one way or another".
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