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MUD creator Richard Bartle rips on video game critics

Famed MUD creator Richard Bartle has written an op ed article in The Guardian.

I’m talking to you, you self-righteous politicians and newspaper columnists, you relics who beat on computer games: you’ve already lost. Enjoy your carping while you can, because tomorrow you’re gone.

He’s saying the generational gap is closing in on the “old-timers” and they better adapt or see themselves increasingly irrelevant as time goes by and the younger generations are more and more familiar with video games.