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  1. BASIC TIMELINE (August 28th "Gamers are Over: Day One"
  2. 1. 3:20am Dan Golding Tumblr. (Dan Golding)
  3. 2. 11:25am Canada.com / Financial Post. (Patrick O'Rourke)
  4. 3. 12:00pm Gamasutra (Leigh Alexander)
  5. 4. 12:09pm Destructoid Blog (Fenriff)
  6. 5. 12:21pm Polygon (Chris Plante)
  7. 6. 12:36pm DailyBeast (Arthur Chu)
  8. 7. 1:30pm The Mary Sue (Victoria McNally)
  9. 8. 3:30pm Buzzfeed (Joe Berstein)
  10. 9. 7:00pm Ars Technica (Casey Johnston)
  11. 10. 7:06pm Gamasutra (Devin Wilson)
  12. 11. 7:45pm Kotaku (Luke Plunkett)
  13.  
  14. EXPANDED TIMELINE WITH REFERENCES
  15. All times are Central Standard. (Time determination was often made by initial twitter tweet)
  16. Check the bottom for the reference urls.
  17.  
  18. Pre-Gamers are Dead.
  19. 0. 05/15/13 - 12:33pm - ref00 - Brandon Sheffield (Gamasutra) Let's retire the word gamer.
  20.  
  21. Gamers are Dead Timeline.
  22. 1. 08/28/14 - 3:20am - ref01 - Dan Golding Tumblr Post
  23.         ref02 - Do you identify as a gamer (Adrienne Shaw)
  24.         ref03 - Women significantly outnumber teenage boys in gamer demographics (Charles Pulliam-Moore)
  25.         ref04 - Digital Australia 2014 survey "examines the role interactive entertainment plays in Australian households."
  26. 2. 08/28/14 - 11:25am - ref05 - It’s a horrible time to consider yourself a ‘gamer’ (Patrick O'Rourke - Canada.com / Financial Post)
  27.         ref - http://www.feministfrequency.com/
  28.         ref - https://twitter.com/femfreq
  29.         ref - Women as Background Decorations 2 (femfreq) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5i_RPr9DwMA
  30.         ref06 - Review: Bioshock Infinite tells one of the most compelling video game stories ever (Patrick O'Rourke - Canada.com)
  31.         ref07 - Watch_Dogs Review: It’s Grand Theft Auto with hacking but that’s okay (Patrick O'Rourke - Canada.com)
  32.         ref08 - Review: Grand Theft Auto V is both amazing and disappointing (Patrick O'Rourke - Canada.com)
  33.         ref09 - Interview: God of War: Ascension humanizes Kratos (Patrick O'Rourke - Canada.com)
  34.         ref10 - Sarkeesian driven out of home by online abuse and death threats (Colin Campbell - Polygon)
  35.         ref - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doxing
  36.         ref11 - Feminist Frequency tweet with "Kevin Dobson"
  37.         ref12 - "I’m safe. Authorities have been notified. Staying with friends tonight." Feminist Frequency twitter.
  38.         ref - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monkey_Island_(series)
  39.         ref13 - DubsNice tweet telling Time Schaefer to kill himself.
  40.         ref14 - Curaxu tweet stating that restricting violence from women in games wouldn't work.
  41.         ref - depressionquest.com
  42.         ref15 - Entertainment Software Association (EA) survey
  43.         ref16 - On Patreon support (Christopher Grant - Polygon)
  44.         ref17 - Review: Left Behind: The Last of Us has issues but retains the series’ compelling narrative (Patrick O'Rourke - Canada.com)
  45.         ref18 - Review: Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition is worth revisiting (Patrick O'Rourke - Canada.com)
  46.         ref19 - Review: Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation HD has the same technical issues as its PS Vita counterpart (Patrick - Canada.com)
  47. 2. 08/28/14 - 12:00pm - ref20 - Gamers Don't have to be your audience   (Leigh Alexander - Gamasutra)
  48.         ref00 - Let's retire the word gamer (Brandon Sheffield - Gamasutra)
  49. 3. 08/28/14 - 12:09pm - ref21 - Put The Hate on Hold (Fenriff - Destructoid Blog) No References.
  50. 3. 08/28/14 - 12:21pm - ref22 - An Awful Week to Care about Video Games (Chris Plante - Polygon)
  51.         ref23 - Fez developer Polytron hacked in ongoing game developer harassment effort (Michael McWhertor - Polygon)
  52.         ref24 - Hacker bomb threat diverts flight carrying Sony Online president (Owen S. Good - Polygon)
  53.         ref25 - Tropes vs. Women in Video Games explores women as sexual playthings, violence victims (Meghan Farokhmanesh - Polygon)
  54.         ref14 - Curaxu tweet stating that restricting violence from women in games wouldn't work.
  55.         ref13 - DubsNice tweet telling Time Schaefer to kill himself.
  56.         ref11 - Feminist Frequency tweet with "Kevin Dobson"
  57.         ref10 - Sarkeesian driven out of home by online abuse and death threats (Colin Campbell - Polygon)
  58.         ref26 - SWAT threat locks down school, gets Counter-Strike player slammed to the ground (Owen S. Good - Polygon)
  59.         ref27 - GaymerX rebranded as GX: Everyone Games, organizers launch $80K Kickstarter (Samit Sarkar - Polygon)
  60.         ref28 - Andrew G Davis tweet on feminist frequency.
  61.         ref29 - Cory Doctorow tweet on feminist frequency and women as wallpaper.
  62.         ref30 - Rian Johnson RTing a tweet by Feminist Frequency showing someone's email and IP.
  63.         ref31 - Josh Whedon tweet telling people to watch the tropes vs women videos by Feminist Frequency.
  64.         ref32 - Josh Whedon tweet talking about Feminist Frequency being "truth-telling".
  65.         ref33 - I had to become someone else to discover who I loved (Holly Green - Polygon)
  66.         ref34 - Simon Parkin tweet "hardcore and casual are about approach to games, not game type"
  67. 4. 08/28/14 - 12:36 pm - ref35 - It's Dangerous to Go Alone: Why Are Gamers So Angry? (Arthur Chu - DailyBeast)
  68.         ref - http://operationengage.blogspot.com/
  69.         ref36 - Gaming Misogyny Gets Infinite Lives: Zoe Quinn, Virtual Rape, and Sexism (Amanda Marcotte - DailyBeast)
  70.         ref - thezoepost.wordpress.com
  71.         ref - depressionquest.com
  72.         ref37 - How Internet Hate Mobs Work, And Why It’s So Insidious (John Walker - botherer.org) (RPS editor in chief)
  73.         ref38 - "providing “reviews” that are nothing more than long descriptions of the game in question." Objective Game Reviews
  74.         ref39 - If Films Were Reviewed Like Video Games (Dennis "Corin Tucker's Stalker" Farrell - Something Awful)
  75.         ref - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeff_Gerstmann
  76.         ref - http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/EightPointEight
  77.         ref40 - Roger Ebert: ‘Games Will Never Be Art’(GameRant)
  78.         ref41 - Film Crit Hulk Smash: A Few Words On The Ending Of MASS EFFECT 3 (Film Crit Hulk - BadassDigest)
  79.         ref42 - Duty Calls (XKCD)
  80.         ref43 - Harry Potter books are sparking a rise in Satanism among children. False.       (Snopes)
  81.         ref - Fox News Mass Effect Sex Debate https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKzF173GqTU
  82.         ref44 - Cooper Lawrence apologizes for Mass Effect attack (Ben Kuchera - Ars Technica)
  83.         ref - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RapeLay
  84.         ref - http://witcher.wikia.com/wiki/Romance_card
  85.         ref45 - 'Diablo III' Producer Justifies Controversial Art Direction: 'Color Is Your Friend' (Tracy John - MTV Multiplayer)
  86.         ref46 - Fez 2 canceled, Phil Fish confirms (updated) (Megan Farokhmanesh - Polygon)
  87.         ref47 - Hackers post Fez developer Phil Fish's personal information and take control of his studio's website (VentureBeat)
  88.         ref - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Thompson_(activist)
  89.         ref48 - The plight of the Straight, Male Gamer (Terriko - GeekFeminism.org)
  90.         ref49 - “Mass Effect” apparently a non-stop sex simulator (Kevin McCullough - TalkingAboutGames)
  91.         ref50 - On Anita Sarkeesian, Sexism In Video Games, And Why We Need To Have The Conversation (Erik Kain - Forbes)
  92.         ref - http://www.patreon.com/thesarkeesianeffect
  93.         ref51 - Borderlands (David Wolinsky - AVCLUB)
  94.         ref52 - Nerd Rage (VGCATS)
  95.         ref53 - Does Felicia Day Matter At All? (Yes) (Carol Pinchefsky - Forbes)
  96.         ref54 - WATCH: Kickstarter Alum Mighty No. 9 Takes Heat Over Community Manager Hire (Charles Luzar - CrowdFund Insider)
  97.         ref55 - BioWare writer received death threats to family (Metro.co.uk)
  98.         ref56 - A Brief Note (Stephen Totilo - Kotaku)
  99.         ref57 - Critic Anita Sarkeesian receives online death threats after latest Feminist Frequency video on games (Jeff Grubb-Venturebeat)
  100.         ref58 - "@AdamBaldwin is promoting videos that help circulate my doxx" (Zoe Quinn twitter)
  101. 4. 08/28/14 - 1:30pm - ref59 - A Disheartening Account Of The Harrassment Going On In Gaming Right Now (Victoria McNally - MarySue)
  102.         ref - depressionquest.com
  103.         ref - http://www.feministfrequency.com/tag/tropes-vs-women-in-video-games/
  104.         ref60 - Eron Gjoni Clarifies the Zoe Quinn, Nathan Grayson Timeline (Josh Wirtanen - Geekparty)
  105.         ref61 - Polygon, Kotaku Revise Their Policies Amidst Controversy (William Usher - Cinema Blend)
  106.         ref - https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-fine-young-capitalists--2
  107.         ref62 - Meet the Female Gamer Mascot Born of Anti-Feminist Internet Drama (Allegra Ringo - Vice)
  108.         ref63 - Tropes vs. Women in Video Games: Woman as Background Decoration, Part 2 (Victoria McNally - MarySue)
  109.         ref64 - Some Morons are Crowdfunding an Anti-Anita Sarkeesian Documentary (Liam Lambert - Gizorama)
  110.         ref10 - Sarkeesian driven out of home by online abuse and death threats (Colin Campbell - Polygon)
  111.         ref11 - Feminist Frequency tweet with "Kevin Dobson"
  112.         ref65 - Video Games, Misogyny, And Terrorism: A Guide To Assholes (Andrew Todd - Badass Digest)
  113.         ref66 - 4chan hacks and doxes Zoe Quinn's biggest supporter (Aja Romano - The Daily Dot)
  114.         ref67 - Anti-SJW List (Time Schafer's twitter)
  115.         ref68 - Joss Whedon: Anita Sarkeesian’s Feminist Frequency “Is Just Truth-Telling. Deal.” (Rebecca Pahle - MarySue)
  116.         ref69 - You can't flippantly punch down at someone when you have reach in the thousands. (ActWon1's twitter)
  117. 4. 08/28/14 - 3:30pm - ref70 - Gaming is Leaving "Gamers" behind. (Joe Berstein - Buzzfeed)
  118.         ref71 - Don’t believe the ‘conspiracy,’ gaming has bigger problems than ‘corruption’   (Emma M. Woolley - The Globe and Mail)
  119.         ref72 - Trolls drive Anita Sarkeesian out of her house to prove misogyny doesn't exist (Adi Robertson - The Verge)
  120.         ref61 - Polygon, Kotaku Revise Their Policies Amidst Controversy (William Usher - Cinema Blend)
  121.         ref01 - The End of Gamers (Dan Golding)
  122. 5. 08/28/14 - 7:00pm - ref73 - The death of the “gamers” and the women who “killed” them (Casey Johnston - Ars Technica)
  123.         ref - Women as Background decorations 2 femfreq. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5i_RPr9DwMA#t=817
  124.         ref - Plug for the Feminist Frequency webpage. feministfrequency.com
  125.         ref11 - Feminist Frequency tweet with "Kevin Dobson"
  126.         ref74 - What Depression Quest taught me about dealing with mental illness (Kyle Orland - ArsTechnica)
  127.         ref - thezoepost.wordpress.com
  128.         ref56 - A Brief Note (Stephen Totilo - Kotaku)
  129.         ref75 - "I'm sitting in a bar with Zoe watching these hack attempts going down live." Adam Sessler's twitter.
  130.         ref76 - Know Your Meme - Quinnspiracy.
  131.         ref23 - Fez developer Polytron hacked in ongoing game developer harassment effort (Michael McWhertor - Polygon)
  132.         ref77 - Know Your Meme - Phil Fish shaming tweets.
  133.         ref78 - Woman's call to end video game misogyny sparks vicious online attacks (Oliver Moore - The Globe and Mail)
  134.         ref12 - "I’m safe. Authorities have been notified. Staying with friends tonight." Feminist Frequency twitter.
  135.         ref72 - Trolls drive Anita Sarkeesian out of her house to prove misogyny doesn't exist (Adi Robertson - The Verge)
  136.         ref79 - No, Zoe Quinn’s Sexual Affairs Aren’t a “Private Matter” (Shaxter - Talking Ship)
  137.         ref81 - Tropes vs Anita Sarkeesian: on passing off anti-feminist nonsense as critique (Ian Steadman - New Statesman)
  138.         ref20 - Gamers don't have to be your audience, gamers are over (Leigh Alexander - Gamasutra)
  139.         ref65 - Video Games, Misogyny, And Terrorism: A Guide To Assholes (Andrew Todd - Badass Digest)
  140.         ref01 - The End of Gamers (Dan Golding)
  141.         ref80 - Can't wait until this list encompasses the entirety of gaming. (Kyle Orland Twitter)
  142. 8. 08/28/14 - 7:06pm - ref82 - A Guide to Ending "Gamers" (Devin Wilson - Gamasutra)
  143.         ref83 - How to do things with Video Games (electronic mediations) (Ian Bogost)
  144.         ref01 - The End of Gamers (Dan Golding)
  145. 7. 08/28/14 - 7:45pm - ref84 - We Might be Witnessing the death of an Identity  (Luke Plunkett - Kotaku)
  146.         ref85 - Quinn tweet claiming to be forced out of home.
  147.         ref86 - The Problem with "the casual cruelty" against women in video games (Evan Narcisse - Kotaku)
  148.         ref01 - The End of Gamers (Dan Golding)
  149.         ref20 - Gamers don't have to be your audience, gamers are over (Leigh Alexander - Gamasutra)
  150.         ref00 - Let's retire the word gamer (Brandon Sheffield - Gamasutra)
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