Overwatch community: Hey, support mains are feeling alienated due to having the same 5 characters since launch (one of which isn’t even a healer), balance changes that are entirely focused on the DPS heroes, constant cinematics and animated shorts entirely focused on the DPS heroes, play of the game being rigged entirely in the favor of DPS heroes, match statistics tilted in favor of DPS heroes, endless nerfs without any buffs to compensate, being pigeonholed into picking Mercy, and just a generally poor risk/reward balance for playing a healer
Blizzard: worry not, we have heard your concerns
Blizzard: anyway we removed the most fun thing about playing Lucio
Blizzard: hope you didn’t like playing mercy because her skillset has been gutted
How do I tell the Speechless writers that they do a great job but they NEED to word a few things just a bit differently, and I, a fully qualified disabled person with almost a decade’s experience in the community, am the person they should hire to review their scripts for next to nothing?
Please, don’t cry over this. I don’t like it when people cry, and it makes me feel bad. I’m just extremely stressed and I want to get this out. Also, I want to apologize to the people out there who are offended by this.
There are so many things I want to apologize for. So many things. People tell me, “You beat yourself up too hard.” I do, trust me, I do. But, some things I regret I almost instantly take back. The point is I feel like I’m annoying everybody. With my words. My actions. Everything. I feel like I’m nothing to society. People tell me, “They have work to do.” But, what if they didn’t? I constantly remind myself, each and every single day, that no matter how many times I text that I should just stop. My mind says, “You’re annoying them.” I’ll scream back, saying maybe that they’re just bored to text back. But no. Voices. Upon thousands of voices fill my mind, screaming, saying,
“You’re worthless! Why would they answer someone like you?”
“They’re just annoyed by you.”
“They’re screaming at you! They’re telling you to shut up!”
“They’re not working, they’re just annoyed by your antics!”
“SHUT UP, YOU’RE WORTHLESS, NOBODY CARES ABOUT YOU.”
Shut up. The one word that had affected me my whole life. I’m kinda like Richie. The way he just doesn’t shut up. Constantly talking. I feel like that. That society screams at me to just shut up. Texting is the one thing I’m kinda addicted too. Every day people say, “Yeah, I’ve got something to do, see ya.” And I completely understand that. It’s just that feelings start to build in me after a few days pass. Will they ever answer me? Will they just ignore me? Will they just tell me lies? Will they..
By the fact that people just, hate me.
That’s the reason I came here. To be free.
The society that I joined. The IT society is one of the best things I’ve ever exprienced. Everyone is so nice to each other. They respect each other, one way or another, and that is what I loved about it. I PM a lot of people too. They were all so nice. So kind with their words. But, I was still frightened.
Then, one day, some of them disappeared.
I began to fear that they hated me, I started to beat myself up again.
I wanted to scream, scream to the world to notice me.
But I never did get noticed.
I was afraid that, the people I walked with, made friends with, made conversations with..
Okay so the tumblr update that lets you see if people are active or not is up and running. It shows a green dot next to the icon in the chat if you are on. This is what it looks like. The ones with the green dot haven’t turned it off yet. The ones without did turn it off.
If you do not want to be seen by other people here is what you do:
On desktop: go to setting then account and find this and turn it off.
If on mobile —- go to settings > general settings > privacy
you will see the same thing but it will say “Let people see that you’re active” and turn that off
(you will still be able to see those that did not turn theirs off but people will not be able to see your dot.)
also, you do not have to do this on both mobile or desktop it is one or the other whichever is easier for you!