Anti-video game crusaders like Jack Thompson, Joe Lieberman, and Jack Chick (of the infamous anti-D&D Chick tract) fostered the creation of the overreactive “male gamer terror dream,” as [feminist gamer and game critic Katherine] Cross so eloquently named it. Young male gamers have a legitimate, but misplaced, fear of having their favorite medium taken away from them and therefore lash out at any critique of video games.

–From the “Internetting While Female” panel at Gaymer X2.

I’ve… never thought about it that way before