Brigador is an early-access game on Steam that harkens back to the isometric SNES cult favorite Mechwarrior 3050. Though things aren't as grim for indie devs as the once-feared "Indiepocalypse", it's still a huge risk to make a game and hope to stand out in an increasingly crowded market. Add to that the prevalence of sales and bundles that allow players to experience AAA titles for sometimes literal pennies and you have an audience that very often says things like this:
At long last, one of the devs spoke up for their team and posted this epically sensible (is that a thing? I'm making it a thing) comeback:
By basically dropping the mic on a topic that lots of developers have smacked their heads against for a while, this rant has gone semi-viral and actually increased awareness of the game. Here's the number 1 review on Steam as of this writing:
As a final bit of closure, the original comment that sparked the thread has recently been edited by the original critic...