We all love fighting a good moral brawl. When Slide stole 3,000 fake money coins from me in April of 2009, I was livid and I wrote about it in the early morning hours of the 23rd:
I enjoy playing Slide.com’s SuperPoke Pets and I’ve raved about SuperPoke Pets and ranted about SuperPoke Pets. Today, I am enraged — not by the game I have come to love — but rather by the lack of an artful and loving Slide.com technical response to what should have been a simple problem to solve. This is the story of a false accusation — an unfair incarceration of character if you will — and its ultimate unraveling in the light of indisputable, human, facts.
After I wrote my article, Google bought Slide for $200 million and recently decided to close down all the Slide games. There is now no more SuperPoke Pets. The game is over. People are furious. I was intrigued that I was mentioned last week in a Facebook comments stream where people are trying to save the game: