Riot Regrets “Unnecessarily Sexualized” Design of League of Legends Character

FrgMstr

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It all comes back to Lucy.

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N1GHTRA1N

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Wait 'till they demand dev to create hundred genders :) ..

I was shocked that at the beginning of Far Cry 5 you have to select Male or Female. They even said "Are you sure, once you make a selection this cannot be changed later". Game makers are so out of touch, I should be able to change gender on the fly in these games
 

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I was shocked that at the beginning of Far Cry 5 you have to select Male or Female. They even said "Are you sure, once you make a selection this cannot be changed later". Game makers are so out of touch, I should be able to change gender on the fly in these games
But I wanted to be an attack helicopter.
 

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I was shocked that at the beginning of Far Cry 5 you have to select Male or Female. They even said "Are you sure, once you make a selection this cannot be changed later". Game makers are so out of touch, I should be able to change gender on the fly in these games
I don't know FC5 at all, but does gender affect the gameplay? In some games, if you pick male the stats favor power over speed, and female is vice versa.
 

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I don't know FC5 at all, but does gender affect the gameplay? In some games, if you pick male the stats favor power over speed, and female is vice versa.

Makes zero difference. They just keep calling you Deputy or Rookie/Rook the entire game. No reference to gender is made as far as I can tell and you never even see your character.
 

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current climate of political correctness is tiresome and disgusting.

Current??? PC has always been irritating.
On that note every video game character that's not male has always been unnecessarily over sexualized. What's so different about this one?
 

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Who would have expected the "left" to become the puritans of society in the 21st century...
 

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It's too bad I don't have the skills to create my own game. Every. Single. Time. I would hear a complaint - I'd make it WORSE (bigger breasts, more revealing, etc.) And then I'd release an apology something along the lines of "sorry we offended, we've corrected the problem, thanks for your feedback." And then I'd just feed off of the free publicity... Honestly sounds like a winning plan to me...
 

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This article points out that riot doesn't really care.

They already said in more or less words in the past they weren't going to do this.
Then went ahead and did it anyway.
Then made excuses for why they did it.
Then made no mention of changing the player to address the issue. Just going with a whoops we already put her in can't undo that now.

Now this article is as meaningful as an apology from Tim Cook. It's just lip service. And then ya the Miss Fortune skin, ya pretty sure you guys don't have anything to worry about LoL will keep pushing out your soft porn.
 
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It's pretty silly. IMO it's not sexualized not even close.

If you don't like something don't play it, don't watch it, etc. Right now we are in a golden age of gaming and other entertainment (TV, Movies, etc). There are lots of things you can play/watch if you don't like this.
 

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WOMEN: "I should be able to wear whatever I want, I'm a strong women so don't judge me"
ALSO WOMEN: "OMG what is that women in that video game wearing, disgusting! So offensive!"
The argument is that fictional characters have no agency, so they can't "choose" to wear anything; they're at the whims of their sexist creators.

Yes, this is an actual argument that they make.

But even when it's a female designer doing it, they shame her for having "internalized misogyny," a la Mari Shimazaki who designed Bayonetta.
 

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I don't think it's too much of a stretch to think Lucy might lie about her weight. She doesn't look like the type to be insecure about her body, but you never know.
 

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The argument is that fictional characters have no agency, so they can't "choose" to wear anything; they're at the whims of their sexist creators.

Yes, this is an actual argument that they make.

But even when it's a female designer doing it, they shame her for having "internalized misogyny," a la Mari Shimazaki who designed Bayonetta.

And fictional characters have no protections under the law as they ARENT REAL. A rabid feminist tried to have this argument with me once. I asked her if she asked her dildo for consent...when she said no I called her a rapist. That may have landed us both in a counseling session at work ;)
 

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What a stupidly sensitive society we have these days.

And it's only going to get worse. Generations from now when all these kids that were given ribbons for last place in school are going to be making laws.

Trust me, technology will wash away any resemblance of life today.

Dukes of Hazzard vintage tshirt in public 10 years from now? Forget it, it's going to be a crime.

In fact, most tshirts that are acceptable today will violate eBay and Facebook policies 10 years from now. No dirty jokes, subjective images or language. Music? Movies.

In the future your just not going to see a woman walk around with her tits hanging out regardless of the movies time frame and theme. Period. Carebear Last Place Ribbon Kids will be writing and directing for Hollywood.

Porn is going to take a hit at some point. Everything will take a hit because, we don't want to hurt anyone's feelings.
 

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And it's only going to get worse. Generations from now when all these kids that were given ribbons for last place in school are going to be making laws.

Trust me, technology will wash away any resemblance of life today.

Dukes of Hazzard vintage tshirt in public 10 years from now? Forget it, it's going to be a crime.

In fact, most tshirts that are acceptable today will violate eBay and Facebook policies 10 years from now. No dirty jokes, subjective images or language. Music? Movies.

In the future your just not going to see a woman walk around with her tits hanging out regardless of the movies time frame and theme. Period. Carebear Last Place Ribbon Kids will be writing and directing for Hollywood.

Porn is going to take a hit at some point. Everything will take a hit because, we don't want to hurt anyone's feelings.

Maybe, or maybe it's like the hippies movement of the 60's. Loud but fringe, ultimately accomplishing little.
 

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And it's only going to get worse. Generations from now when all these kids that were given ribbons for last place in school are going to be making laws.

Trust me, technology will wash away any resemblance of life today.

Dukes of Hazzard vintage tshirt in public 10 years from now? Forget it, it's going to be a crime.

In fact, most tshirts that are acceptable today will violate eBay and Facebook policies 10 years from now. No dirty jokes, subjective images or language. Music? Movies.

In the future your just not going to see a woman walk around with her tits hanging out regardless of the movies time frame and theme. Period. Carebear Last Place Ribbon Kids will be writing and directing for Hollywood.

Porn is going to take a hit at some point. Everything will take a hit because, we don't want to hurt anyone's feelings.

Riiight....
 

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eh, who cares.

They can talk about removing stuff from video games, but what's the point? Anyone can type in porn into any search engine and find much more reveling content. Seems like everyone is reaching for something these days. We should ban assault rifles, cause they kill people. We should ban tide pods cause people eat them.

Maybe one day that big solar flare will actually hit and knock out the power. Then maybe the sissy's will have to put down the phones and learn how to work and live like we did in the past. Hopefully it happens soon before our Robot Overlords are born.
 

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I think my Fallout 4 character is overly sexualized. And I wouldn't have it any other way.

She's a stealth melee character, less armor makes less noise....yeah....that's it...less noise. *cough*

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Why do these companies have into this sjw shit? These people that are complaining are not their target demograph. I feel they would lose more from changing the characters. It is not likely that these sjw will toss money at the game cause of the changes.
They fear the twitter mob. SJW's who have no life and jobs to speak of so they can mount smear campaigns.
And it's only going to get worse. Generations from now when all these kids that were given ribbons for last place in school are going to be making laws.

Trust me, technology will wash away any resemblance of life today.

Dukes of Hazzard vintage tshirt in public 10 years from now? Forget it, it's going to be a crime.

In fact, most tshirts that are acceptable today will violate eBay and Facebook policies 10 years from now. No dirty jokes, subjective images or language. Music? Movies.

In the future your just not going to see a woman walk around with her tits hanging out regardless of the movies time frame and theme. Period. Carebear Last Place Ribbon Kids will be writing and directing for Hollywood.

Porn is going to take a hit at some point. Everything will take a hit because, we don't want to hurt anyone's feelings.
The 'hurt feelings' are not real. They are children holding their breath or crying to get mommy to get a toy. They pretend they're real because its a tool. For that matter the those 'kids' are tools themselves. What you describe is already happening and under the purview of Old White Men (and Women and POC). They let people think its the kids that are driving this, but that's only for the media. The nonsense you see in college wouldn't happen if their leaderships didn't want it happen. The fact these kids ruin their future careers making asses of themselves just gets the univeristy leadership off the hook. Same for corporations. the real power is in the Board of Directors (or Investors for a non-public company) for any corporation. The twitter made me do it, is starting to look like bullshit. The twitter is an excuse to keep the public and other investors that don't agree with your politics at bay.

Don't be duped by the 'young whippersnapper!' cliche which every generation experiences. The real problem is why are people (leaders of schools and corporations) enabling them and holding them accountable.
 

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The nonsense you see in college wouldn't happen if their leaderships didn't want it happen.

Absolutely. A legitimate university would suspend students for harassment and not select professors based on ideology and an agenda-less legislature would not hand out taxpayer money for BS majors if this was not true.
 

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I don't think it's too much of a stretch to think Lucy might lie about her weight. She doesn't look like the type to be insecure about her body, but you never know.

She's not fat! She's just big-boned, and don't you DARE make her feel insecure about her beautiful body you fucking fascist LITERAL NAZI SHITLORD!!!!!!!!!!!!

~ Excerpt taken from "Inside the Mind of A Social Justice Warrior."
 

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I need to go play fallout 4 more...

If you want to see the depths of Fallout 4 through mods..check out MxR mods youtube channel. All he does is cover mods to Fo4 and in case you didn't guess it is NSFW.
 
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