Why is casual racism/sexism more accepted in video games than other forms of media (these days)?

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come to think of it, the rise of gendered portmanteaus is what makes me most violent of all

Fiendish Doctor Wu! (kingfish), Friday, 29 June 2012 05:41 (six years ago) Permalink

what, like "brodown" or "manscape"?

Nhex, Friday, 29 June 2012 05:45 (six years ago) Permalink


Fiendish Doctor Wu! (kingfish), Friday, 29 June 2012 06:29 (six years ago) Permalink


puff puff post (uh oh I'm having a fantasy), Friday, 29 June 2012 06:42 (six years ago) Permalink


― Philip Nunez, Thursday, June 28, 2012 1:44 AM (4 days ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink


BIG HOOS aka the steendriver, Monday, 2 July 2012 04:23 (six years ago) Permalink

three months pass...

Wow. Great read.

Doctor Casino, Wednesday, 24 October 2012 03:40 (six years ago) Permalink

ugh, why do the ppl i share this hobby with suck so much?

Mordy, Wednesday, 24 October 2012 03:47 (six years ago) Permalink

excellent read.

Author ~ Coach ~ Goddess (s1ocki), Wednesday, 24 October 2012 04:36 (six years ago) Permalink


www.toilet-guru.com (silby), Wednesday, 24 October 2012 05:27 (six years ago) Permalink

that was a v inoffensive read

puff puff post (uh oh I'm having a fantasy), Wednesday, 24 October 2012 05:28 (six years ago) Permalink

better ridiculously late then never

bnw, Friday, 2 November 2012 04:03 (six years ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...


Andrew Farrell, Friday, 16 November 2012 22:59 (six years ago) Permalink

not clicking

Fieri-brand sausages into my and your ready holes (silby), Saturday, 17 November 2012 02:42 (six years ago) Permalink

it's not bad, actually

well if it isn't old 11 cameras simon (gbx), Saturday, 17 November 2012 03:46 (six years ago) Permalink

not clicking

Suit yourself - it's log.

Andrew Farrell, Saturday, 17 November 2012 10:51 (six years ago) Permalink

hah that was funny actually, assumed from the screencap that it was the opposite of what it was

Fieri-brand sausages into my and your ready holes (silby), Saturday, 17 November 2012 16:51 (six years ago) Permalink

^same here. and he IS a Charlie Brooker clone, but a pretty good one!

Nhex, Saturday, 17 November 2012 17:48 (six years ago) Permalink

Lookee that, it's gone viral enough to make the Guardian:


the max in the high castle (kingfish), Monday, 19 November 2012 15:18 (six years ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

good job square pr team

Nhex, Tuesday, 4 December 2012 23:53 (six years ago) Permalink

ex-TalkRadar folks talk about this kinda thing, mainly the #1reason


"It's the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Drunk!" (kingfish), Wednesday, 5 December 2012 00:29 (six years ago) Permalink

I really hope someday speech-to-text tools are good enough to interpret these podcasts

Nhex, Wednesday, 5 December 2012 03:13 (six years ago) Permalink

I just hope people stop making fucking podcasts.

attempt to look intentionally nerdy, awkward or (thomp), Wednesday, 5 December 2012 03:37 (six years ago) Permalink

not to insist that a specious parallelism is the same thing as equality, but for what its worth acc. to pcgamer there was list of things you could say was wrong with dudes also

Female friends got to be called out on “awful make-up,” “annoying laugh,” “strange odour,” “muffin top,” or “small tits,” among others. Male targets, meanwhile, could be chided on their “bad hair,” “big ears,” “hairy back,” “big gut,” or “small penis.”

attempt to look intentionally nerdy, awkward or (thomp), Wednesday, 5 December 2012 03:41 (six years ago) Permalink

not included: "plays videogames"

(alternatively, “Respec’”) (forksclovetofu), Wednesday, 5 December 2012 04:40 (six years ago) Permalink

what happened to the girls vs video game tropes project? It's hard to tell from the reddit men's movement.

bnw, Wednesday, 5 December 2012 21:34 (six years ago) Permalink

She stole all the money, and lol at every dipshit who donated to that crap

turds (Hungry4Ass), Wednesday, 5 December 2012 22:35 (six years ago) Permalink

that looks a LOT like someone I know

crüt, Wednesday, 5 December 2012 23:16 (six years ago) Permalink

that looks like $5 of gamestop credit right there.

Philip Nunez, Wednesday, 5 December 2012 23:19 (six years ago) Permalink

I have that IKEA desk lamp

pun lovin criminal (polyphonic), Thursday, 6 December 2012 00:08 (six years ago) Permalink

one month passes...


乒乓, Tuesday, 15 January 2013 23:08 (six years ago) Permalink


goole, Tuesday, 15 January 2013 23:10 (six years ago) Permalink


cozen, Tuesday, 15 January 2013 23:16 (six years ago) Permalink

good use of that gif

an old penis drawing is now "new and notable" (forksclovetofu), Tuesday, 15 January 2013 23:42 (six years ago) Permalink

tom chick on this. he's got blinders on. http://www.quartertothree.com/fp/2013/01/16/dead-island-or-bust-the-case-for-tasteless-horror-tchotchkes/

s.clover, Thursday, 17 January 2013 04:09 (six years ago) Permalink

yeah... sometimes that dude is just straight up wrong. it's a shame because the use of horror and unrestricted content in games is totally worth defending, but the actual bust - the thing we are talking about here - is just idiotic

Nhex, Thursday, 17 January 2013 04:29 (six years ago) Permalink

rmde at that guy.

His response to 1) basically boils down to "the objectification of women in horror appeals to the people who should be watching it, i.e. MEN, so therefore it's fine". Great reasoning!

emil.y, Thursday, 17 January 2013 04:32 (six years ago) Permalink

You can only claim it objectifies women if you also concede that Pirahna 3D objectifies women. You might not be wrong.

*steeples fingers*

attempt to look intentionally nerdy, awkward or (thomp), Thursday, 17 January 2013 07:42 (six years ago) Permalink

the first dead island was the worst game i played to completion in 2012

turds (Hungry4Ass), Thursday, 17 January 2013 08:28 (six years ago) Permalink


turds (Hungry4Ass), Thursday, 17 January 2013 08:29 (six years ago) Permalink

kind of lol but mostly sad

attempt to look intentionally nerdy, awkward or (thomp), Thursday, 17 January 2013 08:46 (six years ago) Permalink

But I find it disappointing that Deep Silver is caving on this issue for two important reasons. No, not those reasons. I’m going to be mostly serious.

After the jump, two important things. Not the ones you think I’m thinking of.

^^^what a knob

I had such a fontasy (stevie), Thursday, 17 January 2013 09:30 (six years ago) Permalink

But did you realize it was also a joke?

shutters fall, new understanding is achieved

I had such a fontasy (stevie), Thursday, 17 January 2013 09:31 (six years ago) Permalink


This is probably the best reaction to that thing yet, which talks about it like it was a deliberate piss-take of the worst excesses of early 21st-C vidja game marketing

You could argue that the figure doesn’t deserve consideration as art, because it wasn’t created by an “artist” per se, and Deep Silver didn’t mean to send up the worst impulses of big-budget game studios. But that only makes it better. You’ve heard of outsider art? This is insider art, crafted by forces deep within the beast. The fact that it was meant to showcase the most appealing aspects of Dead Island is the cherry on top of the depravity sundae. It’s rare that we get to bear witness to an expression of awfulness this pure—it’s perfectly ugly. I hope to see it in a museum someday, as a relic of a bygone era.

"It's the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Drunk!" (kingfish), Friday, 18 January 2013 08:52 (six years ago) Permalink

that last paragraph you quote especially is tops

Nhex, Friday, 18 January 2013 14:10 (six years ago) Permalink


zero dark (s1ocki), Friday, 18 January 2013 14:57 (six years ago) Permalink

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