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Forum: Game Industry News 05-21-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,039
Posted By Codysseus
Re: Gay Video Game Characters Only Okay If You Can Choose Not To Be

Upon rereading my response it does seem like I might've been "grilling" you, when what I was aiming for was further understanding based on a strong sense of curiosity. My disclaimer at the end was...
Forum: Game Industry News 05-20-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,039
Posted By Codysseus
Re: Gay Video Game Characters Only Okay If You Can Choose Not To Be

I don't think it would be devastating for sales, primarily because I don't think most people would really be all that put off by the fact that the avatar they control happens to be gay. I mean, it...
Forum: Game Industry News 05-20-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,039
Posted By Codysseus
Re: Gay Video Game Characters Only Okay If You Can Choose Not To Be

I can't think of many instances where I lose myself in a game to the point where I feel like I am the character I'm portraying. I'm pretty much always aware that it's just a portrayal, even if they...
Forum: Game Industry News 05-20-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,039
Posted By Codysseus
Re: Gay Video Game Characters Only Okay If You Can Choose Not To Be

It absolutely is a preference. I don't take an issue with it and I'm not trying to sacrifice people's immersion for the sake of making sure every minority is sufficiently represented. I'm not saying...
Forum: Game Industry News 05-19-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,039
Posted By Codysseus
Re: Gay Video Game Characters Only Okay If You Can Choose Not To Be

Oh, I'm not arguing against having these options available. I think it's great. I too would like to see a game where the main character is gay and players just have to deal with that.
Forum: Game Industry News 05-19-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,039
Posted By Codysseus
Re: Gay Video Game Characters Only Okay If You Can Choose Not To Be

I'm not going to begrudge you for your preference, but I hear this sort of thing pretty regularly when talking to people about a variety of mediums. I guess I just don't get it. Being white,...
Forum: Everything Else 01-26-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 46,821
Posted By Codysseus
Re: New People, Please Introduce Yourselves

Hello, my name is Cody. I live in western New York. Im 22 years old, I enjoy listening to music, watching movies, reading books, and playing video games. I'm also interested in what's actually...
Forum: Books & Comics 01-26-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 57,977
Posted By Codysseus
Re: What Are You Reading Right Now?

Naomi Klein's "The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism" is really eye-opening. She compares the kind of economic policy overhauls that the US forces on devastated people's to elecro-shock...
Forum: Movies & Television 01-26-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,124
Posted By Codysseus
Re: Scott Pilgrim vs The World

I'm a pretty big fan of the books and wasn't sure how I'd feel about the movie, though I did greatly enjoy Shaun of the Dead. Well, I think the movie is wonderful. I have heard the Scott/Fry...
Forum: Music & Podcasts 01-26-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 56,433
Posted By Codysseus
Re: What are you listening to?

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Their album "Sung Tongs" is wonderful for this time a year. I haven't done any scientific testing, but I'm nearly positive that listening to it will melt any snow within a 50 foot...
Forum: Next-Gen Console Games 01-26-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,422
Posted By Codysseus
Re: Dead Space 2 Release Date, Trailers, Screenshots, News, Gameplay Previews and Rev

Can anyone else think of an advertising campaign for a video game that's more annoying than Dead Space 2? I'm mainly referring to "your mom hates this" stuff combined with "it's repulsive, it's...
Forum: Next-Gen Console Games 01-20-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,027
Posted By Codysseus
Re: PS3 Mass Effect 2

Let my first post on these here forums be a snarky one...






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