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Submitted by DesertFoxJr 472d ago | opinion piece

Why Bioware's Approach To LGBT Issues Benefits All Gamers

How Bioware's approach to LGBT issues (specifically in the upcoming Dragon Age: Inquisition) benefits video gamers worldwide. A look into how comprehensive freedom of choice can change the landscape of role-playing games, and the industry as a whole. (BioWare, Culture, Dragon Age 3: Inquisition, EA, Industry, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

Fullmetalevolust  +   472d ago
Nicely written article, I enjoyed reading it.
I look forward to playing Dragon Age: inquisition, it's shaping up to be a great game.
DesertFoxJr  +   472d ago
Same here, I'm really excited for it. Pity it was delayed till November. Oh well, patience is a virtue.
JediDiah  +   472d ago
Not everyone has fallen for "homosexuality is normal" jazz. No Sale!
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rextraordinaire  +   472d ago
Not everyone has fallen for "Christianity is normal" either. Win win.
LAWSON72  +   472d ago
So Christians are the only ones that dont want gays in their video games? Yeah... I am going to guess try again. Sure the religious go to extremes but even some of the unreligious don't want to see men getting affectionate with each other.

I will wait and see how the character (s) plays out before I judge. I am far from religious but I really don't want to see some really gay stuff in video games
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rextraordinaire  +   472d ago
@lawson No not everyone. But the guy I replied to is, according to his bible comment below.
DesertFoxJr  +   472d ago
Did you even read the article?
JediDiah  +   472d ago
Did you even read the Bible?
DesertFoxJr  +   472d ago
If you had read the article, you would have known that it takes no stand on either side of the cultural war going on about LGBT issues, but rather focuses on the merits of Bioware's decision to allow players to have more complete control over your created character in their games, which is a good thing. More freedom, more enjoyment for every gamer. You're not forced to be gay, and I'm pretty sure Dorian's not going to come up and buttram you at somepoint during the game.
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sonic989  +   472d ago
if you really read along the lines .
its not only the bible who disallowed such acts other holy books also did the same .
which makes me think they MUST have no religion at all to accept such an act JUST SAYIN
JediDiah  +   472d ago
Breakline  +   472d ago
This is only good if you agree with the premise that it's not morally wrong to be gay. If it is a perversion on the level of pedophilia, then regardless of whether it gives you freedom of choice, it's kinda weird and wrong. Who would want to do that except perverted people? See, the issue isn't just about freedom of choice. It's much more fundamental.
gwumper987  +   472d ago
In what way is homosexuality between consenting adults on the same level of perversion as pedophilia. If this was not the intent of your comment I apologize, but if it is, you may need to re-valuate your priorities.
Breakline  +   471d ago
Well, in the way that anything is morally wrong. Although I believe it is perverted, that wasn't the intent of my comment. This article makes out the issue to be about freedom of choice, but it's actually a lot deeper and more fundamental to your worldview.

It gets in to ethics, why things are wrong, if there are standards, etc.. The article cheapens the issue and skits around on the surface of the problem.

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