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News Cringe Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War's Campaign Will Let You Play as a Gender Neutral Character

Sub_Level

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But brehs this game is redpilled because it talks about communist subversion in a plot specifically about the Cold War.
 

kretos

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Activision being money whore as usual so they're scared of offending the ever sensitive LGBTQ+ community.

Getting sick of this gay shit, tbh.

 

The_Mike

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Yo Activision if you implement mental illnesses in games, then I want to be able to choose bipolar disorder so I feel represented! Otherwise you are fucking bigots.

More serious tho, fuck this shit I'm skipping this year's cod.
 

Turnt

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Reagan gonna use they/them pronouns for you before sending you off to topple a South American government.
 
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DarkestHour

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I never saw any backlash whatsoever for any previous games not letting you do this. Gender neutral options are a very recent, and appreciated development.
It sounds like you're just making excuses up to be upset by a cosmetic option in a game.

I said I was upset? Also, have you ever been to ResetERA? They flip out over anything that doesn't have gender neutral options.
 

TMLT

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FFS just when I thought they were turning over a new leaf with the Yuri Bezmenov and Reagan stuff.
 

Ar¢tos

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Finally a game that respects all the gender neutral soldiers that fought the Cold War!
However I'm triggered with this blatant descrimination of the trans soldiers!
ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTING!
 
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EverydayBeast

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Call of Duty games are incredibly emotional campaigns (COD4’s Russian Civil War, Modern Warfare 2’s terrorist scene etc.) and right now gamers just want a CODCW Beta step up to the plate Treyarch we think the time for a Beta is now
 

Saber

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Lol imagine roaming through buildings, killing groups of bad guys, and they respect your made up gender while you shoot them in the face.

Well the funny part is that if a player dies in a match they can use the "you're homophobe" excuse like a bunch of clowns do here.
 

Breakage

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So I presume NPCs will be using “they” and “them” even though they are talking about one person (the player's character). Irritating would be an understatement.
 

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I don't think LGBT wanted a proper representation back in the '80, they just wanted to recognize as people with the same rights as anyone else and not persecuted for what thy were, and they fought for it.

But now we have this guys who want to be represented as she/her/bi/pan which is different from she/her/bi/neutral, so don't make mistakes and be sure to rewrite every single line because there are 64 different genders, I'm not joking , so why people do nothing for us?
 
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Bonfires Down

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It's silly but it's capitalism. Would be interesting to other characters make fun of you if you choose a woman or non-binary.
 
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reptilex

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If you can’t see or manipulate your genitals, then what, in-game, objectively determines gender? Why aren’t you whatever you believe yourself to be?

You're confusing sexe and gender: sexe is the biological or karyotypic part and gender is the neurological/mental part.

The problem is degenerate have make science revisionism and negationism to push for ideology in a way that actually contradicts gender theory, while dumb reactionary have no knowledge off neither biology or sociology and therefor "muh, only two genders" which is false.
 

DonF

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who cares, at least they arent forcing you to be something. Its just a choice.
 

Cert.in.Death

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You're confusing sexe and gender: sexe is the biological or karyotypic part and gender is the neurological/mental part.

The problem is degenerate have make science revisionism and negationism to push for ideology in a way that actually contradicts gender theory, while dumb reactionary have no knowledge off neither biology or sociology and therefor "muh, only two genders" which is false.
I am familiar with the distinction; I believe you misread my argument. In the absence of measurable physical indicia, then your avatar is already uncoupled from the reference of biologically expressed traits that are exclusive to one or the other sex. Without that frame of reference, your character is inherently neutral and complies with whatever gender identity you have in mind. They are a blank canvas as-is and are subject to the player's interpretation (absent other contextual evidence, of course). Introducing means to broaden that expression then implicates the notion of an avatar having a sex, altering the implicit freedom that otherwise exists (all examples of game that imply otherwise involve static characters, as far as I am able to recall).

It is also somewhat bizarre Activision is going to have a script that manages to be politically correct on all of these issues for a period piece set in 1981, involving roided-out military killmongers nonetheless.
 
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reptilex

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I am familiar with the distinction; I believe you misread my argument. In the absence of measurable physical indicia, then your avatar is already uncoupled from the reference of biologically expressed traits that are exclusive to one or the other sex. Without that frame of reference, your character is inherently neutral and complies with whatever gender identity you have in mind. They are a blank canvas as-is and are subject to the player's interpretation (absent other contextual evidence, of course). Introducing means to broaden that expression then implicates the notion of an avatar having a sex, altering the implicit freedom that otherwise exists (all examples of game that imply otherwise involve static characters, as far as I am able to recall).

It is also somewhat bizarre Activision is going to have a script that manages to be politically correct on all of these issues for a period piece set in 1981, involving roided-out military killmongers nonetheless.

Sure but let's not be hypocrite there: we know wether a character is supposed to be a female or male (or a trans in rare cases) because dimorphism, physiology, traits, clothes, voice etc...

For the rest yes, it's completely degenerate in fact it's what we call historical revisionism, the tool of racists and antisemite to erase history, that's exactly what they're doing there.
 

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Literally the peak of corporate "look at me, I care about LGBTQ things! I'm hip, I'm trendy! Right? Right?!"