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Last of Us Part II Deadnaming Prompts Outcry From LGBTQ+ Community and Allies

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'Watching a play through is the same as playing it yourself'
Nah
Who said that? If Mario says "Wahooo" on Level 7 in Mario 65 after Wario gave Waluigi a reach around that's not some hidden secret insider knowledge that comes with preordering the game and playing it on a 6 button Razer Madcat after sundown facing west. It's part of the story telling and as such intentionally open to any spectators.

People who watch others instead of playing themselves probably have an even better chance on picking up on that kind of stuff as they don't have to concentrate on controls and/or are watching it multiple times. You can't say he's wrong just because he didn't steer the character at that point.
 
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Spaceman292

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Who said that? If Mario says "Wahooo" on Level 7 in Mario 65 after Wario gave Waluigi a reach around that's not some hidden secret insider knowledge that comes with preordering the game and playing it on a 6 button Razer Madcat after sundown facing west. It's part of the story telling and as such intentionally open to any spectators.

People who watch others instead of playing themselves probably have an even better chance on picking up on that kind of stuff as they don't have to concentrate on controls and/or are watching it multiple times. You can't say he's wrong just because he didn't steer the character at that point.
Nah
 

GymWolf

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Wait a fucking moment, maybe i start to understand this deadname stuff but it can't be the problem here for 2 reason:

Lev didn't tell anyone other than his sister that he feel like a boy and nobody know his alternative name so the cult only know the regular name so how they supposed to call him\her??

And even if they know about the name, they are a religious cult, they don't give a fuck about the made up name lev called himself, they will still call her\him with the birth name to reinforce their believings.


Is people mad because enemies from a religious cult don't use a sin filled name that they don't even know about?

Do people played the game before talking about this bullshit?
 
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Whitecrow

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What the hell is this, is the extreme left now eating itself?
That's its fate.

The only goal of the extreme left is to complain and try to get some artificial ego. It was never about people doing right things. So... it's imposible to satisfy them.
 

zombrex

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In the future it will be illegal to portray gay or non white characters with any flaws in entertainment media.
 

JackNightblade

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its almost as if promoting and incentivizing a medically recognized mental disorder (gender dysphoria) is negatively affecting culture.

sorry but this is utterly absurd but i cant think of a more deserving target than ND. They wont learn a damn thing and will only capitulate further. I think TLOU2 is the Last of Naughty Dog
 

eyesabitdull

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For the record, this is probably the most diverse game ever.

- Female lead (plz dont try and correct this)
- First big lesbian protagonist in an AAA game.
- Jewish heroine.
- THREE major Asian Characters
- One Trans character
- Out of the 10 characters that join you in gameplay, 5 are women, 5 men. even 50-50 split.
- The game tackles homophobia and transphobia in ways no game has tackled before.
- there are hispanics, black characters, and even extinct minorities like the vita make an appearance.

Liberals should be celebrating this game. If there is something you dont like, just give it a pass. This guy is getting fucking death threats over the inclusion of all this stuff in this game, he went to bat for these people, and they are just piling on and throwing him under the bus instead of protecting him. I swear if MLK was alive today they would cancel him over something stupid. Pretty sure MLK was having affairs left and right too.

What's next? Black people upset that it doesnt tackle black oppression in the U.S? Hispanics upset over all the walls they have built around these post apocalyptic cities? Indians upset that no one cares about them enough to even put them in as an extra?
Honestly, the most on point post in this thread.

Sums up everything and anything.
 

Alebrije

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Videogames is a bad platform to talk about LGTB groups, if a developer want to help those groups should do donating to the tons of places that have experience and know how to use better those resources. TLOU 2 fails helping those grups due to overexposing and bad writting on their stories.
 

Bragr

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The problem is that media sites are reporting this as real stories, they are manifesting the madness.

The Scars hate Lev, of course they would call him by the girl name. How you can play for 20 years stabbing people in the neck and get offended by that is beyond any human logic.
 
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