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03/19/17 5:59 PM
I know what Debbie asked for, but I don't feel it's always necessary for
developers to come right out and say, "Yes this character is LGBT!!" in
blinking lights and flying colors. If they're male, but dressing like
women, or referring to themselves as women, or vice versa, then it's not
wrong to take it for what it is.
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03/20/17 8:07 PM
Tyler Toastybread wrote:There's more I could say about that, but I'm worried about offending people, mainly the way Sephiroth is dressed...
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03/21/17 7:30 AM
Agisuro wrote:No problem, if it counts, it counts. But it's an intentional joke/parody/crap game. When we say we'd like better LGBT representation, sometimes people think that means we want games to be like Cho Aniki, but that's not the case.
03/21/17 10:34 AM
James FP wrote:Tyler Toastybread wrote:There's more I could say about that, but I'm worried about offending people, mainly the way Sephiroth is dressed...Observing that homoerotic overtones exist in some games is not offensive. It's not the same as complaining that a game sucks because it has an LGBT character or theme in it.
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03/22/17 12:30 AM
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Junus Crowe wrote:That has spawned many a lemon fanfic...But I think Cloud is actually a failed clone of Sephiroth, or something like that. Been awhile since I've played that game.
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04/16/17 4:23 PM
Dragon Warrior 3 is another oddball because you can choose to play as
male or female, but even if you choose female, none of the dialogue
changes, meaning you still get referred to as "he" and "him". This has
stirred debate over whether the female character is disguised as a man,
or if the gender only applies to the player and not the character, who
may actually be male no matter what.
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04/29/17 7:58 PM
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I also heard that the reason the sprite may have been made ambiguously
gendered is because of the three-player aspect. If two boys were playing
the game or two girls, they could each have a character that represents
their gender if they wanted.
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