EA targeted by anti-gay campaign

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  1. UltraMagnus3786

    UltraMagnus3786 That's what it is

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    The Florida Family Association has sent letters to Electronic Arts for including LBGT characters in their recent games.

    Anti-Gay Campaign Targets EA - PC News at IGN

    I'm not sure how to talk about this subject without getting too political, but I personally commend EA for being progressive and allowing players the option, as well as not giving in to the demands of a vocal minority.
     
  2. thecollector

    thecollector Fluffernutter Admirer

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    Life's great, it's so full of choices. If you don't like the gay paths, you can chose to not take them. Don't need to attack EA, people. And if you're concerned abou your kids: 1. A game won't change their sexuality. 2. Do what my parents would do if theres content in something they don't want me to be exposed to, which is not let me play the game.
     
  3. Aernaroth

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    Those vidya games will destroy our kids just like the dungeons and dragons destroyed us and the rock music destroyed our parents and those comic books destroyed theirs!
     
  4. Autobot Burnout

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    They're a few years too late, considering Mass Effect 1 had same-sex relations if you were FemShep IIRC.

    And then there was the ambiguously gay guy from Deus Ex: Invisible War (for the record, I only happened across the clip of the guy while looking for DE:HR videos)
     
  5. jackgaughan

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    Fishing must be evil, it's similar to Pokemon. You take animals out of their natural habitat out them in a sphere of some sort.
     
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    Funny, when there is so many poor business practices they could actually be dealt with on...
     
  7. SPLIT LIP

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    I am 100% behind EA in this instance.
     
  8. MetalRyde

    MetalRyde is an a-hole with a heart.

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    take them on, EA. i got your back.
     
  9. General Magnus

    General Magnus Da Custodes of the Emprah

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    Same here.
     
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    I very much doubt that any of this opposition poses a serious threat. EA can just stick their fingers in their ears, carry on with whatever they're doing and nothing will come of it.
     
  11. Macross7

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    I'd LOL if EA made every character gay in an upcomming game and had a message to the anti-gay group making the game possible. A big FU to them.
     
  12. PaladinVance

    PaladinVance Watch your step.

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    ugh, I haven't cared for anything from BioWare / EA in a long time, but
     
  13. magmatron

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    Can we be sure this isn't another case of viral marketing by EA?
     
  14. FanimusMaximus

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    Ok, I'm big on the whole Pro-Gay thing myself but this is pretty extreme. If anything EA is proving it's a matter of choice.
     
  15. NICKBOT

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    This is for you The Florida Family Association...

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    Who gives a shit, it's a video game that isn't directed at kids. As a parent I say take some responsibility parents.
     
  16. OP84

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    People shouldn't even try to "hide" their children from homosexuals. I have no problem with them, and everyone else shouldn't either. If it's not your life, don't try to intervene or insult. In fact, even the media today is too afraid to have homosexuals on children's TV because of Christian groups like these.
     
  17. The Barracuda

    The Barracuda Retro, bitches.

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    The Florida Family Association is attacking everyone lately. They recently criticized JC Penney for having Ellen Degeneres as their spokesperson. They're just a bunch of homophobic idiots, nothing more.
     
  18. Angelwave

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    Sometimes I hate living in this damn state......ugh. (get me back up north please)

    Count me in.
     
  19. Maverick Hunter Christian

    Maverick Hunter Christian Choke on that, causality!

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    Doubtful. Game's been out for a month, now. If this got stirred up before the game came out, then I'd say its a possibility. But I'd like to think they learned their lesson about the Dante's Inferno thing.

    Note. I said, "I'd like to think..."
     
  20. TFfanatic88

    TFfanatic88 All hail Duke.

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    For once, I'm supporting EA in this situation.
     

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