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News Erotic game booted off Greenlight

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by brumgrunt, 5 Sep 2012.

  1. [PUNK] crompers

    [PUNK] crompers Dremedial

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    There is definiately a market here law99, i'll PM you. With the flesh light drive bay and Carmack's VR headset we'll take over the world (and perhaps stop procreation)
     
  2. Harlequin

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    a teenager can walk into tesco`s and buy 50 shades of grey..... yet they `boot off` a forum a far softer game... right that works then
     
  3. law99

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    Reminds me of that episode of Futurama where Robot partners were banned.

    P.s. Can't wait. I think it is a win win situation. I'd call it an 8 inch bay though - it's a marketing thing.
     
  4. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    I thought that about ME1 (still have ME2 on the table and need to pick up ME3 so can't say).

    I thought The Witcher 2 got a bit boring with regards to the sex scenes. I preferred the original Witcher - you basically didn't see anything, just hear a few comic moans and got a a card basically showing who you'd tagged.

    Far less intrusive into the game.

    Same goes for Dragon Age Origins, it gets boring seeing pixels try to copulate.
     
  5. Guinevere

    Guinevere Mega Mom

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    But real life relationships through an avatar is a different thing to someone having a relationshop with an AI controlled character / NPC.

    http://www.imdb.com/news/ni35536248/
     
  6. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    I've just read an article about this elsewhere as well.

    Made me chuckle "OMG, Steam don't want sex games?!"

    Sure some gamers want to play sex games, but.. How many want to announce to their friends list that they're trying to score with some code and pictures?
     
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  7. KriTip

    KriTip What's a Dremel?

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    ?? in spite
     
  8. Nexxo

    Nexxo * Prefab Sprout – The King of Rock 'n' Roll

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    Not as much as you think. In both cases you are having a relationship with the fantasy of a person.
     
  9. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    FYI - That sort of thing does exist. It cropped up on dA a while back..
     
  10. Nexxo

    Nexxo * Prefab Sprout – The King of Rock 'n' Roll

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    Japan (where else?) has a whole bunch of 'relationship' games. The character "Ping" in MegaTokyo is an allusion to that phenomenon.
     
  11. digitaldunc

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    I suspect Valve are more concerned with opening the floodgates to allowing poor quality shovelware porn masquerading as games than the actual content of the game itself, if that makes sense.

    If it is more down to content itself, there's a whiff of moral outrage of the Daily Mail variety about it.

    In any case I'd put money on the game being crap.
     
  12. [PUNK] crompers

    [PUNK] crompers Dremedial

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    agreed
     
  13. Sloth

    Sloth #yolo #swag

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    There's certainly a double standard with regards to allowing violence while also disallowing any sexual content but in the case of Seduce Me I can see why it may be considered distasteful or "offensive". It sounds like it falls foul of the line between dating simulator and porn with a strategy game tacked on.

    And plenty are all ages as well. The fun of the gameplay comes from trying to understand the characters, build a relationship through choosing what to say or do, and hopefully reach a good ending (which might be *gasp* a kiss!).

    Even for adult games you're just including some more graphic scenes in much the same setting. Sex scenes are (or should be) the culmination of plenty of gameplay choices and effort as the natural progression of your in-game relationship rather than a couple clicks and the panties drop. Get the balance wrong and it's less game and more "spank bank" material.
     
  14. Tribble

    Tribble Steals Avatars

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    Roskoken What's a Dremel?

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    Nobody seemed to have many problems with being able to **** Zevran up the ass in Dragon Age.

    Games with sex in them are fine, but games ABOUT sex are a deffinate no no?

    Weird that.
     
  16. dolphie

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    Too many prudish bible bashers in the games industry, and America.
     
  17. Sloth

    Sloth #yolo #swag

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    Somehow I don't think Valve, a historically forward thinking and progressive software company which has never (to my knowledge) made any business decision based on religious reasons, are bible bashers.
     
  18. Fat Tony

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    Booted off steam for being too adult - I bet you couldn't pay for that king of publicity
     
  19. Fat Tony

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  20. dolphie

    dolphie What's a Dremel?

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    Nope, Valve are pretty cool. But the world and industry they exist in, is not.
     
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