Sex in Video Games?

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LS650
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Re: Sex in Video Games?

Postby LS650 » December 24th, 2020, 9:57 am

I look at it as similar to gratuitous nudity in movies and TV. Occasionally nudity and/or sex can add something to the story, but usually it's just done to get teenage boys to look.

A good example of this is the Game of Thrones TV series. They had tons of nudity and sex in that show, but I can think of maybe only two or three times where it made a lot of sense and actually added to the story.

I wouldn't say sex in videogames "turns my stomach" though - for me, it just seems silly and tacked on.

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Re: Sex in Video Games?

Postby VideoGameCritic » December 24th, 2020, 7:29 pm

I think Game of Thrones is a good example. The series was really great but the sex and nudity seemed completely gratuitous. It's an if HBO has nude/sex requirement for each of their shows, and it just detracts from the story. I can handle nude women but I never want to see a nude man. That's just gross.

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Re: Sex in Video Games?

Postby DrLitch » December 24th, 2020, 8:06 pm

VideoGameCritic wrote:I think Game of Thrones is a good example. The series was really great ...


Seasons 1 - 7.

VideoGameCritic wrote:The series was really great but the sex and nudity seemed completely gratuitous.


It seems every series I get into does this. Watched Tudors recently and then Versailles and it is the same thing, lots of clothes off.

VideoGameCritic wrote:I never want to see a nude man. That's just gross.


If Van Damme was in GOT you would have got his customary rear end shot :roll: .

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Re: Sex in Video Games?

Postby VideoGameCritic » December 25th, 2020, 12:06 pm

DrLitch wrote:
VideoGameCritic wrote:
I never want to see a nude man. That's just gross.


If Van Damme was in GOT you would have got his customary rear end shot :roll: .


Being a longtime Van Damme fan, my tacit approval of this leaves me feeling confused and ashamed.

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Re: Sex in Video Games?

Postby Voor » December 25th, 2020, 12:23 pm

When you consider the target audience (lonely males ages 18-29), it seems pretty predictable that things would go this route. I mean, duh.

Sidebar: What was wrong with GoT season 8?

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Re: Sex in Video Games?

Postby goldenband » December 25th, 2020, 5:00 pm

VideoGameCritic wrote:Being a longtime Van Damme fan, my tacit approval of this leaves me feeling confused and ashamed.

But are you interested? Interested? VERY interested?

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Re: Sex in Video Games?

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Re: Sex in Video Games?

Postby goldenband » December 25th, 2020, 11:48 pm

VideoGameCritic wrote:Nice Kevin Nealon reference!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMc_jc2IHhg

Nice, I knew you'd pick up on that one! :D That bit is one of my favorite SNL moments of all time.

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Re: Sex in Video Games?

Postby Tron » December 28th, 2020, 6:57 pm

Video games need more sex. Why not?

It’s bad to see a woman’s breasts. It’s ok to blow a guys head off with a gun.

Society has really messed with values and morals. Does anybody think for themselves?

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Re: Sex in Video Games?

Postby Shapur » December 28th, 2020, 10:58 pm

Alternatively,

It’s good to pretend to blow a guys head off instead of really doing it. Fake violence > Real violence

Fake sex < Real Sex.


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