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Recently saw a video from a creator called 'No Bullshit' appear on my feed called 'Far Cry 5 Confuseds SJWs because Conservatives aren't Monsters'. Because I refuse to support people who make videos like that (mostly because whenever I see such a tag it's about things like there being female pirates in that Ubisoft pirate game or non-white soldiers in the U.S Army in CoD 2017, which is actually historically accurate) and do not want the videos clogging up my feed I have not clicked on it, but I am curious if anyone is familiar with what he is going on about. 

Is it because the game didn't have every person in Montana act blodothirsty and that apparently confused 'SJWs'? Is it something else? 



The Democratic Nintendo fan....is that a paradox? I'm fond of one of the more conservative companies in the industry, but I vote Liberally and view myself that way 90% of the time?

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Rule #1 : Never watch "No Bullshit". One of the worst content creators I've ever seen.

Rule #2 : Follow rule #1

Anyways I'm pretty sure his video is just in response to a preview where a couple of game journalists talked about their experience with it. He pretty much misrepresents their point, which is : "From a writing perspective, it is confusing what this game is going for. It tries to balance humor, over the top critique, and genuine humanity with it's conservatives and it doesn't do any of them particularly well. It gets really confusing what the tone of the game is and it's just not all that well thought out". I haven't played the game, but ironically enough, I too kind of got the impression from the game when I was watching videos from it ...

A literal quote from the video : "Why is this feminine looking half-black dude even reviewing video games like this to begin with." Which is in response to ..... someone not liking something in a game. I don't think people like No Bullshit get the irony in that.

In general, it's much more of a critique of the tone rather than them just sitting around going "le dumb condsevateijs ain't human!" But it doesn't make an interesting video to not use hyperbole to the thousandth degree, so No Bullshit has to just stereotype the journalists to get views.



Gamespot made a video they were confused about how Far Cry wanted us to view it's characters.  A lot of the characters are "stereotypical rednecks" who talk about how they hate Obama. 

 

The characters are very aggressively sharing their politics even though they are good guys is basically what Gamespot is saying.

 

They also said that Ubisoft had an unusual doing of the game that involved shooting real life targets and stuff about joining cults.

 

Because they mention that, the video accuses Gamespot of being SJW's, "beta male" was mentioned in the video.  



I think the dude's point from the video is that he says the people from Gamespot are saying they're confused because they simply assumed that with the game releasing in this current political climate, which they stated in the video, that they thought the game was going to reflect that or reflect a certain side, especially after one NPC says "obama loving libtards" in the game. And that they felt like the game was trying to "play both sides" just because it didn't show all conservatives in a negative light or go full on "all these people are evil" whatever,  but i'm not sure honestly since I don't know what the video's main point is. 

It also did happen where when Far Cry 5 was revealed a lot of people inserted their own politics/views into what they thought the game would be. For example there were a group of people who automatically assumed that because the game had a cult of people who were mostly white and was set in America that it was going to be about fighting racists or Republicans or something like that (which says a lot about how they view things anyway if immediately jumped to that conclusion based off of that), despite the game making it abundantly clear since the first trailer that it was a religious cult in the game that you are fighting and nothing to do with anything else. 

So this could just be the same case where the people from Gamespot went in assuming it was going to reflect their views and set their expectations towards that, only to find out it wasn't and are now saying they're confused about it. The way they thought certain things would be portrayed is clashing with how the game actually portrays them. 

edit: added more to clarify what I originally meant.

Last edited by FloatingWaffles - on 05 April 2018

FloatingWaffles said:
Basically, when Far Cry 5 was revealed there were a group of people who automatically assumed that because the game had a cult of people who were mostly white and was set in America that it was going to be about fighting racists or Republicans or something like that (which says a lot about how they view things in the first place if they just immediately jumped to that conclusion based off of that), despite the fact that the game made it abundantly clear since the first trailer that it was a religious cult in the game that you are fighting and nothing to do with anything else.

Now those people are angry that they didn't get the "fight racist white people/Republicans" political game they desperately wanted apparently, and are trying to claim that Ubisoft "backed out" of a more serious story, when they only have themselves to blame for trying to act like it was ever going to be that in the first place when it was apparent it wasn't.

Go back and watch the video before commenting :^)



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AngryLittleAlchemist said:
FloatingWaffles said:
Basically, when Far Cry 5 was revealed there were a group of people who automatically assumed that because the game had a cult of people who were mostly white and was set in America that it was going to be about fighting racists or Republicans or something like that (which says a lot about how they view things in the first place if they just immediately jumped to that conclusion based off of that), despite the fact that the game made it abundantly clear since the first trailer that it was a religious cult in the game that you are fighting and nothing to do with anything else.

Now those people are angry that they didn't get the "fight racist white people/Republicans" political game they desperately wanted apparently, and are trying to claim that Ubisoft "backed out" of a more serious story, when they only have themselves to blame for trying to act like it was ever going to be that in the first place when it was apparent it wasn't.

Go back and watch the video before commenting :^)

I did watch the video. 



FloatingWaffles said:
AngryLittleAlchemist said:

Go back and watch the video before commenting :^)

I did watch the video. 

Wow, that's amazing then! I wonder then why you didn't criticize any of the stupid ass shit the content creator said, or why you instantly stereotyped people critiquing the execution of a concept as being against an entire group of people not being stereotyped. :thinking: It's almost like you had a preconceived notion of people and then made a judgement based on that. 



AngryLittleAlchemist said:
FloatingWaffles said:

I did watch the video. 

Wow, that's amazing then! I wonder then why you didn't criticize any of the stupid ass shit the content creator said, or why you instantly stereotyped people critiquing the execution of a concept as being against an entire group of people not being stereotyped. :thinking: It's almost like you had a preconceived notion of people and then made a judgement based on that. 

Because I don't care about the content creator? I don't like that dude's content either, yeah he does say some dumb shit. I'm just commenting what I saw as well when the game was first revealed, which goes into the topic of the video where people are saying they are confused, but that's because they let themselves have expectations based on what they thought about stuff personally. If people are 'confused' that conservatives in the game are being treated differently than they thought they would or that the game would be about something else, then that's because they set their own expectations that they were going to be treated as such. 

Also, how on earth did I stereotype anyone? I'm literally writing what actually happened. When the game was revealed there were people hoping it would be that type of game, I saw plenty of comments about that. Not my fault if you don't like me pointing it out, I guess.



I'd say the game's treatment of conservatives is disturbingly accurate. They're the NRA, Klan and Republican Party all rolled into one, essentially turning America into a white trash hellhole again.

 

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FloatingWaffles said:
AngryLittleAlchemist said:

Go back and watch the video before commenting :^)

I did watch the video. 

As did I.  It looks like a bunch of snowflake bay area babies with such a narrow perception and understanding of the world outside of their fragile bubble.