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Should GTA VI have female and gay playable protagonists?

Yes for equal Representation! 8 7.08%
 
No. I am homophobic and s... 29 25.66%
 
Let Rockstar do what they... 76 67.26%
 
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Kaneman! said:
kurasakiichimaruALT said:

1. True. I do not deny that.

2. https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/03/31/spies-women_n_5061281.html

Women are capable of doing what the male GTAV protagonists are doing good or bad. I don't see any reason for exclusivity when a solid story and gameplay is all I need for my GTA fix.

3. Is it the rule here to tell people you disagree with as trolls?

2. 

https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2004/may/21/artsandhumanities.highereducation

This article says, that women who are overemotional or oversexed should/would not be recruited as spies, which eliminates prostitutes from the equation. Now, I don't say GTA can't have a female character, but it'd be pointless if she'd be a spy, as it would change the game's working formula. Rockstar doesn't need that, at the risk of alienating it's buyers. GTA should remain GTA. So, that being said - if it fits into the storyline, they can make a female protagonist, but not because there should be a female protagonist because of inclusivity.

Now, you said that women are capable of everything that male protagonists are capable of doing. It should be pointed out, that there's inherent physical differences between men and women - especially in strength. As you know, there is hand-to-hand combat in the games, so there's your difference. Of course, it could be reduced by a martial arts training of sorts, but let's not dive into specifics. 

3. No, but making multiple outlandish statements that go strongly against the consensus, is at least illogical and points strongly towards trolling.

1. Strippers/prostitutes can have side jobs. Strippers can be oversexed, normal or undersexed Whatever. Some women could even appear less attractive without their make up/mascara and hair done. Did you know that?

2. Women can fight. It doesn't matter if men are stronger. It's just videogames. Even GTA as a concept doesn't make sense. Don't take it seriously. Lol

3. What consensus? What outlandish statements that are illogical? I never made one so far. Is it trolling to say that GTA can sell like hot cakes even if they have a female/gay protagonists?



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GTA 6 SJW Edition?

No thank you

 

I don't have to read any more from you to know that you're some kind of feminist who can't appreciate how far we've come compared to a few decades ago. You will always have something to complain about.

Last edited by HintHRO - on 18 May 2018

Fuck forced diversity and fuck SJW. Making protagonists "diverse" just for the sake of diversity is akin to artistic  suicide.



John2290 said:
Mr_No said:
I would probably play the next GTA despite of it having or not having a female or homosexual character. However, it would be interesting to see how well would a homosexual protagonist would be written, especially if they aim to surpass GTA IV story-wise. But I'd have my doubts like many people.

But the outcry on the social media would be insane, unfortunately. Some kids and adults alike would outright refuse to buy the game because it has an homosexual protagonist, even if there's a SWITCH option that lets you play as three different characters. I am actually picturing what gamers and their mothers would say to slander this kind of decision. I would be interested to see what would be the outcome on the game for such a sudden switch.

Unless... they make him start as heterosexual, but later there is a choice where he can turn homosexual at the decision of the player.

People would go apeshit over implying gayness as a choice. There is no way they can win in this situation even if they wanted to do it, things are just to politically charged in media these days because of large sites trying to generate views from outrage they design. No matter what they do the outrage will happen so its best to stay away from it atm regardless of their vision.

I get you. I was thinking more of a bait and switch like they did in MGS2; slowly revealing about his sexuality to the gamer. The problem would lie again on how gamers would see this, since there are people who aren't too appreciative of homosexuality in any form.

And you're right. I didn't see it from that perspective. Having to make a choice about "Do I go gay or do I stay straight?" can be problematic. However, the character's homosexuality can be very implied and hinted at several occasions, so it's not blatant. It would also help if sexuality doesn't become an overly explicit topic. 



Or how about just good characters ?



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kurasakiichimaruALT said:

1. Strippers/prostitutes can have side jobs. Strippers can be oversexed, normal or undersexed Whatever. Some women could even appear less attractive without their make up/mascara and hair done. Did you know that?

2. Women can fight. It doesn't matter if men are stronger. It's just videogames. Even GTA as a concept doesn't make sense. Don't take it seriously. Lol

3. What consensus? What outlandish statements that are illogical? I never made one so far. Is it trolling to say that GTA can sell like hot cakes even if they have a female/gay protagonists?

its as if with every reply your argument deteriorates further and further. try actually making a case for GTA needing to have a gay female protagonist instead of just abstracting your same few points into obscurity. you are suggesting a game centering around a gay female protagonist who works as a stripper, and then as a "side job" works as a spy that also knows how to fight. none of that even remotely resembles a GTA game. the characters in GTA dont have jobs, they work in the criminal underground. there are also no spies in GTA at all. there have been drug dealers, gang members, thiefs, bank robbers, etc. things that you see in the criminal underground. spies work AGAINST those things. i also think youll find that there is very little fighting in GTA. you shoot guns and run people over. occasionally you punch and kick, but thats really it.

what im saying is that your idea would not work as a GTA game, hell im not sure it would even work as a game. overall it just sounds like a dulled down, less interesting version of Bayonetta.



Why not a handicapped protagonist? Why doesn't OP want equal representation of the differently-abled? Ableism strikes yet again.



We need more male characters in video games, why are men underrepresented as video game main characters?



kurasakiichimaruALT said:

1. Strippers/prostitutes can have side jobs. Strippers can be oversexed, normal or undersexed Whatever. Some women could even appear less attractive without their make up/mascara and hair done. Did you know that?

2. Women can fight. It doesn't matter if men are stronger. It's just videogames. Even GTA as a concept doesn't make sense. Don't take it seriously. Lol

3. What consensus? What outlandish statements that are illogical? I never made one so far. Is it trolling to say that GTA can sell like hot cakes even if they have a female/gay protagonists?

1) What.

2) Then why don't you take a piece of your own advice and don't take the game so seriously? Let the developers do with it as they please, and don't force in protagonists just for sake of diversity.

3) For one, the consensus in the very poll you posted, in which there is a 64:0 vote differential against your proposal. Secondly, you compared GTA V, a game with high acclaim to the Twilight saga, a subpar book/movie series. And finally, you make asinine statements like point 1. What is that? It doesn't even make any sense.



I would care the same for the game if there was a gay or woman protagonist instead of whatever the previous one had... 0%



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