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Removing problematic racial differences

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packofweasels

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Why in 2018 have Obsidian decided to help perpetuate the myth of race by including racial differences during the character creation. Race has been proven to be a social construct time and again but games like this continue to reinforce the myth. Why are they not using their game to promote racial equality.

I would also like them to correct the game by including a larger diversity of genders during character creation instead of being forced to choose from the oppressive heteronormative binary male/female.

Luckily there is a precedent of Obisdian correcting their finished games when they removed the offensive and transphobic Firedorn Lightbringer epitaph from Pillars of Eternity 1.

I'm sure that Obsidian will do the right thing and I thank them in advance.



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Juodas Varnas

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I know this is supposed to be satyrical, but human races are already the same, even Rekke's unique human race is the same.


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Obvious troll is obvious.


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Obvious troll is obvious.

 

Indeed.



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 Race has been proven to be a social construct time

 

 

Where is your proof ? (Lol this troll)

 

Race = adaptation to an environnement. So races exist. BUT this is not a good "word" actually because of acts of hitler and others guys who wanted to demonstrate superiority of ONE race (which is absurd).

 

A race is superior in a given environment, that's all.

 

I think there is no actual limit (other than politic) to create humans with different stats.

 

But I understand Obsidian, even with a good feeling, you can create a bad buzz. But it is only for that in fact...


Edited by theBalthazar, 23 May 2018 - 02:05 AM.


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*yawn*
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Why can't I play as a pansexual ginger half jew half dolphin of Asian origin? I find that offensive.


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Get on change.org and fight the good fight today !


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