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Author Topic: Why D&D SJWs are Attacking Baldur's Gate  (Read 1066 times)

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Why D&D SJWs are Attacking Baldur's Gate
« on: October 28, 2020, 01:16:45 AM »
I really didn't expect to be doing a video about baldurs gate 3 but here we are! Why? Because there's ttrpg / dnd SJWs who are trying to destroy it, and I want to go into how and why.


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Re: Why D&D SJWs are Attacking Baldur's Gate
« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2020, 04:15:54 AM »
Well, I'd say it was a matter of time.

I'm kinda curious how it will end.
The bigger the title, the less there is to be gained by giving in to the perpetually offended as most people just don't care about their imaginary issues.

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Re: Why D&D SJWs are Attacking Baldur's Gate
« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2020, 07:59:38 PM »
Error occurred on video playback?

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Re: Why D&D SJWs are Attacking Baldur's Gate
« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2020, 11:41:32 PM »
Error occurred on video playback?

Strange. Is that still happening?
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Re: Why D&D SJWs are Attacking Baldur's Gate
« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2020, 11:52:11 PM »
It's working now.

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Re: Why D&D SJWs are Attacking Baldur's Gate
« Reply #5 on: November 03, 2020, 01:05:36 AM »
My take since I am a vidya gaemah and have been following this fairly closely (I don't do early access though...):
Funny enough, the developers commented that the early access people were creating their characters as.... "The default Vault Dweller" aka The Lone Wanderer from FallOut:
http://vignette1.wikia.nocookie.net/fallout/images/8/8a/Lone_Wanderer_action_figure.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20101008165856

It was meant as a callback to the original Balder's Gate team, which came from Interplay, which made FallOut. Surprisingly, the blue outfit selected did resemble the iconic videogame character, they were laughing about it and it was cute. However, it was the Vidya Gaem Urinalists who Reee'd "WHITE MAN! WHITE MAN NAHTSEE BAD!!! GRRR....". Thereby, making claims that the players of the game are bad and evil people.
This caught the devs by surprise and their reactions show it. In fact, being an indie studio, they were probably unaware that this would be spun and spun until ... https://boundingintocomics.com/2020/10/16/baldurs-gate-3-devs-sorely-disappointed-that-most-popular-character-creation-option-is-a-white-human-male/

*sigh* Pundit isn't wrong about the whys, but vidya gaems have been under attack from the SJWs and their media for far too long now. Also, IMHO, THE BEST D&D video game of all time is The Pool Of Radiance from SSI released in 1988 Commodore 64 version (first serious attempt at 1E AD&D rules on the computer). Digital OSR: https://www.c64-wiki.com/wiki/Pool_of_Radiance
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Re: Why D&D SJWs are Attacking Baldur's Gate
« Reply #6 on: November 14, 2020, 11:21:31 PM »

It was meant as a callback to the original Balder's Gate team, which came from Interplay, which made FallOut. Surprisingly, the blue outfit selected did resemble the iconic videogame character, they were laughing about it and it was cute. However, it was the Vidya Gaem Urinalists who Reee'd "WHITE MAN! WHITE MAN NAHTSEE BAD!!! GRRR....". Thereby, making claims that the players of the game are bad and evil people.
This caught the devs by surprise and their reactions show it. In fact, being an indie studio, they were probably unaware that this would be spun and spun until ... https://boundingintocomics.com/2020/10/16/baldurs-gate-3-devs-sorely-disappointed-that-most-popular-character-creation-option-is-a-white-human-male/

"Skin conditions"?? "Hearing and mobility aids"??  What the actual fuck???
The word "problematic" is problematic

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Re: Why D&D SJWs are Attacking Baldur's Gate
« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2020, 09:43:18 PM »

It was meant as a callback to the original Balder's Gate team, which came from Interplay, which made FallOut. Surprisingly, the blue outfit selected did resemble the iconic videogame character, they were laughing about it and it was cute. However, it was the Vidya Gaem Urinalists who Reee'd "WHITE MAN! WHITE MAN NAHTSEE BAD!!! GRRR....". Thereby, making claims that the players of the game are bad and evil people.
This caught the devs by surprise and their reactions show it. In fact, being an indie studio, they were probably unaware that this would be spun and spun until ... https://boundingintocomics.com/2020/10/16/baldurs-gate-3-devs-sorely-disappointed-that-most-popular-character-creation-option-is-a-white-human-male/

"Skin conditions"?? "Hearing and mobility aids"??  What the actual fuck???
The solution to these and other stupidity can be found in one film: https://youtu.be/-79Mb_uE9Fk ;D
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Re: Why D&D SJWs are Attacking Baldur's Gate
« Reply #8 on: February 13, 2021, 04:41:27 PM »
*sigh* Pundit isn't wrong about the whys, but vidya gaems have been under attack from the SJWs and their media for far too long now. Also, IMHO, THE BEST D&D video game of all time is The Pool Of Radiance from SSI released in 1988 Commodore 64 version (first serious attempt at 1E AD&D rules on the computer). Digital OSR: https://www.c64-wiki.com/wiki/Pool_of_Radiance

You've played the ten or so sequels with the same engine and the FRUA fangames?