I felt that this had to be said...

jiwao

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So I've seen a few threads here and there, talking about the how games may be censored/regulated because of sexualization/violence/explicit imagery etc. After reading the latest one, I felt that I wanted to share my thoughts.

I understand the fear of your favorite games being controlled by people who has zero knowledge or understanding about them, but don't worry. Video games won't be either censored or regulated anytime soon. While there are people, like Jack Thompson for example, who loves to blame video games for real life problems (because actually seeing the real problem and fixing it seems to be too much of a hazard for people like him), no one who actually makes any research has found anything that has connected homicide/rape/abuse etc. to video games. Those who say that they have evidence depicting the opposite has always said the same sentence: "I've found multiple sources", and then proceeded without quoting any of them.

We also have to consider who the people the developers and publishers want to sell their products to, right? Don't you think that they would rather sell their games to someone who actually bought them and played them and actually understand normal human behavior, rather than someone who keep on complaining about them when they haven't even played the game? Wouldn't they rather listen more to their actual fanbase rather than some hair-colored, jobless asshole, screaming themselves hoarse on the street? The last Doom game had a scene in the game that upset a lot of people, but did they remove the scene because of it? No, of course not. Why would they remove something because a group of people who, very likely, don't even play video games and didn't even know who they were before the controversy, got mad? Most normal people either found it funny or unfunny and moved on with their lives.

So again, don't worry people. Our games are not in danger, and they likely will never be. So keep enjoying them, and keep loving ryona.
 

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Yeah I've read about Rape Day or whatever it's called. I wouldn't play that either personally, but not that I'd judge if anyone here is interested.

Also apparently heard about people wanting to ban all games with violence toward women like Tekken or DOA. How would they be able to tell/prove whether a work's main goal is to harm women, or if it's just part of the game? If the same moves can be performed on men, that might be questionable? Will a game be censored if it has any violence against women? What about those older Fire Emblem games for example where you just see her HP go down?

It's complicated. When I leave the ryona fantasy, I do find women (broadly speaking) have that softer feminine quality that should be protected. It's a beautiful trait I respect. As strong as or even stronger than a man's strength. Heck, I think I also have double standards. Again outside the ryona fantasy, when I see a man get hit I'm like lol, but if a girl gets touched I think hey, cut that out!

When I heard about that rape game on Steam, I thought damn, what if someone made a "Ryona Day"? Might be even more of a shock since a lot of people may have never known about this fetish? How much backlash would that draw?
 

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That one honestly looked like low effort trolling just to get people to write their "OMG can you believe this game exists on Steam?!?!" articles.

There are still tons of kink games on Steam, both intentional and otherwise, and a number of them have been proving to be pretty big sellers.
 

jiwao

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Yeah I've read about Rape Day or whatever it's called. I wouldn't play that either personally, but not that I'd judge if anyone here is interested.

Also apparently heard about people wanting to ban all games with violence toward women like Tekken or DOA. How would they be able to tell/prove whether a work's main goal is to harm women, or if it's just part of the game? If the same moves can be performed on men, that might be questionable? Will a game be censored if it has any violence against women? What about those older Fire Emblem games for example where you just see her HP go down?

It's complicated. When I leave the ryona fantasy, I do find women (broadly speaking) have that softer feminine quality that should be protected. It's a beautiful trait I respect. As strong as or even stronger than a man's strength. Heck, I think I also have double standards. Again outside the ryona fantasy, when I see a man get hit I'm like lol, but if a girl gets touched I think hey, cut that out!

When I heard about that rape game on Steam, I thought damn, what if someone made a "Ryona Day"? Might be even more of a shock since a lot of people may have never known about this fetish? How much backlash would that draw?
What this people need to realize is that it's not only men working on this kind of games. There were also a controversy a few years back when the US wanted to ban hentai that portraited rape, when in fact a lot of japanese women make this kind of porn and they would lose what could be their only income if they weren't distributed to other countries. SJWs are complete brainlets who doesn't realize that media that depicts violence against women are made BY women and that just shows how little they actually care about the topic and their lifes are just so boring that they feel that they have to screech about something.

This raises another thing that should be mentioned, and that's that I don't think ryona extends to IRL stuff, in the sense that things we hear about on the news like rape, assault, murder etc. should be called ryona. Ryona is like you said, just fantasy. When two consenting partners with ryona kinks implement their fetishes during i.e. sex, it's still fantasy. This is an important point that will probably be missed, as I've seen some forums calling us out for being misogynistic, sadistic and a possible danger for society. There are probably some people here with a Youtube channel that has been attacked by this people (me included). It's like... hey, if I want to see Monika in back pain then let me! While I enjoy seeing her like this, I still love the character for other reasons too (yes, I made this btw... I make these when I'm bored).
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jiwao

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That one honestly looked like low effort trolling just to get people to write their "OMG can you believe this game exists on Steam?!?!" articles.

There are still tons of kink games on Steam, both intentional and otherwise, and a number of them have been proving to be pretty big sellers.
The game from what I saw while it was still up on Steam were nothing more than an attempt to get some reactions. It looked incredibly dull design-wise and I don't even think anyone with a rape fetish would enjoy it.
 
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