Let Queer Characters Be Happy

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When The Last Of Us Part II’s new trailer debuted at this year’s E3, protagonist Ellie enjoyed a slow dance and kiss with another woman. My queer friends and I confessed to one another that we were assuming the worst. That happy girl will probably die, because while games allow

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Let queer characters be happy:
while this character in tlou 2 is a very cheaply made pandering character that's going to be fridged in a terribly…
Hey, fucking read this. Okay? Great.
It's the post apocalypse, nobody is happy.
make your own game you cunts
The entire entertainment industry: nah
Okay. I am home, and I have a story to tell that's related to this story by @transgamerthink. It's about the devel…
it's a zombie game
Casual observation of that community says they basically want queer characters to be happy, well written, and most…
i deeply, deeply struggle with this because the truth is i really love self-indulgently sad stories in general????…
Just play kirby you fucking cucks
I’m not home r/n but: please give this a read. I’m gonna have a follow-up story afterward.
This article is good and highlights ways in which queer characters are dealt with differently than cishet character…
To be honest. That and the replies fail to understand that you can have character conflict and drama WITHOUT it rel…
The Post Apocalypse? More like the Prozac Apocolypse amirite
the straights in the comments are TESTING me
Let queer characters not be actual characters in the story basically
Ellie's girlfriend is dying within the first hour of the game you do realize that right
She gon die you know that
At least it talks about how fugged up the original LIS is but I feel like way too many crtitics still overlook how…
Make your own game, and if it's good I will play it.
They can be happy all they want, but they shouldn't be safe in a post apocalypse
I really want to like this article but it also has numerous problems
jaja te imaginas
This article perfectly sums up why I finished two episodes of Life is Strange, had the ending spoiled for me, and s…
"We have more gays, trans-people, bisexuals, and others games than ever before. Yet we, comparatively, also have mo…
games: No. films: No. tv shows: ...yes- wait, I mean NO.
What the fuck
In other words, someone make a @QueerEye game. If it is anything less than a fierce piece of werk, I know five fabu…
ooh im tempted to mock this one
She won't be happy when her gf is killed to fuel Revenge Quest.
Oh look, straight people replying in comments about something they know nothing about that doesn't apply to them. I…
Maybe one day a queer storyline won't end in misery or death. Maybe.
Come for Ellie and and I have a personal problem with you.
Fantastic piece by @transgamerthink. This, above all else, is why I value media like YURI!!! on ICE so much: Yuuri…
Let Kotaku journalists be happy: For the love of God you can't please these fucking people
from @transgamerthink for kotaku #pride: "We have more gays, trans-people, bisexuals, and others games than ever be…
this article is real good and you should read it
Admittedly, The Last of Us is a TERRIBLE example for this - it's a postapoc game with very few survivors in general…
it should be illegal to retweet Kotaku
Yep. The noting of The Last of Us Part II, the moment they kissed my first thought was one or both of them is going…
this is a really great article! (warning, does have some game spoilers)
For Kotaku's Pride Week, I went in hard with some stuff the staff has been mulling over ever since we saw TLOU Part…
all due respect you're talking about: -a post apoc series where the first game had the mc's daughter die in the f…
The "hero losing a loved one at the beginning" plot is incredibly common in video games but of course you need to m…
Let queer characters be happy:
Let journalists understand basic story telling 101. Characters need obstacles to overcome and their hardships and f…
Whenever I talk about the problem with tragic queer narratives, the usual response is "but that's story conflict!"…
No. Let them all suffer.
Ah, I wrote a similar article once and have videos dedicated to my piece. Videos that tell me I'm a terrible writer…
What kind of mental gymnastics you gotta do to come to the conclusion that this narrative trend towards extreme mis…
thanks kotaku, say it louder for the ones in the back !!
>We need female, LGBTQIA+QWERTY characters >OH MY GOD NOT LIKE THIS Every fucking time.
These are fictional characters, you dingus.
imagine making people happy in the last of us world just because they're gay lol
Who the hell cares? Remember when journalists talked about good characters and story? I miss those days. Can we ple…
You know, I don't think I realized why Anders' story in DA:2 was such an immense gut punch for me until reading thi…
The Gallbrush Threepwood Fallacy exemplified: if identity representation in games is so important to you, you'll ha…
Someone gets paid to write articles like this. Let that sink in.
"We are, more often than not, unsaveable unless we are fuckable, and even that is up to the player."
I can't be the only one saying this but @critdistance you should take a hard look at this with a #TWIVGB eye.…
(((((((((((((((((((((Kotaku)))))))))))))))))))))) #Gamergate
EVERY STORY SHOULD BE HAPPY AND CAREFREE! LET THE BOYS JIZZ EVERYWHERE! WE ARE KOTAKUUUUU
Who wouldn't be happy in a post-apocalyptic world swarming with zombies under authoritarian control? The Last Of Us…
Впитайте каждую строчку этого текста, почувствуйте налет социальной справедливости на ваших зубах.
Twitter people really will twist themselves into any kind of argument against positive gay representation so they d…
I love this piece by Heather a lot, but I can't stop looking at all the straight white gamer boys who just refuse t…
The Australian Kotaku website that had this article is full of straight white dudes all praising eachother, They're…
wat.... It's a post apocalyptic game.... You can never please people....
A pretty woke article.
Man, if they knew what my drafts were like
Imagine thinking this was progress.
The alternative that's being proposed here is that queer characters shouldn't exist in TLOU bc they can't be 'happy…
The amount of time spent in 2017 and 2018 contemplating sexuality and gender is staggering. I've had multiple clos…
WHO THE FUCK SAID THEY HAD TO BE SAD YOU DILDO. IM DONE....
Shit article.. Makes no sense so do one.. it's amazing that the games mentioned even have gay characters 😂
That's not how compelling storytelling works... That's not how that works at all.
Yes, because the best narratives have no conflict.
people who say happiness is boring are boring themselves the word needs more happy endings 🙏💐💕
i continue to be psyched as hell that we are doing #pride week at @kotaku. please check out heather's installment t…
honestly if i see one more gay tragedy/fantasy-as-metaphor for gay struggle written by a straight person, i’m gonna…
Any character with a journey worth telling invariably experiences some measure of pain and sorrow. What we did? We…
Wow. @Kotaku's piece on letting queer characters be happy is incredible. Hit me right in the feels and is so releva…
eh i mean sure, but my concern with the bury our gays trope was never that the gays aren't…
Let Queer Characters Be Happy — This! I do not demand happy ever after for all queer characters, but video game que…
Snowflake articles like this are why I can't take @Kotaku seriously. One miserable staff.
hit the nail on the head for my feelings with LiS
There used to be this wry joke among my queer friends, how LGBT romance movies always ended in tragedy. Can we have…
Maravilloso artículo que reflexiona sobre cómo la representación "Queer" en los videojuegos a menudo conlleva el su…
I'm all for EVERY game character being happy, but using The Last of Us as an example might not be the best choice,…
"one of the most radical things art could do right now would be to show us a world in which we are more than our su…
purehavuk #Gaming #News | @FlyRts @Quickest_Rts | Let Queer Characters Be Happy #blog
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@KateVsTheWorld For anyone who wants to actually read the article instead of just the headline
You should all read this. via @kotaku
I am working on an essay about this... Let Queer Characters Be Happy .@queergames
Everything about this article is one hundred percent correct.
@marmotmx ._____________________________.
Let Queer Characters Be Happy ༄ When The Last Of Us Part II’s new trailer debuted at this…
@Abydos1 Yeah saw an article on the topic published yesterday lol It's bullshit tbh, stop…
Let Queer Characters Be Happy via @kotaku
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Let Queer Characters Be Happy, and That’s a Big Opportunity for Brands
This is a particularly moving plea:
A well written & thought provoking article about queer characters in games. #Kotaku Let Queer Characters Be Happy
Let Queer Characters Be Happy via @kotaku
Excellent article from @transgamerthink on Queer characters in gaming. When I meet a gay character in a game its li…
Let Queer Characters Be Happy
Let Queer Characters Be Happy - Kotaku
Let Queer Characters Be Happy
"We are, more often than not, unsaveable unless we are fuckable, and even that is up to the player."
Let Queer Characters Be Happy
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