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Last week we lauded BioWare writer David Gaider for his eloquent defense of the inclusion of love interests for players of any sexual orientation in Dragon Age 2. Now one gamer has started an internet petition asking that Gaider be fired for his poor portrayal of gay men.

You can't please all of the Dragon Age 2 sexually all of the time; eventually you'd get tired, but David Gaider and the rest of the writing team for BioWare's Dragon Age 2 tried their best, filling the game with enough men, women, and elves to please any sexual leaning they could imagine. There are men for women, women for men, men for men, and women for women.
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There's been a lot of debate over the sexuality options in DAII. I seem to remember DA:O having many of the same features, though. I can't recall if there was as much of a stink about that game. Personally, I applaud the way in which BioWare and its writers are handling all this criticism.
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I bet there are plenty of gay guys who this guy would also think are poor portrayals of gay men.
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Seems like no matter what, people find a reason to get upset over everything, no matter how stupid or pointless and will try to use it for their own gains.
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There's been a lot of debate over the sexuality options in DAII. I seem to remember DA:O having many of the same features, though. I can't recall if there was as much of a stink about that game. Personally, I applaud the way in which BioWare and its writers are handling all this criticism.

man, trying to get one guy fired over something like that?

that's so.... gay
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I'm offended by the fact that my key board has a speck of dust.

Instead of living with it, I'm going to ask for the firing of the inventor of dust. If that person is not fired, I will sue the planet for hurting my feelings.

People are just a bunch of babies now a days. It's a damn game get over yourself.

Kids these days man, geez.
    
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The women are always flirting with me too if I even talk to them for more than a minute or two. I'm highly offended by this. It is things like this that give straight guys a bad name.
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I put it in code because this is DEFINATELY NOT safe for work. It sums this story up PERFECTLY.

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This is stupid. Just another reason to whine. I am offended by their portrayal of my main character, whom I deemed a straight male. I would never click the "heart" option for another man thus I demand it that option be removed from all male conversations as it upsets me sexually.

See the logic? Me either.
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who cares, not like gay people are actual "people" anyways
So it begins
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