Just to make a point here, I am not offended by Inno at all for the lack of avatars representing people of different race, as I, myself am not white.
Actually I do.Your "yes" vote would simply make this be considered as a potential update in the future. It would not lead to any loss or harm to anyone. On the other hand, a "no" vote potentially sends the incorrect message that certain groups of people don't deserve to be heard or have their suggestions considered, and I don't think any of us want to send that message.
Does this one count?In a game with fewer than 10 black avatars, even less Asian, and fewer again Latino - versus well over 250 white options - a simple suggestion that greater diversity might be a good thing has met with 2 pages of ignorance, stupidity and a complete lack of consideration, compassion or common decency.
Yes I am... Mandarin...So I guess you're Mandarin or something?
Stormtroopers because everyone can appreciate Star Wars. Negative uses are obviously those where the choice of a proactive avatar could lead to denial of friendship, Guild membership and Aid. I believe this idea to be a hot topic bandwagon intended to divide, segregate and promote prejudice.In a game with fewer than 10 black avatars, even less Asian, and fewer again Latino - versus well over 250 white options - a simple suggestion that greater diversity might be a good thing has met with 2 pages of ignorance, stupidity and a complete lack of consideration, compassion or common decency. 7 votes against vs 7 in favour is a disgrace. It costs nothing to support this idea, you're not paying the bills, and the development of additional artwork is not going to be at the expense of any features you might have wished in the game. This isn't a priority list, it is a simple and polite request for some consideration. No one even asked for equal representation, this isn't a political statement, they just asked for more colour options to be considered. The level of sheer stupidity and racism in the responses and votes here hard to fathom. This place has always been fairly toxic but this is a whole new level of dumb. Stormtroopers? Negative uses? Seriously wtf.
Wow. That sounds like something my Grade 12 Philosophy teacher and my Philosophy Professor would say.I did not carefully read the post at first and my previous comment is out of ignorance and sheer stupidity. Now I have carefully read it, my thoughts are: I) this issue is beyond my comprehension capacity and therefore my best move should be to stay out of it. There is an ancient saying in our culture (ahem, Mandarin as afore-mentioned) that says "The thickness of the earth and the height of the sky (or heaven) is beyond our imagination. If you challenge it you are going to regret it." II) If I am to get involved in the matter, my vote has to be "split" YES & NO. The reason for the YES is that if you take the time and energy to carefully consider what the proposal says, to "put on their shoes" and follow the logic and reasoning in their argument, they would be correct. But the problem with this option is people do not have the time and energy to do so, especially when you remember there are many people in the world below the poverty line, "many third world kids still starving" -- at least that is what they say in TV dramas, used by people to end whatever argument they are losing, because, it means, who cares about your nuisance problem when people are facing more serious problems? What you raise is indeed "A" problem and your reasoning is indeed correct, but, is it "THE" problem? Is it the most important problem? ---- Now back to the reason for the NO. And the reason is "there is no reason". As some scientific research (I don't have the energy to cite the source right now) suggests, when you want to persuade people to do something (to buy something), the reasoning does not really matter. Their final decision will be made based on "guts," "gut feelings", unless, of course, you coerce (intimidate) them and deprive them of a free choice. Also, as told in some movies, people's choices are "already made" and people come to this world not to make a choice but to "understand the choice" and they can only understand it, after they carry out that choice, good or bad, right or wrong. III) I also think of what the "enlightment" "consciousness" Gurus say. They say that all the problems of the world are caused by "identification", identification with a religious group, with a country, with a race, etc. Instead, one should identify with "all that is" or, tentatively, "the universe". Admittedly, the real world is full of problems; otherwise why are there protests and movements... well then, should the best effort be made, to integrate the game world with the real world, to make this just a part of that, to make them the same, or, to segregate/isolate the two? with the same type of separation as between the player and the character -- "I am the character" or "I am just playing a character"? "I want the character (represented by the portrait) to be exactly like me" or "I want the character to be absolutely and completely what I AM NOT"? --- The End ---