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Not only that but when she immediately went there and started going on about mansplaining that harms the credibility of the legitimate occasions when this is the case and it invites the reactionary hordes who want to deny that it exists as a real issue to pile on.FrodoFragins said:Nobody is debating that. We are saying that someone offering a differing opinion doesn't make it sexism. Yet she was super quick to invoke that card and act like a victim.Ungood said:I just wanna say a little bit here.maskedweasel said:
I think, in this instance, she's fighting an imaginary battle of sexism in situations where no sexism was present.
Sexism in Video Game is huge.I used to read developer blogs, and all the stories I could about game development. And the reality is, Video Games has been for a long time a hugely male dominated business in both creator and connoisseur.
It is only maybe in the last decade that the numbers have moved significantly, where women are getting involved in games, both playing and making.
So there is no doubt that Price constantly has to deal with sexism in the work place and by outsiders, as a lot of other women. Will they say so publicly?...Well, not unless they want to lose their job.
But make no mistake, the sexism is there against women in that field.
Just wanted to put that out. I am not defending Price, or her actions, I am not saying anything other then that the Sexism in the Video Game profession is very real, and still very much ongoing.
Any straw can break the camel's back. I have myself been playing a lot less recently because I'm pissed at how they implemented jewelry crafting but most importantly, their arrogance in refusing to engage the many players who have a problem with it.postlarval said:You “walked away” from a game because of two things which are not required to play the game.MisterZebub said:Yep its this kind of garbage, along with the loot boxes, that made me decide to walk away from this game forever.