Hey, Don’t Make Me An Ass

Just a few weeks ago I wrote an article about Princess Debut. In it I touched on how easily games can get you into the shoes of playable characters, as I prettied my virtual finger nails and trampled over every woman in sight to get the men that belonged to me. Even if most games don’t have an elaborate branching story, the fact that you are acting out certain scenarios can make you say “oh, I did this.” However, occasionally a game wants to force your hand, making every player’s action the same. Which can create a conflict between the player and the experience.

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