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Sexism in MMORPGs

Posted Wed, Nov 22, 2006 by LadySirse

MMORPG writer Jon Wood Tackles This Topic

MMORPG.com has posted an editorial that looks at Sexism in MMOs.

"The portrayal of women in video games is disgusting."

That's a quotation I've heard many times, from both men and women alike. The truth is that they have a point. Most of the time, female avatars are portrayed with large breasts, small waistlines and finely toned bodies all around. Commonly, the blame for this is put on the fact that "sex sells" and game development is a male dominated industry.

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