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Video Post Sat, Jul. 26, 2014 93,619 notes

its-tuesday-again:

WHAT THE FUCK IS WRONG WITH STRAIGHT BOYS

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Video Post Sat, Jul. 26, 2014 4,767 notes

meowgon:

☆★♡☆★♡MEOWGON’S 1500 FOLLOWER GIVEAWAY☆★♡☆★♡

it’s that time of year again: the time where i send you dicks. this is my third sex toy giveaway and you know the third time’s the charm, so what better time to give away $100 to bad dragon

that’s right $100. i will buy you anything on bad dragon’s website up to $100, including shipping. shipping is about $11 for the US and $33 for international so even international folks can get a $60ish dick. god bless.

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☆ u don’t have to follow me
☆18 or older so help me
☆ likes and reblogs count
☆ keep ur ask box open
☆ you’ll have to gimme your address
☆ ends friday august 1st, 6 am in japan

if you follow me for this giveaway i hope you like cats and yowapedal because that’s all you’ll get

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carpeumbra:

Fifty Shades of Domestic Abuse

50 Shades of Damaging Stereotypes 

Fifty Shades of Wanna Guess How Many People Will Be Hospitalized Due To Flesh Wounds From Improper Knots After The Movie?

50 Shades of Glorified Abuse

50 Shades of Kidney Damage from Incompetent Crop Use

Fifty Shades of Pathological Violence Due To Past Trauma Isn’t Kink

50 shades of FUCKING NOPE

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I just want to RP. That is all. 

Never thought I’d miss the times when I got kicked out of every group I joined because my blunt and honest words aggravated American sensibilities. But those were the times when I could actually play. 

I miss NK, and ZeldaMaster and diamondunicorn and Zephyrous Melody. I wish Ashura and Nolan would finally reply to me even if to say they want to quit for one reason or another. I wish rightsaidalice’s RL bustle to be over because that’s a really good game. 

I managed to stay in a Team Fortess RP for about a year. Looking back, it wasn’t the pinnacle of good RPing, but it was RP, and it was fun typing an Aussie accent. And there was a lot of smut.

I miss the good old daftafterall room. 

I miss rping with that one friend I used to sit online with _every night_ and do glorious shit. 

I might just have to give up, watch Pacific Rim then weasel myself back into Cefca’s good graces, because this is kinda ridiculous. 






Text Post Wed, Jul. 23, 2014 7 notes

Why a playable Female Assassin doesn’t work in Assassin’s Creed: Unity

theoutspokengeek:

When I had thought about the title for this, I honestly thought that I should have called it: “How I might be able to get a lot of people to hate me in one post or less’. Well, here it is. The topic I have spend a good part of the month dissecting, debating and preparing for. Assassin’s Creed Unity and why a playable female assassin won’t work.

Ubisoft Sucks at Public Statements.

First and foremost, I want you to understand that I definitely think that Ubisoft is pulling excuses out their ass to pretend like they are being politically tolerant on the issue. There really is no need to be if you do one simple thing: JUST TELL THE FUCKING TRUTH. It isn’t. Making a playable female isn’t that hard to do. Dead or Alive does it and they made the horrible creation of ‘jiggle physics’ and if it was hard, Nintendo wouldn’t be sprinkling female characters in Smash Bros like they were going out of style. I’m certainly no game designer but I know that designing one doesn’t take millions of dollars. You might as well have just said “It’s because we’re a bunch of sexist twats.” because that wouldn’t have done any more damage than “It’s too hard.”

Why a Female Assassin Wouldn’t Work

But why wouldn’t a female assassin work? Because of how the approach to the game is going to work. I think a lot of people were under the impression that co-op in first person meant that you your fourth of the four person party was important to the plot. I think we’ve grown used to this in other games like the Left 4 Dead series and Portal 2. Both two great games where you see all the characters that participate in the gameplay and are also represented in the story. So I think that is where a lot of people were wanting this to go.

Even with the previous entries in the game where you have “Wolfpack” mode in multiplayer, I can see where people are coming from. You want to select your character so you can play as your character because it’s a representation of yourself. That work in multiplayer because there is no story to “Wolfpack”. You run, you kill, you run again, you kill. You run some more, you kill some more. But there is no cutscene besides the one where you see the player who got the most accolades or a random accolade.

In Assassin’s Creed: Unity, you play a character named “Arno” and it’s his story. It makes more sense in my eyes and is more cost efficient if the players constantly see themselves as Arno. You don’t have to write everyone in and have different stories. If you have a specific female assassin and it’s added into the story, you would have to create two more characters to accommodate for each player’s unique storyline. Time, money and effort. That’s what it would take and that means changing the story, the plot and the game when it’s nearly complete. It would simply cause the game to be delayed possibly till the summer. And let’s not even get into talks about proper spotlight equality between all four characters.

Females and the Assassin’s Creed Storyline

Something that I would like to note in the section ahead:

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It’s no secret that history has not been good to women. Slavery, the right to vote, equal pay, etc. It’s not rocket science to figure that females have had it rough. But we can even apply this to Assassin’s Creed and it’s historical accuracy. It’s not hard to see that writing an ambiguous story line for a female and male version of Arno would be a hard task. In history, people act different depending if you are male or female. I could bet you that you couldn’t replace any of the male main characters in this series and say that people would react the same way.

Assassin’s Creed 3 and 4 are both perfect examples on how genders were handled different. In AC3, we have Connor Kenway and Aveline. We also have Connor’s father, Haythem, who underestimates Connor’s mom, Kaniehti:io, by speaking slowly and demeaning her. Hell, in that game alone, you have a character that refers to his female lover as a fussock. Literally a “fat, dumb person”. This is how characters handled other female characters.

In AC3: Liberation, the female lead Aveline must dress appropriate to fool other people. Either as a well kept lady, a slave or an assassin. Just to traverse town. Connor, in AC3, literally can just walk around and have no problem being in only his assassin’s uniform.

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag also brings us Edward Kenway, James Kidd and Anne Bonny.

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Now when I say James Kidd, he is actually the female on the right. In history, Mary Read was a pirate known for dressing up like males (James Kidd) and hiding it well that only Anne Bonny (on the left) and her husband really knew first off. James/Mary is a perfect example on why something like an androgynous Arno just wouldn’t work. Mary Read had to disguise herself as a man to convince and have people treat her like a man. Even Edward’s own shock at the revelation at James being Mary. “Your name’s not James, is it?” “Not most days.”

So in 1600s and 1700s, women really had to either prove themselves because they were treated as dumb or not capable. Or in the case of Aveline, protagonist of AC: Liberation, she had to disguise herself as a slave, a lady or an assassin. Or else she would stand out like a peach in a patch of apples.

So really, Ubisoft can’t make an androgynous Arno without making vast changes to the script that just wouldn’t stay historically accurate. Even feminists would be able to agree that women and men simply were not and still aren’t treated equally historically.

So how can female assassin’s work in AC:Unity?

Quite easily actually. If the story is the only thing that keeps players from being a female assassin, then you can just make a mode where it you can free roam without any story and just do missions. Or even Wolfpack missions. A simple fix. Something that could be DLC but shouldn’t. 

So that’s why and how females shouldn’t, couldn’t, could and should be in Assassin’s Creed Unity.






Video Post Wed, Jul. 23, 2014 6 notes

game-loot:

Assassin’s Creed Unity Meets Parkour in Real Life - 4K!

I HAVE TEARS IN MY EYES THIS SHIT IS SO FREAKING COOL




Quote Post Wed, Jul. 23, 2014 105,964 notes

“If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to them the other cheek also”


Matt 5:39

This specifically refers to a hand striking the side of a person’s face, tells quite a different story when placed in it’s proper historical context. In Jesus’s time, striking someone of a lower class ( a servant) with the back of the hand was used to assert authority and dominance. If the persecuted person “turned the other cheek,” the discipliner was faced with a dilemma. The left hand was used for unclean purposes, so a back-hand strike on the opposite cheek would not be performed. Another alternative would be a slap with the open hand as a challenge or to punch the person, but this was seen as a statement of equality. Thus, by turning the other cheek the persecuted was in effect putting an end to the behavior or if the slapping continued the person would lawfully be deemed equal and have to be released as a servant/slave.   

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THAT makes a lot more sense, now, thank you. 

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I can attest to the original poster’s comments. A few years back I took an intensive seminar on faith-based progressive activism, and we spent an entire unit discussing how many of Jesus’ instructions and stories were performative protests designed to shed light on and ridicule the oppressions of that time period as a way to emphasize the absurdity of the social hierarchy and give people the will and motivation to make changes for a more free and equal society.

For example, the next verse (Matthew 5:40) states “And if anyone wants to sue you and take your shirt, hand over your coat as well.” In that time period, men traditionally wore a shirt and a coat-like garment as their daily wear. To sue someone for their shirt was to put them in their place - suing was generally only performed to take care of outstanding debts, and to be sued for one’s shirt meant that the person was so destitute the only valuable thing they could repay with was their own clothing. However, many cultures at that time (including Hebrew peoples) had prohibitions bordering on taboo against public nudity, so for a sued man to surrender both his shirt and his coat was to turn the system on its head and symbolically state, in a very public forum, that “I have no money with which to repay this person, but they are so insistent on taking advantage of my poverty that I am leaving this hearing buck-ass naked. His greed is the cause of a shameful public spectacle.”

All of a sudden an action of power (suing someone for their shirt) becomes a powerful symbol of subversion and mockery, as the suing patron either accepts the coat (and therefore full responsibility as the cause of the other man’s shameful display) or desperately chases the protester around trying to return his clothes to him, making a fool of himself in front of his peers and the entire gathered community.

Additionally, the next verse (Matthew 5:41; “If anyone forces you to go one mile, go with them two miles.”) was a big middle finger to the Romans who had taken over Judea and were not seen as legitimate authority by the majority of the population there. Roman law stated that a centurion on the march could require a Jew (and possibly other civilians as well, although I don’t remember explicitly) to carry his pack at any time and for any reason for one mile along the road (and because of the importance of the Roman highway system in maintaining rule over the expansive empire, the roads tended to be very well ordered and marked), however hecould not require any service beyond the next mile marker. For a Jewish civilian to carry a centurion’s pack for an entire second mile was a way to subvert the authority of the occupying forces. If the civilian wouldn’t give the pack back at the end of the first mile, the centurion would either have to forcibly take it back or report the civilian to his commanding officer (both of which would result in discipline being taken against the soldier for breaking Roman law) or wait until the civilian volunteered to return the pack, giving the Judean native implicit power over the occupying Roman and completely subverting the power structure of the Empire. Can you imagine how demoralizing that must have been for the highly ordered Roman armies that patrolled the region?

Jesus was a pacifist, but his teachings were in no way passive. There’s a reason he was practically considered a terrorist by the reigning powers, and it wasn’t because he healed the sick and fed the hungry.

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Photo Post Wed, Jul. 23, 2014 112,264 notes

allronix:

adamusprime:

have we discussed this yet

I don’t think the Vatican knew what it was in for when they hired this guy. 

I did not expect much of this guy but he’s turning out great. I hope he’ll be able to get shit done. 

allronix:

adamusprime:

have we discussed this yet

I don’t think the Vatican knew what it was in for when they hired this guy. 

I did not expect much of this guy but he’s turning out great. I hope he’ll be able to get shit done. 

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Video Post Wed, Jul. 23, 2014 48 notes

tiefighters:

Star Wars Rebels - Extended Trailer

HOSHIT




Link Post Tue, Jul. 22, 2014 5 notes

Making Assassin's Creed Unity: Part 2 - Next Generation Technology - IGN Video

arnaud-viktor-dorian:

In the end, Alex Amancio said, that Arno was raised by an Templar Grandmaster. Well done, Fandom. Your fear became true!

And balance is restored. >3

Take note of the words too, THIS is why you didn’t get what you wanted. 



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