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Friday, October 22, 2010

Role-playing video games offering more ways for gamers to play as gay characters

"When the Prince of Albion isn't battling reanimated corpses, searching for mystical medallions or attempting to overthrow his tyrannical brother, he has a pretty nice life at home with his husband, Kyle the Blacksmith, and their two adopted sons, Alex and Tim. It's just one path players can go down as the heroic protagonist of Fable III," writes Derrick J. Lang. "While the fight for gay rights remains heated in the United States, same-sex marriage and gays in the military have never been issues in Albion, the virtual nation where Fable players battle bandits and other baddies. Though not integral to the plot, gamers have been able to woo characters of the same sex since the sweeping saga launched in 2004." READ MORE

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