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#41 Adeptus-B

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 10:41 AM

Oh, what the heck, I'll 'stir the pot':

 

Some of the figures on the cover are servitors; can you imagine the outraged response if we ever saw a picture of a female servitor?


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Posted 24 July 2014 - 11:54 AM

Oh, what the heck, I'll 'stir the pot':

 

Some of the figures on the cover are servitors; can you imagine the outraged response if we ever saw a picture of a female servitor?

I don't know if servitors effectively have a sex/ gender... 


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Posted 24 July 2014 - 12:26 PM

 

Oh, what the heck, I'll 'stir the pot':

 

Some of the figures on the cover are servitors; can you imagine the outraged response if we ever saw a picture of a female servitor?

I don't know if servitors effectively have a sex/ gender... 

 

 

Well...the parts of them that are from a human genetically have a gender.


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Posted 24 July 2014 - 01:04 PM

Oh, what the heck, I'll 'stir the pot':

 

Some of the figures on the cover are servitors; can you imagine the outraged response if we ever saw a picture of a female servitor?

 

I personally wouldn't be outraged at that unless someone tried to claim that a female servitor on the cover counts as meaningful inclusion. The Imperium puts women in penitent engines, so we already know that it's equal opportunity with its tortures.



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Posted 24 July 2014 - 01:15 PM

 

Oh, what the heck, I'll 'stir the pot':
 
Some of the figures on the cover are servitors; can you imagine the outraged response if we ever saw a picture of a female servitor?

I don't know if servitors effectively have a sex/ gender...

 

Servitors definitely have gender. The overwhelmingly vast majority of servitors are humans that have had some or most of their brain and some other choice bits replaced by machinery, and are used for everything from calculations to base labour.

Gives a whole new meaning to the concept of "sex-bot".

Anyway, there's an argument that there could conceivably be vat-grown servitors that are essentially genderless, but there hasn't been any, as far as I know. And last I checked, humans are either male or female. So yeah, servitors have gender. Not sure it matters much, but yeah.
 

 

Oh, what the heck, I'll 'stir the pot':

 

Some of the figures on the cover are servitors; can you imagine the outraged response if we ever saw a picture of a female servitor?

I.. I'm not sure I can. I'm sure someone would blow a gasket about "**** culture" or something like that, or some other nonsense about depicting women as slaves, but on the whole, I don't see anyone sane really caring.

 


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Posted 24 July 2014 - 01:19 PM

WH40k has a setting that in my opinion really is rather male.

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Maybe you're just drinking with the wrong women. :P



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Posted 24 July 2014 - 01:22 PM

 

WH40k has a setting that in my opinion really is rather male.

It is the islay scotch in the world of RPG drinks. :D

 

Maybe you're just drinking with the wrong women. :P

 

 

Ahm..well...not sure if that speaks for or against me ;D


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#48 Myrion

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 01:41 PM

You mean, like the outrage over the old female servitor models?
http://n-a-g.org/wp/...zps2384bf9b.jpg

I mean, yeah, it looks horrendous, but hey, I'm told most models back then were terrible.


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Posted 24 July 2014 - 01:49 PM

You mean, like the outrage over the old female servitor models?
http://n-a-g.org/wp/...zps2384bf9b.jpg

I mean, yeah, it looks horrendous, but hey, I'm told most models back then were terrible.

That's just... odd and terrible.

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:59 PM

I've always enjoyed how people who want game mechanics from the 80s also want gender equality from the 80s. Do you post on these forums from an Amiga?
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#51 Myrion

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 10:14 PM

Huh? Are you talking to me? If so I don't get it... And I'm posting from either my laptop or my smartphone :-)

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 10:56 PM

Not you, Myrion. :)

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 11:33 PM

Phew :) 

Would've been doubly weird since I wasn't even around in the eighties ;)



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Posted 25 July 2014 - 03:52 AM

I've always enjoyed how people who want game mechanics from the 80s also want gender equality from the 80s. Do you post on these forums from an Amiga?

I'm not seeing the correlation, nor have anyone been discussing either of this. Seems like an odd thing to drag into a thread on the making of the cover.

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