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02 Nov 2017

The Feminine Influence of Wolfenstein 2

****WARNING SPOILERS OF WOLFENSTEIN 2: THE NEW COLOSSUS ARE BELOW****   Back in 1992, B.J. Blazkowicz was nothing more to me than a square-jawed, shifty-eyed face at the bottom of my computer screen. He was a perfect specimen of manliness, crushing his enemies tirelessly despite physical damage or overwhelming odds. For a scrawny twelve-year-old boy, there was no greater fantasy than gunning down waves of Nazis, robots, and Nazi robots. Fast forward to modern gaming where we suffer things like Gamer Gate and the current misogynistic climate. One would think that a sharp-jawed, white-protagonist warrior would be an easy sell Read More