Are you boycotting the Harvest DLC pack cause of this fiasco?

#121MC_STAAVYPosted 5/3/2013 8:13:50 PM
Why is everyone complaining about the artist's vision being changed? Who the hell cares?

You didn't draw it, so what's in it for you guys to get up in here and defend a guy you don't even know? Hell for all we know the dude doesn't even care about this all that much.

In any case, I think this is a situation in which censorship made a scene better. Change isn't always bad, and this is an example of good change in my eyes. Improved the eye candy factor significantly if you ask me!
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#122parKb5Posted 5/3/2013 9:03:37 PM
Emmy_Altava posted...

...if you don't want censorship, then convince the consuming adults of the western world to stop being over-reactive and lawsuit-happy prudes, please and thank you. Until then, this sort of thing is going to happen and cannot not happen without risking the... well, risking the ass of the company responsible.


Maybe if they kept it in we'd have more videos of father's crying on the news.
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#123teh_kyle00Posted 5/3/2013 9:08:13 PM
If you wanna see the picture, you can find it very easily online.

The picture should not affect the decision to buy at all.
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#124NekoEspiritoPosted 5/3/2013 9:11:23 PM
Concerned about censorship and missing out on Tharja's sweet can?

Son, I downloaded the original off the interwebs and it's my cell phone background. :D
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#125Google_ChromPosted 5/3/2013 9:14:44 PM
kaiyouske posted...
It's funny because all you every bring up is her butt but I'm talking about this artwork as a whole. I'm not even talking about her butt. Who cares about the butt? This artwork as a whole was not interpreted as the original artist's intentions and I have a problem with that. It's really that simple. I purchased the official art book from Japan and if all of these pictures were 'butt blocked' I would definitely have an issue. It's a butt dude. Everyone has one. It should NOT be censored.

All things start small....even problems. I don't want it to get to that point. It's obvious that our opinions don't align, but I respect yours and I'm asking you to respect mine as well.

Ah, now I see your point. It's not so much what in the artwork was being censored, but rather that art was being censored at all. Regardless, while it is a shame that this censor was put in place, I still think boycotting this DLC based on that and that alone is a bit much, especially when the focus of the DLC wasn't the art, but rather the surplus of character development through the conversations. And if an entire art book were to be censored, than I'd easily be on your side: the purpose of the art book was solely to show art, and if the entire product is changed due to censors, then it'd be more of a problem.

And I doubt the censorship would go beyond Tharja's butt. But yes, you're right. I may have sounded hostile, but I always respected your opinion, and I'm glad you feel the same about mine.
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#126FevannPosted 5/3/2013 9:24:41 PM
I'm boycotting it because I haven't boycotted a thing in a while.

My friends, we are certainly very happy to see each of you out this evening. We are here this evening for serious business. [Audience:] (Yes) We are here in a general sense because first and foremost we are American citizens (That's right), and we are determined to apply our citizenship to the fullness of its meaning. (Yeah. That's right) We are here also because of our love for democracy (Yes), because of our deep-seated belief that democracy transformed from thin paper to thick action (Yes) is the greatest form of government on earth. (That's right)

But we are here in a specific sense because of the bus situation in Montgomery. (Yes) We are here because we are determined to get the situation corrected. This situation is not at all new. The problem has existed over endless years. (That's right) For many years now, Negroes in Montgomery and so many other areas have been inflicted with the paralysis of crippling fear (Yes) on buses in our community. (That's right) On so many occasions, Negroes have been intimidated and humiliated and oppressed because of the sheer fact that they were Negroes. (That's right) I don't have time this evening to go into the history of these numerous cases. Many of them now are lost in the thick fog of oblivion (Yes), but at least one stands before us now with glaring dimensions. (yes)

Just the other day, just last Thursday to be exact, one of the finest citizens in Montgomery--(Amen) not one of the finest Negro citizens (That's right), but one of the finest citizens in Montgomery--was taken from a bus (Yes) and carried to jail and arrested (Yes) because she refused to get up to give her seat to a white person. (yes, that's right) Now the press would have us believe that she refused to leave a reserved section for Negroes (Yes), but I want you to know this evening that there is no reserved section. (All right) The law has never been clarified at that point. (Hell no) Now I think I speak with legal authority--not that I have any legal authority, but I think I speak with legal authority behind me--(All right) that the law, the ordinance, the city ordinance has never been totally clarified. (That's right)

Mrs. Rosa Parks is a fine person. (Well,) And, since it had to happen, I'm happy that it happened to a person like Mrs. Parks, (Yes) for nobody can doubt the boundless outreach of her integrity. (Sure enough) Nobody can doubt the height of her character (Yes), nobody can doubt the depth of her Christian commitment and devotion to the teachings of Jesus. (All right) And I'm happy, since it had to happen, it happened to a person that nobody can call a disturbing factor in the community. (All right) Mrs. Parks is a fine Christian person, unassuming, and yet there is integrity and character there. And just because she refused to get up, she was arrested.

And you know, my friends, there comes a time when people get tired of being trampled over by the iron feet of oppression. [sustained applause] There comes a time, my friends, when people get tired of being plunged across the abyss of humiliation, where they experience the bleakness of nagging despair. (Keep talking) There comes a time when people get tired of being pushed out of the glittering sunlight of life's July and left standing amid the piercing chill of an alpine November. (that's right) [applause] There comes a time. (Yes sir teach) [applause continues]

We are here, we are here this evening because we are tired now. (Yes) [applause] And I want to say that we are not here advocating violence. (No) We have never done that. (Repeat that, repeat that) [applause] I want it to be known throughout Montgomery and throughout this nation (Well) that we are Christian people. (Yes) [applause] We believe in the Christian religion. We believe in the teachings of Jesus. (Well) The only weapon that we have in our hands this evening is the weapon of protest. (Yes) [applause] That's all.
#127FevannPosted 5/3/2013 9:27:02 PM
Continued...

And certainly, certainly, this is the glory of America, with all of its faults. (Yeah) This is the glory of our democracy. If we were incarcerated behind the iron curtains of a Communistic nation, we couldn't do this. If we were dropped in the dungeon of a totalitarian regime, we couldn't do this. (All right) But the great glory of American democracy is the right to protest for right. (That's right) [applause] My friends, don't let anybody make us feel that we are to be compared in our actions with the Ku Klux Klan or with the White Citizens Council. [applause] There will be no crosses burned at any bus stops in Montgomery. (Well, that's right) There will be no white persons pulled out of their homes and taken out on some distant road and lynched for not cooperating. [applause] There will be nobody among us who will stand up and defy the Constitution of this nation. [applause] We only assemble here because of our desire to see right exist. [applause] My friends, I want it to be known that we're going to work with grim and bold determination to gain justice on the buses in this city. [applause]

And we are not wrong; we are not wrong in what we are doing. (Well) If we are wrong, the Supreme Court of this nation is wrong. (Yes sir) [applause] If we are wrong, the Constitution of the United States is wrong. (Yes) [applause] If we are wrong, God Almighty is wrong. (That's right) [applause] If we are wrong, Jesus of Nazareth was merely a utopian dreamer that never came down to Earth. (Yes) [applause] If we are wrong, justice is a lie (Yes), love has no meaning. [applause] And we are determined here in Montgomery to work and fight until justice runs down like water (Yes), [applause] and righteousness like a mighty stream. (Keep talking) [Applause]

I want to say that in all of our actions, we must stick together. (That's right) [applause] Unity is the great need of the hour (Well, that's right), and if we are united we can get many of the things that we not only desire but which we justly deserve. (Yeah) And don't let anybody frighten you. (Yeah) We are not afraid of what we are doing (Oh no), because we are doing it within the law. (All right) There is never a time in our American democracy that we must ever think we are wrong when we protest. (Yes, sir) We reserve that right. When labor all over this nation came to see that it would be trampled over by capitalistic power, it was nothing wrong with labor getting together and organizing and protesting for its rights. (That's right) We, the disinherited of this land, we who have been oppressed so long, are tired of going through the long night of captivity. And now we are reaching out for the daybreak of freedom and justice and equality. [applause]

(Yeah))

And as we stand and sit here this evening and as we prepare ourselves for what lies ahead, let us go out with the grim and bold determination that we are going to stick together. [applause] We are going to work together. [applause] Right here in Montgomery, when the history books are written in the future (Yes), somebody will have to say, "There lived a race of people (Well), a black people (Yes sir), 'fleecy locks and black complexion' (Yes), a people who had the moral courage to stand up for their rights. [applause] And thereby they injected a new meaning into the veins of history and of civilization." And we're going to do that. God grant tht we will do it before it is too late. (Oh yeah) As we proceed with our program, let us think of these things. (Yes) [applause]
#128FevannPosted 5/3/2013 9:28:21 PM
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#129Lylat_CruiserPosted 5/3/2013 9:35:22 PM
Google_Chrom posted...
kaiyouske posted...

It's funny because all you every bring up is her butt but I'm talking about this artwork as a whole. I'm not even talking about her butt. Who cares about the butt? This artwork as a whole was not interpreted as the original artist's intentions and I have a problem with that. It's really that simple. I purchased the official art book from Japan and if all of these pictures were 'butt blocked' I would definitely have an issue. It's a butt dude. Everyone has one. It should NOT be censored.

All things start small....even problems. I don't want it to get to that point. It's obvious that our opinions don't align, but I respect yours and I'm asking you to respect mine as well.


Ah, now I see your point. It's not so much what in the artwork was being censored, but rather that art was being censored at all. Regardless, while it is a shame that this censor was put in place, I still think boycotting this DLC based on that and that alone is a bit much, especially when the focus of the DLC wasn't the art, but rather the surplus of character development through the conversations. And if an entire art book were to be censored, than I'd easily be on your side: the purpose of the art book was solely to show art, and if the entire product is changed due to censors, then it'd be more of a problem.

And I doubt the censorship would go beyond Tharja's butt. But yes, you're right. I may have sounded hostile, but I always respected your opinion, and I'm glad you feel the same about mine.
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#130DarkAres_02Posted 5/3/2013 9:45:49 PM
I wasn't going to buy it anyways; the conversations will be online soon enough.
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