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Videogames: ‘Utterly barren of SEX’?

Posted in cyber, GAMES, LIFE, MEDIA, SEXUALITY, SOCIETY, TECHNOLOGY, VIRTUAL WORLDS with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 2010/02/03 by Wekomen Klaar

The PC Gaming blog  Rock, Paper Shotgun published an Interesting article: (found via Blondin Linden in the SL Zindra Alliance Group)

“RPS In Second Life: An Orgasmic Bellowing”

Pay any attention to that irreverent, smiling spectre we call technology journalism and you’ll probably know two things about Second Life. ONE: That it’s very successful, and the millions of dollars it rakes in are shared with its dashing player entrepreneurs. TWO: That it’s full of sex.”


“The sex, all those animations, the sound packs full of squeaks and moans, the skanky clothes and variety of downloadable erections, they all exist to augment Second Life.”

Second Life’s sex trade doesn’t represent players creating pornography within the framework of the game. More often than not, it’s simply another part of socialising that players want to simulate. Players will meet, chat, romance one another over however many days or minutes, and then have sex.”

“it’s staggering the degree to which the games industry seems to be laughing these people off as a bunch of hilarious perverts. The money being spent on sex here is a grand shout out from the Second Life community, an orgasmic bellowing from the rooftops that shouldn’t be ignored. It says two things: One, many gamers are tremendously unafraid of virtual sex and/or virtual romance. Two, they’re willing to pay for it.”


“The West doesn’t shy away from romantic novels, sexy TV shows or porn movies, and Second Life is a naked statement that we have no problem with digital eroticism. So why are we being trounced on the erotic videogame front?


In 15 years the idea that the Western videogames industry was once utterly barren of sex games will be a mad thought.

Read the entire article with many interesting comments: rockpapershotgun.com/2010/02/01/rps-second-life-an-orgasmic-bellowing

Untitled snapshot, originally uploaded by ~•♥ klara ♥•~, January 31, 2010, taken in the virtual world Second Life

Still relevant to this topic, an article by Vint Valken from november 2008:

Doing Pixel Boom Boom – not limited to SL?

“I’m sure ‘pixel boom boom’ – an euphemism for ‘3D virtual sex’ or whomever you wish to call it – happens in other Virtual Worlds and MMORPG’s too. Yet, Second Life gets always targeted by the RL press. Of course, you have ‘dedicated’ virtual worlds such as the Red Light Center, but I wonder, do World of Warcraft, the Sims, Entropia Universe, … avatars have a sex life too? And all the necessary bits & pieces to make ‘virtual intercourse’ a true ‘immersive experience’? :D”

Read the full article with many relevant comments: vintfalken.com/doing-pixel-boom-boom-not-limited-to-sl


IMVU Orgy, originally uploaded by Shara Rile, October 17, 2008, taken in the virtual world IMVU

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