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5:21pm on Wednesday, 23rd May, 2012:
Just so I don't have to keep pointing this out in reviews of academic papers...
When role-playing games offer the possibility for player characters to romance non-player characters, the pressure for including same-sex relationships doesn't come primarily from gay players. Rather, it comes from straight male players who are playing female characters and get creeped out when they get hit on by male non-player characters.
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