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Same gender relationships clarifications?

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Same gender relationships clarifications?
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MusedMoose
07.09.2012 , 06:17 PM | #231
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That said, I question Bioware's track record on this a little. I remember playing DA:O, and saying something to Zevran that I fully thought was just being nice, then he started getting all hot and bothered and I thought, "WOAH! I was just being nice there buddy!"

It's likely that I'm just naive to the point of being oblivious, but it is equally likely that unless every option that leads to romance says [Flirt] in front of it, I will end up with one seriously confused character.
That's actually something that BW addressed waaaaaaaaaay back when. People were getting concerned, because apparently the thought of accidentally having a video game character in a homosexual relationship was traumatizing to some of them. Anyway, one of BW's people stated that the SGR dialogue options would be clearly marked. I figure they'll still have the [Flirt] tag in front of them.

Or maybe OGR dialogue options will be pink or blue depending on the gender of the character being romanced, while SGr dialogue options will be rainbow-colored. ...excuse me while I duck.

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PepinoCantador
07.09.2012 , 08:53 PM | #232
Quote: Originally Posted by MusedMoose View Post
That's actually something that BW addressed waaaaaaaaaay back when. People were getting concerned, because apparently the thought of accidentally having a video game character in a homosexual relationship was traumatizing to some of them. Anyway, one of BW's people stated that the SGR dialogue options would be clearly marked. I figure they'll still have the [Flirt] tag in front of them.

Or maybe OGR dialogue options will be pink or blue depending on the gender of the character being romanced, while SGr dialogue options will be rainbow-colored. ...excuse me while I duck.
I don't think you should be able to do anything accidentally either way. I can see people not being thrilled with having a character they've put time into go in a direction they didn't intend, which I'm sure happens to people of every slant. I'm not sure I'd thinly veil calling them bigots over it though.

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stuffystuffs
07.10.2012 , 08:09 PM | #233
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there's nothing hotter than playing a female character, who runs around with a female companion that she is also sleeping with (giggidy).
Of course.

Though, I don't need in-game romances for that b/c I have a good imagination...all my female toons are sleeping with their female companions and no one can stop me from believing that, muhahahah!

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It's likely that I'm just naive to the point of being oblivious, but it is equally likely that unless every option that leads to romance says [Flirt] in front of it, I will end up with one seriously confused character.
As I mentioned before, my very gay female Jedi Consular somehow apparently slept with Tharan (*shudders*) even though she didn't pick a [Flirt] option and flat out told him 'no' and lost a lot of affection...hopefully they fix that crap for all romances.
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MusedMoose
07.10.2012 , 08:14 PM | #234
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As I mentioned before, my very gay female Jedi Consular somehow apparently slept with Tharan (*shudders*) even though she didn't pick a [Flirt] option and flat out told him 'no' and lost a lot of affection...hopefully they fix that crap for all romances.
If there wasn't a fade-to-black followed by the companion talking about how awesome you are, I don't think it happened. I've heard that Theran just tends to think you're in a relationship even if you aren't, and a later dialogue with him will have him saying your "dalliance" has to end. For a scientist, the guy's a bit of a twit. I haven't raised enough affection with him with my JC to get the conversation you've had, but I'm sure the same thing will happen, because my JC is totally saving herself for Nadia.

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stuffystuffs
07.10.2012 , 08:30 PM | #235
Quote: Originally Posted by MusedMoose View Post
If there wasn't a fade-to-black followed by the companion talking about how awesome you are, I don't think it happened. I've heard that Theran just tends to think you're in a relationship even if you aren't, and a later dialogue with him will have him saying your "dalliance" has to end. For a scientist, the guy's a bit of a twit. I haven't raised enough affection with him with my JC to get the conversation you've had, but I'm sure the same thing will happen, because my JC is totally saving herself for Nadia.
I wouldn't have minded it if I had the chance to reply that he's deluded and that there was no "dalliance".

But all my replies seemed to point to the fact that they did sleep together.
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Captain_Zone
07.10.2012 , 08:42 PM | #236
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I wouldn't have minded it if I had the chance to reply that he's deluded and that there was no "dalliance".

But all my replies seemed to point to the fact that they did sleep together.
Sooo.... Theran basically stealthscrews the female Consular?
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Zandilar
07.11.2012 , 01:34 AM | #237
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Sooo.... Theran basically stealthscrews the female Consular?
I think it's a bug with his dialogue. The conversation, which should only trigger when you've slept with him, triggers regardless.

Happened to both of my female Jedi Consulars, neither of whom had given any indication that they were interested.
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Ayslinn_Iduviel
07.11.2012 , 08:32 AM | #238
Let's start some enraged protest because the female JC is being forced into an heterosexual romance with her companion... maybe we'll give BW another reason to haste SGRa development.

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sprysentinel
07.11.2012 , 08:58 AM | #239
I really think it is just the consular class because like I said a few pages back, Nadia completely trapped me in a relationship and now we are married even though my JC is a big 'mo. Apparently JC companions have some force power that allows them to trick the PC into getting it on with them (force roofie?). My JC finally gave up on trying to convince Nadia there is nothing between them and is now stuck listening to her while checking out every guy he passes.

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Syraph
07.11.2012 , 02:15 PM | #240
I don't know if it's just Consulars. Mako on my BH made our relationship official despite my BH's every protest against it. Now he is trapped in this sham marriage with the least fabulous 'beard' of a 'wife' ever. At least in my legacy he is married to my very male IA so I can pretend that Mako's marriage is a true sham, even if the powers that be won't recognize the fact.

I tried to get the marriage annulled through several complaints / tickets but ultimately was told to cry into my wheaties. At which point I benched the BH and have yet to look back. I think it was a couple months or so ago.