Something pretty hilarious just happened over on Twitter. Well, it’s actually kind of sad and infuriating, but I can’t help but to laugh at the absurdity of it. Lionhead Studios (owned by Microsoft) shared a piece of game art with a busty young lady holding two cold beverages. It’s an ad for The Foaming Jugs tavern from Fable II. I’m not sure if it’s in all three or not, and I’m writing quickly, so look it up. I did beat all three of them, but as I said on Twitter, that was many brain cells ago.

But that’s one of the things that upsets me the most about all this. I feel more personally involved with this decision than I otherwise would. Tim Schafer is a scumbag, but I never really cared for his work anyway. I have a great affinity for the Fable series and even just the Lionhead brand. So I hate to seem them do what they did today. It hurts a little bit more. It’s good for one thing though, and that’s as an example. Rarely do you see such a clear example of what this fight is all about.

They ended up deleting a companion Facebook post as well, by the way. Notably, I didn’t see as much radical feminist bullshit on Facebook, but they took it down anyway. Here’s the rundown:

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Just looks at how many tweets Brianna Wu is shitting out. it’s un-fucking-believable. You would have thought Lionhead just shared some fucking child pornography through their social media accounts. Look at this:

I’ll be damned if they didn’t cave to troglodytes like Brianna Wu. They actually came out and groveled:

https://twitter.com/LionheadStudios/status/581538642063036416

You apologize for sharing an art asset from your own game? Why would you ever do such a thing? It’s truly stunning. I’m not sure how to react to this. Some people are saying take it easy on Lionhead, but this was incredibly dumb. Also, it makes the climate even worse for other creators who see this. There’s no telling how much damage will be done that you won’t be able to see. It will instead be told by what you don’t see. Also, let me point out one other thing real quick. There’s plenty of women who found that art appealing. You wouldn’t know it by the crazy radical feminists, but there are lesbians and bisexual gamers, and they appreciate the female form.

Here’s some more rundown from Twitter, then I’ll leave it to you. Notice that Casey Malone character above? He’s good buddies with Maya Kramer and Brandon Boyer. I know you’re just as shocked by that revelation as I am (/sarcasm):

https://twitter.com/Sen_Armstrong/status/581536851384799232

https://twitter.com/ChristiJunior/status/581532908449452032

https://twitter.com/atlasnodded/status/581538835907022848

https://twitter.com/Sargon_of_Akkad/status/581540487175102464

https://twitter.com/atlasnodded/status/581544275369840641

(They’re even trying to get the person who tweeted it fired. What a shameful display.)

https://twitter.com/DreadMorgan/status/581544328457154560

https://twitter.com/DeadwingDuck/status/581542425367212033

https://twitter.com/MSamenfink/status/581539419686977536

https://twitter.com/AshPnX/status/581546673886773249

https://twitter.com/TheRalphRetort/status/581556851294212097