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Mar 12, 2013 | 6:06 PM EDT

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This video explores how the Heroic Male became one of the most widely used gendered clichés in the history of gaming and why the trope has been core to the popularization and development of the medium itself.



Rated 5 / 5 stars

*dies* hilarious.

Samination responds:

Thanks dude


Rated 5 / 5 stars

you sound so wasted bro lol.
funny stuff though

Samination responds:

Yeah, the narrator is supposed to sound drunk. I recorded this yesterday and was suffering from tonsilitus. Somehow managed a Popeye impression too.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

wait pace man never saved anyone and what about tf2? also

Samination responds:

Pac-Man re-enforces the male stereotype that men eat balls and are scared of ghosts.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

I saw the feminine version of this, but this one seems a bit more accurate lol Hilarious!

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Samination responds:

Completely accurate.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Your documentary has so many facts that seem to be 100% accurate! I love the satireness and the use of stereotypical racism in line with pronouncing certain names! Thank you for your historically enlightening depiction of the video game industry!

Samination responds:

Satire? No satire here.