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Swearing in adventures.
« on: September 18, 2009, 01:05:54 AM »

Hi guys,
I just want to get some opinions on swearing in an adventure game where it is needed. Let's say a prison game or a mafia game.
If swearing is needed do you keep it or substitute it?

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Re: Swearing in adventures.
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2009, 05:08:36 AM »

when ever you want to use it. It is all about what you wish to do with the game and who you expect will pay it. Adding sex, or ultra-violence or swearing will limit your audience.. but it can also give you a much more loyal audience.. there is a lot of gamers who are adults looking for more adult themed games. I do not think there is any rules about it... if it fits the character to swear and fits the tone of the game i say do it... never hurt Scorsazy films.
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Re: Swearing in adventures.
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2009, 03:42:09 PM »

I think that isn`t bad, the swearwords are used habitually in the language in moderate quantity. The gamer doesn't think is right that if the game has a lot of swearwords, he can consideer the game really tacky.

Of course, "Wheels on Fire" has certain quantity of swearwords  >:D

CURIOSITY: In Spain, there is a organization called "Real Academy of the Language", that define the use of spanish language and the correct words and expressions. One of the people of this group, was a famous writter called Camilo J. Cela, He was famous for her vocabulary, that contained a lot of swearwords. He ever defended her vocabulary, becouse were formed by spanish words that are been recognized by the Real Academy of the Language and can be used.
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Re: Swearing in adventures.
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2009, 04:03:02 PM »

I would say just write the best you can and don’t cut a rich part of your vocabulary just because good manners says you should.

I swear a lot when playing adventure games (especially hard ones) and I don’t expect the game doing something different than me.
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