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June 23rd, 2013, 11:31
Originally Posted by holeraw View Post
The way you put it makes it sound like porn to me…
I believe it's feasible but rare even in more mature media.
Yes. Very rare. For some reason, sex is extremely difficult to portray convincingly in any media. Sex scenes in regular movies usually come across as embarrassingly bad, and I find straight pornography downright insulting most of the time.

But each medium has its own strengths. And I actually think that games and erotica would be a perfect fit. Why? Because sex and what turns you on is a very personal thing. And compared to books and movies, games excel at creating a personal experience.

So, why are erotic video games not huge then? One: video games are for kids. It's not true, but still a widespread misconception and a big hurdle in the mainstream. Two: Cost. Having real people going at it in front of a camera is incredibly cheap compared to creating a quality game. And since the porn industry is highly profitable, lots of people must be content with that crap.
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