Peter Piers wrote:
So, there's no need to differentiate a game about consensual sex from a game about rape? Or a game that is specifically about BSDM? Or beastiality? Or scat? All of these fall neatly under "erotica"?
I mean, these days there are trigger words for everything. If there's one place where a bit of fair warning seems reasonable is in an adult game with specialised tastes, whatever those tastes may be.
If you were certain of the answer, what did you ask the question for? Go ahead and make the change if you think it's important.
Also - based on your examples, your definition of "trigger warning" appears to be incorrect, as a trigger warning doesn't mean "Some people will find this content icky." A trigger warning means "This content will be actively harmful
to a significant enough subsection of the population that we are notifying that subsection of the population about the content involved." (See http://geekfeminism.wikia.com/wiki/Trigger_warning
for a detailed explanation.)
<moderator> If you'd like to discuss trigger warnings further, please open a new thread in General and Off-Topic, as it would be off-topic for this thread. </moderator>
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