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Jedi Fallen Order Rejected Protagonist Thoughts?

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Video/Tabletop Games' started by Use the Falchion, May 12, 2022.

  1. Use the Falchion

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    I didn't want to titled this with the word "controversy" but earlier this week a former lighting artist and/or developer* posted on Twitter about how many employees wanted the lead protagonist to be black and/or a woman. This was rejected (according to her) because Star Wars already had a woman leading a prominent Star Wars story in Rey as well as the gaming already possessing two other black women/women of color.

    Read the tweets below and two of the attached articles (which cover the same thing).



    https://www.ign.com/articles/star-wars-jedi-fallen-order-dev-request-for-black-female-lead-rejected

    https://www.gamesradar.com/star-war...a-blackfemale-protagonist-but-were-shot-down/


    What are everyone's thoughts on this? I have my own feelings, of course, but I'm more curious about what everyone else thinks.



    *I'm not sure what qualifies one as a developer, and if that's a catch-all title or a prestige position or something in-between. It's meaning can change the context of the conversation some, but not enough.
     
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