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Cyberpunk 2077 is a much anticipated future-dystopian RPG game set to release on 12/10, but has recently come into controversy over it’s alleged transphobia. The most notable controversies are over a poster shown in a game trailer, and tweets from the Cyberpunk twitter account. As a trans person, it’s always upsetting when transphobia is present in video games, since it’s quite prevalent and leaves a sour taste in my mouth. But I think Cyberpunk 2077 will be different.

In a game trailer, a advertisement poster is shown in the game, featuring who appears to be a transgender woman, drinking a…

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Playing a board game during a global pandemic might seem strange, but it’s addictingly fun. It definitely gives me something to look forward to during quarantine. And with modern day technology, it might actually be easier online than in person.

Playing Dungeons and Dragons gave me a chance to stretch my imagination and thinking muscles during repetitive pandemic fearing days. It gave me a semblance of in person connection, and a good community. It’s no wonder that this game has been popular for decades.

What Is Dungeons & Dragons?

As the rule book describes it, “Driven by imagination, the Dungeons & Dragons role playing game…

Aiden Ray

Aiden is a writer, student, and artist. He likes to think that he’s funny (he’s not).

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