Video gamings Appeal to The male Fantasy describes a series of videos remixing a clip the feminists playing grand Theft Auto posted by Buzzfeed. In the clip, moderator Claudia Restrepo says "I composed a blog article a if ago about why ns f***ing hate video games. They appeal to the masculine fantasy!" In the remix videos, ~ the presenter says that line, different clips meant to humorously highlight "the male fantasy" are inserted.
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On April 23rd, 2015, Buzzfeed Yellow<1> released a video clip titled "Feminists Play cool Theft Auto because that The first Time." In the video, number of presenters refer shock and also disgust at few of the game"s violence and also the way it objectifies women. About halfway v the video, one presenter, Claudia Restrepo from the blog Oscar no Sexism, plays with a scene the takes location at a piece club. The original video clip has due to the fact that been removed. On April 25th, the video clip was reuploaded to on facebook (shown below).
"I wrote a blog post<2> a if ago around why ns fucking hate video clip games, since this is what the does! that appeals come the male fantasy!"
On respectable 29th, 2016, YouTube user punpun paired the clip that Claudia talking around the masculine fantasy with a clip native Just reason 3 of the main character it is registered bombs to an enemy"s crotch and also watching him fly away. The video clip gained over 126,000 views.
This was the first of dozens of videos the remixed the clip. One of the most famous with over 277,000 views to be posted by YouTube user Tom Benda, who consisted of a clip the Han Solo dancing native the video game Kinect Star Wars for the Xbox Kinect.
On October 2nd, 2016, YouTube user Graham posted a compilation the "Male Fantasy" remix videos. The video, shown below, is the most watched "Male Fantasy" video with over 280,000 views.Image Macros
On October 27th, 2017, Facebook<7> user Bejamin Foster post a two-pane photo macro special Restrepo speak "This is why i hate video games. It appeals come the masculine fantasy" over a screenshot indigenous the game Europa Universalis IV. The article (shown below) received much more than 1,000 reactions and also 175 share in much less than 3 years. That day, it to be posted come 9GAG, <6> where it received much more than 12,000 points. Much less than one month later, ~ above November 22nd, 2017, Redditor <3> merapyara reposted the image and received much more than 9,900 points (91% upvoted) and also 740 comment in less than a month.
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Shortly after the post was made, sports of the format began showing up on assorted websites, including Imgur, <4> 9GAG<5> and an ext (examples below).