Star Wars: The Old Republic and its new ‘Gay Planet’

Star Wars: The Old Republic and its new ‘Gay Planet’

Peril of the Pink Planet

BioWare wants to take you to a gay bar. Or rather, a gay planet. Star Wars: The Old Republic is being updated to include a rather inelegant solution to its lack of gay characters – a planet called Makeb where all the homosexual elements of the galaxy can be found.

Makeb will appear in the Rise of the Hutt Cartel expansion pack, and will include characters with “flirtatious” dialog for same-sex players – a move that some feel amounts to digital segregation. Continue reading “Star Wars: The Old Republic and its new ‘Gay Planet’”