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Gender-bending Will Be Banned - Chinese Aion Publisher

  • Date: 11-04-2009 Views:

    KeyWords: Gender-bending, Aion, Ban, Chinese Company, Gender Identity System

  • Summary: This may be a miracle in MMOG's history. Chinese MMORPG - King of the World recently annouced a new function in game - Gender Identity System. With this system, players who wants to creat a female character will be asked to pass a IP camera test at first. Gender-bending players' accounts will be banned after checked.

This may be a "miracle" in MMOG's history. Aurora Technology, a subsidiary of Shanda and is responsible fore publishing Aion and Dungeon and Dragons Online recently annouced a new function in game - Gender Identity System. With this system, players who wants to creat a female character will be asked to pass a webcam test at first. Male players who play female charachters will be banned after being checked.


King of the World, a game already took gender identity system.
King of the World screenshot


Aurora explained that they cut out the middleman in the equation to prevent gender-bending cheaters. And they believed that restoring player's real gender can make female players feel respected.


King of the World screenshot


Player's Comments on Chinese company bans gender-bending

Syena This is utterly ridiculous. You should be able to play any gender you want in a game. It's a game. Not a dating service.
Scuffles You ever get the feeling like one of the company higher ups started to get all romantic with a female "player" only to find out it was guy later on?


How do you think about the Gender Identity System?
Yay! I really hate it when a guy plays a girl.
I like play female characters!
LOL. Shenanigans!
None of my business.
  

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