I am not a hardcore gaymer by a long shot, but I do enjoy a few of them here and there when the opportunity arises. I have not played Insomniac’s Spider-Man game myself, but I have a few friends who have shown me what it entails, and wow! It appears to be one of the best made for the wall crawler yet. The trailers alone show what it really means to be Peter Parker and what he goes through to be better than the average hero while maintaining that he has unsurmountable will to over come anything that comes his way.
There are a lot of references as well to what is happening in real world as well. Rainbow Pride flags are shown prevalently and proudly. J. Jonah Jameson, who is always on the crazier side of conspiracies, is even more so now with an Alex Jones feel to him. Meanwhile, the Kingpin of Crime, Wilson Fisk, has his tower looking suspiciously like Drumpf’s, I mean Trump’s own tower.
All of that is not even talking about the incredible storyline and smooth game play. The graphics alone make this game worth it. Oh yeah, the Ghostbusters Firehouse is in it as part of NYC. How fracking cool is that?! So is anyone playing this? I am curious as to how you feel about it.
One last thing, if you pre-ordered the game from certain shops, you could also start out with different Spider-Verse costumes. Or just alternate reality versions of Spidey. Including one of my favorite – Spider-Punk!
I saw an article recently about two men getting married back in 1957 to which their photos were withheld because of the owner of the drugstore to which the negatives were being developed, deemed these wedding photos to be inappropriate. He refused to return the photos to the grooms. The grooms have never been identified. To read that article head over to that Advocate.
However seeing these pics just makes me want to search out other vintage pics of those that had to hide their own sexuality in times that could potentially place them in jail or worse. Times are still not perfect for the LGBT community by a long shot but we have come very far in terms of acceptance. I’ve collected (stolen) a lot of pics in the past and I just feel like they should be spread as much as possible.
Granted, I will admit that some of these pictures of men being affectionate are probably just friends. The whole toxic idea of a man being close to other as being a negative quality is much more of a modern thing than anything else. Regardless, just the closeness that men were allowed to show and not be looked down on in society is refreshing.