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Video games Appeal come The male Fantasy describes a series of videos remixing a clip of feminists playing cool Theft Auto post by Buzzfeed. In the clip, moderator Claudia Restrepo says "I composed a blog article a when ago about why ns f***ing hate video games. Castle appeal come the male fantasy!" In the remix videos, after ~ the presenter claims that line, various clips expected to humorously show "the masculine fantasy" room inserted.

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On April 23rd, 2015, Buzzfeed Yellow<1> released a video titled "Feminists Play grand Theft Auto for The an initial Time." In the video, numerous presenters refer shock and disgust at few of the game"s violence and also the method it objectifies women. About halfway with the video, one presenter, Claudia Restrepo native the blog Oscar hates Sexism, plays with a scene the takes place at a piece club. The original video clip has due to the fact that been removed. ~ above April 25th, the video was reuploaded to on facebook (shown below).

"I created a blog post<2> a if ago about why ns fucking hate video games, due to the fact that this is what that does! it appeals come the male fantasy!"


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On respectable 29th, 2016, YouTube user punpun paired the clip that Claudia talking around the masculine fantasy with a clip native Just cause 3 the the key character attaching bombs to an enemy"s crotch and watching him paris away. The video clip gained end 126,000 views.

This to be the first of dozens the videos that remixed the clip. One of the most popular with end 277,000 views was posted by YouTube user Tom Benda, who included a clip the Han Solo dancing native the game Kinect Star Wars because that the Xbox Kinect.


On October 2nd, 2016, YouTube user Graham post a compilation the "Male Fantasy" remix videos. The video, presented below, is the most watched "Male Fantasy" video with over 280,000 views.

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On October 27th, 2017, Facebook<7> user Bejamin Foster post a two-pane image macro featuring Restrepo speak "This is why ns hate video games. It appeals come the masculine fantasy" over a screenshot from the game Europa Universalis IV. The write-up (shown below) received an ext than 1,000 reactions and 175 shares in less than 3 years. That day, it was posted to 9GAG, <6> wherein it received more than 12,000 points. Much less than one month later, ~ above November 22nd, 2017, Redditor <3> merapyara reposted the image and also received an ext than 9,900 point out (91% upvoted) and also 740 comment in less than a month.

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Shortly ~ the short article was made, sport of the style began showing up on miscellaneous websites, including Imgur, <4> 9GAG<5> and much more (examples below).