Living in America where our entertainment is increasingly pandering to the tastes of self-proclaimed Social Justice Warriors, it’s sometimes easy to forget there are large parts of the world still resistant to such influences. This can cause issues however, when our forced diversity entertainment is exported around the world. Take for example the growing outrage in Korea, where gamers are not happy about how their culture is being represented in the latest game of the popular Civilization series.

The above post comes from YouTube. Where the comment section on a new video for the next expansion to popular strategy game Civilization 6, has been taken over by angered Koreans expressing their displeasure. This outrage stemming from the Western developers choice to have the nation be represented in game, by the historical Queen Seondeok. A ruler with a far from positive reputation among Koreans.

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Traditionally in the Civilization series, nations are represented by a single leader that normally is the best or at least most famous in that country’s history. In the latest game in the series however, greater emphasis has been put on adding “diversity” to the roster of leaders. Its own developers stating, “We strive to have a diverse and varied selection of leaders, and it is also very important to us to include female leaders.” While adding more female leaders is perfectly fine, in the legitimate cases where a reasonable candidate exists. The reason so many Korean gamers are up in arms, is that they firmly believe anyone with even a basic knowledge of their history would understand that Queen Seondeok doesn’t fit that bill.

A totally separate issue is simply how the Queen is being physically portrayed by the American developer. With many people suggesting she simply doesn’t even look ethnically Korean. See for yourself here below. On the left is an image of the Queen as she is portrayed in modern Korean made media, the right is the version the Western game developer came up with.

Some of the best comments are actually in Korean of course. With this one asking in reference to the odd character design choice “Is this Queen from Africa?”

Others though cut right to the point, such as this comment which translates to, “We do not need your rubbish west social justice.” A sentiment I am sure oddly enough many of us reading here in the West would also agree with. 

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  • NeoTechni

    “On the left is an image of the Queen as
    she is portrayed in modern Korean made media, the left is the version
    the Western game developer came up with”

    That should be:

    On the left is an image of the Queen as
    she is portrayed in modern Korean made media, the right is the version
    the Western game developer came up with

    • Jack Kenrick

      Thank you for reading, and for catching that! It has been updated.

  • Troy Sabella

    KEK

    • Tewodros III

      White Genocide.

  • LexingtonMcg3e

    Poor Koreans having their culture humiliated by some retarded sjws.

    • Elilla Shadowheart

      Upside: More allies against SJWs.

      • hurin

        After the events of last year, when the female premier was revealed to be part of a feminist secret society and had to resign. I don’t think it is even possible for Korean nerds to become more anti-SJW than they already are.

        • Tewodros III

          Let them kill all whites, that will make the peak anti-sjw.

        • Elilla Shadowheart

          Far worse then that. There’s a hardcore feminism brand in S.Korea that makes western feminism look demure and submissive.

      • Tewodros III

        More like against whites.

        • Elilla Shadowheart

          Can’t tell if mentally slow, or simply brain damaged. On the upside, I’m glad you’ve made it this far in life.

    • Tewodros III

      It wouldn’t be the first time whites humiliated others culture.

      • uF

        And it shouldn’t be the last either.

  • butters

    ha ha… looks like korean losers aren’t immune to being pathetic undereducated MRA meshbacks. if this is what men are like in south korea, I’m rooting for Kim Jong Un to take over the entire peninsula so that he can put these man babies into camps.

    • Daniel Wynne

      Nice bait mate

      • Tewodros III

        And I hope Kim nukes the trumpsters first.

    • Tewodros III

      I hope so.

  • Viraldi

    This is how white women get back at Asian women for taking their men, because they understand cleanliness and traditions

  • Siloy Kokio

    this is what you get for tainting the west with k-pop

  • Stark Van Cooley

    Stop wasting time playing video games

    The rot your brain

  • dickie jones

    sometimes you just got to love the asians. at least they have the balls to stick up for their history and culture unlike here in the west where we turn our historical figures black, trans, female etc to appease the feminists.

    • Tewodros III

      Bullshit cracker, you turn their asian culture into a whitewash mess in media. Don’t go Pan-Asian when left does it.

  • José Pedro Ferreira Joaquim

    This is not the first time they have done this garbage. In civ 5, Portugal and China received two of their worse leaders to represent them just because vagina. Fuck, the Portuguese expression “Maria vai com as outras” was born because she couldn’t make a single decision by herself!