Halil Berau LV.22 Let’s play Blackout!
Oct 1, 2018, 11:51 AM 535 read

Crack The Whip -> Coordinated Assault

I'm surprised that this hasn't come up to discussion in this lounge yet. Crack The Whip, a black spell that modifies a black hero with "After you play a black card, give this hero and its allied neighbors +2 Attack this round," has been renamed to Coordinated Assault. Apparently, due to it being a 'black' card that has a title and imagery of whipcracking, some of the people were offended, arguing that the card contains racist connotations. There's already an article about it.

Any thoughts?

Comment 1

  • Vojin Dzeletovic LV.24 Epic Oct 1, 2018, 04:50 PM

    I am very well aware of the situation. On the one hand, I think Valve should have been more careful not to offend anyone, but at the same time, it saddens me to think how social justice can define what developers can and cannot develop