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Readers' minds think alike, sometimes, and the changing advertising campaign for the "empire building" video game Evony caught the attention of fds, torenc, Assaf N., Elisabeth R., Sabriel, Nicole O., and Liz B. (images found at Gawker and Coding Horror, and hope I didn't miss anyone who sent it in). Online ads for the game started out like this:
Then they added a woman with a little boob showing:
In case people weren't noticing the cleavage, the ad evolved into one where the boobs are pointed out a bit more explicitly:
Moving on to a slightly more realistic look:
And then they realized they could just dispense with all subtlety and get to the important part:
Presumably some players will be disappointed that there isn't a female "queen" to be saved or oogled in the game at all–the women were invented only for the purpose of adding boobs to the ads. Jeff A. from Coding Horror says,
Adam said: Well, pictures definitely says more than words. lolz
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