Review date: February 2023
The Carnal Plus network offers an array of fresh gay porn in six premium taboo-oriented sites, exploring themes of fauxcest, younger-older pairings, domination, sex cults and more. Also included are eight bonus sites that cover a variety of man types. The network now has over 3240 streaming videos, with original updates several times a week. Video streams only; download upgrades are available, but expensive.
The Carnal Plus tour is generous, allowing you to browse through the entire library of videos and check out all the models. You can watch plenty of free clips before making your decision. The tour lists Next Door Studios and other sites as "Bonus Channels" without telling you that you only get a small sample of videos from these sites.
On signing up, the asterisk indicates that the discounted membership price is for the first month only and will rebill at the regular (significantly higher) price. There is a pre-checked offer to Bareback Plus Network that you can uncheck.
Getting around Carnal Plus is mostly easy, though there are a few issues. The main sections of "Videos," "Models," "Photos" and "Sites" run across the top of every page. You can narrow your search by Site or Series. For topical searches, the "Categories" link is under "Videos," and there's a general search box as well. Each video has cross-references to models and series, as well as topic tags. You can keep track of your favorites by clicking "Add to My List."
As seems to be more and more common these days, you will often be presented with a full page of ads for other websites when you log into Carnal Plus. Getting to the content of individual sites is best done by clicking "Videos," then "All Sites." (Using the "Sites" link in the horizontal nav bar takes you to an array of choices, not directly to the sites' full video index page.) Even so, GrowlBoys hasn't been fully integrated into CarnalPlus and requires a separate login. The "Photos" link only goes to photos from four bonus sites. While there is a general search box, the results list is text only.
The Men and the Action
Of the fourteen sites, there are six from Carnal Media that have launched in the past couple of years.
Fun Size Boys (120 videos): Smaller, twinkish guys paired up with much bigger, more mature fuckmates
for some domination fun.
Gaycest: (109 videos): Step-brothers, step-dads and in-laws in fauxcest action.
Twink Top (91 videos): Cute young studs taking charge of their older, beefier fuckmates, proving that twinks can readily master butch bottoms.
Masonic Boys: (52 videos) Young men recruited and initiated into a sex cult.
Boy for Sale: (107 videos): Young men enter into a BDSM training with daddies who put them up for auction.
Scout Boys: (36 videos): Young (18+) scouts do the sexual bidding of their masters.
Of the eight bonus sites, two still update:
Jalif Studios (597 videos - weekly updates): Spanish site specializing in masculine men in rough
Edward James (88 videos - biweekly updates): Sexy Black men in hardcore action. While the site posts "new" videos, several of the most recent have been previously published.
Bonus sites that no longer update:
American Muscle Hunks (231 videos): Well built college age studs show off their muscled bods.
Bang Bang Boys (337 videos): Hot, Latino amateurs.
Stag Homme (189 videos): Madrid-based studio with masculine guys from Europe and USA.
Growl Boys (43 videos): video, comics and stories with an animal cosplay twist. with animfurry often furry creatures.
Twinks.com (544 videos): Mostly Central European, college-age amateurs.
Teens and Twinks (116 videos): Young, Central European amateurs; all solo.
The videos from the six main sites are available in excellent quality, with everything streaming in HD 1080p. Two lower quality streams are available if you need them. Each scene is well shot, with great lighting and sound, capturing the right angles to catch all the action. Some of the sets are pretty basic, but this ensures all the focus is on the models.
For the bonus sites that are still updating, the quality of the videos is mixed (depending on the site and the release date). Recent releases are available to stream in 1080p, but older videos max out at 480p. With a few exceptions, the quality is there making the content.
And for videos from sites that are no longer updating, the quality isn't as good. Most of these releases only stream at 480p or 720p, and you will notice the difference from the new releases as the images are less sharp. Handheld cameras are also common in these shoots, so the shots have a shaky, amateur quality to them. For older videos, though, they still offer decent content.
There are over 3240 videos on the site, of which 540 are from the Carnal core sites. There are several updates of new, original content every week.
For the 540+ premium sites, MP4 videos will stream in four qualities; the best is 1920x1080p HD (8500 kbps). Downloads are only available after you have joined, for a high monthly premium.
The two bonus sites that still update (Jalif and Edward James) have similar choices. The other bonus sites are made up of older content and therefore many have smaller maximum sizes; some of them are standard definition.
Image and Other Content
The "Photos" link is hard to figure out. There are photosets from four of the bonus sites here. Some of these photosets have videos in the video section of the site (though they aren't linked) and others do not. And some of the individual video pages will have the same photoset on it, while others do not. Thumbnails in the indexes for TeensAndTwinks and Twinks.com have been cropped so the in many cases their heads have been fully or partially chopped.
Most photosets are located in the "Videos" section of the site, on the individual video pages. Each video in the premium sites has a set of 20-30 large digital images (1620x1080p). Images for the other sites vary greatly in quality and size; some are screen captures.
Carnal Plus offers a lot of content, but is especially attractive if you are into videos featuring smooth, young twinks in action (whether with other twinks or with older DILF-like men). Several updates a week of excellent quality vids makes this a refreshing addition to the gay porn world.
30 day: $35.00 $17.49 (rebills @ $35.00) Conditions
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30 day: $35.00 $17.49
(rebills @ $35.00)
Carnal Plus is operated by Carnal Media and has been online since 2021.
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