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  jonrd463

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3/03/13 5:37:25 PM#141
Originally posted by waynejr2
Originally posted by Reizla
Originally posted by xeniar

I don't really get why Males play female characters..

Are you that insecure about your posible gayness that you HAVE to stare at a female pixxel ass in order to feel confident about yourselves?

As i always play a tank/melee class i want them to look badass with that heavy armor so i alway play male. Also because i am a male. i jsut never roll anything with mana:P

I think this topic in general has more to do with the general homophobic nature of most players. Personally I don't give a damn if someone plays male or female.

About latent homosexual feelings... I'm as straight as you can get it (married, have a son - yeah I know, good cover ^^) , but I prefer to look a nice (pixeled) chichs ass over that of a male :-D

 I believe it's guys who think it's "ODD" for a guy to play female pixels are certainly homophobic and likely in denial of something.   Just look how many of those types of guys eventually come out as gay/bi later in life.  Most people just don't care about it.

On the other hand, it could be pedo type guys who are trolling around for children and upset when they find out it's an adult male. lol.

In any case, they really need to take a deep look at themselves.

I think the opposite is true. This isn't about ALL of the males playing females, only the ones that go out of their way to explain it with lame excuses, like not wanting want to look at a male toon's butt. Sexual insecurity at it's most pure, right there. That they're worried they would be seen as gay tells me that there might even be latent homosexual tendencies somewhere deep inside, and because of upbringing, culture, or whatever, they overcompensate to hide it. It might not even be a conscious thing, either.

Tell me you like to roleplay and wanted to explore doing a female character, and I won't flinch. Tell me you like variety, and I'll nod in agreement. Tell me that it makes ZERO difference to you what form or gender your character is, because it all comes down to gameplay, and I'll flash a thumbs up. Tell me because looking at a male character's butt is gay, and I'll make DAMN sure not to drop the soap around you if we're ever in a group shower together.

"You'll never win an argument with an idiot because he is too stupid to recognize his own defeat." ~Anonymous

  User Deleted
3/03/13 5:52:41 PM#142
Originally posted by Yamota
Originally posted by Asuran24
Originally posted by Yamota
Originally posted by Total_Hunt
Originally posted by remyburke

I have a penis, therefore, I play a male character.

The characters I create are an extension of myself. I never understood how guys play girls, or girls play guys and not think anything of it. I guess it's the same people that don't care what their character's names are, or how those names are a reflection of how others view them in game.

So do you spend hours on character creation adjusting the lips and eyes on your male characters? Give them big pecs and a cheeky smile? 

 

Sounds pretty gay to me.

 

I make girls and take care to choose a good lore friendly, unisex name. So it suits my character but I don't mind being called it in chat.

So if (a male) make himself good look before going out or to work, that sounds gay to you as well?

I am with the camp who thinks it is weird to play female chars as male. Does not make much sense to me and I dont buy this looking at a pixelated ass excuse either. I cant remember when I looked at my characters ass when playing, why would you do that? I rather look at the mob and my (characters) axe which will split its skull open.

I play violent games and girls dont fit the picture of violence for me, sorry. So I always roll male characters. Same reason why I dont watch girls doing martial arts. Picture of girls punching each other's lights out is not appealing to me. Men are built for that, females are not.

Issue is that not everyone will have the same idea of what is appealing weither in looking at it, or what they enjoy an that has no barings on anythign other than a personal preference. The fact also is that you might play a game for violence an find that female's do not fit into that idea (which is pretty sexist in many ways.), but others play it for vastly different reasons that deal with actually playing the character, and enoying an immersive experince in the game (which any non-appealing avatar will break heavily, such as with you not finding female avatars to fit into a violent spectrum, or for others that a unappealing character of one gender (most male characters are completely laughable to look at.) an so breaks immersion), while also that for a player that is rping a character the gender is not about them but just what they are playing in the setting of the role play. 

Sexist that I dont find females fitting the idea of violence? Oh please. So I assume that the fact that male boxing, mixed martial arts, kickboxing etc is far more popular than the female variant is sexist as well? Nothing to do with the fact that men, in general, are stronger and more fit for violence than females? Just like almost every mammal out there?

Anyway, I am digressing, but I hate to hear the sexist remark every time someone's point out that there are differences between males and females. But back to topic, I am sure a lot of people play MMOs for other reasons than violence, but that does not take away the fact that 99% of content in MMOs are violent in nature. Now if there was an MMO which was about political scheeming and such I would probably not find it unfitting too see females in those roles but even so, why would a man choose to roleplay a female? Must be a deeper rooted reason in there than just roleplaying...

Well i would suggest not putting forth an opinion that makes you look sexiest next time, as the fact is bar small differences men an women are largely equal, with each excelling in small orders in different area, but the end result is that both are capable of the same things most of all in violent acts. Also the popularity of male to female fighting is more a testement to the commonly held  (but false) belief that women are not as violent or capable as men, not any true fact of them being lesser physically. In truth many times a women can match a man pound for pound in a fight, but the methods they do this in are different, and yet in the end the result is the same.

 

Hmm the fact that they find the female form more appealing to spend hours of time staring at since it is largely center of the screen, and no matter how tunneled your vision is that form will affect your experince in the game. The fact that male chracter models are quite hiddious, and stereotypically unappealing to many players making their experince worse once more. That not everyone want to play as a stereo-typical top heavy muscular brute of a character, and so the other option is to play as a female character, since no other option sometime is offered it is the best solution. The fact that the animation on a female chatacter either look or are made more fluidic an appealing to watch compared to a female character. You have the fact that many times the armor or weapons jsut are more appealing on the female character to see, with the male conterpart just being laughable. In many ways i coould call you on being gay for liking looking at a male character anbeing male, since you like admiring that form so much it could be some hidden desire getting let out. I find it creeper that some guy cybers with someone in a mmo that have no idea of what true gender they are, and would seek that out  as it puts into perspective that they very well might jsut be the despreat for such interaction regardless of who it is (reminds me of all the 1-800 number ads you would see), an that the guy playing a female toon is merely playing along to get some reward for a service. 

  User Deleted
3/03/13 5:55:16 PM#143

This thread is confusing. Why does anyone care?

I'm a male, I play both, and I don't think that much about it. It has nothing to do with how tittilating those vertex-shaded buns of steel look in a chainmail thong, or whether I'm desperately attempting to be that muscle-bound behemoth I never could be. I have no desire to dress in drag, but if I did, so what? As long as I'm not wearing your panties, it doesn't affect you in the least.

Hell, back (way back) in high school, when cell phones were actually coconuts connected via fishing line, I played D&D over lunch with the other misfits. My character was female. My sexual orientation was never put to question. I remember the group finding a magic mirror that would suck anyone into it that looked directly at it. The group gave it to my character. She put it between her breasts. She flashed males she didn't like, and woosh! Into the mirror they went. How could they not look? It was a source of endless amusement for our simple freshman minds.

When WoW came out, I suckered some of my programmer buddies into playing. All male. Never played anything online previously. We all rolled females. For my part it was mostly because all the alliance males looked about as nimble as an ox, and didn't fit my perception of a rogue. Or rouge, for that matter. We didn't think anything of it. They aren't us, they're characters.

I've also played the Tauren, and I'm pretty certain I don't have a deeply recessed longing to become a cow, or a juicy hamburger.

I think it all comes down to Wizard's First Rule: People are stupid.

 

Moo.

  Heretique

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Joined: 2/02/07
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3/03/13 6:01:40 PM#144
Originally posted by CalmOceans

I mind and don't mind that males play female characters.

When they use their mic it creeps me out. Here you have this fragile doll casting magic and suddenly there's this burling deep manly voice that says ***what's up guys****, such an immersion breaker and so so annoying.

Strong, burly women are the best.

Originally posted by salsa41
are you have problem ?

  Yamota

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Joined: 10/05/03
Posts: 6486

"Only cunts name their swords"

3/03/13 6:10:06 PM#145
Originally posted by Asuran24
Originally posted by Yamota
Originally posted by Asuran24
Originally posted by Yamota
Originally posted by Total_Hunt
Originally posted by remyburke

I have a penis, therefore, I play a male character.

The characters I create are an extension of myself. I never understood how guys play girls, or girls play guys and not think anything of it. I guess it's the same people that don't care what their character's names are, or how those names are a reflection of how others view them in game.

So do you spend hours on character creation adjusting the lips and eyes on your male characters? Give them big pecs and a cheeky smile? 

 

Sounds pretty gay to me.

 

I make girls and take care to choose a good lore friendly, unisex name. So it suits my character but I don't mind being called it in chat.

So if (a male) make himself good look before going out or to work, that sounds gay to you as well?

I am with the camp who thinks it is weird to play female chars as male. Does not make much sense to me and I dont buy this looking at a pixelated ass excuse either. I cant remember when I looked at my characters ass when playing, why would you do that? I rather look at the mob and my (characters) axe which will split its skull open.

I play violent games and girls dont fit the picture of violence for me, sorry. So I always roll male characters. Same reason why I dont watch girls doing martial arts. Picture of girls punching each other's lights out is not appealing to me. Men are built for that, females are not.

Issue is that not everyone will have the same idea of what is appealing weither in looking at it, or what they enjoy an that has no barings on anythign other than a personal preference. The fact also is that you might play a game for violence an find that female's do not fit into that idea (which is pretty sexist in many ways.), but others play it for vastly different reasons that deal with actually playing the character, and enoying an immersive experince in the game (which any non-appealing avatar will break heavily, such as with you not finding female avatars to fit into a violent spectrum, or for others that a unappealing character of one gender (most male characters are completely laughable to look at.) an so breaks immersion), while also that for a player that is rping a character the gender is not about them but just what they are playing in the setting of the role play. 

Sexist that I dont find females fitting the idea of violence? Oh please. So I assume that the fact that male boxing, mixed martial arts, kickboxing etc is far more popular than the female variant is sexist as well? Nothing to do with the fact that men, in general, are stronger and more fit for violence than females? Just like almost every mammal out there?

Anyway, I am digressing, but I hate to hear the sexist remark every time someone's point out that there are differences between males and females. But back to topic, I am sure a lot of people play MMOs for other reasons than violence, but that does not take away the fact that 99% of content in MMOs are violent in nature. Now if there was an MMO which was about political scheeming and such I would probably not find it unfitting too see females in those roles but even so, why would a man choose to roleplay a female? Must be a deeper rooted reason in there than just roleplaying...

Well i would suggest not putting forth an opinion that makes you look sexiest next time, as the fact is bar small differences men an women are largely equal, with each excelling in small orders in different area, but the end result is that both are capable of the same things most of all in violent acts. Also the popularity of male to female fighting is more a testement to the commonly held  (but false) belief that women are not as violent or capable as men, not any true fact of them being lesser physically. In truth many times a women can match a man pound for pound in a fight, but the methods they do this in are different, and yet in the end the result is the same.

 Well I am arguing that it does not make me look sexist, unless you are some sort of fanatic feminist. And there is no "fact" that men and women are largely equal. What kind of ludicrous sentence is that. A female body builder, weight lifter, mixed martial artist weigh aprox. 50% less and can lift 50% less. That is a provable fact just by looking at the stats of the people engaging in it. Pound to pound means nothing. A light weight can match a heavy weight "pound to pound" but put them into the same ring together and the heavy weight will, nine times out of ten, destroy the light weight. Weight matters, absolute strength matters and the fact that you try to argue this fact inspite of the massive data claiming so just shows how deluded you are.

So unless we see a female being able to compete in a physical sport with a male and win then you have nothing but feminist fantasies with no bearing in reality.

Hmm the fact that they find the female form more appealing to spend hours of time staring at since it is largely center of the screen, and no matter how tunneled your vision is that form will affect your experince in the game. The fact that male chracter models are quite hiddious, and stereotypically unappealing to many players making their experince worse once more. That not everyone want to play as a stereo-typical top heavy muscular brute of a character, and so the other option is to play as a female character, since no other option sometime is offered it is the best solution. The fact that the animation on a female chatacter either look or are made more fluidic an appealing to watch compared to a female character. You have the fact that many times the armor or weapons jsut are more appealing on the female character to see, with the male conterpart just being laughable.

You mention fact many times in this rambling paragraph yet very little is based on facts. There is no fact that female are more aesthetic looking and male characters "hideous" looking. That is all in your head and all subjective with no facts to back it up. The fact is that in many mmos you can create slender looking males, they are called elves and top heavy muscular one's are just one of many choices for male characters.

In many ways i coould call you on being gay for liking looking at a male character anbeing male, since you like admiring that form so much it could be some hidden desire getting let out. I find it creeper that some guy cybers with someone in a mmo that have no idea of what true gender they are, and would seek that out  as it puts into perspective that they very well might jsut be the despreat for such interaction regardless of who it is (reminds me of all the 1-800 number ads you would see), an that the guy playing a female toon is merely playing along to get some reward for a service. 

Most likely it is the other way around. I.e. people (you) being so sensetive about this matter that they bring sex into it. When I play MMOs sex is the furthest thing on my mind and the fact that you bring it in as an argument to play a female characters probably shows that you have some issues with playing a male avatar that you have to play a female one, just to not feel gay.

I play male characters, as I have explained, they fit the picture of a violent character better. Just like I feel a male lion looks more fierce than a female one. Sex has nothing to do with it as that has nothing to do with me playing computer games and dont even enter my mind.

 

  CalmOceans

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3/03/13 6:15:46 PM#146
Originally posted by Heretique
Originally posted by CalmOceans

I mind and don't mind that males play female characters.

When they use their mic it creeps me out. Here you have this fragile doll casting magic and suddenly there's this burling deep manly voice that says ***what's up guys****, such an immersion breaker and so so annoying.

Strong, burly women are the best.

lol

  Icewhite

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3/03/13 6:20:54 PM#147
Obviously, if you choose a dwarf, it' indicates a secret desire to be a dwarf.

Self-pity imprisons us in the walls of our own self-absorption. The whole world shrinks down to the size of our problem, and the more we dwell on it, the smaller we are and the larger the problem seems to grow.

  Alber_gamer

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3/03/13 6:25:50 PM#148
I'm male and I play both, enjoy both. Depends on mood and the general ingame aesthetics of certain class/armor models.

My opinion is my own. I respect all other opinions and views equally, but keep in mind that my opinion will always be the best for me. That's why it's my opinion.

  User Deleted
3/03/13 6:25:59 PM#149
Must be a slow news day.
  Aerowyn

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3/03/13 6:37:45 PM#150
Originally posted by Icewhite
Obviously, if you choose a dwarf, it' indicates a secret desire to be a dwarf.

i just can't fathom what the people who enjoy Ratonga must be like irl.. i mean can you imagine?! :P

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  Ryowulf

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3/03/13 7:04:59 PM#151

Whichever looks best to me. I like slender, smaller non-human types. I don't care for those huge ubber-male muscle walls or overly sexualized females. So yeah I had trouble finding a race on Tera (dragon lady in the end). On gw2 I play asura males.

  waynejr2

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3/03/13 9:48:16 PM#152
Originally posted by jonrd463
Originally posted by waynejr2
Originally posted by Reizla
Originally posted by xeniar

I don't really get why Males play female characters..

Are you that insecure about your posible gayness that you HAVE to stare at a female pixxel ass in order to feel confident about yourselves?

As i always play a tank/melee class i want them to look badass with that heavy armor so i alway play male. Also because i am a male. i jsut never roll anything with mana:P

I think this topic in general has more to do with the general homophobic nature of most players. Personally I don't give a damn if someone plays male or female.

About latent homosexual feelings... I'm as straight as you can get it (married, have a son - yeah I know, good cover ^^) , but I prefer to look a nice (pixeled) chichs ass over that of a male :-D

 I believe it's guys who think it's "ODD" for a guy to play female pixels are certainly homophobic and likely in denial of something.   Just look how many of those types of guys eventually come out as gay/bi later in life.  Most people just don't care about it.

On the other hand, it could be pedo type guys who are trolling around for children and upset when they find out it's an adult male. lol.

In any case, they really need to take a deep look at themselves.

I think the opposite is true. This isn't about ALL of the males playing females, only the ones that go out of their way to explain it with lame excuses, like not wanting want to look at a male toon's butt. Sexual insecurity at it's most pure, right there. That they're worried they would be seen as gay tells me that there might even be latent homosexual tendencies somewhere deep inside, and because of upbringing, culture, or whatever, they overcompensate to hide it. It might not even be a conscious thing, either.

Tell me you like to roleplay and wanted to explore doing a female character, and I won't flinch. Tell me you like variety, and I'll nod in agreement. Tell me that it makes ZERO difference to you what form or gender your character is, because it all comes down to gameplay, and I'll flash a thumbs up. Tell me because looking at a male character's butt is gay, and I'll make DAMN sure not to drop the soap around you if we're ever in a group shower together.

 You can see it anyway you want.  Most people don't care what others do.  It's ODD when people become busy bodies about it.  You know wanting to start something about it.  They bring it up because it's their issue. 

For me,  I played a tauren in wow because I wanted to have sex with a cow or be a cow. I don't but people who think along those lines might just be dumb.  I see them as potential gay/bi (like a cousin I have) or pedos because it's their issue.

As to gender, it's just pixels. that's what I believe.  You want to take it to something else, your problem/issue.

  Ppiper

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3/03/13 9:55:39 PM#153
Originally posted by jonrd463
Originally posted by waynejr2
Originally posted by Reizla
Originally posted by xeniar

I don't really get why Males play female characters..

Are you that insecure about your posible gayness that you HAVE to stare at a female pixxel ass in order to feel confident about yourselves?

As i always play a tank/melee class i want them to look badass with that heavy armor so i alway play male. Also because i am a male. i jsut never roll anything with mana:P

I think this topic in general has more to do with the general homophobic nature of most players. Personally I don't give a damn if someone plays male or female.

About latent homosexual feelings... I'm as straight as you can get it (married, have a son - yeah I know, good cover ^^) , but I prefer to look a nice (pixeled) chichs ass over that of a male :-D

 I believe it's guys who think it's "ODD" for a guy to play female pixels are certainly homophobic and likely in denial of something.   Just look how many of those types of guys eventually come out as gay/bi later in life.  Most people just don't care about it.

On the other hand, it could be pedo type guys who are trolling around for children and upset when they find out it's an adult male. lol.

In any case, they really need to take a deep look at themselves.

I think the opposite is true. This isn't about ALL of the males playing females, only the ones that go out of their way to explain it with lame excuses, like not wanting want to look at a male toon's butt. Sexual insecurity at it's most pure, right there. That they're worried they would be seen as gay tells me that there might even be latent homosexual tendencies somewhere deep inside, and because of upbringing, culture, or whatever, they overcompensate to hide it. It might not even be a conscious thing, either.

Tell me you like to roleplay and wanted to explore doing a female character, and I won't flinch. Tell me you like variety, and I'll nod in agreement. Tell me that it makes ZERO difference to you what form or gender your character is, because it all comes down to gameplay, and I'll flash a thumbs up. Tell me because looking at a male character's butt is gay, and I'll make DAMN sure not to drop the soap around you if we're ever in a group shower together.

Great post! I may borrow some of this as my sig.

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3/03/13 10:00:22 PM#154

You forgot to add an option for those that play both.

Pretty much all my in-game and RL friends have both male and female avatars in games. Depending on the character they are trying to create.

I always have female casters, and male rogues and warriors. Why? Because cloth and caster gear looks terrible on male characters. Likewise, the plate armor and leather usually looks better on male characters.

As for people who get upset by people playing characters other than their gender, go do internet dating if you want to pick up, its more accessible than ever, stop being creepy in video games.

  jonrd463

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3/03/13 10:00:44 PM#155
Originally posted by waynejr2
Originally posted by jonrd463
Originally posted by waynejr2
Originally posted by Reizla
Originally posted by xeniar

I don't really get why Males play female characters..

Are you that insecure about your posible gayness that you HAVE to stare at a female pixxel ass in order to feel confident about yourselves?

As i always play a tank/melee class i want them to look badass with that heavy armor so i alway play male. Also because i am a male. i jsut never roll anything with mana:P

I think this topic in general has more to do with the general homophobic nature of most players. Personally I don't give a damn if someone plays male or female.

About latent homosexual feelings... I'm as straight as you can get it (married, have a son - yeah I know, good cover ^^) , but I prefer to look a nice (pixeled) chichs ass over that of a male :-D

 I believe it's guys who think it's "ODD" for a guy to play female pixels are certainly homophobic and likely in denial of something.   Just look how many of those types of guys eventually come out as gay/bi later in life.  Most people just don't care about it.

On the other hand, it could be pedo type guys who are trolling around for children and upset when they find out it's an adult male. lol.

In any case, they really need to take a deep look at themselves.

I think the opposite is true. This isn't about ALL of the males playing females, only the ones that go out of their way to explain it with lame excuses, like not wanting want to look at a male toon's butt. Sexual insecurity at it's most pure, right there. That they're worried they would be seen as gay tells me that there might even be latent homosexual tendencies somewhere deep inside, and because of upbringing, culture, or whatever, they overcompensate to hide it. It might not even be a conscious thing, either.

Tell me you like to roleplay and wanted to explore doing a female character, and I won't flinch. Tell me you like variety, and I'll nod in agreement. Tell me that it makes ZERO difference to you what form or gender your character is, because it all comes down to gameplay, and I'll flash a thumbs up. Tell me because looking at a male character's butt is gay, and I'll make DAMN sure not to drop the soap around you if we're ever in a group shower together.

 You can see it anyway you want.  Most people don't care what others do.  It's ODD when people become busy bodies about it.  You know wanting to start something about it.  They bring it up because it's their issue. 

For me,  I played a tauren in wow because I wanted to have sex with a cow or be a cow. I don't but people who think along those lines might just be dumb.  I see them as potential gay/bi (like a cousin I have) or pedos because it's their issue.

As to gender, it's just pixels. that's what I believe.  You want to take it to something else, your problem/issue.

Just so it's understood, I never said all males playing female characters had something to hide-- only those so insecure about their own sexuality that they feel as if looking at pixels somewhat resembling a man's clothed butt is a banner over their heads saying "Look at me! I'm teh ghey!"

This, of course, excludes teens deep in the throes of puberty, however. They play female characters for one reason, and one reason only. I tend to give them a pass, because they're likely at that stage of development where they'd fap to a Coke bottle, just because it's curvy. At some point, they'll grow out of it.

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  Siveria

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3/03/13 10:03:11 PM#156
Originally posted by xeniar

I don't really get why Males play female characters..

Are you that insecure about your posible gayness that you HAVE to stare at a female pixxel ass in order to feel confident about yourselves?

As i always play a tank/melee class i want them to look badass with that heavy armor so i alway play male. Also because i am a male. i jsut never roll anything with mana:P

For me its a looks thing, I just don't like the male models in most of these games, they either A) look like the male char is female all it needs is a set of tits, or B) the male chars look like some musclebound idiot. Very rarely do I find a game with male chars I'd actually play in a mmo.

In honestly i'd worry more about the guys who play female chars and act like they are female, me? its VERY easy to tell I am a guy playing a female character because I don't care nor do I try to hide it, its a fracking game, why do people make such big deals over what gender char people choose to play in a videogame. Is soem guy playing a female character going to hurt you in anyway gameplay wise? Probally not. Also Females in these games tend to have more work put into their looks than the males do, and thus the female chars almost always look far better than the males do even in the same outfit.

So for me its just a personal preference, I'd rather play a char thats nice to look at and looks cool, over some homo looking male char(most korean mmos do this), or some muscle bound moron looking guy.

You don't like my preferences for what char I play in a mmorpg? too fracking bad, deal with it. If your worried about this so much I wonder who has the issue here, me? who will play any gender char I want, or you the other guy who is making a big stink about a guy playing a female char. What.. are you so pathetic that your going to hit on anything in a videogame with tits and a nice ass? Because people that say things like you did, usually are the ones who try to pick up female toons in mmorpgs, which I have to admit is beyond pathetic in my eyes.

Has nothing to do with confidence for me, I can play a male char easly if I wanted to, I just  like my female chars and the Eye candy they usually have. XD

Anyway for me when I am on a female char if they ask if I am a guy I just say yes, its not like I try to hide it and if your not braindead its really easy to tell I am a guy even in a first meeting situation.

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A. Proven right (if something bad happens)

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  DSWBeef

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3/03/13 10:12:36 PM#157
It depends on 2 things. 1 which class im playing and 2 does that race and gender combination look good in that classes armor. I never play dwarves but I rolled a female dwarf in Rift because it looked AMAZING in he cleric chain. But I mostly play females. Female cleric in rift, Fem Pandaren war, Fem NE druid, Fem BE DK, Fem BE Priest, Fem NE Hunter, ect ect. I just find that female models look so mcuh better in there armor.

Playing: Archeage Alpha, War Thunder, World of Tanks
Waiting on: Archeage, Wild Star, Everquest Next and The Black Desert

  TribeofOne

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3/03/13 10:13:35 PM#158

Do you play male or female characters?

YES

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3/03/13 10:13:45 PM#159

Depending on how the class looks. 

I chose the one who looks the least amount of stupid.

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3/03/13 10:57:51 PM#160
Originally posted by Aerowyn
Originally posted by Thorkune
Personally...I play male characters 100% of the time. I have never played any game that requires me to be a female character. I would have loved to have played tomb raider, but I cannot get into playing a gender that doesn't represent me.

not sure how its hard to "roleplay" another gender.. what if the game offers no human races are you unable to play those because you can't "identify" yourself with the character?

If it's not a human race, it's still a male alien. But, I play human males unless I have no other choice.

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