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games where you create your own character- do u make guy or girl?

#1deathsaber79Posted 2/2/2012 10:54:49 AM
I speaking of any game where you make your own protagonist, whether Mass Effect, Dragon Age, Saints Row, etc.

For me (as a guy) I always make a girl, because I'd much rather stare at an attractive character (to a straight male) as opposed to a traditional videogame "action dude". For me, this is what makes a game like Saints Row genius, as if I was just a typical gansta guy, it would be boring, but as a female its genius.

However, I go against this in cases where a game has romance, then I'm a guy (since i don't care to romance guys, unless you can be a lesbian (or there are Asari available as romance partner).

That said, in an rpg with choices like Bioware games- I always start with an evil male character, and then usually play as a good female for the second playthrough.

Anyone else have any similar rituals?
#2KnightRay_XPosted 2/2/2012 10:56:57 AM
Im a guy, and I always make a female character
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#3QueezZeenartPosted 2/2/2012 10:57:28 AM
Always female, even if I have to participate in a virtual bromance.
#4ChaingunmasterPosted 2/2/2012 10:58:56 AM
Normally a guy, but I'd be happy making a female character.
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#5Botnus912Posted 2/2/2012 11:00:05 AM
usually a guy first, and then a girl the second time around
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#6betterboulderPosted 2/2/2012 11:00:46 AM
I'm not at all against female protagonists but when it comes to making my own character, I make myself, a guy. And I've never understood the "I don't wanna stare at a guy's butt" mentality.
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#7A_Nonny_MoosePosted 2/2/2012 11:01:28 AM
I try both to see which one has the better options. So usually female.
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#8Teepo64Posted 2/2/2012 11:04:31 AM
Almost all the time, if allowed, I will make a blonde female character named Amelia.


Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas, Kingdoms of Amalur demo, Penny Arcade Adventures, etc. etc.
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#9musketeer361Posted 2/2/2012 11:04:39 AM
I always create a male character to look like myself.
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#10GuardianShadow0Posted 2/2/2012 11:07:40 AM
Botnus912 posted...
usually a guy first, and then a girl the second time around

This, and if there are alignments, I'll make a male and female for both. A Good aligned male is always my main though.
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