Why can't Noctis be a morbidly obese protagonist?

#1peonusPosted 3/16/2013 9:19:59 AM
It's a mature theme we should discuss in video games.
#2utsusuPosted 3/16/2013 9:25:25 AM
peonus posted...
It's a mature theme we should discuss in video games.


Not in Japanese society. In the United States, yes, obesity has become a bit of a problem.
#3peonus(Topic Creator)Posted 3/16/2013 9:26:17 AM
Can Noctis be a hikikomori then?
#4utsusuPosted 3/16/2013 9:29:22 AM
peonus posted...
Can Noctis be a hikikomori then?


Really interesting point, peonus. Noctis doesn't seem to be a hikikomori because obviously he wanders outside of his castle and isn't cooped up in his room all day.

However, having a hikikomori character would make the story much more interesting though I cannot see how s/he would be relevant at this point...

What about group conformity?
#5peonus(Topic Creator)Posted 3/16/2013 9:30:46 AM
They need a compensated dating minigame.
#6Ecclesiastes273Posted 3/16/2013 10:51:04 AM
^And this is where Stella comes into the story.
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#7MonkeySeraphPosted 3/16/2013 12:16:31 PM
Because mighty lord nomura doesn't like ugly characters and anyway with all that nonsense a protagonist does in your average rpg they wouldn't be obese for long.
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#8SteelCurtain17Posted 3/16/2013 12:57:04 PM
Bc Michelle Obama would have defeated him when he was a child
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#9kilaudePosted 3/16/2013 1:35:32 PM
Your topics are always filled with inner messages, peonus