Female Character Models

#1Valdimir_DregaPosted 4/2/2010 4:39:47 PM
Is it too late to be suggesting something like this?

I was having a discussion with my fiancee' the other night about the misrepresentation of the male to female ratio in games. I agree with her wholeheartedly. Sure, a majority of hardcore gamers are male, but IMHO, that's really no excuse. Any developer would be surprised at how many female gamers play ,say, Uncharted 2. A big reason for that is its support for realistic-looking female characters to play as.

Wii is the system that tries to target broader audiences, after all.

I understand if it's to late to implement something like this. A lot work is required to animate interchangable armor parts and costumes to a female character model. It's also extra money and voice work, but I believe it could be one of many aspects that would put The Conduit 2 ahead of the curve.

As my fiancee' sarcastically remarks, "Why do guys always get to be the bullet fodder? I want in too!"
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#2Tony90908Posted 4/2/2010 4:40:30 PM
Maybe HVS is sexist. :o
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#3JarinmackPosted 4/2/2010 4:52:51 PM
HVS should do that. It would attract more female gamers and they could get more sales.
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#4UltimateFlame13Posted 4/2/2010 4:54:29 PM
hmm...female drudge?
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#5psychobrewPosted 4/2/2010 4:55:19 PM
As long as they are sexy, hot, and scaley female alien character models, I am all for this. There's nothing like a banging set of tenticles to get you going.
#6JarinmackPosted 4/2/2010 4:55:52 PM
For a female drudge, all they have to do is change the voice. Just look at Halo 3 for example.
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#7Metal_In_FlamesPosted 4/2/2010 5:11:03 PM
Are Selena Gomez or Jennifer Love Hewitt playable? If not, no thank you.
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#8The_ShaderPosted 4/2/2010 5:18:46 PM
meh.... decent topic....
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#9papercupPosted 4/2/2010 5:32:25 PM
I'm all for it, but I'm sure someone would find this is sexist because now you're shooting women. >.>

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#10DarkZV2BetaPosted 4/2/2010 5:35:35 PM
I support this as well as more options in general. Just so long as there's actually a decent female model to play as. The original UT has jack and **** by default. I wound up playing as the most manly male in the game because there wasn't much else to play as.
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