Do you create male or female characters?

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  1. grinder

    grinder Well-Known Member

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    Hi guys, when you play MMORPG do you create a male or female characters? I've noticed that many guys (including me) create female characters. I don't know about the others but from my point of view, MMORPG are being played tons of hours a day so I guess that having a female on the screen the whole time instead of a male is pleasurable. What about you?
     
  2. GenevB

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    I mainly create male characters, maybe because I am male and I have a superiority complex over females or maybe just because I like thinking about that character as another me, for instance every time I create them I try to make them look either like me or either about my ideal version of myself.
     
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    I always create female characters when playing MMO`s. And for the same reason OP does. Seeing a hot looking female character for tons of hours per month vs. seeing some dude for the same amount of time, I`ll always pick the former. :D
     
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    For games like WOW where i know I am going to have a lot of alts, I usually do half and half just so I get to see the emotes and stuff like that. For games where I only play 1 character, it depends on the class.. generally I do males for melee and females for range or stealth.
     
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    Older games like WoW I make female characters cause the male models are so ugly. MMOs with better graphics I do 50/50. Males have better looking/realistic armor. Generally my casters are female if I wanted to basically have a Virtual Barbie. My main in GW2 is a male Guardian and my elementalist is a female for example. Sorry, slut armor just doesn't jive with me when a character's melee class.
     
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    I usually create female characters, mainly because I'd rather see a female character's butt than a male character's butt the whole time. Also, when I was still a kid, I always pretended to be a female in real life to get free items off strong looking players. Not a good thing to do, I know. lol.
     
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    Female. Reason being that if I'm going to sit there and stare at a virtual characters backside all day, then it's going to be a woman. This doesn't mean I think shes real or I am attracted to her lol. Just a preference.
     
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    I like playing male characters and I'm female and that's because I want to be taken seriously. I cover up my gender with a really manly male name too. LOL. It's a fantasy life and I always wondered what it was like to be male.
     
  9. Azrile

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    It is funny, I think in multi-player games, many females do this. As a male who plays some female characters, I would not want to have to deal with that crap.. being a male, it is funny some of the stuff that gets said to me, but if I were a female, it would get old fast.
     
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    Pretty much always guys, don't know why just kind of happens. Pretty much are girls though since I go elfs and they look feminine as fuck.
     
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    Fifty-fifty I guess, don't really care about the gender of my toons, only cool looks.
     
  12. ConureKeeper1990

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    I am a woman and create female characters. It may sound strange, but helps me relate more to the character I am controlling. Of course, that comes with the occasional annoyance of being flirted with, but I've learned to deal with it. I have thought about making a male character just to avoid being hit on, but I've never really stuck with that.
     
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    To be honest, the main reason I used to prefer playing female characters over male ones in older MMO's was because their models looked much better/more realistic, while men 80 percent of the time looked like The Hulk or Shrek... I think with the more recent MMOs like FF XIV it isn't really a problem anymore since the graphics are much better and they allow for more realistic looking male characters.
     
  14. grinder

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    Ahah, that happens to me also to get flirted and it's simply awesome to see their reactions when you say to them that you're a male ahaha
     
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    It depends. I'll usually look at both models and see which one I think looks better. I don't really care, male or female. Though, playing as a female character does attract a lot of unwanted attention.
     
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    You really should wait until after they give you a bunch of free stuff. Back in the early days of UO, very few women actually played the game, but I had a female alt.. You would not believe how much free crap people would just hand over.... EVERY NIGHT IS LADIES NIGHT..
     
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    In games I always create a character which looks like me, I guess I just prefer immersing myself in the game and enjoying it as if I was the person in the game, so that would be male. Also I prefer the aesthetic of male models generally with the wider build. So altogether I pick someone like me which looks the coolest.
     
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    I create female characters most of the time. While I'm a guy, I really love how female characters look in general in RPG games. The males are pretty bland and boring, chicks look cool in armor so there's that.
     
  19. grinder

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    I will follow your advice for sure, never thought of let the pervert gift me something ahaha.
     
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    Especially when the armor looks like metal lingerie, right?
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