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    Default Guys playing as female characters in MMORPGs/MMOs

    I don't usually play as female characters in Western MMORPGs, but really only in Asian/Anime mmorpgs. Why?

    Because Anime is already extremely feminine and the guys look like girls already in those games.



    Anyways, do you think there is still a stigma regarding the whole guy playing a girl in mmo's issue? What do you think?

    Have you ever indulge yourself playing as a different gender?

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    i play as female characters in basically everything *shrugs*

    i think i have a pic of my character from saints row somewhere on here.

    edit: found it http://www.onrpg.com/boards/threads/...=1#post2972899
    Last edited by postrook; 01-13-2014 at 12:45 AM.

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    In secret I'm dreaming of being a little asian girl, but because I'm born with balls, and white I've been doomed to play females in cutesy anime mmo's, to even come close to that dream.

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    I play as female characters too

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    @phanein i would do that if i played mmos. creepers deserve to be trolled and i deserve their money. give me all yr golds and i send you boob.jpeg.

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    very rarely i play males. always females.

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    Quote Originally Posted by postrook View Post
    @phanein i would do that if i played mmos. creepers deserve to be trolled and i deserve their money. give me all yr golds and i send you boob.jpeg.
    You reminded me of the general discussions talk about girl streamers and how we should hire Camgirls to make money off of lonely nerds. #ThrowBack #Money4Tats
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    I don't mind guys that play as girls as long as they're not pretending to be girls. Those are the worst kinds of people and they'll try to take advantage of regular players because they're "females." I've known plenty of males that made it clear they were male and played females because they are attracted to the female form or classes are gender locked.

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    When I found out I can play a female character without it turning into one, I was okay with it.
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    woman, unless the moustaches are too good to pass.

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    As I've grown older and have developed a more open minded perspective it bothers me less.

    I played as a female character throughout my Rift time, solely because they had better animations.

    However, I generally only play as male simply because I feel that your avatar represents you in a game.

    At the end of the day it's personal choice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TreyTrey12 View Post
    However, I generally only play as male simply because I feel that your avatar represents you in a game..
    That's the reason I always play as female

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    In Age of Wushu, I played a female because the models were more pleasant to the eye than male models. Almost all the top players in my guild were guys playing as a female character. I wasn't surprised when we were all on raidcall because we all came clean in the beginning. A few players outside of our guild believed that our guild was an all girls guild.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Loric View Post
    I just feel weird as hell entering a voice chat with a bunch of strangers as a guy playing a female character.
    plus the female name to go with the female character. .


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    Its a game and if i Want to be a damn female in a game i will be a damn female with Huge Boobs... That is what games are all about... Being Something you cant be in real life...
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    I play the roughest looking manly men I can muster up. Glorious beards and hulk like physiques don my character selection screens in every game!

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    Generally, if I have to look at the back of my character the entire time I play, I choose a female. Might as well look at a pixel girls ass than a pixel dudes ass. Anything else, I just play whatever I like. I pick Siren in Borderlands, but thats because I just enjoy the class. Stuff like Fallout and Skyrim I always play as a dude.

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    Guy as long as the physique and physical appearance is attractive. If it's blocky and brute-like as in WoW, lol no thanks. Some classes I will usually go female, like Clerics and Thieves (Femme Fatale isn't Femme Fatale without a Femme). But I usually stick to my gender.

    Games like FFXIV where guys (Miqo'te lol) are extremely good looking, yeah, I'll always pick male.

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