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Playing the Opposite Gender

Article on men and women playing the opposite gender, and why it doesn't immediately make you a pervert.

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jokerman271168d ago

I play the other gender usually in 3rd person games so I don't look at "man ass" for 15 hours of gameplay!

Shacks1168d ago

God I hate that stupid comment. Why would you be looking at any ass while playing a video game? Not to mention it is a comment used 895437843 times.

Sketchy_Galore1168d ago

Hey, you. Knock it off! You have no right to force this man to admit he desperately wants to be a woman. In time he will come to accept this desire and possibly even act upon it but for now please be a decent human being and humour the rationalisation he has concocted for his virtual transvestism.

jimmywolf1168d ago

i find both of your guys comments juvenile an short sighted.

i enjoy playing women characters,i find them wonderful too look at an i respect the female gender. i also enjoy seeing a women in power an watching them overcoming things is fun to me.

am sorry that you lust after a female avatar an long only too find women too hound in game, that play female toons.

so if their was a option too play a gender neutral character, we be label a freak for not picking a side?

TLDR

we play games to have fun, not be labeled based on a gender choice in game....

techie0151168d ago (Edited 1168d ago )

@Shacks
Im gonna agree with you, the last thing i'd be looking at if I was playing a dude is his ass.. I would however be looking at his massive biceps, stunning hair do and chiseled jaw line all the while picturing myself as him thinking "so badass..." but hey, that's just me.

FsterThnFTL1168d ago (Edited 1168d ago )

I will play 3rd person games with female protagonists because I feel like a guardian angel guiding her actions to keep her safe from the dangers in the male dominated world(s)

In all 1st person games I play as a gun or a sword, it really does not matter if the protagonist is a male or female.

OK, that is the best excuse I can come up with to justify playing a female in videogames.

KonsoruMasuta1168d ago

I usually play as both because it feels like a different experience and give me a reason to play through the game again.

I don't project myself into the game. The way I see it, I'm making a character. When I make a decision, I don't think "What would I do in this situation?". I think " What would this character do?"

That's why I find it odd when people assume I secretly wish I was a girl or something.

shammgod1168d ago

I usually mix it up. I also play with the creator and see which character models look best and will go with whatever looks badass.

Arturo841168d ago

most of the time I tend to stay with what the devs idea of the main character I don't change much if anything guess am boring...

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