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Will Archage be to Asianish to be succesful in the west?

funconfuncon Key West, FLPosts: 272Member Uncommon
Who wants to play a male character that looks like a girl?


  • skeaserskeaser Wichita Falls, TXPosts: 3,901Member Uncommon


  • OnomasOnomas USAPosts: 1,130Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by funcon
    Who wants to play a male character that looks like a girl?

    Have you even seen the character creator or screen shots? Hell the characters already look somewhat westernized lol.

    From the videos and screenshots ive seen so far. Maybe my eyes are just going bad in my old age?

  • DMKanoDMKano Gamercentral, AKPosts: 14,968Member Legendary

    This game is one of the most out of the box westernized Asian games yet. 

    So IMO, op a definite NO.

  • coretex666coretex666 PraguePosts: 2,973Member Rare

    I used to play Lineage II in the past and did not have problem with the art style or anything. ArcheAge looks much more Western than L2, so I do not expect any problems either.

    For some people, it will definitely be a problem. However, I dont think they represent number sufficient to break AA's success. If AA wasnt successful, it would not be caused by this, imo.

  • ComanComan Hattem, AKPosts: 2,152Member Uncommon
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    So you take an image from an other game with a female and then act like it's a man to discredit Archage? Your really must be hating Archage. Even then I feel manly enough in real life not to care if my in-game male character looks somewhat female. Do not really see why that could turn anyone down...well unless your a female and create a male character because you do not want to stare at a girls ass all the time, but I fear that is only logic male gamers use. 

  • VarkingVarking Winston-Salem, NCPosts: 522Member Uncommon
    The image the OP posted, anyway to enhance that or enlarge it? Looks like crap so I can't tell what you are trying to show me.
  • Originally posted by funcon
        image   very manly, huh?    

    Indeed, I do find her a bit manly . Also isn't this Age of Wushu? I fear you will have a bit of difficulty of having it to be less "Asianish" than it already is.

  • SukiyakiSukiyaki Posts: 1,443Member Uncommon

    Kid you are in the wrong forum.

    Age of Wulin >>

    "Hey I ignored all the fun content and played this game like a hamster because it was possible just spending long enough time in the wheel. Why are games so boring X-clones these days and can't be more like X? Im going back to grind repeatable tasks in X and hone my skills with some dice roles, waiting 14 months for the next paid content patch."
  • adderVXIadderVXI st cloud, MNPosts: 672Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by funcon
        image   very manly, huh?    

    LOL was this for real?  I mean seriously female from AoW to argue AA males are not manly enough??  wow...

    Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.

    George Washington

  • DMKanoDMKano Gamercentral, AKPosts: 14,968Member Legendary

    The op is either confused to post a Age of Wushu shot and pass it off as Archeage, or is just trolling.

    Maybe both?

  • jonrd463jonrd463 Tacoma, WAPosts: 597Member Uncommon
    In all the CBT coverage I've watched, I've seen male characters that look like they were made with Skyrim's character editor. I've seen female characters with more practical, body-covering armor than your average Asian game. I've seen beast races that look craggy and rough. Sure, there are cutesy races thrown in there, but they are just options among many. I've seen architecture that bears traditional, quasi-Medieval European fantasy stylings. As others have said, this is probably the most westerenized Asian-created MMO to come out yet. I'm convinced Jake Song and co. had every intention to appeal to a worldwide market with this game, and they're just starting with the Asian markets for release due to logistical concerns.

    "You'll never win an argument with an idiot because he is too stupid to recognize his own defeat." ~Anonymous

  • AmanaAmana New York, NYPosts: 3,912Moderator Uncommon
    Locking this. It's between just racist and baiting.

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