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I often hear my gaming lady-friends (and many more in any given mmo forum) complain about how MMORPG´s misrepresent the female gender and that it forces upon them skimpy and slutty stereotypes while leaving the males to lead and be the big, bad, important heroes that do all the awesome stuff.
Well, in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, not only are males prone to have to equip stuff like this:
But there is also plenty of full plated, fully robed female armor to go by, that makes them look like actual heroes and not like tavern wenches on a quest.
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And it does not end there, as the three rulers of the nations the players join are female, all of them, and at least two of them are quite badass too, with the third one being that cute and princess-like lalafell.
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So i guess this time around i won´t be hearing about how sexist and mysognistic game devs are