CONFIRMED: There will be no female playable character!

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User Info: macrossdyrl

macrossdyrl
1 year ago#111
Who cares?!

There wasn't a female Link for the previous games.

Damn SJW's....ruining everything.

User Info: Jakerific44

Jakerific44
1 year ago#112
Zonbei posted...
AceMos posted...
Black_Triforce posted...
BringerOfPie posted...
Emperor_mateus posted...
BringerOfPie posted...
"Hooray! People who wanted options don't get options!" -this topic

Look, it's not a huge deal for me personally. But the fact that people are openly celebrating that an optional feature isn't making it into the game is pretty disgusting.


Just because its optional doesn't make it any less bad. Whether you chose the option or not the outcome is still that Link would have been downgraded from character to mere player Avatar. That's a step backwards if you were to compare him with Wind Waker or Skyward Link.

Pretty sure Link has been an avatar ever since you were given the option in the very first Legend of Zelda to NAME HIM.

There are rumors and hints going around right now that you can't name him in this game. You might want to keep a close eye on that.

yep and some how thats still OK but not a gender option


Were you not aware that all traditions are okay to change except gender? It's totally fine to completely change everything about the game up to and including subtitle traditions. Just not gender, because of reasons that almost certainly have nothing to do with sexism. Definitely.

You see it in other fanbases too. Your tv show is literally built around change, with a main character who dies and is reborn as someone else constantly, where the show changes drastically every few years, for the past 50 years? Nope, still can't change the main characters gender. Tradition. Sorry. Can't do anything about it.

It's not actually about tradition, or continunity, or canon. It's about entitled little boys not wanting their toys to be shared with anyone else, even if they still can use them however they want.


If this game doesn't have dungeon crawling, puzzles, items, and various other things that make Zelda, well, ZELDA, then we would be just as pissed off.
That's why Zelda II is so universally disliked, because it broke the formula from the first game.

This game is different as it is open world. But it's keeping all of its core mechanics (hopefully- not so sure yet about the dungeons but we'll see).
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User Info: AceMos

AceMos
1 year ago#113
Black_Triforce posted...
AceMos posted...
guess what im against male sbeign objectfied to

Then that means that you're against human sexuality and it appearing visually. When you admire a character sexually, you're admiring their body, not who they are. You're taking their boobs, butt, pecs, lips, hair, abs, or bulge and objectifying it to satisfy sexuality.

ofcusing on that in avideo game or movie or comic or wtv is stupid

if you want porn watch porn
3 things 1. i am female 2. i havea msucle probelm its hard for me to typ well 3.*does her janpuu dance*

User Info: Zonbei

Zonbei
1 year ago#114
Black_Triforce posted...
AceMos posted...
guess what im against male sbeign objectfied to

Then that means that you're against human sexuality and it appearing visually. When you admire a character sexually, you're admiring their body, not who they are. You're taking their boobs, butt, pecs, lips, hair, abs, or bulge and objectifying it to satisfy sexuality.


And in your view, someone satisfying their sexuality is more important than treating people like they want to be treated.
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User Info: AceMos

AceMos
1 year ago#115
Jakerific44 posted...
Zonbei posted...
AceMos posted...
Black_Triforce posted...
BringerOfPie posted...
Emperor_mateus posted...
BringerOfPie posted...
"Hooray! People who wanted options don't get options!" -this topic

Look, it's not a huge deal for me personally. But the fact that people are openly celebrating that an optional feature isn't making it into the game is pretty disgusting.


Just because its optional doesn't make it any less bad. Whether you chose the option or not the outcome is still that Link would have been downgraded from character to mere player Avatar. That's a step backwards if you were to compare him with Wind Waker or Skyward Link.

Pretty sure Link has been an avatar ever since you were given the option in the very first Legend of Zelda to NAME HIM.

There are rumors and hints going around right now that you can't name him in this game. You might want to keep a close eye on that.

yep and some how thats still OK but not a gender option


Were you not aware that all traditions are okay to change except gender? It's totally fine to completely change everything about the game up to and including subtitle traditions. Just not gender, because of reasons that almost certainly have nothing to do with sexism. Definitely.

You see it in other fanbases too. Your tv show is literally built around change, with a main character who dies and is reborn as someone else constantly, where the show changes drastically every few years, for the past 50 years? Nope, still can't change the main characters gender. Tradition. Sorry. Can't do anything about it.

It's not actually about tradition, or continunity, or canon. It's about entitled little boys not wanting their toys to be shared with anyone else, even if they still can use them however they want.


If this game doesn't have dungeon crawling, puzzles, items, and various other things that make Zelda, well, ZELDA, then we would be just as pissed off.
That's why Zelda II is so universally disliked, because it broke the formula from the first game.

This game is different as it is open world. But it's keeping all of its core mechanics (hopefully- not so sure yet about the dungeons but we'll see).


so far it seems dungeons are verry small and short the mechanics are verry different what with break bale items and all of that needing special clothes or a torch to go to a cold area
3 things 1. i am female 2. i havea msucle probelm its hard for me to typ well 3.*does her janpuu dance*

User Info: Jakerific44

Jakerific44
1 year ago#116
AceMos posted...
Black_Triforce posted...
AceMos posted...
guess what im against male sbeign objectfied to

Then that means that you're against human sexuality and it appearing visually. When you admire a character sexually, you're admiring their body, not who they are. You're taking their boobs, butt, pecs, lips, hair, abs, or bulge and objectifying it to satisfy sexuality.

ofcusing on that in avideo game or movie or comic or wtv is stupid

if you want porn watch porn


Men are okay when they are sexualized with huge muscles and six packs.
So why do women cry about being sexualized?
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User Info: Zanthion

Zanthion
1 year ago#117
AfroPrime posted...
AceMos posted...
why even have a character customization in this game then

Is this a serious question? Like, you honestly can't see the point of choosing what armor and equipment Link is using unless there's also a gender option?

Zanthion posted...
Whether he meant to or not, Aonuma has finally revealed that Nintendo internally does consider Link to be a character, not an avatar.

Keep in mind, this also means we have more ammunition to use the next time they bring up the "Link is an avatar" defense for something. We now know for a fact they don't really believe that.

Nintendo lies all the time. All the time. Every so often, the truth slips out. I consider Aonuma's comments today to be one of those rare instances.

Avatars and characters aren't mutually exclusive. Link has always been both. Pretty simple stuff.


Nintendo has always retreated back to the "Link is an avatar!" defense whenever they have been confronted with issues they don't want to deal with (like including story or VA in games). They've been doing it for years, even though it stopped being true sometime around Wind Waker. It's one of their oldest defense mechanisms regarding the Legend of Zelda series. Now, by their own words, they have laid bare forever their view that Link is not, in fact, an avatar, and is, in fact, a defined character (who happens to be a male). They might even take away the option to name him in this game. To me, this is pretty landmark moment in the way Nintendo talks about Zelda games. If they go back to the "Link is an avatar!" defense in the future, it will be exposed as nothing more than PR hypocrisy to get out of answering tough questions.

User Info: Black_Triforce

Black_Triforce
1 year ago#118
Zonbei posted...
Black_Triforce posted...
AceMos posted...
guess what im against male sbeign objectfied to

Then that means that you're against human sexuality and it appearing visually. When you admire a character sexually, you're admiring their body, not who they are. You're taking their boobs, butt, pecs, lips, hair, abs, or bulge and objectifying it to satisfy sexuality.


And in your view, someone satisfying their sexuality is more important than treating people like they want to be treated.

When did I say that?
My psychiatrist told me I was crazy and I said I want a second opinion. He said okay, you're ugly too.

User Info: Ulk

Ulk
1 year ago#119
Bummer at first, but there is a much more important thing for me now that I saw the trailer. Can we change the hair to get rid of that dreadful ponytail?
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User Info: UberPyro64

UberPyro64
1 year ago#120
AceMos posted...
http://www.gamefaqs.com/boards/631516-wii-u/73879340 here is the topic where people are obejctifing a woman who was playing zelda U on the stream and only care about her body instead of the game or her tallent as a gamer


Yeah that's pretty terrible.

Unless they're in that job field where their body is the main focus, they shouldn't be treated that way.
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