NRS did awesome with the ladies in this game
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NRS did awesome with the ladies in this game
02/16/2019 08:31 PM EST

I fully support NRS decision to heavily limit sexual fan service in this game.

The ladies are very well decently designed. I hate it when devs turn female characters into sluts....

DoA6 is going downhill.

Thanks NRS, keep it up !

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02/16/2019 09:18 PM EST

My only complaints are that one of Jade’s costumes is way too similar to Skarlet’s. The other complaint is that Jade looks a little too big. In game, she appears to be the same height as the male characters. I really liked in MKX how they made Kitana, Tanya, and Mileena much smaller and more petite.

The female’s body’s in MKX were such an improvement from MK9, I’d hate to see them go back to MK9’s body type.

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RE: NRS did awesome with the ladies in this game
02/16/2019 10:58 PM EST

Not all women are “petite”, though.

You work with what you got...not what you hope for.

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02/16/2019 11:05 PM EST

Petite or not, never underestimate the fairer sex.

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02/16/2019 11:05 PM EST

@Detox

Im aware of that. But Kitana looked perfect in MKX. I liked that they made her thin and petite. It was fitting for her being a ninja assassin. As opposed to the female’s bodies in MK9 where they all looked like Chyna.

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RE: NRS did awesome with the ladies in this game
02/16/2019 11:16 PM EST

I just noticed that excluding Skarlet for the surprise effect none of the female characters shown so far has gotten any thing more than "cold" reception.

Jade and Kronika have been met with indifference, Cassie and Sonya with hostility.

On the other hand, Geras excluded, all the male characters have been positively received, especially Kabal.

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02/16/2019 11:22 PM EST

If I had to guess, it's probably because no one expected Skarlet back

As for Cassie....That dead Centaur has been well beaten, tenderized, and made into meat and glue by now.

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02/16/2019 11:26 PM EST
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@Detox

Im aware of that. But Kitana looked perfect in MKX. I liked that they made her thin and petite. It was fitting for her being a ninja assassin. As opposed to the female’s bodies in MK9 where they all looked like Chyna.

And that’s fine. Perhaps Kitana will retain her stature. You’re specific example was that Jade looks a little too big, to which my original post still sums up my feelings pretty well.

You work with what you got...not what you hope for.

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02/16/2019 11:36 PM EST

Meh.. I don't know. Female characters in MK games are all the same, really. Sure, they're not wearing bikinis, but is that really our idea of leveling the playing field? First of all, why is it ok for male fighters to not be wearing a shirt? Kano, Liu Kang, Goro, to name just a few. So is it really sexist if a female character is only wearing a tight top?

Secondly, male characters are represented in all shapes and sizes. Muscular martial artists, big hulking brutes (Goro, Torr, Shao Kahn), old sorcerers (Shang Tsung and Shinnok), cybernetic warriors, creature characters (Motaro, Moloch), etc. So there's a lot of diversity in male characters, but I don't see this in female characters at all. All female characters in MK games are pretty much all the same: they have a young, athletic, sexy body. Normal face, beautiful often (disregarding bad CG modeling). They're all pretty much the same character. There are three 'exceptions' to this: Sheeva, who's a Shokan, and is somewhat larger and more muscular than other girls, and maybe not as cute in the face. D'Vorah's a humanoid, but is still kinda hot in a weird way, in MKX at least. Ferra is a small girl, but isn't actually playable. Nitara has potential, but she's basically just another hot chick, with wings. Jataaka, Kia and Sareena are demons, but again; hot women. Sindel's old, but she's a total milf. Even a bald broad like Kronika looks kinda decent, right? So are sexy clothes really the issue here?

They could do an old crooked hag character: an evil old sorceress dressed in dirty rags. It's a niche that has never been explored in an MK game. What if they took a Shokan female and made her a huge, lumbering brute of a woman, with a truly grotesque face? Maybe she lost one arm to drive home the point that she isn't physically 'ideal'. Why not? Name her Ogro. Has there ever been a canonical cybernetic female? Where's my Tarkatan female? Mileena doesn't really count. A true Tarkatan female warrior. She doesn't have to be attractive, but that doesn't mean she can't be a dope ass character. Lots of male characters that are cool aren't 'beautiful' (Drahmin, Kabal, Onaga).

That's why I want Sheeva and Nitara to be in the game; because at least there's some hint of diversity in terms of physical attributes. D'Vorah's fine by me, because I think she was a refreshing take on the female character, and I actually like the new, hideous D'Vorah we saw.

I think it's fine for a character like Mileena, Jade, Skarlet or Kitana to dress a certain way. Not every female character should be dressed decently, I don't think that's really all that important. Women in MK games can have a sexual identity that they express in their clothing choices. It doesn't have to be vulgair or completely nonsensical, but if Jax can run around in a spandex pants with his torso fully exposed, then why is it so wrong for Mileena to look sexy? And why would it be wrong for people to want some sexy costumes, at least optional in-game..? Even female players like that stuff.

If you're ok with heads being kicked clean off and eyeballs exploding out of sockets, then some nudity really shouldn't bother you. I think there's actually an empowering element to it. Just like I wouldn't mind the females being physically stronger. It makes sense: they're fighters, they have to go up against expert martial artists, monsters and ninja characters. Real-world women fighters are muscular, but you don't really see that in MK females. You want petit females that are decently dressed; I want an old hag, a muscular savage, a half naked Jade, and a monstrous female character attached to the body of a giant tarantula. Equality ;)

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RE: NRS did awesome with the ladies in this game
02/16/2019 11:54 PM EST

Kahn needs pants. A decent pair of pants.

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RE: NRS did awesome with the ladies in this game
02/17/2019 07:04 AM EST

I like that we are getting some height variation on the female characters. I think it is fitting that Jade is tall.

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Cheers OP. I totally agree. Glad the female characters are looking deadly this time around and not slutty. The designs look great. And they all have regular modestly sized big boobs not giant fake boobs. Lol

i have never mained a female female character before. I like a lot of the staple MK female characters but just never felt the urge to play as them. That has all changed in mk11.

Skarlet and Jade look BADASS. Even Sonya looks fun to play as.

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RE: NRS did awesome with the ladies in this game
02/17/2019 07:52 AM EST
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Kahn needs pants. A decent pair of pants.

Nah. He needs his emperor dong swinging wildly as he fights to assert his dominance.

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RE: NRS did awesome with the ladies in this game
02/17/2019 08:46 AM EST

And they don't look like ugly Alien drag queens like in MK9. What a fucking joke. And some people actually "miss" that?

They look absolutely amazing. Sonya's face has even grown on me.

And no Shao Kahn doesn't need pants, I like them daddy thighs. Talk about a krushing blow...

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