Female character sits with legs spread apart?

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Post by AxlTrozz » Fri Nov 30, 2007 8:04 pm

IMHO...

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Post by Matt » Fri Nov 30, 2007 8:14 pm

Ouch. Looks like that hurts ;)
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Post by Strump » Fri Nov 30, 2007 8:16 pm

AxlTrozz wrote:IMHO...

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Post by Saphy » Sat Dec 01, 2007 4:48 am

Ouch, broken legs.
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Post by Jetryl » Sat Dec 01, 2007 11:04 am

Saphy wrote:Ouch, broken legs.
Yes, that can work, but it requires that the torso turn as well. The legs also aren't -quite- in the right place.
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Post by AxlTrozz » Tue Dec 04, 2007 12:38 am

well in fact I'm not the best pixelating chars, this is my first time, but I just wanted to suggest this position, please anyone (with more experience) can take the idea and finish the char
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Post by mon » Mon Jun 02, 2008 3:30 am

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I think any of these 2 would be acceptable. And only change the front pose because it is the only one facing the player. The other sitting positions seem fine the way they were. The plus side is, only one image would need to be changed per wardrobe.
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Re: Female character sits with legs spread apart?

Post by Slave » Mon Jun 02, 2008 4:07 am

how about sit1 for dudes and sit 3 for girls?
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Re: Female character sits with legs spread apart?

Post by Vink » Mon Jun 02, 2008 3:20 pm

I think that male and female characters should not be too differentiated. It would be annoying and old-fashioned in a bad way. We are not that different biologically. Most of what people think is different is all about culture, and does not need to be considered in a game like this.

Many of the suggested "feminine" positions are not really comfortable for anyone (just as "feminine" clothes are often not very comfortable, I suppose). So please, choose a sitting position that works for both genders. :)

I suspect that making the female characters very "feminine" is something that appeals mostly to male players, whereas it makes me, a female player, feel very uncomfortable. Any differences should be natural, such as the female characters having breasts, and the culturally biased differences should be kept to a minimum, in my opinion, especially since the cultural bias is often a sexist one.
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Re: Female character sits with legs spread apart?

Post by Saphy » Mon Jun 02, 2008 5:57 pm

Vink wrote:I think that male and female characters should not be too differentiated. It would be annoying and old-fashioned in a bad way. We are not that different biologically. Most of what people think is different is all about culture, and does not need to be considered in a game like this.

Many of the suggested "feminine" positions are not really comfortable for anyone (just as "feminine" clothes are often not very comfortable, I suppose). So please, choose a sitting position that works for both genders. :)

I suspect that making the female characters very "feminine" is something that appeals mostly to male players, whereas it makes me, a female player, feel very uncomfortable. Any differences should be natural, such as the female characters having breasts, and the culturally biased differences should be kept to a minimum, in my opinion, especially since the cultural bias is often a sexist one.
I agree wholeheartedly. Which is why I don't like the "look at my groin" sitting posture that is appealing to mostly male players. Don't know why they like it, but it is probably a culture thing.

On the other hand, I prefer this posture because it isn't anything stereotypical, and can be used for both male and female:

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But until a general conscience and agreement is reached regarding which one to use officially, I couldn't really progress. Well, I can fix the shading and create the sprite for all sitting posture, but I believe the time can be used more wisely.
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Re: Female character sits with legs spread apart?

Post by Rotonen » Mon Jun 02, 2008 6:24 pm

Well that one is the only one no one opposes, so I guess that is our choice?
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Re: Female character sits with legs spread apart?

Post by Slave » Mon Jun 02, 2008 8:15 pm

its comfortable, looks good, and is unsexist. go for it.
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Re: Female character sits with legs spread apart?

Post by Saphy » Tue Jun 03, 2008 3:40 am

Okay. I have attempted one of the side view:

Version a:Image Version b:Image

Which one looks more natural? Or are they both terrible? Is the perspective correct?

If only I have a character model with movable joints, or a digital camera, it would make drawing poses so much easier.
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Post by Shaggy » Tue Jun 03, 2008 12:40 pm

Saphy wrote:Okay. I have attempted one of the side view:

Version a:Image Version b:Image

Which one looks more natural? Or are they both terrible? Is the perspective correct?

If only I have a character model with movable joints, or a digital camera, it would make drawing poses so much easier.
Looks like one leg's in the air in profile, but both on the ground face on.
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Re: Female character sits with legs spread apart?

Post by Black Don » Tue Jun 03, 2008 1:47 pm

Shaggy wrote:
Saphy wrote:Okay. I have attempted one of the side view:

Version a:Image Version b:Image

Which one looks more natural? Or are they both terrible? Is the perspective correct?

If only I have a character model with movable joints, or a digital camera, it would make drawing poses so much easier.
Looks like one leg's in the air in profile, but both on the ground face on.
To me it looks like the sprites right leg does not extend to being full flat to the ground like the front view. It could a little lower and longer.
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