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3-29-2012 @ 1:26PM
I totally agree, Shinae. I don't think it's a bad thing for the male and female models to look somewhat similar. In fact, they should look similar. All you have to do to make one more feminine than the other is to soften the hard edges a bit and make tiny adjustments. And, body-wise, I think the boobs pretty much do that trick. It's not exactly difficult to tell the difference between the male and female Pandaren, based on body alone. Or, most other races. I personally really dislike the nose and mouth area of the female Pandaren that we have so far. I don't want it to change, I would just like the -option- to change it, though. I'd like to have actual customization of the face, the way we do goblins, gnomes, humans, orcs, etc. I want to be able to change her expression, the shape of her muzzle, her eyes, and all that. It's not a new thing, it's what we have with most other races, so it seems like something to expect. But, we didn't get that with the Worgen and I fear we won't with the Pandaren either, although I really really hope we do. An old friend of mine is staying at my house and she plays wow, too. She brought up how the male muzzle looks so much more panda-like than the female's. And, how with the female face being so different than the male's already, why couldn't we just have an option to change her muzzle? Or, several options. Something like this: http://i1174.photobucket.com/albums/r620/pandarenpics/pandaren2.pngThat's just the male's muzzle copy and pasted onto the female's face. Nothing else has been done or tweaked. It's slightly blended to make the colors match and that's all. You can easily see the difference between the two. Now, I'm not saying we should change the female's current face. I know some people like it and I'm totally cool with that. But, could we have options such as this? Most other classes do, you know? I definitely still feel like even with that second muzzle, she looks feminine and you can tell she's the female. I'd just really really like to hear from the designers and artists and get their thoughts on this sort of thing. It would be awesome to have an open discussion.
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