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New Classes - Gender Locked ?

Gender Locking of New Classes !   171 votes

  1. 1. Do you want the new classes to have both genders available?

    • Yes
      84
    • No
      26
    • Not Bothered
      61

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My biggest problem with this game is the gender locking of characters. Frankly it's just lazy game design and overall detracts from the player experience.

Prior to launch I wanted to play Wizard, Ranger and Tamer. Unfortunately I won't / don't play female characters so was basically screwed on 2 of my choices. I have brought 2 costumes for my Wizard and I most certainly would have brought costumes for Ranger and Tamer IF I'd been able to play them.

With the new classes we are supposedly getting soon 'Dark Elf' and 'Dwarf' (both of which I'd like to play) are you worried that they will be gender locked? IF they do gender lock the new classes they are going to alienate at least one portion of the BDO community.

Would you like to see the new classes be open gender?

(Hell, even if they don't do it for the players you would think somebody at Kakao/PA would realise they are losing money in pearl shop sales)

 

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Would hate to see a female zerker lol

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they tie a particular "play style" to a gender so they will most likely they change their gender lock tho.

 

I sure do have prefered to choose the "play style" then the gender for all class ( so like as exemple have a musa playstyle as female.. etc ) but that's how they choosed to design their class, not much we can do about that;

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ib4 the dweebs say "ITS FOR THE LORE!"

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I don't really care as long as I get my:

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I'd make a snu snu Amazonian zerker in a heartbeat id name her FelciaFunbags

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its gonna be gender locked, hasn't this already been stated.. If you do a quick search on the forums next time OP you'll find like a million topics on this.

 

Edited by Zodiac

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I don't really care as long as I get my:

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Now for me... opposite. If there is no male version then I'm going to miss out on another class !   :(

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its gonna be gender locked, hasn't this already been stated.. If you do a quick search on the forums next time OP you'll find like a million topics on this.

 

Well they also said that Wizard was going to be age locked and now we're getting a young wizard (woot) My point being BDO is a business just like any other, keep the clients (in our case players) happy and the money keeps coming in.

Yes of course for myself I want the new classes open gender so I can play them. But I also want to see BDO thrive and continue to expand. I haven't enjoyed a game this much since vanilla WoW and I'd love to think BDO will still be around in 10 years.

Well hopefully with enough feedback from the players Kakao / PA will make it happen.

:)

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I dont bother.

Its not lazy design its detailed design. Old games like WoW, male/female simillar character model, same animations different textures.

BDO different character models, different animations, different textures, basically like new class 

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In all honesty, I have always been for full customization. I wouldn't mind seeing genders for every class, but I frankly am not bothered if they don't.

Cool if they do, oh well if not.

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Def want to see a Male Dark Elf. Female Dwarf might be funny, but I'd only play a male Dwarf.

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I accidentally clicked no, but I would rather gender locks end altogether tbh. I'd like to try a male sorc or ranger especially. Not like that's going to happen but it's something I'd like to see. I'd prefer to make a male dark elf as well, even if it's a slightly different class. 

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I accidentally clicked no, but I would rather gender locks end altogether tbh. I'd like to try a male sorc or ranger especially. Not like that's going to happen but it's something I'd like to see. I'd prefer to make a male dark elf as well, even if it's a slightly different class. 

Never say never.

Hell I thought my Wizard was forever going to look like an old hobo. After today he's going to be young and hunky....lol

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Never say never.

Hell I thought my Wizard was forever going to look like an old hobo. After today he's going to be young and hunky....lol

But ...but but...i just finished drying some sandeel and mixing some wolfs blood for grandpa's geritol elixir....xD

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yes!

 

gimme a sexy great sword warrior

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Would hate to see a female zerker lol

Female berserkers, eh?

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Def want to see a Male Dark Elf. Female Dwarf might be funny, but I'd only play a male Dwarf.

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I think a game should have as many options as possible.

There should be a male and female option for every class, even if you have a little boy tamer and giant female beserker.

It's sort of lazy and half arsed restricting a classes gender.

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I'm just going to say that you should be prepared for it to be gender locked.

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I think a game should have as many options as possible.

There should be a male and female option for every class, even if you have a little boy tamer and giant female beserker.

It's sort of lazy and half arsed restricting a classes gender.

its not lazy. its very time consuming and requires alot of resourses to do annimation, emotes, combat for both genders in a game like this. there is a reason that classes in BDO is genderlocked. BDO is so massive with so many diffrent features and NPC's that they dont have resourses to create a male/female of every class. Pearl Abyss have stated that its almost the same amount of work to make new gender of a class and to make a completly new class from scratch. So many on these forums dont understand this. Its not just to press a button to make a male/female version of a class. You cant compare to older MMOs with low polygon numbers and bad graphics. This is the biggest problem MMO's face today. They have become so expencive to make because of the amount of work required to make them that not many developers are willing to make them anymore.

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its not lazy. its very time consuming and requires alot of resourses to do annimation, emotes, combat for both genders in a game like this. there is a reason that classes in BDO is genderlocked. BDO is so massive with so many diffrent features and NPC's that they dont have resourses to create a male/female of every class. Pearl Abyss have stated that its almost the same amount of work to make new gender of a class and to make a completly new class from scratch. So many on these forums dont understand this. Its not just to press a button to make a male/female version of a class. You cant compare to older MMOs with low polygon numbers and bad graphics. This is the biggest problem MMO's face today. They have become so expencive to make because of the amount of work required to make them that not many developers are willing to make them anymore.

With CS price, I would say "yes"

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its very time consuming and requires alot of resourses to do annimation, emotes, combat for both genders in a game like this.

You know, they're already reusing classe's animations for mobs. So, while at it, they could also give the same animation to the other gender.

I don't see why having male ranger/sorcerer with actual animations would be a problem.

So yes, it's lazy.

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I would vote no if there was a risk of getting this "female dwarf".

 

Make a real female dwarf and not some lolli kid played mainly by scammers, greifers and wankers like it was in L2 and I might consider giving it my approval.

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