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so everyone and there mother is talking about about how great the character creation of black desert is and alot of forums youtubers etc. back this up..... i was so excited to play an action MMORPG in which i can create a character that looks like me or in my image because i am so sick of playing female characters

so another game that brags about their character creation and lacks the ability to create any black character, i try to create a character in my image and he only looks Indian i am a black male, i am not white, Asian, Indian etc

if any sees character that looks remotely like the ones in these pictures please let me know 

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As far as I am familiar with Korean culture, they do not consider the features of people of color very...err...interesting. Since their primary target audience is Korean/Asian, they could probably not be bothered to implement those options in the game.

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We pointed out, discussed and requested something similar almost a year ago >> Here (in a highly edited and less than representative thread of what it once was).

I've now come to the following conclusions:

1.) Hairstyles overall are lacking in both availability and maneuverability - ethic or not

2.) They don't care

3.) The character creator is more robust now that I've had 8 months to play with it and yes there are now better templates for cultured character creation out there. This in part is due to the unlimited alterations allowed by the value pack and the addition of the ingame beauty album.

4.) Noses are still problematic

5.) I've still not seen the supposed influx of characters of color that were mentioned when Valencia came out.

6.) Bobby Lauren is a brotha ¬¬

7.) I'd rock my baby fro if I could

 

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You can make a hot korean waifu what more do you want

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the 4th image looks like the character Louis Logic. 

 

But yeah theres not many black npc's either.

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<facepalm>

Are we really complaining about this?

This community whines about every freaking little thing.

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the blackspirit looks like them

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To be fair, zerkers get dreds.

But besides the one class that gets dreds, the abominable porcupine 'fro some other male classes can get, and the one female class that gets half cornrolls, there's not much uniquely black (talking black c4 hair, not all the permed and straightened mess) that this game offers.

But that's most games. Although it's infinitely easier to animate, it's just not part of the "medieval" aesthetic.

Welcome to mmos.

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This is originally a Korean MMO, so it is understandable that they don't offer a lot of diversity in their content. Things will change, I'm sure.

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I can hardly blame them for not having a nappy hair option

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Why can't you play as an asian or white person? You must be racist.

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We should at least acknowledge the fact that darker skin tones even exist. correct me if i'm wrong, but before the NA/EU versions launched, anything but pale white skin wasn't even available. Maybe more diverse customization options will come in the future, but for now  i just make my dude black and experiment with all the other features.

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We should at least acknowledge the fact that darker skin tones even exist. correct me if i'm wrong, but before the NA/EU versions launched, anything but pale white skin wasn't even available. Maybe more diverse customization options will come in the future, but for now  i just make my dude black and experiment with all the other features.

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That's supposed to be a black dude? Looks like something out of "The Thing" 

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rly, what should i say if i want my chars to have blue/purple/gray skin? we need more hairstyles and base faces... imo they should also make all male/female faces/hair avaible for all classes.

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Its a Korean Game

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Don't you think that making a black character and going around during the rain / dark PKing people would be a little insensitive?

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Racism!

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so everyone and there mother is talking about about how great the character creation of black desert is and alot of forums youtubers etc. back this up..... i was so excited to play an action MMORPG in which i can create a character that looks like me or in my image because i am so sick of playing female characters

so another game that brags about their character creation and lacks the ability to create any black character, i try to create a character in my image and he only looks Indian i am a black male, i am not white, Asian, Indian etc

if any sees character that looks remotely like the ones in these pictures please let me know 

 

The character creator is really good. Probably the best in any MMO. But it is also limited. You can make pretty unique and realist characters, but you can't deviate too far away from Asian-looking(?) i guess. 

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A black friend of mine made a character based on himself just fine. He's a Musa or Ninja, don't remember exactly which. Okay it's Ninja. Of course so very asian looking but ohwell.

This is a Korean MMO, so of course certain ethnic groups won't be completely represented. Just make due with what you can.

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correct me if i'm wrong, but before the NA/EU versions launched, anything but pale white skin wasn't even available.

Completely false.

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This is a Korean MMO, so of course certain ethnic groups won't be completely represented. 

just cuz it's a korean MMO doesn't implicitly mean certain ethnic groups won't be completely represented. 

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I want more dreadlocks too tbh. Th whole it's korean culture thing is -----ing stupid. The devs are just dumb or lazy when it comes to this type of thing. There are tons of other KR MMORPGs that offer variance with character design even if its less complex than BDO. A game like vindictus which came out in like 2010 in the WEST. has way more hair options. KR just released 2 hairs and they are nothing special, what's worse you cant customize them outside of making it slightly curly.

 

Im not saying BDO should be like Vindictus( thought I wouldnt mind the combat), because I know I draw a lot of comparison between the two, but seriously they have countless MMORPGs to look at for examples of how to release content with lots of various choices. ad we keep seeing costumes and hairstyles that are just void of creativity for the most part. Some costumes are definitely gems but alot of it is hit or miss or just badly designed.

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The devs are just dumb or lazy when it comes to this type of thing.

>makes own proprietary game engine

>makes one of the best character customization features of any game 

>still gets called dumb and lazy

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Not to hard to make the lips/nose... skin tone is there... just a lack of hairstyles...

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I hear you. The way I describe the character creator to friends is "You have a lot of flexibility within a very narrow framework"

That being said, BDOTemplates has some good templates, and you can check the beauty album as well. 

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