I’m such a dork.
I have this ornery rooster in my yard and whenever he gets it into his head to attack me, I pretend I’m dueling a turian. It’s epic.
Probably not from a third party perspective, but who cares?
It’s not fanservice if it’s in-character.
A random Asari being sexy in an ad is not fanservice. They routinely exploit the fact that the rest of the universe wants to bang them.
Miranda, who resents her origins and gifts, walking around in a skintight catsuit is.
If such a distinction can’t be made, then it rules out ever having sexy characters in any context ever without it being problematic. Which would… be problematic.
I don’t think Miranda resents her gifts. She’s very straight-forward about her design as a perfect human: attractive, healthy, intelligent, and depending on who you ask, charming. She goes so far as to say this is “just a fact.”
I believe it makes sense she’d take advantage of her assets. She knows she’s beautiful. She knows she can use it, and she does, because in addition to her arsenal of other skills her sex appeal makes her feel useful as a person.
Even if you’ve romanced her or cemented a friendship, she continues to be the same sexy, aloof person you met in the first place, but with an added confidence of knowing that’s not all she is anymore.
But her origins? Yes. Definitely resentful.
Khalisah and Shepard might hate each other beyond all reasonable doubt, but you know Khalisah is always happy to see Shepard whenever he/she returns to the Citadel.
“YES! I’m gonna get punched today! Turn the camera on!”
*sigh* I’ve said this before, but I wish Khalisah could replace Allers. Allers made no freaking sense.
The short answer: sexual dimorphism. Had they not been covered people would be complaining that the females and males look too alike, or if Bioware had just slapped a pair of tits on the females people would complain about that.
Eve and the salarian females’ garments also look ceremonial to me. Since she’s a shaman and they’re politicians, it makes sense. Personally I think Eve is just fab.
On another note, Eve is not the first krogan female we see in the series. On Tuchanka in ME2 there is an “emissary to the female clans” in the upper levels of the Urdnot base. She has a lighter voice and wears the same thing as the males, unless I’m wrong and it’s some kind of krogan eunuch (but that wouldn’t make any sense).
Satisfy my curiosity. Tell me about your Shepard(s)!
Hair color: Black
Eye color: Grey
Personality: Collected, maternal, professional.
Love interest: Liara, then Thane.
Favorite gun: Widow (surprise!) or some kind of shotgun.
Squad: ME: Liara/Ashley or Wrex, ME2: Thane/Garrus or Miranda/Kasumi, ME3: Liara/Garrus
Paragon/Renegade/Paragade/Renegon/Neutral/Paratral/Neugade /Other: Paragon with cheap shots of Renegade.
Additional notes: What I meant was Liara and Thane, as I seemed to have created “alternate reality” Shepard in which she romances both of them in separate respective playthroughs. Does that make me a polyamorous gamer?
Please, don’t further stigmatize drag queens by using them as a negative.
I agree though. When they announced default Femshep I expected a finely chiseled, battle-worn hardass like Sheploo and got a Picasso piece instead. I don’t think she’s ugly or anything. She just looks like she was made with a computer, whereas Sheploo looks finer and more human.
All these ME3 posters and graphics are making me cry and you should all be ashamed of yourselves (for being so brilliantly creative, whoever made them).
What is this online pass code shit for ME3? Why do I need one when I’ve already played online just fine before?
Fuck it. I thought, “I badly need to respec my infiltrator but I’ll play for the reset power card instead of promoting her because it’ll be like a fun, little personal challenge.”
Here’s an idea, you pathetic shitheads. Why not work together as a TEAM instead of running off trying to get as many kills as you can?