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What gender do you see the Hero having?

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Offline SmartyPants

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Hero's Gender
« on: March 10, 2010, 02:51:33 PM »
CraigStern designed the Hero as a genderless character. All the dialogue based around this Hero allows players to treat this character as either male or female.
I nocticed some people refered to the Hero as a "he" or "him", while others refered to the Hero as "she" or "her".  When you played the first two Telepath games, what gender did you see the Hero as?

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Re: Hero's Gender
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2010, 06:28:42 PM »
I saw the Main as male. Perhaps because I'm a male too.
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Re: Hero's Gender
« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2010, 05:46:59 AM »
Yeah I saw the main as male because I'm a dude too.

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Re: Hero's Gender
« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2010, 02:14:40 PM »
In the first game, I thought the character was a chick based on what she was wearing.

In the second game, I thought the character was a dude, because I am a dude.

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Re: Hero's Gender
« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2010, 02:35:59 PM »
I always thought the character was a guy because he looked more like a boy than a girl.
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Re: Hero's Gender
« Reply #5 on: March 11, 2010, 04:02:58 PM »
same deal i thought he was a boy
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Re: Hero's Gender
« Reply #6 on: March 11, 2010, 07:04:46 PM »
In the first one, the main tells a drunk guard:
"Any *cough* girl..."
This seems to imply the main is a guy.
...For I am his, and he is mine, bought by the precious blood of Christ.

Anyone want to find the rest of the words?

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Re: Hero's Gender
« Reply #7 on: March 13, 2010, 07:49:22 AM »
Well, the coughing implies that something in the sentence isn't true: is it the "girl," or is it the "any"? ;)

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Re: Hero's Gender
« Reply #8 on: March 13, 2010, 06:10:27 PM »
Well, the coughing implies that something in the sentence isn't true: is it the "girl," or is it the "any"? ;)

Dang it craig stop messing with our minds ;D. Just tell us weither the main for chapter one and two was a girl or a guy
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Re: Hero's Gender
« Reply #9 on: March 14, 2010, 03:13:35 PM »
I remember that phrase coming up before and being applied to all genders- and depending on how you precieve the Main to be (guy/girl), the ensuing dialogue can be quite hilarious to read.
I also see the Main as a guy due to my gender, though I wouldn't mind playing as a female- 'tis the story that matters for me.
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Re: Hero's Gender
« Reply #10 on: March 28, 2010, 09:18:48 AM »
It's a guy. He acts like a guy. Also, in telepath rpg 2, you act like a boy in all your responses and Gamblin' Jack calls you kid. And, he's the kinda guy who wouldn't be friends with a girl. And, the character's got fairly short hair.
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Re: Hero's Gender
« Reply #11 on: March 28, 2010, 10:25:30 AM »
Well, Ersatz Man, to you the Main can be a guy, but, apparently, female members of the forums said (back in the day), that they certainly have no trouble identifying the Main as a girl. Gamblin' Jack's responses fit his character, who may easily not take a roughly 17 year old seriously or see him/her as a man or woman, yet. Hence the responses. About hair-do, well, that's really not much- a lot of women these days have short hair. Still, I guess in your fashion you have answered the question posed in the thead- you see the Main as a guy.
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Re: Hero's Gender
« Reply #12 on: March 28, 2010, 12:27:36 PM »
how come the hero can tell Griffin he is trying to score with Rahel if he is gender neutral
I am mostly pointing this out as a flaw-I really don't want a gay (literally) answer
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Re: Hero's Gender
« Reply #13 on: March 28, 2010, 12:28:22 PM »
Were talking about the hero of Telepath rpg's 1 and 2.
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Re: Hero's Gender
« Reply #14 on: March 28, 2010, 03:52:21 PM »
Though there could be another level of the story, Duvalier choosing a love interest between Rahel and a male teammate, like Griffin or the new spearman.  :D

I wonder how the Cult would take that...  :o