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Tuesday, 13 September 2011

Female RPG characters in sensible armour

I've just come across a marvelous little blog celebrating female characters from RPG's, (and similar forms of entertainment) wearing reasonable get-ups. Over at tumblr, Women Fighters Wearing Reasonable Armor is put together by an anonymous (and genius) blogger. As a man with a moderate degree of concern for feminist issues, seeing some of these costumes is a really refreshing change from the 'loincloth, shoulder plate and pasties for the nips' approach taken by most art designers in the gaming industry today.

If you're not familiar with the threads (or lack thereof) typically given to female characters in RPGs, below is a fairly average example

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