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November 27th, 2012, 12:53
Originally Posted by GhanBuriGhan View Post
Interesting - I also very strongly identify with my character (hence my tolerance for RPGs relatively low on stats and with high degree of player skill involvment) but I can do that with pretty much any shape or gender of character. Robots? Hey I'll be a robot then. However I have a low tolerance for sinister roles (e.g. Assassins) see our recent discussion on GTA, AC, Hitman and their ilk. Maybe because I identify too much and the role than makes me uncomfortable?
I suppose so, but only you can answer that. Since I consider all of us equally capable of such "sinister" behavior - I don't feel uncomfortable playing such a role. I see it as a matter of upbringing and environment, and not a matter of inherent evil or similar human constructs.

That said, I play "myself" in those roles - as in how I would act under the same cirumstances and given the same persona. So, for an RPG - I play the assassin as I would behave as an assassin - not as an "evil" character. I can't do "evil" in games - because it conflicts too much with my own set of values.




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