If you haven't seen the previews of the new updated look for us human females, then you must have been living under a rock, because it's all the buzz lately. I've seen heaps of people talking about it, but you know what? Nobody has listened to ME talking about it. After all, it's my face and my body that's the topic of conversation here.
So here's some pics of what everyone's talking about (courtesy of MMO-Champion).
Wow. Don't you get weird a feeling when you are looking at yourself in the future? I mean most of the time you're imagining your white hairs, wrinkles and sags, am I right? I mean, take this image from the movie Looper. Where people from the future are sent back in the past for execution/assassination - great way to hide dead bodies! In the movie, Bruce Willis is the older version of Joseph Levitt-Gordon - can you imagine what he would be thinking?
Probably something like:
- "Holy crap I'm going to lose my hair."
- "Man, did I really have such a crap attitude?"
- "Well, at least I still get to keep my figure..."
But I digress. So looking at my future self, I feel like I'm having Fix-it Felix moment (from Wreck-it Ralph)
|Fix it Felix jr: "Look at that high definition in your face.... it's AMAZING..." /sighs dreamily|
It's great to have a makeover! What girl doesn't love a makeover? A decade has gone by and finally I feel like my pixels are catching up to those in say.. Skyrim, Rift, Tera - hell just about any game out there has better pixels than me! Who knew those boys at Blizz were such wizards with mascara, eyeliner and blusher?
It's about time someone gave me a decent push-up bra, don't you think? Because the one I start with has absolutely NO support (I mean seriously, bikini bras have like ZERO support) and those 10 years of running around questing and killing mobs without a sports bra - do you REALLY think I'd be so perky? And you don't see any plastic surgeons around in WoW - no sirree - so I'm glad that the graphic design department gave me a better bra to boost my cleavage. What, you didn't think they were REAL did you? Tsk tsk.
Someone has done some nip and tuck work on my waist, I see. I look athletic, toned... I mean let's face it, most girls would love to have a waist like mine and I am lucky that I'm getting it! In truth, if I was an undead, I can understand why my waist would be so waspish - have you seen how they twist and turn at the waist ALL the time when they're just standing around? Talk about way to tone your waist!
Someone commented somewhere I was too skinny because you can now see my ribs. Those aren't my ribs those are my serratus anterior muscles! That's from all that punching stuff that I do!
Oh, and I love love that I will now have knees and toes!
Someone ELSE made a comment about the size of my hips at the WoW preview..
"And while you are developing this can you do something about getting rid of the child bearing hips?"I mean, really? There's nothing wrong with my hips! I'm a woman!
But you know what I think would make everyone happy? Rather than have the one body type, we could have had customizable body types! Such as a sliding bar like in SW:TOR to make use more or less muscular (and shorter or taller) depending on what you would like your character to be, and maybe a little less muscle definition for us less athletic types - I mean, you would expect a woman wielding a 2handed axe or mace, or a tank taking the big hits from a mob that's 20 times their size (and holding a heavy shield and weapon to match AND wearing plate) to have bigger arms and legs than a wand wielding tinkerbell mage in some colourful robe, am I right?
I guess I'm asking too much, huh. Well, I'll put that on the wishlist when WoW hits the 20 year mark...
I actually do have a human alt - Navimie, the female human paladin - who is only level 24, and this is spoken from her perspective. I'd like to thank Amateur Azerothian, and comments by Tome of the Ancient, Khizzara and Draynee for the inspiration :P