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  • @Draken Stark said: -How about a woman who plays poker? Currently both Poker Night games have been sausage fests (good ones though).

    What, GLaDoS doesn't count? :p

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    It's really hard to find an actually interesting woman in the game industry, with an interesting and funny personality that can go solo, meaning that she wouldn't have to rely on being interesting through the actual hero. Like Alyx through Gordon.

    I guess Morrigan from Dragon Age could fit the setting. Then there's of course the all-popular cult classics like Lara Croft, but I have a feeling that should would fall flat just like Ash did in this one.

    Then there's GLaDOS, but she's already in this one. Who else... I don't even know, too many good female characters are too closely tied to some protagonist male and most games that include women at all usually are going for this.

  • either Momma Bosco or I don't know what other Telltale female character, the Administrator (TF2), Aeris (VG Cats), the Queen of Blades (Sarah Kerrigan from the Starcraft series), hey, we can even stretch it to Zone-Tan (from that porn parody animator Zone-Sama), heck, Oglaf (not linking to it, it's very NSFW) has a lot of recurring female characters, like the Mistress, Navaan (a very interesting character) or Greir (although she most likely doesn't know what is fun), and if Telltale's got money to spend we could get Harley Quinn.

    EDIT: Let me list off characters, you can take a pick which would be interesting:

    [LIST]
    [*]Momma Bosco
    [*]Cybil
    [*]The Administrator
    [*]Alyx Vance
    [*]Morgan LeFlay
    [*]Aeris (VG Cats)
    [*]Sarah Kerrigan, the Queen of Blades (Starcraft)
    [*]Zone-Tan
    [*]Navaan (Oglaf)
    [*]Greir (Oglaf)
    [*]Harley Quinn
    [*]Rosangela Blackwell (Blackwell series)
    [*]Buffy Summers
    [*]Turanga Leela
    [*]Velma Dinkley (I mean, why not?)
    [*]Lola Bunny (seriously, why not?)
    [/LIST]

  • Gran'ma Ben (Bone)
    The Voodoo Lady (Monkey Island)
    Carmelita Fox (Sly Cooper)
    Mallory Archer (Archer)
    Cate Archer (No One Lives Forever...oh, am I the only one who remembers those games? :( )
    Veronica Mars (hey, there's a movie coming out - cross promotion!)

  • @BlankCanvasDJ said: Carmelita Fox (Sly Cooper)

    This would be great but it would need Sly himself making some cameos and jokes :D

  • Multiplayer and characters who can appear if you use 1000 tokens. But the character is random and the character disapears after you get the character's bounty. Or, you can buy the character you want for one dollar and select him from a player menu. Multiplayer uses tf2 characters with select-able lines

  • @Profanity said: It's really hard to find an actually interesting woman in the game industry, with an interesting and funny personality that can go solo, meaning that she wouldn't have to rely on being interesting through the actual hero. Like Alyx through Gordon.

    I guess Morrigan from Dragon Age could fit the setting. Then there's of course the all-popular cult classics like Lara Croft, but I have a feeling that should would fall flat just like Ash did in this one.

    Then there's GLaDOS, but she's already in this one. Who else... I don't even know, too many good female characters are too closely tied to some protagonist male and most games that include women at all usually are going for this.


    Of course, the reason for this is the sexist way games are developed. Female protagonists are looked down upon so much by the industry that many games that outright try to have a female main character(as in, the playable character) are refused publishers. There's all kinds of sexism involved in game making.

    With that said: Alyx Vance, as one of the single best female characters in any video game(given that she's actually her own person as opposed to being there to service the male lead in giving him a woman as a reward for his heroism) would be an excellent choice for Valve's PNatI3 character.

  • Don't forget the original Telltale Texas Hold'em game has a woman in it. ;)

  • But she's OOOOOOOLLLLLLD. Seriously, by now she must be canonically dead.

  • Great suggestions everyone. I feel that the best characters are ones who have a touch of craziness to them. If their traits are emphasized I'm sure any character could do just fine. Personally I felt at home with Ash, he didn't feel out of place to me like most people seem to have claimed. Just like many webcomics, not every single one needs to be super funny.

    Just because you could say Calvin and Hobbs is a heartwarming and funny comic strip as a whole, not every single strip within it is only that.

    BTW: Can you believe Ashley Williams was in Mass Effect?! (Lol) Anyhow, I think she could show some promise.

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