(And yes, every forum thread discussing this is a misogynistic disaster. Don't make it worse.)
Maybe I wasn't the target audience. But I wish I was.
At an absolute minimum I wish there was a variant of these games that swapped out all the body models & voices, for NPCs & 47, changing nothing about the gameplay/balance.
I want to mingle with a crew member setting up her equipment, a captain commanding her ship, a mechanic wrenching in her garage, a bodyguard escorting her VIP, a guard more interested in her football team than security feeds, a driver worried that she'll be late.
I want to play just about every game as a muscly woman. I want to sneak by a soldier while she's patrolling, lock a scientist in her lab, flirt with a programmer & steal her access card, and knock out a gardener to borrow her overalls.
There is value in blending in, taking on the appearance and roles that belong in certain situations, being perceived as normal in an environment. What kinds of people do the designers see as desirable or expected? https://hitman.fandom.com/wiki/List_of_disguises is absurdly male-centric.
I've heard a lot about the #Hitman games from following @firstname.lastname@example.org & @Mette_P@twitter.com but only picked them up recently.
The level design is fantastic. The interwoven plots are nuanced. Being able to construct and execute a mission plan is everything. I adore environment puzzles.
Oh my goddess, @email@example.com, the soundtrack down here is an absolute banger.
#Bike didn't start Monday morning, so took the car. Charger overnight did nothing; battery was at 4.6v. Thought maybe a fuse had blown or a connector had shaken loose, but electrical system seemed otherwise fine.
Fancy tester at the shop intuited a dead cell, somehow. I got 6 years out of this battery, so I'll call it a success. Replaced it.
(I have no idea where my multimeter went; used a vintage oscilloscope as a voltage & continuity tester.)
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