Women don't mind playing as strippers or ninja pigs... as a matter of fact if you look at other games - they'll play men, women and most attach to sexy women characters. I have to market to women. There is plenty of characters selection and all of it is "woman friendly"
The key here is Riot needs in game icons that are women. They have teams that the guys attach themselves too. The easiest way to do it - create a women's event/league. Create exposure around them and even competitions specifically focused on them.
Two, women do not like toxic communities. Stop insulting them in games. Think of it this way if you are a new player... if you play two solo normal games, you probably played with a woman in the game. If you are one of those toxic players. you probably just made someone not want to play. Guys shrug off insults quick, we are ego filled, mindless automatons compared to them - women think about them - did the team really lose, should they really install... a lot of women probably don't get to level 10-15 before quitting. A woman will move onto a game that they will enjoy - free from "Uninstall and shoot yourself." comments....
It isn't really about the characters or the game play as much as community and marketing.
The worst champion is by far Miss Fortune especially her new splash art is too much.Her butt is so big that her pants doesnt even fill in and i can see her nipples.I personally like this(because am a guy) but damn small kids play this game.Back in the day i would easily fap to this splash art LOL
You know what the ONLY problem with the whole female/male discussion is? THREADS LIKE THIS. Noone cares, just play the goddamn game. This isn't a political correctness discussion forum, it's a game. Stop trying to change things with these topics because the majority just doesn't care. 90% of people don't even go to the forums. Stop coming here and trying to change the game because you are personally dissatisfied with how Champs are designed. You have the option to leave. Stop trying to change things to your personal liking. What makes your opinion worth more than the majority? Why do you think because YOU don't like how female and male Champs are designed, they need a change? Majority likes it.
And now go ahead and call me ignorant and sexist, I don't care because I know I'm not. I'm simply annoyed by these threads that are a huge waste of time when there are way better things to be discussed.
I think that the women in this game are sexualized because it's titillating. I find strong looking males and sexy looking females more exciting than their bland, normal, or ugly looking counterparts. It really doesn't matter whether they are sexy; It matters whether they are fun/exciting to look at.
Video games are played to have fun. I find sexy women more fun than old, fat, normal, plain, or very young women. I find that in men I have a wider range of what I like looking at.
I find the argument for having sexy men much more compelling and reasonable than the argument for having un-sexy women. But as a man, I don't find sexy men compelling. I won't EVER buy a male skin because it's sexy. However, my female friends do find sexy women compelling. Really, I think EVERYONE finds sexy or sexualized women compelling, whereas fewer people find sexy men compelling. I think sexy women skins will sell more than sexy men skins.
But that's just my opinion, feel free to disagree.
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