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trying to imagine being a person going into a character creator and not wanting to change the hair or skin color or eye color or anything. add accessories. make your character taller or shorter

Generic White Handsome Man doesn't look like the players of these games, he's not a mirror. he's an idealization that's so boring i want to take a nap. c'mon at least put a weird hat on him. give him different haircut and a mustache. i don't know

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unless the main players of these games are uncannily symmetrical television leading men, in which case i cheerfully withdraw my statement

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@wolfteeth I'm a big fan of character creators that start on a series of moderately random traits for this exact reason. Even if you just hit "skip" and go straight into the game, at least you won't be a clone army cookie-cutter person.

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