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Old 22 December 2015, 13:23   #101
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Ok, let me go against the trend here.

Why would it be of special interest that women in some Amiga games are ugly, as, say compared to men in other Amiga games?
It is not like all men in Amiga games are exactly hunks or models of perfection either.

I would have gone with "ugly people" in Amiga games but I am not sure why to only pinpoint women. Do they have something special that makes their ugliness more remarkable than men's?

Also, very often, ugliness is a matter of taste. One person'so ugly could very well be another's lover.

But clearly, from many images it is clear that the Amiga had its share of bad artists. Many times, about everything is ugly in some of the posted images.
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Old 22 December 2015, 13:43   #102
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This is probably the firts time I regret EAB doesn't have 'dislike' button.
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Old 22 December 2015, 14:00   #103
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This is probably the firts time I regret EAB doesn't have 'dislike' button.
Did I criticize anyone unfairly? I sure hope I hurt no one's feelings by asking genuine questions.

The topic is fine, I just asked why the focus on women. It it could be broadened without losing its appeal. And you could simply answer the questions I asked if I am completely misunderstanding something, I can learn from you, you know.
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Old 22 December 2015, 16:17   #104
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If you read this thread more carefully then you realize it's more about the most ugly drawn women in Amiga games.

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But clearly, from many images it is clear that the Amiga had its share of bad artists.
But you already noticed that. So, no need for a debate of principles i guess. Why women? They tend to look better than men (normally). And the ugly women here looks really funny.

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Old 22 December 2015, 20:47   #105
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maybe the title is a bit misleading, because it says "ugly women" but the examples are really "badly-drawn women", the women depicted are supposed to be attractive, which is what makes it hilarious.
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Old 22 December 2015, 20:51   #106
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The thread is already 6 pages long and now this discussion comes up... As if there wasn't anything better to do. Nothing wrong with a bit of light-hearted fun.
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Old 22 December 2015, 21:19   #107
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yeah, well, there is something wrong with sexism even if it's "jokes", and "nobody's complained before" isn't a good excuse. but i don't think this is sexist really, as long as it's just about bad graphics. Although in s2325's last example it looks ugly on purpose so that may be a sexist game, and calling Elvira ugly is a bit below the belt because it's a scanned photo isn't it?
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neither ugly woman nor badly drawn, but the hairstyle of the woman on the left side....
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Why would it be of special interest that women in some Amiga games are ugly, as, say compared to men in other Amiga games?
I am the original poster, and my answer is quite simple, really. I'm a guy, therefore I am much more interested in how women look. But feel free to make a similar topic about men if you want.
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