bikiniarmorbattledamage:

shattered-earth:

I could do this all day 


She will fit into your favorite moba game very good character garanteed

Edit: Holy shit it’s a joke please stop tagging this as reference/helpful/wow so good please stop using this as reference please stop thinking this is your goal please stop holy crap holy cRAP

You need to seriously re-evaluate  yourself if you believe the incredibly narrow and offensive things in these gifs oMgGG

Everything about it is so painfully accurate, but the “Pick ≤ 3” part is my favorite one for the purposes of this blog.

~Ozzie

I love how pasties are the only essential chestware and how the actual high heels are not “necessary” just so long as her shoes maintain the same shape as if there were heels there.

– wincenworks

edit: Added the author’s later commentary, just to make it clear that no-one’s supposed to take this “tutorial” seriously. ~Ozzie

Because the subject of “just let the artist do whatever they like/want!” comes up regularly and far too many people are confused about what is wrong about nearly every female character looking next-to-identical, even within one game with a big cast*, this week’s throwback is the guide to the “creative” process behind designing women in media AND their costumes (bikini armor or otherwise) by the invaluable @shattered-earth.

And just for the record, this gifset is still a joke. Please do not take it as legitimate art advice!

~Ozzie

*See the problem illustrated and discussed for: League of Legends | Overwatch | SMITE

the-one-potato submitted (first image; bingo and other images added by Ozzie):

This is a Yu-Gi-Oh equipment spell card. It might give the wearer a big boost in their attach stats, but what it doesn’t say on the card is that the defense of the wearer will drop even more…
(Yu-gi-oh has lots of bad cards, it’d be a bad idea to send all of them your way, but this one is so BABD-appropriate, I couldn’t hell myself)

Seeing how bingo-qualifying this… thing is, I checked out what those harpy lady sisters who can be equipped with the “shield” look like… Let’s agree the anime didn’t disappoint my morbid curiosity. Also, apparently English version of the card censored out the protruding nipple spikes: 

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I didn’t cross out the “More advanced armor = skimpier”, cause the harpies seem to wear this spiky atrocity on top of their usual bodypaint “clothes”:

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~Ozzie 

the-one-potato submitted (first image; bingo and other images added by Ozzie):

This is a Yu-Gi-Oh equipment spell card. It might give the wearer a big boost in their attach stats, but what it doesn’t say on the card is that the defense of the wearer will drop even more…
(Yu-gi-oh has lots of bad cards, it’d be a bad idea to send all of them your way, but this one is so BABD-appropriate, I couldn’t hell myself)

Seeing how bingo-qualifying this… thing is, I checked out what those harpy lady sisters who can be equipped with the “shield” look like… Let’s agree the anime didn’t disappoint my morbid curiosity. Also, apparently English version of the card censored out the protruding nipple spikes: 

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I didn’t cross out the “More advanced armor = skimpier”, cause the harpies seem to wear this spiky atrocity on top of their usual bodypaint “clothes”:

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~Ozzie 

rudigoat:

The boyfriend has been playing Fate/Extella: Umbral Star. When he showed me Sabre’s ultimate form I immediately thought of Female Armor Bingo. I couldn’t find a better picture of the armor, but this get the point across.

Looks like we’re a winner winner chicken dinner!

@bikiniarmorbattledamage

Found one picture that shows a bit more of her bottom half.

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My reactions, in order:

  1. WTF, Saber?
  2. Did she steal Princess Solange’s nipple pasties and general sense of fashion?
  3. Oh, right, BINGO! It should be Even a double bingo, because nothing she wears would be considered “underwear”.
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~Ozzie

rudigoat:

The boyfriend has been playing Fate/Extella: Umbral Star. When he showed me Sabre’s ultimate form I immediately thought of Female Armor Bingo. I couldn’t find a better picture of the armor, but this get the point across.

Looks like we’re a winner winner chicken dinner!

@bikiniarmorbattledamage

Found one picture that shows a bit more of her bottom half.

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My reactions, in order:

  1. WTF, Saber?
  2. Did she steal Princess Solange’s nipple pasties and general sense of fashion?
  3. Oh, right, BINGO! It should be Even a double bingo, because nothing she wears would be considered “underwear”.
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~Ozzie

Okay, so technically Alma’s look is a “form” from Ninja Gaiden but I’m going to count it as armor because well it’s apparently an artificial look designed for battle and well once you beat her enough it does change and then, after more beating, it kind of melts off her as seen in this heart touching moment with her sister Rachel.

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Butt shot included because it is literally how this character is pitched in the marketing materials for this game.

– wincenworks

omaaoc:

dragonreine:

harrumphandhuzzah:

lesbianrey:

mirandaputsherbestbuttforward:

knight-enchanter:

Sarah and Scott Ryder covers, side by side [x]

thank god n7 armor conforms to my feminine 20 inch waist

And gives my boobs little hatches, i mean we wouldnt want my boobs to NOT have little hatches they could escape thru before the rest of the body dies

@kathteamonroe this just in on “stupid design for female characters”

@bikiniarmorbattledamage

So, after the posing double standard fiasco on promotional image last year, Mass Effect Andromeda fixed it and gave female and male character the same exact pose in more recent artwork… yet introduced a whole slew of new double standard problems instead, like obvious body type difference and what seems to be the next stage of boobplate: nipple hatches.

One step forward, two steps backwards. This is very awkward, Bioware.

~Ozzie

I’ve been holding back on commenting too much on Andromeda promotion material just because it’s been a wild ride and, as we’ve covered previously, Mass Effect has an odd history of jumping back and forward with quality of female costumes.

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Given the juxtaposition between Dragon Age’s general design shifts and Mass Effect’s I can’t help but worry part of this this problem is that since Mass Effect is science fiction and hence seen as more accessible it gets more interference from Creepy Marketing Guy.

This is doubly a shame since it would be nice if we could have a vision of the future where these kind of double standards are not an issue.

– wincenworks