It’s funny how when you have a female character who has magical or supernatural protection, and thus can “wear whatever she wants”, that “whatever” always turns out to be lingerie.

Glock H. Palin, Esq.

Yeah, funny that… It’s almost as if Thermian Argument and false assessment of agency had an ugly baby. And that baby kept turning up everywhere.

~Ozzie

It’s funny how when you have a female character who has magical or supernatural protection, and thus can “wear whatever she wants”, that “whatever” always turns out to be lingerie.

Glock H. Palin, Esq.

Yeah, funny that… It’s almost as if Thermian Argument and false assessment of agency had an ugly baby. And that baby kept turning up everywhere.

~Ozzie

Tidy Up Tuesday #70


While we occasionally comment on contorted female anatomy, we urge our readers not to submit or tag us in posts that deal only with that issue. Please hit up our dear friend Ami @eschergirls when you see some atrociously twisted female character bodies in media.


The corpse of a mighty Viking warrior has recently been confirmed to be female.

Some historians have expressed concerns that people may over estimate the prevalence of warrior women, nobody can dispute that it’s pretty sweet that DNA testing has confirmed that history’s old system of just assuming if a skeleton has weapons it’s a dude has been debunked.

In related news, it’s also been discovered that during the Bronze Age it was women who were prone to traveling and men who generally stayed a home.  So the next time someone claims that women in fantasy worlds should not be riding dragons into battle against trolls because of historical accuracy – feel free to point out to them that lots of assumptions about historical accuracy are confirmed to be historically inaccurate.


Things BABD talked about before: 


~ Ozzie, ~Icy & – wincenworks

Tidy Up Tuesday #70


While we occasionally comment on contorted female anatomy, we urge our readers not to submit or tag us in posts that deal only with that issue. Please hit up our dear friend Ami @eschergirls when you see some atrociously twisted female character bodies in media.


The corpse of a mighty Viking warrior has recently been confirmed to be female.

Some historians have expressed concerns that people may over estimate the prevalence of warrior women, nobody can dispute that it’s pretty sweet that DNA testing has confirmed that history’s old system of just assuming if a skeleton has weapons it’s a dude has been debunked.

In related news, it’s also been discovered that during the Bronze Age it was women who were prone to traveling and men who generally stayed a home.  So the next time someone claims that women in fantasy worlds should not be riding dragons into battle against trolls because of historical accuracy – feel free to point out to them that lots of assumptions about historical accuracy are confirmed to be historically inaccurate.


Things BABD talked about before: 


~ Ozzie, ~Icy & – wincenworks

So, Divinity: Original Sin 2 started off looking kind of promising.  Despite their head animator throwing a public tantrum on deviantArt, Larian Studios did seem to be making a fairly attempt to improve next time, after all someone had instructed Thierry to fix the artwork (to his great upset) in the first place.

So on 1 October 2015, their Kickstarter finished successfully.

On 11 February 2016, they published results of a survey they did which showed completely unsurprising results for a studio where creative leads can post rants about their right to be paid to objectify:

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On 10 August 2016, it became pretty clear that Larian Studios decided the thing to do with this information was to double down and go back to their regular double standards:

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Around May 2017 they started using their current iconic line up, the front and center lead of which has such a ridiculous costume it appears their advertising team feels the need to hide it:

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Ironically, despite this apparently being less of Creepy Marketing Guy and more part of the studio culture, a lot of the content could be pretty good and they could probably get a lot more female players if they didn’t strive to save the booplate.

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Alas, it seems to commitment knows no bounds:

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Can’t imagine why they have so few female players…

– wincenworks

elyssajm:

timeless-love-story:

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@bikiniarmorbattledamage
Found some unsexualized female armor 👌

Once Upon A Time has been pretty great for female armor, design – though the stiletto heels and lack of shoulder protection make this one a little less awesome than Mulan’s set.

However, it’s still well above the standard for today’s media and it’s really nice to see leather armor that looks like armor and not fetishware.

– wincenworks

Yes, this is Nemesis, the Goddess of Vengeance – her design makes it obvious right?  Clearly she is revenge in Ancient Greece personified!

This week’s bingo brought to you by SMITE, who continue to follow their usual pattern.  That’s right…

@ultrapastaprincess submitted:

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Artio got her first skin in Smite, and what a surprise she went from fully covered to perfectly molded cleavage. This is a tier 2 skin, which is usually the base skin plus some extra stuff, not stuff taken off. The icon for it even includes her standing in a winter storm. Not the best equipment for a winter storm.

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Yeah…

– wincenworks

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