Podcast-in-Video: Character Creators Vs. Named Heroes

One of the great debates in game design!

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DigitallyDownloaded.net Podcast asks: Created Character or Named Hero: Which is best?

There are two options when it comes to your avatar in a game: a named character, where you have limited control over how they look and behave, and a character creator, where you have complete control, but at the expense of them having a “character” in the game.

In this part of this month’s podcast, we discuss which of the approaches we prefer and why. Which would you rather see yourself? Sound out in the comments.

To check out the full podcast (and all our other monthly shows), click here.

Matt S. is the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of DDNet. He's been writing about games for over 20 years, including a book, but is perhaps best-known for being the high priest of the Church of Hatsune Miku.

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