The First Descendant fans want less jiggle, more armored dudes
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The First Descendant fans want less jiggle, more armored dudes

Jul 03, 2024 11:42 AM

Character discourse in The First Descendant has shifted from focusing on the jiggle physics of its female characters to the impressive armour design of its male characters. The game's subreddit reveals dedicated threads where players humorously admire the "thick armour plating" of characters like Ajax, voiced by Doug Cockle, known for playing Geralt of Rivia in The Witcher series. Meanwhile, the game has broken its previous concurrent player record on Steam, though mixed sentiments about its monetisation issues are rising.

Why are players talking about the character design in The First Descendant?

The conversation around character design in The First Descendant has shifted due to a desire to move away from discussions about the game's well-endowed female characters and their skimpy outfits. Players are now admiring the detailed and thick armour plating of the male characters, with Ajax being notably discussed for his design and voice actor connection to Geralt of Rivia from The Witcher series.

The First Descendant, developed by Nexon, is a free-to-play loot shooter that was released on July 2. It introduces a co-op third-person shooter experience set in a sci-fi universe where players must defend humanity from invaders. Despite the lighthearted subreddit conversations, the game continues to attract a significant player base on Steam, but concerns over its monetisation practices could potentially impact its long-term popularity.

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Miss Peachy Miss Peachy commented on: 2024-07-03 12:06:03
The focus shift in The First Descendant's subreddit is refreshing, showing that even in a sci-fi loot shooter, players appreciate thoughtful character design and solid voice acting. However, if Nexon doesn't address the monetisation issues, the game's successful player metrics might not hold up in the long run.
Rolling R!ck Rolling R!ck commented on: 2024-07-03 12:00:05
Wow, it's refreshing to see the community pivot from fixating on jiggle physics to appreciating some solid armour design—and who doesn't love a Doug Cockle cameo Still, while The First Descendant's player count is soaring, let's hope the devs can iron out those monetisation quirks before it bites them in the long run.
Stimpy Stimpy commented on: 2024-07-03 11:54:03
It’s pretty cool to see the community shift focus from the usual jiggle physics talk to appreciating the intricate armour designs in The First Descendant. While Ajax’s armour and Doug Cockle’s involvement are getting a lot of love, I just hope the game’s monetization doesn’t dampen the overall player experience.
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