bill-swift - July 10, 2012
Last week we got a taste of how useless some characters in gaming can be. We met everything from crazy fan boys that had us reaching for restraining orders to gender confused space pilots and everything in between. As per usual, we're doing a 180 of sorts this time around.
There's no beating around the bush with this one. No snappy remarks or witty banter can prepare any reader for an article about facial hair. It's bizarre, it's unusual and it's very, very hairy. Facial hair is what turns a regular soldier to a seasoned veteran, a respectful businessman into a rugged adventurer, or in my case; a guy who looks like a 16 year old to a guy who actually looks his own age. They're used to give a character an extra dimension or to make men actually resemble their own gender in Japanese RPG circles. Now I know what you're thinking and the answer is no, this isn't just an article for guys. Men have the facial hair but many women also find facial hair attractive. So ladies, let's get you acquainted with 'Half-Life's Gordon Freeman and the Top 7 Greatest Characters With Facial Hair in Gaming'.