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Old May 19th, 2018 (4:37 AM). Edited May 19th, 2018 by peter McLightning.
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    I always pick male because i am male, simple.
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    Old May 19th, 2018 (7:48 PM).
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      i like being a girl
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      Old May 20th, 2018 (9:29 AM).
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        I'm a female, so I pick the female character. Being able to customize her to look mostly like me is a huge bonus!
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        Old May 20th, 2018 (7:27 PM).
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          I always go with a boy on my first playthrough. On replays, I just pick whichever I feel like at the time.
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          Old May 20th, 2018 (7:30 PM).
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          I've been playing as a girl ever since Pokemon Red. I don't know why I never play as a boy, probably because it feels...weird? Maybe on my next playthrough I'll play as a boy and call myself Bob.
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          Old May 23rd, 2018 (1:03 AM).
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          I always played as male in every game except Gen 3.
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          Old May 23rd, 2018 (11:57 AM). Edited May 23rd, 2018 by Lysander.
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            I usually play as a female character in most video games, including Pokémon games where you are given the option to do so.
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            Old May 23rd, 2018 (12:56 PM).
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              I don’t really care about the gender. All I care about is the gameplay.
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              Old June 2nd, 2018 (9:55 PM).
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              I've mostly played as a girl but in Pokemon X I chose to be a boy since it felt like a welcome change. Even though I'm a girl myself I felt like the character I played as in X was a lot more personal somehow.
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              Old June 4th, 2018 (8:29 PM).
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                I rarely play as the male. I tend to pick the female, because I'm a girl IRL.
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                Old June 6th, 2018 (7:02 AM).
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                  I don't have a preference, I've just always picked the male because I'm a boy. I'd be fine with playing as the female protagonist. I often think they're better designed than their male counterparts.
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                  Old June 6th, 2018 (9:55 AM).
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                    i always pick male since i am a guy, but it wouldnt be bad enough for me to restart just to pick male XD so wouldnt matter
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                    Old June 10th, 2018 (5:05 PM).
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                      I'm more likely to play as a the Female character, but I will play the male character from time to time.
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                      Old June 10th, 2018 (5:37 PM).
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                        I will always choose the female protagonist because it just feels weird playing as a boy. Furthermore, character customisation made playing the female character even more lucrative.


                        ... and here is the real reason: playing as a girl eliminates the need to think of a name as I can use my own. I have (almost) played as a boy once in Y and I sat there for an hour and I was like "Is there even a name for a boy?" and I ended up playing the female protagonist again. Well done, Lillie, well done. ^-^'
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                        Old June 12th, 2018 (4:51 PM).
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                        I always play as a girl because it just feels weird if I don't. I don't really care about styles or clothes. I have to be in the mood to spend money on the clothes.
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                        Old June 12th, 2018 (6:54 PM).
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                        I'd be fine with playing as the female protagonist. I often think they're better designed than their male counterparts.
                        I do see your meaning here. Ever since 4th Gen, the male protagonists all seem to have blue incorporated into their outfits, and mostly following very samey designs, most likely to make it easier to design new outfits for Ash in the anime, since his outfits have become more heavily resembling the generation's resident male player character. This became even more literal in SM, where in that anime saga Ash literally wears the exact same outfit as the male player, just with the shirt colours inverted and the hat being red instead of black.
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                        Old June 15th, 2018 (10:35 PM).
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                        On my first playthrough of the games, I've always gone with the male character since I'm a guy, and I don't see that changing any time soon.

                        Actually, the only time I chose the female character was on my second or third playthrough of Sapphire, and that was just for the novelty of having a rival with my real name, without having to pick it myself.
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                        Old June 18th, 2018 (9:37 PM).
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                        It just depends. In Gen 6, I only play as the female because there are better clothing options, plus the boy is ugly. Gen 7, the boy is cute and there are better options, so I go with him. I never play as a boy in Crystal because I like Kris' sprite. I change it up from gen 3-5 though. Usually depends on how I'm feeling or whatever team I plan on using.
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                        Old June 19th, 2018 (12:36 PM).
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                        Not really. I'm trying to swap between them at regular basis as I'm playing a lot of different challenges. But in Gen VI and VII I prefer playing as girl because of the better customization.
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                        Old June 19th, 2018 (1:33 PM). Edited June 19th, 2018 by Calzone407.
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                          Lol when I was younger and more innocent I would play as a girl in x for the anime legs and midriff but I exclusively play as male now for all pokemon games
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                          Old June 19th, 2018 (7:03 PM).
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                          I play as both male & female since I always get both games. I don't really care, or put much thought into it.
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                          Old June 20th, 2018 (6:17 AM).
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                            I always pick male because I am male. 'Nuff said.
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                            Old June 20th, 2018 (4:05 PM).
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                              I don't really care. Male and female, i don't really care. Actually, a lot of times i put their names as the real character names, specially Rosa and Dawn.
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                              Old June 20th, 2018 (4:40 PM).
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                                Used to always play as male, but now I play as female on my main game, and then male on my second game (or third game if there's a third version :p)
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                                Old June 20th, 2018 (5:03 PM).
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                                Used to always play as male, but now I play as female on my main game, and then male on my second game (or third game if there's a third version :p)
                                Any particular reason it changed? I'm curious, hence why I made the topic.
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