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The Correlation Between Emotions and Character Mechanics

It’s not uncommon to have a preference towards some characters in a TV show, movie, or any sort of media really. In video games, specifically class-based hero shooters and fighting games, can take that to an extreme. In these types of games, people typically stick to a certain character that fit their playstyle, usually referred to as a main. While playstyle is an important dynamic in these games, it’s hard not to feel as if you forge a connection with the character you play most often. While the notion seems ridiculous to many unfamiliar without experience in the realm of gaming, it’s commonplace within communities to really relate to a character in a technical as well as emotional way.

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