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Dead or Alive 6 Discussion Thread - Roster, Stages, DLC, etc

Oct 25, 2017
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Well, Tina did a sex scene for a movie she was in (which caused Bass to crash his motorcycle during a race). And Christie is so not a virgin. But, they probably don't "count" since they're "old" and in their mid-20s. lol
Gotta love how I considered Helena one of the more mature girls and I lauged when I learned she was only 23 in DoA6. Christie is 26, somebody bring on the Christmas Cake jokes, the woman's a senior citizen by JP game standards!
 
Oct 25, 2017
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Your argument would hold water if it wasnt because:

1) Sophitia was created years ago in an era before Japanese otaku cared about this shit like they do now. Before moe blobs and waifus were a thing. It was such an entirely different situation that led Namco to think they could make their postergirl a wife and a mother, something thats unthinkable for a mdern JP fighting game!

2) they eventually did ditch Sophitia once she got too old due to a time skip and got replaced by her virginal body doubl-- I mean daughter in SC5. We never see her on screen because she must be like 40 now and we cant have that on a Japanese fighting game!

and

3) they rebooted the entire franchise and went back to square one with SC6 and they undid Sophitia's marriage and motherhood and is now back to being an early 20 something hot as hell virginal girl.

So no, Sophitia is not a good example.
Yeah after I posted it I thought about 2 and 3- but did anyone other than whatever moron directs the SC's series direction like this care about it before that?
 
Aug 26, 2018
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We never see her on screen because she must be like 40 now and we cant have that on a Japanese fighting game!
Or...because she died immediately after SC4.

they rebooted the entire franchise and went back to square one with SC6 and they undid Sophitia's marriage and motherhood and is now back to being an early 20 something hot as hell virginal girl.
She literally gets married again in SC6, and her relationship to Rothion is expressly stated before that. There's enough to critique about Japan's otaku culture without misrepresenting stuff.
 
Oct 25, 2017
10,040
Or...because she died immediately after SC4.


She literally gets married again in SC6, and her relationship to Rothion is expressly stated before that. There's enough to critique about Japan's otaku culture without misrepresenting stuff.
Did she die after SC4? Anyway the fact is she got written out once a time Skip was coming because of course! And didn’t SC5’s end boss was basically a young Sophitia? Now that you mention that she’s dead it must’ve been her body that of course was kept young from when she was killed wasn’t she? That’s what I call having your cake and eating it too.

If what you say in SC6 is correct then I did get that part wrong. Sophitia is one big exception to the rule though. Still doesn’t explain why we get one woman who gets married and is a mother while the other 346 female characters are pure virgins who never marry or have boyfriends.

Has even Ivy been confirmed to ever had a romantic partner whatsoever?
 
Oct 25, 2017
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Did she die after SC4? Anyway the fact is she got written out once a time Skip was coming because of course! And didn’t SC5’s end boss was basically a young Sophitia? Now that you mention that she’s dead it must’ve been her body that of course was kept young from when she was killed wasn’t she? That’s what I call having your cake and eating it too.
Yes she died after IV, hence why she wasn't around to raise either Patroklos or Pyrrha, and why they turned out so poorly, their father having died as well (and Cassandra couldn't take care of them either because of yet another dumbass story decision related to V in that she had been trapped in the alternate dimension Astral Chaos for the past 17 years). Elysium was nothing more than Soul Calibur itself mimicking Sophitia's form to manipulate Patroklos.
 
Oct 25, 2017
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Yes she died after IV, hence why she wasn't around to raise either Patroklos or Pyrrha, and why they turned out so poorly, their father having died as well (and Cassandra couldn't take care of them either because of yet another dumbass story decision related to V in that she had been trapped in the alternate dimension Astral Chaos for the past 17 years). Elysium was nothing more than Soul Calibur itself mimicking Sophitia's form to manipulate Patroklos.
Mimicking Sophitia’s scantily clad form from when she was still young of course.

I remember laughing at all the excuses to write off all the women from the franchise who got too old after the time sink and those who managed to stay somehow managed to make their bodies stop aging like Ivy because #reasons. So yeah of course Cassandra has to be given the boot as well.
 
Oct 25, 2017
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That time skip was one of the most idiotic decisions in the history of the franchise (even dumber when the director, who's no longer with Bamco, apparently admitted that going with such a massive jump was entirely arbitrary). Didn't think I needed to clarify that I resent both it and the ousting of most of the female characters for getting too old.
 
Oct 25, 2017
10,040
That time skip was one of the most idiotic decisions in the history of the franchise (even dumber when the director, who's no longer with Bamco, apparently admitted that going with such a massive jump was entirely arbitrary). Didn't think I needed to clarify that I resent both it and the ousting of most of the female characters for getting too old.
A time skip by itself isn’t bad. It’s the execution that was preposterous. They did everything wrong.
 
Aug 26, 2018
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Mimicking Sophitia’s scantily clad form from when she was still young of course.
She died at 25.

I remember laughing at all the excuses to write off all the women from the franchise who got too old after the time sink and those who managed to stay somehow managed to make their bodies stop aging like Ivy because #reasons.
At least the not aging due to Soul Edge was established long before with Ivy's father Cervantes, who should've been 90-ish at the very beginning of the series but froze when he got the sword. And Maxi, Raphael, Voldo, and Kilik froze in time from being tainted as well. One would think Taki was also tainted, but she got replaced anyway. Hilde managed to slide under the gate at 35, so good for her.

Now, Tekken, they pulled some real nonsense to keep Nina and Anna from aging. lol
 
Oct 28, 2017
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Hey guys, apologies not been following the thread that closely but I hope it's alright to ask....

I haven't played DoA properly since 2, but fancying this one my concern is online community though - ideally I'd buy the game on PC, but I'm worried the community will sway towards PS4.

What's the consensus here then? PS4 or PC?

Thanks
I decided on PS4 in the end.
 
Nov 21, 2017
155
Anyone know why my PC version frequently gets stuck on startup? Either the splash screen remains on top of every other window permanently, or I get the DOA6 appear on the taskbar, but no window actually appears. My CPU usage also goes through the roof. If I wait for a full minute it tends to startup, but this must be a bug of some sort.
 
Oct 25, 2017
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Anyone know why my PC version frequently gets stuck on startup? Either the splash screen remains on top of every other window permanently, or I get the DOA6 appear on the taskbar, but no window actually appears. My CPU usage also goes through the roof. If I wait for a full minute it tends to startup, but this must be a bug of some sort.
I've never had this issue... maybe reinstall the game?