gamer culture

Girls Get The Worst Armor

by Phil Kollar on Jun 29, 2011 at 03:00 PM

Ever notice how the armor that female characters get in video games isn't exactly the most protective? What's the deal with that?

The CollegeHumor video below doesn't directly deal with video games, but it's a situation that I think anyone who's ever played as (or looked at) a female character in a game can understand. In it, the great warrior Lyla Windtalker is gifted the "incredibly sturdy Dragon Mail of Protection." Sadly, it doesn't look too protective....