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Baroquemantic
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(03-16-2017, 06:43 AM)
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Originally Posted by Durrzerker

I'm fucking crying

Aight, I'm done. Haha.
RoKKeR
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(03-16-2017, 06:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by Durrzerker

I'm fucking crying

Saw this in the other thread, it's getting funnier the more I see it. Oh lord.
mercenar1e
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(03-16-2017, 06:48 AM)
CosmicGroinPull
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(03-16-2017, 06:50 AM)
I see we're still in the age of 'super fugly fully customizable character faces'.

EDIT:

I mean, as in: you can keep trying, but the face will still turn out ugly.
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mercenar1e
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(03-16-2017, 06:57 AM)

Originally Posted by CosmicGroinPull

I see we're still in the age of 'super fugly fully customizable character faces'.

lastplayed
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(03-16-2017, 07:04 AM)
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My Ryder looks suitably insane. Definitely a keeper.



cripterion
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(03-16-2017, 09:21 AM)
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Originally Posted by Durrzerker

I'm fucking crying

Mr_Zombie
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(03-16-2017, 10:00 AM)
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Originally Posted by Groupthink

Oh Bioware, never change. I may actually use up all of my 10 hours in the character creator and the opening of the game. I had created what I thought was a tolerable Scott Ryder, only to discover that up close and with the in-game lighting, he suffers from horrible crow's feet and lumpy skin. Someone definitely hasn't been moisturizing for the past 600 odd years.


It's amazing that after so many games there's still no good preview option in Bioware games. No option to see the face under different lighting, no option to see the face with different facial expressions. I remember the character creator from EVE Online. Not only was that CC amazing when it comes to graphics and overall customization, it also allowed you to get a portrait picture of your character, where you could pose your character and add various light sources. That way you could throughouly inspect your character's face.
GSR
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(03-16-2017, 10:14 AM)
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Sara (main character):

Scott (NPC):

Alec (holy shit):

I might try and get more shots of Alec at some point. He turned out amazing for an autogenerated character.
wesleyshark
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(03-16-2017, 10:29 AM)
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Originally Posted by lastplayed

My Ryder looks suitably insane. Definitely a keeper.

Reminds me of CNN's Kate Boldaun. Obviously Kate doesn't look insane though. 😂

lastplayed
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(03-16-2017, 10:36 AM)
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Originally Posted by Mr_Zombie

It's amazing that after so many games there's still no good preview option in Bioware games. No option to see the face under different lighting, no option to see the face with different facial expressions. I remember the character creator from EVE Online. Not only was that CC amazing when it comes to graphics and overall customization, it also allowed you to get a portrait picture of your character, where you could pose your character and add various light sources. That way you could throughouly inspect your character's face.

And initially all of that was just for a static portrait picture.

Originally Posted by wesleyshark

Reminds me of CNN's Kate Boldaun. Obviously Kate doesn't look insane though. 😂

Ha, considering all the goofy facial expressions Ryder makes, her looking slightly insane actually works well... at least for me.
EVA UNIT 01
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(03-16-2017, 10:39 AM)
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i just want default femryder with red hair goddmmit
mxgt
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(03-16-2017, 10:39 AM)
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The hair looks so fucking bad, did hair even look that bad last gen? jesus
wesleyshark
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(03-16-2017, 10:48 AM)
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Originally Posted by lastplayed

And initially all of that was just for a static portrait picture.



Ha, considering all the goofy facial expressions Ryder makes, her looking slightly insane actually works well... at least for me.

Just wait. With the way your Ryder looks there, you're in for some good laughs during somewhat serious conversations later on. Oh man.
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(03-16-2017, 10:56 AM)
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Guess I could go without the sideburns, but at least I think he looks kinda cool. :P

Sister

Still haven't seen the dad, will check later.
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wesleyshark
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(03-16-2017, 11:03 AM)
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Originally Posted by Bisnic

Guess I could go without the sideburns, but at least I think he looks kinda cool. :P



Still haven't seen the dad, will check later.

Kinda got a Bruce Campbell vibe going on there
Harlequin
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(03-16-2017, 11:50 AM)



Forgot to get a close-up of Sara's face. I'm not really happy with either of the twins but it was the best I could do with the game's terrible character creator.
LuchaRider
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(03-16-2017, 11:57 AM)
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I'm very happy with my Ryder

I named her Lucha Ryder for obvious reasons;


Rellik
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(03-16-2017, 11:57 AM)
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Originally Posted by Mr_Zombie

It's amazing that after so many games there's still no good preview option in Bioware games. No option to see the face under different lighting, no option to see the face with different facial expressions. I remember the character creator from EVE Online. Not only was that CC amazing when it comes to graphics and overall customization, it also allowed you to get a portrait picture of your character, where you could pose your character and add various light sources. That way you could throughouly inspect your character's face.

That was my issue with DA:I. Every time I created a character that looked good, they'd look completely different in the game. So then I'd have to restart the game (this was before the Black Emporium DLC that allowed you to edit your character - something that should have been in the game day 1)

Anyway, I'll keep all this in mind when I get my hands on this game. I plan to start with the Asian female default and modify that.
SpacePirate Ridley
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(03-16-2017, 11:59 AM)
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Originally Posted by Harlequin

Forgot to get a close-up of Sara's face. I'm not really happy with either of the twins but it was the best I could do with the game's terrible character creator.

Says its a terrible character creator>shows screens of a great face, better than the one in the game.

Man, it looks like a literal european football player in a good way if you tried to go for that kind of thing.
Is not my cup of tea in character design but i thibk it looks great.
wesleyshark
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(03-16-2017, 12:01 PM)
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Originally Posted by mercenar1e

Well. Who needs sleep amiright

Originally Posted by SpacePirate Ridley

Man, it looks like a literal european football player in a good way if you tried to go for that kind of thing.
Is not my cup of tea in character design but i thibk it looks great.

"I fell asleep in the locker room'n woke up 'ere."
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Harlequin
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(03-16-2017, 12:04 PM)

Originally Posted by SpacePirate Ridley

Says its a terrible character creator>shows screens of a great face, better than the one in the game.

Man, it looks like a literal european football player in a good way if you tried to go for that kind of thing.
Is not my cup of tea in character design but i thibk it looks great.

It's not at all what I wanted to do, though. I had to seriously compromise on the overall design to create a face that looked alright to me. But thanks :).
Salz01
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(03-16-2017, 12:06 PM)
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So it's still not possible to make a good looking female character? The male ones don't look too bad.
Keasar
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(03-16-2017, 12:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by lastplayed

My Ryder looks suitably insane. Definitely a keeper.

Look's like every 90's Highschool movie villain.

"Whatcha looking at dweeb!?"
LuchaRider
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(03-16-2017, 12:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by Salz01

So it's still not possible to make a good looking female character? The male ones don't look too bad.

I think mine is pretty cute (˶′◡‵˶)
Tertullian
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(03-16-2017, 12:11 PM)
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The Alec Ryder face auto-generation is, like, the only thing impressive involving faces in all of ME Andromeda. Somehow with leading characters who look like puddy-faced nightmares, supporting characters who look like mannequins wearing clown makeup, and unfathomably hideous presets, Alec Ryder somehow always comes out looking pretty good.
wesleyshark
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(03-16-2017, 12:13 PM)
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Originally Posted by Salz01

So it's still not possible to make a good looking female character? The male ones don't look too bad.

I like mine :)

Definitely possible, but it does seem easier to make a good looking male, in general. Though, sadly, this is nothing new for the Mass Effect series.
Skyr
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(03-16-2017, 12:13 PM)
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Originally Posted by Harlequin

Forgot to get a close-up of Sara's face. I'm not really happy with either of the twins but it was the best I could do with the game's terrible character creator.

Nice, that might be the best looking one I have seen.

I want to go for a similar look.
Do you know which base you used?
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Rellik
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(03-16-2017, 12:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by Salz01

So it's still not possible to make a good looking female character? The male ones don't look too bad.

Some of the females in this thread are fine.
texhnolyze
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(03-16-2017, 12:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by Harlequin

Forgot to get a close-up of Sara's face. I'm not really happy with either of the twins but it was the best I could do with the game's terrible character creator.

Wow! I'd copy this.
wesleyshark
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(03-16-2017, 12:15 PM)
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Originally Posted by LuchaRider

I'm very happy with my Ryder

I named her Lucha Ryder for obvious reasons;

This is a good one. Well done.
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(03-16-2017, 12:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by Harlequin

Forgot to get a close-up of Sara's face. I'm not really happy with either of the twins but it was the best I could do with the game's terrible character creator.

This is actually pretty good and looks like a real face to be fair.
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(03-16-2017, 12:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by Kayo Police

YO Bioware added Anime hair?

Hope they have the haircuts my favorite football player rocks.

Forza Juve!
Harlequin
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(03-16-2017, 12:20 PM)

Originally Posted by Skyr

Nice, that might be the best looking one I have seen.

I want to go for a similar look.
Do you know which base you used?

I think I used Head 6. Was going to reimport it from the Archives to check (and make some screenshots of the specific settings) but apparently, the Archives aren't up yet.
Sanctuary
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(03-16-2017, 12:22 PM)
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Originally Posted by lastplayed

My Ryder looks suitably insane. Definitely a keeper.



Looks like Kurt Cobain.
wesleyshark
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(03-16-2017, 12:26 PM)
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Originally Posted by Harlequin

I think I used Head 6. Was going to reimport it from the Archives to check (and make some screenshots of the specific settings) but apparently, the Archives aren't up yet.

I don't think they go up until the actual launch
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(03-16-2017, 12:29 PM)
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Originally Posted by mxgt

The hair looks so fucking bad, did hair even look that bad last gen? jesus

yeah what the fuck? why 0 progress?

i remember being bummed out by shitty looking hair a decade ago making characters in Oblivion, ME1 etc and thinking "oh well, some day when we get a PS4 we'll have much more realistic hair".

the fact that we're still at this point is sad.
wesleyshark
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(03-16-2017, 12:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by astroturfing

yeah what the fuck? why 0 progress?

i remember being bummed out by shitty looking hair a decade ago making characters in Oblivion, ME1 etc and thinking "oh well, some day when we get a PS4 we'll have much more realistic hair".

the fact that we're still at this point is sad.

Some of the hair types still have that plastic sheen, but it does weave and bob somewhat realistically to the player's movement now, so it's definitely better than what they've done before (even though it's nowhere near Witcher 3 quality).
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(03-16-2017, 12:32 PM)
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Originally Posted by Keasar

Look's like every 90's Highschool movie villain.

"Whatcha looking at dweeb!?"

Originally Posted by Sanctuary

Looks like Kurt Cobain.

She definitely listens to a lot of grunge.
whatevermort
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(03-16-2017, 12:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by arhra

The character creator isn't exactly the most flexible ever, but I'm pretty happy with what I've managed so far:

This is exceptional. No way of sharing the character visual stats, is there?
Adryuu
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(03-16-2017, 12:43 PM)
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Originally Posted by Harlequin

Forgot to get a close-up of Sara's face. I'm not really happy with either of the twins but it was the best I could do with the game's terrible character creator.

Really liking this one. Care to share it so we can tune it further?

Lucha is also really nice, I'll ask the same, please.

So far both are the only ones I'd use.

Please post more serious attempts! I'm regaining hope lol.
Darkstorne
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(03-16-2017, 12:58 PM)
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Gah, I don't know how to feel about this character creator. One the one hand, it solves the problem the original trilogy had where everyone's femShep looked really similar (those duck lips). But it solves that by creating several different base appearances to use, with barely ANY variations allowed within those presets. Eyes for example can only be moved up/down, back/forwards, and further apart. There are no different eye shapes to choose between, no option to change their size, no option to change their angle, no option to increase/decrease squint amounts.

I was really happy with my original trilogy femShep, making her look slightly Asian to create a somewhat unique look. In Andromeda there's an Asian face preset that looks AMAZING with some tweaking, but because everyone who chooses this preset will have to use the same eyes, eyebrows, lips, nose, skin complexion etc... it means our Asian femRyders will only differ by hairstyle and eye colour. We won't be able to get the same variety of character appearance that we could with the original trilogy within these presets, which is something I never expected. It's like they put in a lot of groundwork for the character creator with the different race options, then got bored or ran out of time before they could add many of the options that became standard in character customization a decade ago.

Lorna Ryder:


Hayden Shepard:

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John Petrucci
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Jihyun and Alec Ryder

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Bisnic
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Originally Posted by Darkstorne

Gah, I don't know how to feel about this character creator. One the one hand, it solves the problem the original trilogy had where everyone's femShep looked really similar (those duck lips). But it solves that by creating several different base appearances to use, with barely ANY variations allowed within those presets. Eyes for example can only be moved up/down, back/forwards, and further apart. There are no different eye shapes to choose between, no option to change their size, no option to change their angle, no option to increase/decrease squint amounts.

I was really happy with my original trilogy femShep, making her look slightly Asian to create a somewhat unique look. In Andromeda there's an Asian face preset that looks AMAZING with some tweaking, but because everyone who chooses this preset will have to use the same eyes, eyebrows, lips, nose, skin complexion etc... it means our Asian femRyders will only differ by hairstyle and eye colour. We won't be able to get the same variety of character appearance that we could with the original trilogy within these presets, which is something I never expected. It's like they put in a lot of groundwork for the character creator with the different race options, then got bored or ran out of time before they could add many of the options that became standard in character customization a decade ago.

Lorna Ryder:


Hayden Shepard:

Yeah, they could easily fix that by adding different types of brows, eyes, noses and mouths. I mean, they could do that in the trilogy, why not here? We're basically stuck with the types that comes with each presets.
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Originally Posted by Bisnic

Yeah, they could easily fix that by adding different types of brows, eyes, noses and mouths. I mean, they could do that in the trilogy, why not here? We're basically stuck with the types that comes with each presets.

The lack of eyebrow style and eye/lip size customization is just.... Odd. There's no reason not to have it. 🙃
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Originally Posted by wesleyshark

The lack of eyebrow style and eye/lip size customization is just.... Odd. There's no reason not to have it. ��

To have gone so far backwards from DAI's options is just really, really strange.
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Originally Posted by GSR

Sara (main character):



Scott (NPC):



Alec (holy shit):



I might try and get more shots of Alec at some point. He turned out amazing for an autogenerated character.

He's not really 'auto-generated' in the sense that the game actually factors your sculpted Ryders to determine his appearance. The only thing that matters is what preset you choose as your main Ryder, and that's pretty much it.
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Though the character creator is a bit more limited than I'd like, I'm actually pleasantly surprised with how nice some of the results are coming out, both in this thread and r/ShareYourRyders.

I've been messing around a bit with the character creator on PC and kind of liked this Ryder. Undecided if I'll go with something different when I start my actual game with a PS4 copy.

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Originally Posted by Laughing Banana

He's not really 'auto-generated' in the sense that the game actually factors your sculpted Ryders to determine his appearance. The only thing that matters is what preset you choose as your main Ryder, and that's pretty much it.

Isn't that pretty much how your mother and sibling ended up looking in DA2?
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Originally Posted by whatevermort

This is exceptional. No way of sharing the character visual stats, is there?

Actually, I was paranoid about whether the online import/export stuff would work, and figured I might want to recreate the character later, so I took screenshots of all the sliders after I was done.

You should be able to see them all if you scroll down a bit on my screenshots on xboxdvr.com (at least for the time being).

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