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Three years ago, I read this article by Annalee Newitz on sexual dimorphism in WoW, promptly filing it away in my head as one of those interesting quirks about the game and games in general. What really struck me at the time were the alpha pictures of trolls and tauren. While I like the current tau...

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December 13, 2010 at 6:00PM
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There is an impressive and fascinating study on avatar bodies from World of Warcraft over at the Iris Gaming Network. The main thrust of the article is how much the average avatar skews toward traditional tropes of beauty, even (or especially) the non-human races. This addresses a couple of the issu...

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