What height do you prefer to pick for your characters?

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What height do you prefer to pick for your characters?

Short

21
29%

Below Average

10
14%

Average

10
14%

Above Average

11
15%

Tall

20
28%
 
Total votes: 72

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What height do you prefer to pick for your characters?

Post by Queen Titania » Tue Mar 12, 2024 3:52 pm

Out of curiosity, what height do you prefer to pick for your characters?

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Re: What height do you prefer to pick for your characters?

Post by Bazelgeuse » Tue Mar 12, 2024 4:08 pm

I've found that I like to tap Average a few times until my character winds up on the smaller end of Average.

My current character is "Above Average" and she outright towers over a good number of people.


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Re: What height do you prefer to pick for your characters?

Post by Perplexia » Wed Mar 13, 2024 5:44 am

i always go for as short or tall as possible, with a bias towards shorties

if i don't have anything better to spend a normal award on, it usually goes towards the +/- 7% height option

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Re: What height do you prefer to pick for your characters?

Post by -XXX- » Wed Mar 13, 2024 2:00 pm

Smaller toons are generally harder to point-click
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Re: What height do you prefer to pick for your characters?

Post by Cthuletta » Thu Mar 14, 2024 12:58 pm

For any basic race I'll hit Above Average since I'm taller myself. Not that it matters much on a halfling. :mrgreen:

For elves in particular though, I'll choose based on their lore. 'Below Average' for drow as the shortest subrace, or 'Tall' for Aquatic Elf since they're the tallest subrace, for example.

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Re: What height do you prefer to pick for your characters?

Post by Amateur Hour » Thu Mar 14, 2024 3:51 pm

I usually base that decision on my build. My higher-strength and -constitution characters I tend to make larger-framed, and my smaller characters tend to have worse physical stats.

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Re: What height do you prefer to pick for your characters?

Post by Paint » Fri Mar 15, 2024 8:24 pm

Depends on the character!


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Re: What height do you prefer to pick for your characters?

Post by Cuchilla » Fri Mar 15, 2024 8:36 pm

I'd have answered average, but then I checked out my chars, and they are in fact below or small. LOL.

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Re: What height do you prefer to pick for your characters?

Post by solar separation » Sat Mar 16, 2024 8:38 pm

i'm afraid i'm quite basic in that i prefer to be on the taller end of things where applicable

recently i try to just use whatever the average spits out. help diversify the average silhouette you'll find.


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Re: What height do you prefer to pick for your characters?

Post by D4wN » Mon Mar 18, 2024 10:29 am

I bet all those 13 votes for short are just Ginny logging on different forum accounts.

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Re: What height do you prefer to pick for your characters?

Post by Aeryeris » Mon Mar 18, 2024 10:43 am

D4wN wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2024 10:29 am

I bet all those 13 votes for short are just Ginny logging on different forum accounts.

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Re: What height do you prefer to pick for your characters?

Post by Salasker » Mon Mar 18, 2024 6:39 pm

Average, because I am lazy. I have more than enough other stuff to do when making a character, and I prefer average in most things while I figure out what I'm doing with them.


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Re: What height do you prefer to pick for your characters?

Post by solar separation » Mon Mar 18, 2024 10:19 pm

D4wN wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2024 10:29 am

I bet all those 13 votes for short are just Ginny logging on different forum accounts.

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Re: What height do you prefer to pick for your characters?

Post by Security_Blanket » Tue Mar 19, 2024 3:49 pm

It's seems like typical human behavior that most votes be split between these two extremes, then everyone else evenly divided in the middle.

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Re: What height do you prefer to pick for your characters?

Post by MRFTW » Sat Apr 06, 2024 10:57 am

Almost always short, always reroll a few times until I get as short as possible. The only times I don't do this is when height gets some kind of mechanical advantage, like in some Bethesda games where taller characters run slightly faster. Also have a huge propensity for halflings, gnomes, gloamings and all things small.

Honestly not sure why, always have done on any game and I'm average height IRL.


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Re: What height do you prefer to pick for your characters?

Post by fulminea » Tue Apr 09, 2024 8:01 pm

Most characters seem to have "taller than average" in their description.

But if the average of characters is "taller than average", what does that even mean anymore?


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Re: What height do you prefer to pick for your characters?

Post by hugolino » Mon Apr 15, 2024 4:48 pm

I'm tall in real life, and I tend to choose tall or short heights for characters (nothing in-between) with a bias towards tall. Despite all that, I mostly play "small stature" ancestries, primarily because of the lesser popularity of shorter ancestries. I guess I have a contrarian streak. I do like the portal access they tend to have as well.


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Re: What height do you prefer to pick for your characters?

Post by Economics For Hexblades » Wed Apr 17, 2024 3:40 am

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