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If you don't see a problem with literally replacing everyone of a specific sex solely because of their sex, then I don't know what to say, it's inherently a sexist idea regardless of who is being replaced.
*Sigh* here we go again...

I don’t see a problem with replacing everyone of a specific sex because I DON’T CARE WHAT SEX A CHARACTER IS, nor some lousy “Gender representation quota”

Male,Female, trans, etc, doesn’t matter to me. What does matter to me, however, is how they play and feel. I begrudgely kinda like Terry now just on the basis of his playstyle, for example.
 
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Oh peck that was unexpected. I heard about it from seeing the stream in my YT recommended tab of all things. Startled me a bit, and I had to double check it was real.

RIP January Direct, though, lol. Would've preferred that, honestly: Getting just Smash news by itself for only one fighter is a bit of a let down.
To be fair, we don't know that it's only Fighter 5, it just says "featuring a look at a new fighter." It could even tease the next character after that.
 

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I've got volunteering that morning, but it's easy enough to reschedule it to Friday. I'd prefer to see it live, since the videos on the side bar would possibly give away who the fighter is if I watched it after the fact.
 
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*Sigh* here we go again...

I don’t see a problem with replacing everyone of a specific sex because I DON’T CARE WHAT SEX A CHARACTER IS, nor some lousy “Gender representation quota”

Male,Female, trans, etc, doesn’t matter to me. What does matter to me, however, is how they play and feel. I begrudgely kinda like Terry now just on the basis of his playstyle, for example.
There is a pretty big difference between gender quotas and culling characters.
 
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There is a pretty big difference between gender quotas and culling characters.
That's not my point.

Like I said earlier, I would take offense to changing characters genders just for the sake of changing their gender, and I would be confused in the theoretical event of all female characters being removed, but in the end It wouldn't really bother me that much.
 
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So right when we say we need to see the 5th fighter now then this happens...

But now. No matter who gets revealed for 5th DLC fighter, it's been an incredible journey of figuring out the mysterious fighter.

Maybe the fighter was a lonesome wolf, maybe it was a cheerful guy... or most importantly...

Maybe the true 5th fighter really was actually all the friend we've made on our way.
 
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That's not my point.

Like I said earlier, I would take offense to changing characters genders just for the sake of changing their gender, and I would be confused in the theoretical event of all female characters being removed, but in the end It wouldn't really bother me that much.
Changing their gender for no reason and replacing them with a character of the opposite gender for no reason are the same thing as far as this whole hypothetical thing is concerned.
 
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Oh ****.

DMC Twitter said a date they had in mind was the 16th...

We really about to get the Hideki Kamiya duo?
If it's Dante I'm going to be surprised. Honestly I don't think it means anything but we'll see. Someone claimed to have seen Monolith Soft retweeting the announcement but I've seen nothing so far.
 

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What if it's just Hayabusa.

after all these months of crazy speculation, we end up with the guy who we all thought was in to begin with.
Or even better, what if it's KOS-MOS? After all the talk of being a "Literal Who" and not being a character that's "appealing" to the general audience of the Game Awards.
 

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Also 35 minutes? I’d be shocked if we see the 5th fighter release, but we absolutely are the first post pass DLC character and probably learn how post pass dlc will work
 

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Also 35 minutes? I’d be shocked if we see the 5th fighter release, but we absolutely are the first post pass DLC character and probably learn how post pass dlc will work
This gives me Terry flashbacks...

These presentations are usually over one character only. That could change (they usually don't announce characters either) but it's far from certain we're getting anything other than fighter 5
 

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Also 35 minutes? I’d be shocked if we see the 5th fighter release, but we absolutely are the first post pass DLC character and probably learn how post pass dlc will work
This gives me Terry flashbacks...

These presentations are usually over one character only. That could change (they usually don't announce characters either) but it's far from certain we're getting anything other than fighter 5
Yeah, I was going to say - wasn't Terry's presentation about that long? For all we know, Sakurai could spend the presentation delving into the history of the series, geeking out over stage cameos, or playing through the character's entire Classic Mode and/or Spirit Board.
 

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Yeah the 35 minutes thing is interesting - it's quite long, suggesting it's either a series Sakurai is quite passionate about a la Fatal Fury, hence a lot of time spent sweating the small details, or we might be getting more than fighter 5

Or maybe they're more complex than usual and need a lot of time explaining - wouldn't be surprising as only Banjo so far of the DLC has had a more standard moveset
 
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