Can you make white guys in myplayer this time?

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#1 Posted by BigBrobawski (35 posts) -

I always make my players as true to me as I can whenever I play games, 2k11 is no exception. Although making a 5'11" white guy proved impossible in 2k11. I don't know why but he always just looked awkward and not even white, more light skinned african american than anything. I hated that I couldn't change his voice either. Is that an option now?

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#2 Posted by trayntastic (61 posts) -

i can't speak to how effective a 5 foot 11 guy would be, but no you cant change the voice of your guy in my player.

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#3 Posted by Three0neFive (2387 posts) -

racist

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#4 Posted by BigBrobawski (35 posts) -

I'm not trying to be racist? I was just stating that I couldn't effectively make a player that looked like me. If I wanted to make Steve Nash Jr, I couldn't but I could make Michael Jordan Jr.

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#5 Posted by TheDudeOfGaming (6116 posts) -
@Three0neFive said:
racist
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#6 Edited by allworkandlowpay (928 posts) -

@BigBrobawski: Obviously it's a subtle political message from the game designers on the current role of short white men in the sport.

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#7 Posted by BigBrobawski (35 posts) -

Has to be it. haha

Is this seriously going to be an issue? How is this racist? I'm a white guy, I want to make a white guy. I want to make Nick Burbaugh, 5'11" Irish kid.

Apparently that is racist to make myself as a white guy?

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#8 Posted by W0lfbl1tzers (1790 posts) -
White guys.
White guys.
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#9 Edited by TeflonBilly (4742 posts) -

Beat it ya racist peckerwood honky!

Around here we like our basket players like we like our coffee. Black and strong!

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#10 Posted by TeflonBilly (4742 posts) -

Petition to turn OP's avatar into a burning cross

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#11 Posted by airconditionn (46 posts) -

This post makes me sad. Not because of OP, but because of the people that are saying this is a racist post. I can only hope that you guys are kidding.

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#12 Edited by Avenging-X-Bolt (29 posts) -

@airconditionn said:

This post makes me sad. Not because of OP, but because of the people that are saying this is a racist post. I can only hope that you guys are kidding.

i'm sure they are

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#13 Posted by airconditionn (46 posts) -

@Avenging-X-Bolt: form what I can assume... yeah. But bringing up "racism" period always disappoints me just a little. But I'm certainly alright with some harmless joking.

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#14 Posted by periodic (27 posts) -

So basketball games are literally the exact opposite of RPG's I guess.

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#15 Posted by DjCmeP (1238 posts) -

@TheDudeOfGaming said:

@Three0neFive said:
racist
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#16 Posted by ZimboDK (863 posts) -

Smallest guy you can make is 6'5". And you can make him white. His voice though? Well, if that dude's white, he's very
 
@Three0neFive said:

racist
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#17 Posted by awe_stuck (820 posts) -

@BigBrobawski said:

Has to be it. haha

Is this seriously going to be an issue? How is this racist? I'm a white guy, I want to make a white guy. I want to make Nick Burbaugh, 5'11" Irish kid.

Apparently that is racist to make myself as a white guy?

They are just messing with you.

Welcome to GB.

We are making fun of the game developers. They are clearly racist.

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#18 Posted by BigBrobawski (35 posts) -

I guess it all goes back to "White Men Can't Jump" haha

I'm too gullible for my own good. >.>

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#19 Posted by dragonzord (843 posts) -

Play some NHL 12, op. White dudes everything

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#20 Posted by BigBrobawski (35 posts) -

Those are Canadians, they have to be white.

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#21 Posted by Agent47 (1931 posts) -

@DjCmeP said:

@TheDudeOfGaming said:

@Three0neFive said:
racist
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#22 Posted by Milkman (18933 posts) -

I made a white guy just fine in last year's game.

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#23 Posted by sins_of_mosin (1713 posts) -

Well, the game has one shade of white, one shade of asian, and five shades of black. From french vanilla to dark roast. Lets face it, the NBA is a black sport while hockey is white. MLB is white/latin and the only league that is truely diverse is the NFL. Heck, last year, all you heard from joe morgan was that more blacks needed to play baseball.

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#24 Posted by FawksMacLeod (57 posts) -

@ZimboDK said:

Smallest guy you can make is 6'5".

Not if you make him a point or shooting guard. They can be as short as 5'10".

BTW, I was kinda sorta able to make Charlie Tunoku in MyPlayer. The only real problem was hair options, as the closest I could get to the P4 guy makes him look more like Yosuke. It looks alright, but looks more like a messier version of his actual hair. Will post pics when I get the chance.

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#25 Posted by TheDudeOfGaming (6116 posts) -

Oh well, since it's bumped might as well.... racist!

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