What kind of traits in a video game character do you prefer?

UltraMario

Donkey Kong
Examples; Heroic, brave, persistent, etc.

I prefer the demented/insane type of characters such as Clock Tower, Ripper Roo, and Marx.
 

Pokemon DP

God I'm good at being an owl
Retired Wiki Staff
I see good video game characters as a mixture of relatability and wish fulfillment. If I not only feel empathy for the character but would also want to put myself into his/her shoes, then that's job well done in my eyes.
 

Mario4Ever

A price for everything.
Retired Wiki Staff
Good video game characters have a distinct personality to which I can relate and/or a cause which I can support. In the absence of both, I like characters who fuck with other characters' minds.
 
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