I like the fact that it has a female protagonist.
I swear, I will never understand why the protagonist's gender matters to anyone.
Just noticed this one. I think it does speak to the kind of game that people want. In a game with a choosable gender, not that important. In a sexual game, relatively important. Outside of that, if it's important, it's probably politics unless you have a damn good reason otherwise. For Samus of Metroid, it's clear they just wanted the shock value of the sudden reveal of that Justin Bailey. Most games you could swap the character's gender and it means almost nothing, especially if it's not medieval (not that anyone questions a woman of child-bearing age making up the brunt of the enemy forces in any of those games, anyway, despite how important that would be, especially with all the death and destruction we see in half these games). The really fun one is how huniepop lets you choose what you are (you know, "rape simulator" as the morons called it), which i find amusing, since that's pretty rare for such games, where it also matters the most.
is it a female elf? then you might be a gendrist racist.
Uh oh... my last game I did play as one!
If you see yourself as an elf then you might be a trans-elf instead. If you admire elves or even like elves more than others then you might be an "elf-phile". It might become bit worrisome if you refuse to play a game simply because there are no elves in it or if you can't stand the rest and see the need to eliminate all but elves. Dunno, just a thought (don't take this post too seriously).
Don't worry I was snort-cough-laughing for quite a bit with your post! And Nah, I am not an elf supremacist, just an elf-nocentric!
You wouldn't believe the number of people that call me a furry 'cause i consistently play Khajiit. Apparently the unique behaviors, mentalities, etc of the Khajiit can't be appreciated unless you're a furry, i guess. Sure could've fooled me when i consistently click away from the stuff when it appears. I guess by that logic i'm a gay furry, 'cause my Khajiit is always male, even if i always play female in monster hunter.