Anyone play it? On the new consoles?
I was just thinking about it today. I beat it a couple years ago. Not a bad game, but hard to see all the way through. Get to experience your thief skills, though I think the MC's lack of liveliness makes it lackluster. I mean, he's cynical, he's street smart, but he's also living in a freezing clocktower attic. And what does he do with the gold he steals other than buying new thief tools? C'mon man, live a little.
But from a story perspective... there's an NPC character, Erin. And I was kinda reflecting that she's actually a pretty interesting character. Old student of the MC, but does assassinations in addition to stealing. Callous. Cocky. Gets herself in trouble for her recklessness. Started her career as a girl in a brothel where she killed a John for touching her....
Actually, it's a pretty strong female character. I don't mean "strong" as in admirable or having physical strength, or strength of character. I mean strong as in interesting. Flawed, but real.
We've been hearing about the need for "strong" female characters in movies and video games. And we get boring crap like Captain Marvel or Rey. Or whatever happened in The Last of Us 2. (I didn't play it). But here's an interesting one that gets overlooked.
Maybe it's because she's troubled or she's bad. But that's what makes her interesting.
Okay, random post over.