You'd think that the whole guys playing as girls phenomenon that leads to flirting confusion wouldn't be an issue anymore. After all, stories of shame are posted all over the internet. But we still find ourselves getting groped on a regular basis. And yes, we still find it hilarious.
We've collected our favorite encounters with sexually frustrated gamers barking up the wrong tree. The stories are real, but all names are made up to protect those involved from dying from plus 10 piercing damage embarrassment.
The Flirty Fields of Flyff
We're used to the occasional whisper from confused strangers who think a sexy gaming goddess pilots every scantily clad female in the game, but were amazed at how many whispers we received when playing our magician in the flirty fields of Flyff. After receiving four messages from strangers along the lines of "wow ur cute :)," we decided to do a little experiment.
Above: Naming our character "Imaguy2" did little to deter flirtatious advances from this stranger
We made a fresh female vagrant named "Imaguy2" (apparently "Imaguy" was already taken) and parked her in the town square of the game's first city to see if we'd still get hit on. Hardly fifteen minutes passed before we began receiving messages from a spunky knight who we'll simply call "Jailbait."
Jailbait: hi! where u live?
Jailbait: ur pretty ;)
Imaguy2: thanks. but Im a guy…
Better luck next time Jailbait.