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How long does it take you to make your character in games?

If the customization is simple like in AC, then I'd say maybe 10 minutes tops—but if we're talking pages of hairstyles and eye shapes and stuff like that, then that usually takes me anywhere from 30-45 minutes. If I'm basing it off a pre-existing character of mine, then it also tends to go a lot faster than if I'm trying to design a brand new character.
I haven't played any games with the super-detailed sliders in the character creator though. If I did, I imagine that'd add a fair bit of extra time to the process ahaha.
 
what do you mean there's gameplay after character creation-

it depends on the game and the character creation! typically i'll have some idea of what i want my character to look like, but if i can't make them properly, i end up switching gears until i make something i'm happy with.

my default process is to start with my main oc -> other ocs that i think i can make -> if none of them look right, its time to make someone new. or if i see something really fun to build off of in character creation i end up restarting to build around it. but then i enter that cycle like 10x

it is not uncommon for me to spend like 2 hours in character creation o( ̄┰ ̄*)ゞ and then to immediately exit and make another character
 
I can’t put a specific time frame, but it takes me some time. I think I really enjoy character creation to the point where some games initial appeal for me is that I have a lot of character customization options. I will also use it as a way to help me come up with ideas for ocs, so I end up spending a lot of time trying to make them really stand out to me!
 
Making the character takes maybe half an hour or more. I can be really indecisive in picking a gender for a game, because that usually affects my personal experience (even if the game treats you gender-neutrally). Dress up and hair is usually faster once I’ve gotten that out of the way.


Oh, and one game I’ve played really threw me for a loop during the customization options. In Fire Emblem: Awakening, you can also choose the voice of your avatar and you have three options for both male and female Robin, so six total. On my first playthrough it took a while for me to pick a voice. Idk if Fates or Three Houses have this option too
 
I think it depends on the game for me. In the Sims 3, I’d spend a good amount of time making Sims and families.

I haven’t played too many games that give a lot of customization options. It has been many years since I’ve played games that have customization options like Dragon Age, so I don’t remember if I spent a long time customizing or not.
 
Depends on how extensive the customization options are. If it’s only a handful of choices I can settle on something within a few minutes. If it’s as extensive as say Skyrim it can take upward of a half hour.
 
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