Last week we had the Intro to this little series. Today, I'd like for us to take a look at the stereotypes out there for the playable races in WoW. I must limit it to playable because it would be quite the daunting task to encompass every single race within Warcraft.
Although, maybe we could look at some of them down the road? /ponder
Here I give to you a list of player race stereotypes (good and/or bad). These can be formulated through role playing, lore, playing experience, relation to real world (out of character) things, whathaveyou. Please feel free to add any you think I missed (or discuss what I list) in the comments! And remember, most of all, to have fun with this series! 🙂
Orcs: Blood-thirsty, brutal, warriors, skilled with axes, dumb, thick skinned, ugly, smelly, simple, gifted shamans, no anger management control, stout, lawless, primitive, clans
Trolls: Slow, Jamaican, voodoo users, witchdoctors, lanky, tall, cannibalistic, crazy, threatening, lawless, tribal, cunning, aggressive, hostile
Tauren: Slow, cow like, earth and nature worshippers, strong, peaceful, nomadic, simple, vegetarian, story tellers, tribal
Undead: Evil, smelly, untrustworthy, vengeful, zombies, mindless, no feelings, cannibalistic, sneaky, lawless, outcasts, faithless
Blood Elves: Pretencious, snobby, high society, orphans, magic addiction, rich, pampered, intelligent, educated, traitors, good hearing, good eye sight
Humans: Rulers, intelligent, ruthless, manipulative, diplomatic, educated, explorers, builders, arrogant, proud, order, political, betrayers
Gnomes: Tiny, sneaky, untrustworthy, intelligent, mechanically inclined, inventors, eccentric
Dwarves: Alcoholics, quick tempered, stout, war driven, miners, beards (male and female), gryphon handlers, dumb, earthen, Scottish(?)
Night Elves: Nature and moon worship, elegant, sneaky, hunters, intelligent, bouncy, good hearing, good eye sight, rangers, protectors
Draenei: Lost, space goats, alien, healers, resilient, heroic, adaptive, Russian, affinity for magic, religiousness (Holy Light of Creation, Naaru), intelligent
Next time we'll take a look at classes (regardless of race) and some of the stereotypes that are attached to them.
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