Body builds in games, and getting buff in a post-apocalyptic world *lifted*

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  1. London Geezer

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    I mean. I just sat there thinking I want HER body! Those arms! Shoulders! Girl can lift!
     
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    I'm not far. But have less "boobs" :lol2:
     
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    I think that's my only issue with the visual direction: she's too jacked for living in a post apocalyptic world. Sure, she can lift, but how is she managing to eat half a dozen cows a day?

    Heck, she's bigger than the perpetually PED'ing Cris Cyborg!
     
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    One thing about a post-apocalyptic world is that there's far less competition for food and lots of cows.
     
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    Where are the animals in TLOU2? Is it on later chapters?
     
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    No idea, I've never play TLOU. Maybe animals didn't fit in their rendering budget. The frogs disappeared from the 2018 version, maybe the cows did too :)
     
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    my only sort of reservation against the men of 300, or the Mountain of Game of Thrones.
    Its extremely difficult to be so large when their food supply was so limited.

    Humans are the biggest now than ever, and that's largely a result of food availability, exercise regiments, weights, etc.
     
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    Sounds like Ultragpu was consulted on technology project direction. ;)

    This is standard Hollywood science. Often we see prisons with fabulously buff inmates feeding off nothing but gruel. Hard work destroys muscles requiring high protein to repair and build more, and all their physical training would have just added to muscle wastage. Prisoners in POW camps show what these folk should look like.

    I'm also surprised by the stereotype of real prisoners being very muscly. I appreciate that they weight-train a lot but do the meals consist of protein shakes and lean steak?
     
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    There's loads of animals!
     
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    Maybe she's just big boned :runaway:
     
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    That excuse/explanation fails when you ask someone to present an example of a big-boned skeleton. ;) I don't recall any Time Team episode uncovering peculiarly wide-girthed femurs!
     
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    Not entirely true. You can observe pretty impressive changes in bone density very clearly in humans, for instance in long distance runners vs sprinters, piano players etc.
     
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    But... Cartman? Surely he's a valid anthropological example?
     
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    But does bone density mean bigger bones? Doesn't it just mean stronger bones?
     
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    ? Density doesn't affect size. AFAIK runners don't have fatter legs (especially long distance runners are typically super skinny!) and piano players don't have fat fingers. ;)
     
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    it's not just a matter of "cows", normal women don't produce enough testosterone to get that much muscular, she needed steroids too !
    But they might have found stocks of those unused,

    afterall her dad was a doc ^^
     
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    Argh the spoiler spewed open in quote :(

    the ingame skill upgrade trees also use drugs
     
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    Exactly, she also needs medical supervision for these steroid courses otherwise the balance of her hormones will go haywire, her kidneys and liver WILL shutdown.

    Also her lifestyle (constant running, always on the move) will destroy her muscles, getting this big requires large frequent meals and far less cardio workouts, getting this big will also interfere with her flexibility rendering her far less dangerous during melee encounters, these large muscles are only good for weight lifting not flexible moves and dodges.
     
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