“Inclusive Character Creator: A Showcase of Inclusive Design for 3D Character Creators” by Ma

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    Inclusive Character Creator: A Showcase of Inclusive Design for 3D Character Creators



    Inclusive Character Creator is a speculative design research project that seeks to address some of the long-standing issues of sexism, racism, ableism, and sizeism prevalent in most 3D character creators in interactive media. This project focuses on stylized and expressive features rather than hyperrealism. It seeks to redefine what it means to start a character from a “default body,” a definition that usually results in creating a biased system that relies on media norms. A version 1.0 has been built, encapsulating fundamental principles resulting from research.


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