Battle armor is less of a fashion statement and more of a utilitarian piece of clothing. There are sharp things in the world that are looking for skin to pierce and usually a good set of plate armor will stand in the way. Instead, the ladies of World of Warcraft choose to armor every inch of themselves except for a diamond of flesh right over their torso. Look at it. To an enemy it practically screams stab me in the uterus, or whatever Orc ladies have. Do Orcs lay eggs? Anyway, before we get to inequalities in video game gender representation, we simply would like to ask if this is a practical way to shield yourself from an onslaught of attacks? With the rest of you so mightily armored, why leave such a conspicuous gap? Chain mail is slimming, sexy, and repels swords and arrows.

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