The first time you completed the original Metroid

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  1. Thomas Ennis

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    Were you surprised that Samus was a woman? I was a little shocked, but it was irrelevent to me. I was so thrilled about defeating Mother Brain, that I almost got sent to my room for dancing around. Those days were the best. How did you feel the first time you got through Metroid?
     
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    Shocked but at the same time I was completely thrilled I mean that's one of the very first times we got to see a girl protagonist kick ass and it felt pretty good!
     
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    Yes! I was equally as shocked when I played it through again, and got to see her with less clothing. My real thrill was defeating Mother Brain though. The battle was frustrating.
     
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    It was a feeling of shock, relief and rage.

    I was really young when I played it so I spent hours and hours playing, it was very frustrating because I didn't really get the point of the game in the beginning (stupid kid thought it was just running around shooting things, eh).
    When I finished the game, I was incredibly happy to have done so, I was sad that it was over and I was shocked that the "dude" is actually Samus.

    She remains one of my favorite female vg protagonists to this day.
     
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    I didn't have a problem with Samus being a chick, but I didn't really care either. I was (and to a point remain) something of a completist. That means that what I care about is finishing the game along with every little side quest or mark intact. So it was "Great I got the Brain... oh Samus is female... 'kay."