I can understand that. When the connection is fine, I love Dragon. But when it's wonky it becomes straight up trash. Her combos are too hard and she has no projectiles so it becomes even harder to use the lag to your own advantage.
I cant help but feel that, while facially she didnt look as cute, i think she looks better. In fact, I dont think that even the "whitewashing " was intentional. She is obviously black there and when compared to the other character models. I think it was the lighting system in MKX that made her come off whiter.
I really, really like Tanya's design and gameplay (currently fooling around with Kobu Jutsu)
The only thing preventing me from considering her a MKX Mileena-like flawless perfection is her white eyes (fortunately, the eyes are not very visible during gameplay, so it is a tiny issue).
I guess with MKX Tanya, for once, the stars really did align for victory...