There are times when we need characters and considering LGBTQI+ characters simply scapes us. We just don’t think about it and we go on writing or otherwise designing what we like and know. And, although this is something controversial, if you don’t consider LGBTQI+ characters … [Read more...] about Dear Some Straight Gamer – Why should you?
Oftentimes I have found people complaining that LGBTQI characters don’t fit in some games. Somehow, having a non-straight character at the table could destroy the fine veil of historic believability a fantasy world has to offer. Needless to say, in the overwhelming majority of … [Read more...] about Article – If you think LGBTQI characters “don’t fit” in your game
By Paco Garcia Jaen. Edited by Sarah Newton. I wonder if you are still here. I wonder if you are hiding behind a haystack, trying to catch me by surprise and throw a bunch of reeds over my head. I hope you still think of the times we used to set the traps for the rats, to stop … [Read more...] about The Barn
By Paco Garcia Jaen I don’t know if you know, but I am gay. My family knows. My friends know. My colleagues know. My readers know. The world knows. And that is how I like it. I have lived hiding. It is very, very difficult and very uncomfortable. Paranoia can be a terrible … [Read more...] about Homosexuality in games
Welcome back to the G*M*S Magazine Podcast. This is the Role Playing Games edition of the podcast and in this episode we have the pleasure of talking to Steve Kenson, creator of numerous games, including Mutants and Masterminds. But this episode is dedicated to being gay … [Read more...] about The G*M*S Magazine Podcast Episode 30 – Gay in the Gaming World