Tag: gay

Roleplaying and board games reviews, podcasts, videos and interviews

Dear Some Straight Gamer – Why should you?

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 for your game, you will never be able to provide…
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Article – If you think LGBTQI characters “don’t fit” in your game

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 cases, the real reasons are nothing to do with history or…
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The Barn

I wonder if you are still here. I wonder if you are still hiding behind a stack of hay trying to catch me by surprise and throw a bunch of reeds over my head.

I’m hoping you still think of the times when we used to set the traps for the rats, to stop them from nesting and infesting the whole place, ruining the crop that we so hard worked to harvest that year. Your way with cats is something I don’t have and they don’t hunt rats like they did when you were here.

Homosexuality in games

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 thing. However,…
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The G*M*S Magazine Podcast Episode 30 – Gay in the Gaming World

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.