January 8, 2013

Not everyone knows the joy of playing as a protagonist that is like them—someone with the same skin color, with the same hair style, with the same sexual orientation, or the same gender. Sometimes, 'who you are' is not an in-game option simply because you are not the target audience. What choice are you left, if, say, you are a person of color, or queer, or trans, or a woman, than to almost perpetually play as someone else...or to make your own games?