February 2005 Issue

I Want Pecs!

by Lori Ann Curley

"I want games that have more to offer than breasts. I have my own, thanks." -Hilary Doda from her "The Head of Vecna" columns on RPG.net.

Sex and the Single Werewolf

by Nancy Schultz

The Mantra of "Sex Sells" is all too common, and even more obvious, in the gaming industry. This article looks at the importance, and relevance, of secondary sexual characteristics to gamers and gaming. ***Mature Content Warning*** This article contains brief but frank discussion of human sexual characteristics and sexuality.

Shims in MMORPG

by Marinda Darnell

The first thing you are probably wondering from the title, just what the heck is a "shim"? A shim is a person that plays a character the opposite gender of their real life sex. Most people wonder, why this is such a big deal for others? In order to answer this question, we need examine the culture that surrounds a MMORPG.

Through a character's eyes

by Marinda Darnell

An on-going set of short stories, written by the Lady Gamers, from the point of view of their characters.
Loves are lost and found in the strangest of places. This is the tale of three lost loves. Enter the Star Wars Galaxies Universe, and follow the misadventures of Reksha Tai'fal.

Why can't I find this game?

by Frances Moritz

An on-going look at games that The Lady Gamers enjoy but have trouble finding at their local game store.
This month we take a look at Guillotine from Wizards of the Coast, "The revolutionary card game where you win by getting a head."

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