021 Gender Mixing, Male Players Playing Female Characters

Males players playing female characters in roleplaying games, that’s the topic. Do you allow it? Is it a big deal?

Episode 21 Show Outline

Intro including music – DarkTheatre.net Home of the Character Folio


Submitted Gaming and BS to rpggeek.com. Thanks to Moe Tousignant for the suggestion.

10th annual podcast awards at NMX in Vegas. Nominate your show now and have RPG podcasts represent! http://www.podcastawards.com/  having ‘Gaming’ category, but past winners are video game shows!

Random Encounter – messages from audience via email, G+ community or Twitter

Email from Josh W., talks about our episode on experience points as well as some suggestions on board games for Brett.

Email from friend of the show, Wayne Humfleet – weighs in on awarding experience points and leveling up.

Email from friend of the show Scott W.  who has emailed us before and is hanging out in Austria. He’s also a member of the SinCitySavages podcast. Check out the savages and his youtube channel Disemvowel.

Topics of Discussion

Players with a PC that is an alternate gender than what they are

Do you do it?

Do your players do it / Do you allow it?

Any issues with it?

Die Roll – 2-4 misc points we want to bring up at end of cast. Should be short and sweet, could be a plug, something to check out, etc. Limited time to spout off.


  1. D&D with my kids.
  2. Sci-Fi game kick off – so far so good


  1. Great resource for DnD 5e character sheets on ENWorld http://www.enworld.org/forum/rpgdownloads.php?categoryid=23 ,
  2. Fantasy Flight Games’ End of the World Series: Zombie Apocolypse: http://www.fantasyflightgames.com/edge_minisite.asp?eidm=275


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The 'S' of Gaming and BS podcast. Besides producing and hosting the show, Sean enjoys long walks on the beach, running rpg's, and killing player...characters.