Re: [Epic] Female Wargamers

From: Andreas Richert <aic_at_...>
Date: Thu, 15 May 1997 23:19:01 +0200 (MET DST)

On Thu, 15 May 1997, Waiming Poo-Cheong wrote:

> your wife paints for you?!? incredible!!! i always thought our hobby was
> something you had to explain away as a "boy" thing to the ladies.
> evidently i haven't met the right girl yet.

I have had my sister paint most of my GD's and my Bane Lord, and some
other models. She like to paint but don't care one bit for the game...:-)
> waiming
> On Thu, 15 May 1997, J. Michael Looney wrote:
> > I must be in an odd place in the universe. My gaming group (AD&D) has
> > more female members than males. (3:2). Some one else noted a
> > tendency for females to "play pansies", which does seem to be the case,
> > at least in RPG terms, but as a counter example, my wife preferes to
> > paint "monsters" over "heros". When she does Epic figures for me she
> > wants to "paint ones that look cool", which means I have some VERY nice
> > squigoths and squig catapults. (sigh) She thinks all the marine figures
> > are "boring" and that the Eldar stuff is, well, odd. She likes 'nids
> > however so she is planing on doing a very BRIGHTLY painted swarm for
> > me. Based on what the one Hive Tyrant she has finished looks like, this
> > is going to be Hive Fleet Leary....
> >

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Andreas Richert
E-mail: aic_at_...
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