- The Purple Parlor forums: http://thepurpleparlor.freeforums.net/
Our thirty-second episode features Tzufit and Apple Cider talking to returning guest Dee about how to create realistic and fun women characters in Warcraft roleplay and writing. We investigate common tropes when creating women characters and talk in-depth about role-playing.
Our thirty-first episode features Tzufit and Apple Cider talking to returning guest Folami about the Warcraft book, Dawn of the Aspects and dragons in lore. We take a close look at how dragons have been used over course of the universe’s history as well as the novel. Discussion about the Aspects losing their powers and also going sterile is examined.
- Tweet from @Loreology saying that dragons are sterile.
- Justice Points: “Episode #16 – Brutality, Atrocity and Violence, Part 1“
- Justice Points: “Episode #9 – Bad Romance“
- Wowpedia: Kirygosa
Content warning: There is graphic discussion of sexual assault, torture, infertility and gendered violence in this episode. Specific mentions of this starts at 54:20, as well.
Below the cut is a full transcript of Episode 31, “Dawn of the Aspects: A Discussion on Dragons in Lore.” Many thanks to @IviaRelle for transcribing this episode.
Our thirtieth episode features Tzufit and Apple Cider talking to guest Laura Kate Dale about how World of Warcraft helped her come out as trans. We look at her specific experience with gender and identity through Warcraft, what people can do to make the game a safe space for trans individuals and answer fanmail.
- Laura Kate Dale – “How World of Warcraft Helped Me Come Out as Transgender“
- WoW Insider – “Drama Mamas: To Come Out or Not Come Out” (ed. – We use this as a discussion piece, this is not an endorsement.)
Content warning: There is frank discussion about transphobia and transphobic slurs in this episode. If this sensitive topic for you, listen with care!
Below the cut is a full transcript of Episode 30, “Elune’s Dance Party: Talking to Laura Kate Dale.” Many thanks to Lyn for transcribing this episode.