Re: Concern about racism and sexism in Supertuxkart 0.9
your comparison with Mario Kart as a family-friendly game and just
having looked a bit at the PEGI rating system made me wonder:
Most Super Mario and Mario Kart games seem to have a PEGI 3 and a few
The description for PEGI 12 includes games that "show nudity of a
slightly more graphic nature" (though I have not yet found a description
of what this means in more detail).
So a game without Sara might be rated the same as Mario Kart,
i.e. targeting users 3+ or 7+. But adding Sara might change the rating
to PEGI 12 (maybe, I don't know the actual criteria), changing the
Do you think the conflict might be caused by the developers not minding
targeting only the 12+ group, but you (and others) prefering a game that
is also suitable for the 3+/7+ group?
If this is the case, maybe we could try to continue the discussion based
on that and avoid the heavily loaded sexism bit? There might be options
like a "12+ content" checkbox or such as a first idea along these lines.