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Re: Concern about racism and sexism in Supertuxkart 0.9

Le 3 mai 2015 01:36, "Ansgar Burchardt" <ansgar@debian.org> a écrit :
> Hi Vincent,
> your comparison with Mario Kart as a family-friendly game and just
> having looked a bit at the PEGI rating system[1] made me wonder:
>   [1] <http://www.pegi.info/en/index/id/33/>
> Most Super Mario and Mario Kart games seem to have a PEGI 3 and a few
> PEGI 7.
> 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
> target audience.
> 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.
> Ansgar

It's a good idea actually. The PEGI rating system has a rating system
that is adopted by several countries with different sensibilities and
thus is a satisfying middle ground for me.
Thanks for bringing this idea.


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