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hlb4twin:

What To Tag Custom OCs As

fyeahfemshep:

I’m just dropping by to say something that’s been happening a lot, both with custom Sheps as well as custom Hawkes in the DA fandom.

  • Jane Shepard is the default female red head & only refers to her (unless someone really named their Shepard-Jane)
  • Jane Shepard…

Wait so not knowing the name of an PC character and mis-naming them counts as white washing???

Yes. Seeing as the defaults for both games are white & in the case of Dragon Age 2 where you have to play the opening with the default, you calling/naming someone’s POC character as the default is white washing. You are erasing their identity (this is regardless if they’re a POC) & also erasing the representation of a minority, seeing as majority of characters in video games or any media in general are almost always white. 

What To Tag Custom OCs As

I’m just dropping by to say something that’s been happening a lot, both with custom Sheps as well as custom Hawkes in the DA fandom.

  • Jane Shepard is the default female red head & only refers to her (unless someone really named their Shepard-Jane)
  • Jane Shepard is not someones custom Shepard.
  • John Shepard or the abbreviation, Sheploois the default male Shepard, modeled after Mark Vanderloo (unless someone really named their Shepard-John)
  • John Shepard/Sheploo is not someones custom Shepard.
  • Do not use Sheploo for custom male Shepards.
  • Femshep is for any female Shepards, maleshep is for any male Shepards, Commander Shepard or Shepard are good for any regardless of gender. All of these are acceptable for default & custom Shepards.
  • Marian Hawke is the default pale short black haired female Hawke.
  • Garrett Hawke is the default pale black haired grizzled male Hawke.
  • Do not use “Marian Hawke”, “Garrett Hawke”, “Default Hawke” for custom Hawkes, regardless if they use the same hairstyle.
  • Hawke is an acceptable tag for those who you are unsure of their first name & are good for any regardless of gender & regardless if they are custom or default

Please, out of courtesy for the original poster do not misname/tag their OCs, especially for POC characters (that’s white washing, eeek!). This is why I conveniently have two separate tags for default Jane & custom Shepards that I do not know the names of off the top of my head.

In the future if you reblog a custom Shepard from me & incorrectly name them, I will ask you to fix it. It takes two seconds to look in the tags for their name, but it means a lot to the OP. 

Thank you

Sorry I’ve been MIA for the last month ?? Things have been busy in my life & to be quite honest I have lacked a desire to run/maintain this blog. I will be back as soon as things calm down with my job & life, don’t fret.


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Shep either got into a fistfight, or walked into a door. probably the door, knowing her. 

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Outro M83 | A Real Hero College ft. Electric Youth | Spectre Induction Richard Jacques, Jack Wall & Sam Hulick | The 16th Hour Deadmau5 | Canceling the Apocalypse Ramin Djawadi | StarWaves M83, Anthony Gonzales & Joseph Trapanese | Electronaut VNV Nation | Personal Jesus Depeche Mode | M4, Pt. II Faunts

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