because only the strawman coutns doesnt it? Because there is no option that is believeable but not realistic.
Also >women its that old argument hat just doesnt hold up to reality. Play an MMORPG with a woman and look at her avatar. People tend to create fantasies for themselves, for a large poriton of women, beeing attractive is one.
And to add to that, it still is mostly a hobby for men, look at Svens post from way back. Theres no point trying to chase "the woman audience". Those women that always liked Fantasy RPGs will continue liking fantasy RPGs, those women that dont like fantasy RPGs will not start liking fantasy RPGs because you populate them with Disgusting Hags Recent Western RPGs should be enaugh proof.