Pete/Peta the Make-over Mage in RuneScape

The Make-over Mage is a non-playable character in RuneScape, who is described as having “power over genders”. The Make-over Mage goes by Pete or Peta depending on the gender that they are presenting at the time. In addition to changing one’s gender, The Make-over Mage can also alter the player’s skin color. The Make-over Mage is known to sometimes change genders mid-conversation with players. It is unclear whether this character is meant to be read as transgender or non-binary.

LGBTQ References in this game:


Wizard Jalarast

Pete/Peta the Makeover Mage

The Oracle



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