• This Week in Gaming

    by and  • July 8, 2012 • News • 1 Comment

    The upcoming video game Aliens: Colonial Marines, based on the Alien franchise, currently has no female player character options. With several months to go before release, a petition has been started to advocate for at least one female character to play in a game based on a franchise well-known for its female protagonists. – Angela

    This Monday, Lamentations of the Flame Princess launched the July Grand Adventures Campaign, featuring 19 LotFP modules, each up for funding separately on IndieGoGo. The site has a full breakdown of all the modules, but I’d like to give a shout-out to those authored by women:

    And on Kickstarter, there’s two other campaigns authored by excellent women which are worth mentioning:

    Go forth and spend all your moneys on these awesome ladies. – Giulia

    1. Yes! Again! After mentioning Jenn in TWIF as well, I feel like I should just rename this week’s installment “This Week about Jenn” ;)
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    Lifelong geek and feminist, my geeky passions include YA books, movies, and role playing. I've been playing table top games on and off for almost ten years with a wide variety of games under my belt in that time. Born and raised in Michigan, I've fulfilled a life-long dream and now live in New York City with my spouse and three cats. My gaming exploits are recorded at http://www.fandible.com

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    Player of all sorts of games, tabletop roleplaying games publisher, engineer, and amateur designer. Based in northern Italy, I live with a pretty cool artist, a ton of books and too much technology.

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      Dmol
      July 9, 2012 at 22:51

      Someone point the guys at gearbox to this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWU9wxlIxig . Now that is how you include a female solder.

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