• Archive for November, 2012

    Victory Point Games: A Good Option for Beginning War Gamers

    by  • November 30, 2012 • Reviews • Comments Off on Victory Point Games: A Good Option for Beginning War Gamers

    Are you interested in wargaming, but are daunted by the time commitment?  Games that can go for hours, weeks, months, even years if you play by email?  Is it too much trouble to find more than one person to play with you and make the same commitment?  Is a tome of rules too overwhelming...

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    The Gamer Wife, A Summary

    by  • November 28, 2012 • Essays, People & Events • 7 Comments

    I’ve been meaning to write up a summary of my experiences as the Gamer Wife for a while now. But between one thing and the next, I’ve never quite had the time or the energy. And the reason is fairly simple. I get push back whenever I talk about these things. I also get...

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    Sexy for the ladies

    by  • November 26, 2012 • Design & Art • 2 Comments

    I love to draw sexy images. I’m upset by sexist art. The two statements above can be totally non contradictory as I hope to prove with some of my artwork. I recently had to illustrate 2 games which had an atmosphere of sensuality. As usual, my first care is toward transmitting the atmosphere and...

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    This Week in the News

    by , and  • November 25, 2012 • Uncategorized • Comments Off on This Week in the News

    wundergeek – This is an awesome take on the hate for the “Fake” Geek Girls from oxboxer on Tumblr. Brie – David Gaider, lead writer for Bioware’s Dragon Age video game, comics, and novels wrote a Tumblr  post about how valuable it is to have women on your development team. Sunita Williams is returning to Earth...

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    Dear Gaming As Women: Blind Characters

    by and  • November 21, 2012 • Dear GAW • 1 Comment

    Welcome to the latest installment of Dear Gaming As Women! We invite our readers to asks us anything – and we’ll do our best to offer informative, thought-provoking, and entertaining answers. In today’s letter, a reader wonders about interpreting blindess: Dear GAW, A friend of mine was talking about a character he created for a...

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    This Week in the News

    by  • November 19, 2012 • Uncategorized • 2 Comments

    Brie – With the recent elections in the U.S., women’s rights have been in many minds. This gender income inequality map of the U.S. is pretty striking, but not nearly as much as these postcards from the era of the Suffragists. We’ve come a long way ladies – don’t stop now! This history of MMORPGS is...

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    Dear Gaming As Women: MtG Planeswalkers

    by , and  • November 14, 2012 • Dear GAW • 3 Comments

    Welcome to the latest installment of Dear Gaming As Women! We invite our readers to asks us anything – and we’ll do our best to offer informative, thought-provoking, and entertaining answers. In today’s letter, a reader asks for insight on gender representation in MtG: Dear Gaming as Women, The central characters in Magic: the Gathering...

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