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    About Kira Magrann

    Game player, wanderer, cyborg, and designer of enameled jewelry. Check out my jewelry at Anima Metals and for sale at Anima Metals on Etsy and on facebook at Anima Metals Facebook Page


    RESISTOR: glitchwitches and SJWs welcome

    by  • February 1, 2016 • Design & Art • Comments Off on RESISTOR: glitchwitches and SJWs welcome

    My friend Elissa and I are currently Kickstarting this zine that I’m really excited about. It’s called RESISTOR, and it features original games, fiction, and artwork focusing on the correlation between technology, magic, and social issues through a cyberpunk lens. We both love the zine aesthetic, that locally printed, hand made, passed out at...

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    Witchy Feminist Games

    by  • October 22, 2015 • Design & Art • Comments Off on Witchy Feminist Games

    So my friend and co-blogger Dymphna wrote this beautiful feminist witchy game and shared it on G+. I was like, that’s so awesome! Dang! Look it’s about women’s work but also about being witches! Ah this is everything I like! Then she invited me, Meg Baker, and Filamena Young to write a collection of...

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    Writing All The Things

    by  • October 15, 2015 • Design & Art • Comments Off on Writing All The Things

    Freelancing has been an interesting new challenge for me in the game design world. I’ve been writing a lot of stretch goals for Kickstarters, working on small games for a few various projects, and finishing up some really big designs I’ve been working on forever. I’m not really new to the concept of doing...

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    Panels on Gender Inclusive Narratives and On Being an Expert (and a woman)

    by  • May 19, 2015 • Essays • Comments Off on Panels on Gender Inclusive Narratives and On Being an Expert (and a woman)

    Gaming as Women has recently teamed up with Indie+ to do some panels on gender and tabletop roleplaying games. Hosted by me (Kira Magrann) and featuring women who are members here at GaW, we’re tackling some trendy topics in the community right now, in addition to just kind of discussing what’s going on in...

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    A Similar Kind of Negotiation

    by  • December 23, 2014 • Essays • Comments Off on A Similar Kind of Negotiation

    A Disclaimer: This post involves a tiny bit of NSFW content, in the form of erotic storytelling.   “Stick your ass out a little bit further,” I insist, with my strictest topping tone, though I let a little smirk escape. My playmate smiles back at me over her shoulder, eyes wide and playing helpless,...

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    The Ministry Initiative: Interviews with the creators

    by and  • June 10, 2013 • Design & Art, People & Events • Comments Off on The Ministry Initiative: Interviews with the creators

    As of this moment, the Ministry Initiative Kickstarter (a steampunk FATE-powered RPG and fiction project) has raised about 15k $, with 5k $ to go in the next 5 days. If you’ve been on the fence, or if this is the first time you hear about it, here’s an interview with the authors. J.R....

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