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    About Silvia

    Occasional gamer, prefering board games but also enjoying some role playing from time to time. I'm definitely a geek computer engineer, born in northen Italy but now living in the south of France, fulfilling a childhood dream of living by the sea.

    Goldie Blox: an engineering toy designed for girls

    by  • February 17, 2013 • Reviews • Comments Off on Goldie Blox: an engineering toy designed for girls

    When we talk about technical colleges and particularly about engineering, a question rises quite often: why is the presence of women in these fields so low? Why, at engineering schools, we only find a handful of girls, among hundreds of boys? A lot of initiatives aims at reducing this gap, but the reason why...

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    Takenoko, over the family game

    by  • July 7, 2012 • Reviews • Comments Off on Takenoko, over the family game

    A few months ago I went with my partner to the Festival des Jeux in Cannes, and there I had a chance to meet a lot of people and games! One game among the others caught our attention, for a bunch of reasons. First, when we tried to buy it we found out it...

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    Women at gaming events

    by  • April 5, 2012 • People & Events • 3 Comments

    One of the fun things of being a gamer is hanging around at games events. You meet a lot of interesting people, if the event is close enough to your place also spot a lot of known faces. And besides the social point of view, you happily jump around, eager to discover the latest...

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