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    About Meguey

    Meguey Baker has been playing RPGs since 1978. Her most recent game is Psi*Run, a game about people with psychic powers and amnesia, released in 2012. She is currently working on Miss Schiffer's School for Young Ladies of Quality, a game about bold adventurous women scientists and explorers in the 1890s. Meg is also the mother of three sons, a sex ed teacher, and a textile conservation specialist.

    http://www.nightskygames.com/

    Pregnancy, Contraception, & Childbirth in Games – Podcasting as Women!

    by , , and  • February 24, 2015 • News, People & Events • Comments Off on Pregnancy, Contraception, & Childbirth in Games – Podcasting as Women!

    Last weekend, Meguey Baker, Filamena Young, and Wundergeek talked about halfling sheela-na-gigs, post-partum depression, and bunnies (among other things) in a panel discussion on pregnancy, childbirth, and contraception in gaming.

    You can watch or listen here!

     

    How holidays get made, and how to make them in your game

    by  • December 24, 2013 • Essays • Comments Off on How holidays get made, and how to make them in your game

    Glorious salutations of the day! Do something celebratory. Do it again the same way next time that occasion happens. Do it a third time in that same way when that same occasion happens. Now you have a traditional thing you do at that time in that way to mark that occasion. (This counts triple...

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    Gaming and Education

    by  • September 13, 2013 • Design & Art • Comments Off on Gaming and Education

    Recently Mike Tresca interviewed me for his series on games and education at Examiner.com He was enthusiastic about having the interview shared here as well! MT: Under what circumstances have you implemented gaming in education? Meg : I think of games as being part and parcel of learning. Combining games and education is natural...

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    The History and Future of KristaCon

    by  • June 17, 2013 • People & Events • Comments Off on The History and Future of KristaCon

    I’ve been following the development of KristaCon with interest, and finally decided to ask some questions directly from the founder of the concept: Krista White. Krista, you have a whole convention named after you! Haha! It’s kind of embarrassing. But also really flattering. And fun. And, now that it’s growing, there are leadership responsibilities....

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    1 Reason

    by , and  • December 10, 2012 • News, People & Events • Comments Off on 1 Reason

    Filamena: So a thing happened on the intertubes a few days ago, and I guess it’s important I talk about it here. The short version is, someone asked ‘why are there so few lady developers?’ I answered him. Actually, and I want this to be very very clear, a LOT of women answered him. The...

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    Gaming as Women Have a Conversation About Feeling Unwelcome

    by , , , and  • December 5, 2012 • People & Events • 6 Comments

    Joanna: Recently on G+, I saw some comments on a post that struck me. Women were saying how they feel unwelcome at gaming conventions. That was a surprising word to see, unwelcome, and something I want to explore. Instead of derailing that particular thread, I thought I’d start a separate discussion. I have never felt...

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    Dear Gaming As Women: Men Roleplaying as Women

    by , , and  • October 25, 2012 • Dear GAW • 14 Comments

    Welcome to 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 advice on playing women: Dear Gaming as Women, They say a sensible starting point when playing in a...

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    Game Design and Ritual

    by  • October 16, 2012 • Essays • Comments Off on Game Design and Ritual

    I have been creating ritual for groups from two to 20+ for about 25 years. For 12 years I was a professional facilitator and ritual designer for MotherWoman, a local non-profit specifically designed to help women (and increasingly men) access and process the full range of emotions that arise in parenting, especially those that...

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    Dear Gaming As Women: GMing for Women

    by , , , and  • August 3, 2012 • Dear GAW • 4 Comments

    Welcome to the fourth 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 who hasn’t GMed in a long time asks how to do so in a group with women, including new...

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