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    I'm a queer trans woman who lives somewhere in Michigan with my cat Rufus. Yes, he *is* named after the cat in Re-Animator, how kind of you to ask.

    Dear Gaming As Women: NPC Diversity

    by and  • August 4, 2014 • 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 NPC diversity: Dear GAW, I recently GM’d my first campaign, a short little Savage Worlds one-shot. It...

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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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    October Horror Movie Challenge: The Dog Days Of October

    by  • October 20, 2012 • Essays, People & Events • Comments Off on October Horror Movie Challenge: The Dog Days Of October

    The third week of October is where the Challenge really starts to feel like a challenge for me. Even if I’ve done well and mostly avoided stinkers, at this point I’ve seen so many horror movies it’s hard to really judge any just on their own merits. Films I otherwise might like sometimes seem...

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    The October Horror Movie Challenge: Is It Only Week 2?

    by  • October 13, 2012 • Essays, Reviews • Comments Off on The October Horror Movie Challenge: Is It Only Week 2?

    It’s been a heck of a week folks. Not only is your erstwhile horror movie hostess dutifully making good on the challenge, but I’m also in pre-production on my horror movie short for film class right now. I’m excited…but exhausted. And running close to past my deadline. So this week is going to be a...

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    And We’re Back!

    by  • September 10, 2012 • Uncategorized • Comments Off on And We’re Back!

    Hey all, As you may or may not have noticed, Gaming As Women was down for the weekend. This was an unexpected technical difficulty complicated by the fact that our spiritual (and actual) leader is enjoying some much-deserved R&R right now. At any rate, relaxation has been interrupted, matters have been set aright, and...

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    Roundtable: Favorite Fantasy Races

    by , , and  • September 7, 2012 • People & Events • 2 Comments

    Fantasy is one of the classic gaming genres – and more often than not, it features all kinds of fantasy races. Elves! Dwarves! Tieflings! Dragonborn! Kender, for the Margaret-Weis-inclined! Sometimes it feels like there’s an embarrassment of riches – so many options, so little time. Today we’ll share what fantasy races we prefer to...

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    Playing Generously (or What Would Keanu Do?)

    by  • July 23, 2012 • Essays • 2 Comments

    Some years ago, Warren Ellis said something about Keanu Reeves that always stuck with me. “I’ve always said that Reeves is a better actor than anyone gives him credit for – watch him carefully, and you’ll see him deliberately creating a space for other actors to work in.” It’s a nice compliment, and an...

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