• Posts Tagged ‘art’

    You Could Be Me, I Could Be There: The Joy of Representation

    by  • September 28, 2015 • Design & Art, Essays • Comments Off on You Could Be Me, I Could Be There: The Joy of Representation

    Act One: In Which I Am Changed Anyone who knows me knows I’m a little obsessed with women’s history, particularly when it comes to the role of women in WW2. And anyone who reads me on GAW knows that I am particularly interested in the Hx/Relationship/Bond mechanics in Powered by the Apocalypse games and...

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    Shadowrun 5e Book Review

    by  • August 9, 2013 • Reviews • 1 Comment

    Disclaimer: This review may be most useful to people who have played the game before. I tried to make it more n00b friendly, so hopefully it is. This is only a review of the book, not actual play.   It’s the Year of Shadowrun! I’m a big fan of Shadowrun, a cyberpunk fantasy RPG...

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    Dilemma: an Interview with Manuela Soriani

    by  • May 16, 2013 • Design & Art, People & Events • Comments Off on Dilemma: an Interview with Manuela Soriani

    Today we’re talking with Manuela Soriani, co-author of Dilemma, “a game about having power on other people and getting in touch with them”, powered by the Apocalypse. The blind playtest document is out now1. I urge you to check it out! But first, read more about the game and its author. Tell us something...

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    Men wear armour, Women wear sexy-time lingerie

    by  • February 22, 2013 • Design & Art • 8 Comments

    Sometimes, two questions pop up when you discuss women wear when they are pictured in games. ”What is wrong with chainmail bikinis? It’s fantasy, it doesn’t have to be realistic!” ”What is wrong with chainmail bikinis? Sexy doesn’t equal sexist!” Let’s try to answer the two questions in this article. In the end they...

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    RuneQuest 6 interview

    by  • July 12, 2012 • Design & Art, People & Events • 2 Comments

    The new edition of RuneQuest is out and Gaming as Women decided to interview its designers, Lawrence Whitaker and Pete Nash, to discuss the efforts they made to make the 6th edition of RuneQuest more inclusive. First tell us something about RuneQuest, and the upcoming edition you have been working on? RuneQuest (RQ) is one of...

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