• Posts Tagged ‘gender tropes’

    Tomb Raider – Casual Review

    by  • May 9, 2013 • Reviews • Comments Off

    This post is the first of two reviews of Tomb Raider (2013). We chose to review this video game because of the original marketing for the game, as well as the final result. The first review is by Brie, who is a casual video gamer, and the second will be from Melody, who is...

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    An Interview with Gillian Fraser

    by  • March 14, 2013 • Design & Art, People & Events • 1 Comment

    Gillian Fraser is the lead designer for Wicked Fantasy. Wicked Fantasy, currently KSing here, is a project where she and veteran designer John Wick are re-imagining fantasy races from scratch. As soon as I saw this Pathfinder supplemental had a woman as lead, I knew I had to talk to Gillian, and I was not disappointed! Here’s her fantastic...

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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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