• Posts Tagged ‘networking’

    Organizing a hiking+gaming convention

    by  • December 31, 2014 • People & Events • Comments Off on Organizing a hiking+gaming convention

    A golden eagle decided to grace us with it's present and Ola Jentzsch tool a photo of us admiring it.

    In this article I will address how to organize a small gaming convention that combines gaming with hiking, why it is awesome and how the experience differs from regular gaming conventions. The text is based in my experience organizing FjällCon 2014. It all started with me missing GothCon, which is the time of  year when...

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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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    This Week in Gaming

    by  • September 24, 2012 • News • 6 Comments

    Monsters and Manuals has a piece of advice that can make gaming experiences a lot more fun: Don’t be a dickhead. -Brie GameKnightReviews has a post by The Gassy Gnoll about social networking for adventures, and discusses using mind maps for RPGs. Do you use these techniques or any social networking tools to run...

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    In the Aether: Gaming & Gender on Indie+

    by  • July 9, 2012 • People & Events • Comments Off on In the Aether: Gaming & Gender on Indie+

    As mentioned in This Week in Gaming,  cstarting on July 9, a virtual conference is happening on Google Plus: Indie+: A virtual convention.  It’s a new phenomenon and a great way to meet like-minded folks, so I’ll talk about some of the highlights you may want to check out. What is it? Inspired by indie games,...

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    Power, privilege and English

    by  • June 5, 2012 • Essays • 18 Comments

    On Gaming as Women, we often discuss power, privilege, discrimination, who is allowed to speak and who is silenced.  One subject we haven’t discussed so far is language. The gaming community is international and multilingual. People play, write and discuss games in more languages then anyone will ever learn. The norm in international gaming discussion is...

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    On finding a community

    by  • March 12, 2012 • Essays • 5 Comments

    It’s been awhile since I’ve considered myself a “new” gamer. I’ve been doing this for almost ten years after all! I’m an old hand at this! Until I started meeting more and more gamers, discovering this vast community of people, some of whom seem to have used a Monster Manual in place of a...

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