• Posts Tagged ‘on the internet’

    An Interview with the Ladies of Standard Action

    by  • April 22, 2013 • People & Events • Comments Off on An Interview with the Ladies of Standard Action

    Standard Action is a live-action online webseries currently Kickstarting their third season. The show is about a motley crew and their adventures, including a barbarian elf and halfling bard. I had the opportunity to interview the women involved with Standard Action and learn more about their work on the show and their gaming backgrounds!...

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    I am tired.

    by  • March 7, 2013 • Essays • Comments Off on I am tired.

    I am tired of rape culture in the gaming world. I am tired of having men be the arbiters of who gets to be a “real” gamer. I am tired of sometimes remaining silent because I don’t want to be dismissed as “that feminist who only talks about rape culture”. I am tired of...

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    Design Diary: Borrowing Far and Wide

    by  • January 11, 2013 • Design & Art • Comments Off on Design Diary: Borrowing Far and Wide

    I believe that there are games that bring totally new setting, systems and experiences that are entirely new and based on nothing else but perhaps genre. I’m not currently writing any of those games. I’m writing a genre emulator for a pre existing system. And what’s more? I am SHAMELESSLY plundering fan fiction, fandom...

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    This Week in the News

    by , and  • December 23, 2012 • News • 3 Comments

    Kira: In the world of “what might have been”, we found out that there were women fighter pilots cut from Star Wars, Return of the Jedi. Do you have a Manic Pixie Dream Girl in your life?  In response to a movement by a thirteen-year-old named McKenna Pope, Hasbro will be releasing a gender neutral...

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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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    Reactions to Women Telling Personal Experiences

    by  • July 30, 2012 • Essays • 7 Comments

    So I have, in the past, related stories about how I’ve been sexually harassed on the street. Or made to feel unsafe and unsure in public spaces by what appears to be clueless men. I have also been known to relate how some of my experiences in gaming were sexist and definitely affected my...

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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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