• Posts Tagged ‘transgender’

    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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    Healthy Larp Culture Requires Conscious Cultivation

    by  • September 6, 2013 • Essays • Comments Off on Healthy Larp Culture Requires Conscious Cultivation

    When the conversation turns to harassment or exclusionary behavior in a gaming community, my first thought is always “where are the community stewards? Who is responding and reacting to reeducate, redirect and flat out censure such behavior?” It comes up all the time in connection to larps – I hear a lot of larp...

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    Just a Little Lovin’ 2012

    by  • June 16, 2012 • Reviews • 12 Comments

    This is a game report from the LARP “Just A Little Lovin’ 2012”. The game was set in the 80s, and is about how AIDS hit the gay community in New York during that time period. It is a relationship drama about three themes: desire, friendship, and the fear of death. The game was designed...

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    Gamer or Woman: Choose One

    by  • March 23, 2012 • Essays, People & Events • 10 Comments

    Remember when all the internet jags were piling on Jennifer Hepler recently, going on about how women were ruining games because it’s in our genes to be wilting and non-competitive and non-strategic and the only reason we play is to get male attention? All I could do is laugh and think, “wow, these guys...

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    Me: A Re-Introduction

    by  • March 14, 2012 • People & Events • 9 Comments

    Back in the day, I was pretty well-known in the indie rpg community. I was an early adopter of The Forge and still have a very credible post count over there. I wrote a couple games that people seemed to like, and playtested the shit out of a lot of others. I was a...

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