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How Portal Powers Through the Patriarchy

Have you played Portal? It’s been out for a good, long while now, but I’ve only recently gotten around to playing myself. I’ll be honest here. 953 more words


Ladies Just in Aren't in the Cards

I’ll come right out and say it: I play way, way too much Hearthstone. In case you’re not familiar, this is basically a Magic: The Gathering rip-off created by Blizzard Entertainment using digital cards which feature various monsters, heroes, and NPCs from the Warcraft universe. 1,349 more words


Cassius is More than Just "Ass-Kicking Roman Lesbians"

I’ve read a lot of comics in my time, but I’ve never really found many that address my non-comic political interests. A possible exception has been Mike Carey and Peter Gross’ … 539 more words

What to Watch This Weekend: "GTFO"

You’ve heard about #Gamergate, you’ve heard about harrassment in online games, you’ve heard about Anita Sarkeesian — probably from conflicting stories or multiple sources covering different time periods and perspectives. 656 more words


Good Game : Women in Games Feature Story

Earlier this year I participated in a discussion around the topic of women in the games industry. It was a featured special on Good Game… 336 more words


"That's Not Nearly Enough Wonder Woman"

Yesterday my son was talking to me about Scribblenauts Unmasked.  Scribblenauts is an amazing PC game that allows the player to engage in the story.  The player writes words to aid the hero in accomplishing his goals.   322 more words

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The Women of the Arkham Knight

One of the biggest issues I’ve found with the Arkham Knight (Other than the shabby PC port) is the portrayal of women. Women in games often get the short end of the stick when it comes with things to do, typically being kidnapped/killed/tortured in order to give the protagonist (Who is almost always a man) a reason to be the lone wolf badass who kicks ass and gets the girl. 1,066 more words

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