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Women As Game Characters

When Tropes Vs Women In Gaming first hit the internet as a Kickstarter campaign, I was all for it. As a female Gamer I have noticed the disproportionate way women were portrayed in games, but worse of all how women have been treated in the industry. 1,407 more words

Gamer Culture

Who Run the World (of Warcraft)? Girls.

According to a 2014 study, 40% of MMO players identify as female (source). For those who are unaware, MMO stands for Massively Multiplayer Online. 917 more words

Feminism

The Legend of Who?

Zelda is one of the most well known names in video game history. But just who is the girl behind the legend? Given the advances of feminism in video games, has Nintendo done enough for Zelda? 85 more words

Feminism

My first time: Thoughts, reflections and advice from my first GDC experience

Originally Published on Gamasutra: 04/04/2016

This year I was lucky enough to attend the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. This was a very exciting trip for me, as it was my first time at GDC and I had an absolutely incredible time at the conference. 1,686 more words

Casual Blogs

My GDC Diary.

This year I was lucky enough to attend the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Having just finished filling out my GDC feedback form, I wanted to share my diary of the event. 3,133 more words

Casual Blogs

To damsel or not to damsel? A look at StarCraft’s Kerrigan and the Witcher 2’s Saskia

Originally published 7/05/2015

I would like to take a look at two female characters I have always considered to be quite strong: StarCraft’s Kerrigan and… 576 more words

Casual Blogs

Reaction: Women in Games

I’m a feminist. Not just because I was raised and grew up around strong, successful, intellectual, and independent women, but because it’s a fact that women are just as capable as men in most categories, if not more so. 889 more words

Writing