Hold on to your hats, Game on Girl fans! We’ve got a great show for you this week. Kelly Sue DeConnick is a multifaceted author, Japanese manga adapter and editor, and all around cool chick. This is a fantastic conversation and we’re sure you’ll want to check out her work after you listen.
We close out the show with our Geeking Out segment. We’d love some feedback on this new addition to the show. Are you enjoying listening to me and Rhonda geek out over what we are reading, watching and playing?
Regina is a gamer, writer, teacher, and podcaster living in the Pacific Northwest. She completed her Ph.D. in 2011 from Washington State University in Vancouver and continues to teach there part time. Regina’s research interests focus on women and technology, and her dissertation discusses female gamers and identity in digital role playing games. A lifelong geek and technology enthusiast, Regina recently started a Girls Who Code club in support of their mission to close the gender gap in technology.
To continue the conversations about gender and gaming that Regina started during her research, she started a podcast called Game on Girl. Called the “NPR of game podcasts” by Chris Brown of The Married Gamers, the podcast features women involved in the game industry, and tackles some of the complicated issues in the gaming community. Season 2 began in the spring of 2018 and will premiere new episodes monthly.