Hello, everyone, and welcome to Episode Four of Game on Girl!
This episode takes on one of our favorite pop culture representations of gaming, gamers, and game culture: The Guild.
Episodes from The Guild we discuss:
The Self Players – The Knights of Good
Season One Finale, Episode 10: Boss Fight
The Mastery Players – The Axis of Anarchy
Season Three, Episode 11: Battle Royale
The Role Players – Applicants for The Guild
Season Three, Episode 5: Application’d
Descriptions of the Gamer Types can be found here.
Felicia Day’s New YouTube Channel: GeekAndSundry.
Gaming in Popular Culture:
Our new segment where we discuss how gaming is represented in more mainstream media. This episode we talk about one of our favorite shows, The Big Bang Theory.
Season 5, Episode 19: The Weekend Vortex
We would love to hear what you think about the episode and our comments about The Big Bang Theory. Drop us a Tweet: Regina @doclizz and Rhonda @rhorhoom and comment on our commentary, or let us know an example of gaming in pop culture you’d like us to talk about.
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Until next time, Game On!
Regina and Rhonda
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.