Episode 76 – Jenny vs Xbox Live

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Episode 76 – Jenny vs Xbox Live

not-in-the-kitchen-anymoreWe’re sure you remember Jenny Haniver from Not in the Kitchen Anymore from episode 71 but what you may not know is the fight she’s had with Xbox Live customer support. Listen to the episode to hear Jenny’s journey to get the attention of one of the largest online game services and their lackadaisical attitude toward very serious harassment. Check out her article for details and updates on the situation. Share your harassment stories here or head to Jenny’s site and let her know she’s fighting for a good cause.

This week, we WRaP and discuss filling in the summer with movies, games, and good books. Also, Regina posits her fifth season theory. Listen and chime in on the discussion in the comments!

Until next time, game on!
Regina & Rhonda

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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.

2 Comments

  1. A listener asked me about an article I referenced regarding Riot's attempts to control gamer behavior. The article was in Vol. 2/ No. 1 of GEEK magazine called "Brain Bait: How Neuroscience is Changing the Future of Video Games".


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