Episode 129 – Brianna Wu from Giant Spacekat Studio

Episode 129 – Brianna Wu from Giant Spacekat Studio

Revolution 60’s All Female Cast

We are honored to have Brianna (Bri) Wu join us on the show this week. Bri is co-founder and head of development for Giant Spacekat Studio. Their chose your own adventure like game, Revolution 60, is now out on iOS and soon to be available on PC.

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We talk about the studio, how important it is to properly animate hair, and a host of other issues, including the struggles experienced by women working in the game industry.

Revolution 60: “Broken” Trailer from Brianna Wu on Vimeo.

Rhonda and I WRaP up the week with what we’re Watching, Reading, and Playing. We’re looking forward to the return of our favorite fall shows this month!

Let us know what you think about the show and how you’re geeking out this week in the comments below. You can also get in touch with us on facebook, google+, and twitter. If you haven’t done so already, please consider leaving us a rating or review on iTunes!

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.

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