I’m not a gamer. Recently I was re-listening to Game on Girl’s great interview with author Genese Davis (episode 62) and was struck by their conversation about the term “gamer.” They were discussing how culture often perceives “gamers” as anti-social misfits living in their parents’ basement and playing non-stop. This is a fairly common discussion… Continue reading I play sometimes, but. . .
I’m not a Blizzard employee or long-time player (yet), so don’t know the actually reasoning behind the follow feature in World of Warcraft. However, based on my experience, I choose to believe it was created for moms who want to play an MMORPG, but don’t want to be Clara (of The Guild). My friend Sara… Continue reading The real reason for auto-follow (or how I game as a Mom)
Regina has graciously invited me to share some of my thoughts on gaming as a Mom - and in general (I hope) - so I thought I should start by explaining briefly how I got here. My introduction to game culture and serious gaming began in 2011. I had 3 kids – a 9 month… Continue reading Hi there!