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The Sad Tale of Adam Orth

On or around the tenth of this month it was reported by many gaming news web sites that Adam Orth, who was until April 10th a creative director at Microsoft, had resigned. This is due to some unfortunate statements on Twitter. Let me tell you how I heard about this.  Regina asked me if I had heard about game… Continue reading The Sad Tale of Adam Orth

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Episode 59 – Tom Eastman & Trinket Studios

We have an awesome show for you this week! We interview Tom Eastman fromTrinket Studios! Two of Trinket's games were featured at PAX East this year, Color Sheep and Orion's Forge. Listen to the interview for details about the creative process, launching a studio, and some insight into making mobile games. We mention the Woolson plushies during the episode. If… Continue reading Episode 59 – Tom Eastman & Trinket Studios

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Episode 56 – PAX East Wrap Up

  At PAX East, the zombies are fresh and ripe. Check out our new episode to hear all about our PAX East adventures. We talked to some great people and went to some fabulous panels. If you were at PAX East, we'd love to hear about your experiences and if you weren't, what are you… Continue reading Episode 56 – PAX East Wrap Up

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Episode 55 – PAX East Panel!

Long awaited and much anticipated, we proudly present to you, the "What is Your Gamer Type?" panel from a fabulous con. PAX East was a landmark event for Game on Girl for more than one reason but most importantly, perhaps, was the uniting of Regina and Rhonda live and in person for the first time.… Continue reading Episode 55 – PAX East Panel!

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“Master, remember the Athenians”

Reportedly the title of this piece is what Darius the Great tasked a servant with whispering in his ear three times a day. You see, he swore revenge on the Athenians for their part in the burning of Sardis. He apparently took his oath seriously and didn't want to forget. I would even venture a… Continue reading “Master, remember the Athenians”

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Episode 53 – Female Protagonists

We take on the role of female protagonists in this week's episode, discussing a recent article by Carolyn Petit on Gamespot. In "Fear of a Woman Warrior," Petit writes about how the new Aliens game was almost void of any playable female characters. We discuss the kind of impact missing female avatars might have on the game, especially given… Continue reading Episode 53 – Female Protagonists

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What I’m Looking Forward to in 2013

Last week, I gave you my favorite picks for 2012. This week I look ahead to the coming year and share with you the games I'm most excited about. There is one small caveat. As far as I know, none of these games has a firm release date yet. With that in mind, let's take… Continue reading What I’m Looking Forward to in 2013

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Episode 44 – All About Indies – Best of 2012

We took some time on the show this week to reflect on Wired Magazine's list of the best games of 2012. Joined by new writer, Mark Schjoll, we discuss the passion and willingness to take risks we see in this list comprised of indie games that truly push the boundaries of gaming. (Journey, anyone?)  Warning: There… Continue reading Episode 44 – All About Indies – Best of 2012

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Episode 31 – Building Community: Jessica Merizan

Very exciting episode this week! We have the honor of talking to Jessica Merizan, community manager at BioWare! She's worked on two of our favorite franchises: Mass Effect and Dragon Age! Listen to hear stories about working in the games industry, more stories from GeekGirlCon, and some great info about a certain BioWare game controversy. WARNING: There are spoilers. Be prepared.… Continue reading Episode 31 – Building Community: Jessica Merizan

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Episode 30 – Borderlands 2: Like Walking Into a Graphic Novel

Greetings gamers! Check out the latest episode of Game on Girl where we talk about Borderlands 2 from Gearbox. We share impressions of game play, story, graphics, and characters. If you're not playing and Borderlands 2 isn't on your must buy list, you are missing out! We'd love to hear your impressions of the game, how it compares… Continue reading Episode 30 – Borderlands 2: Like Walking Into a Graphic Novel