Our editor, Ryan, joins us this week to discuss all the many reasons we have to be happy geeks right now. We talk about movies, TV shows, games, and communities we all take part in. Check out our conversation and let us know how awesome your favorite fandom was in 2013! Links we talked about in the show: Plants vs Zombies garden ornaments Candy Crush mobile game Etsy Geekry merchandise Omni Reboot “Ready Player One” by Ernest Cline “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” PBS Digital channels: Game Show & Idea Channel Until next time, game on! Regina & Rhonda & Ryan Regina McMenomyReginaRead More →

New video Friday! This one is a fan girl highlight for me: getting a chance to game with James Silva from SKA Studios. I love SKA’s productions including The Dishwasher and I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MB1ES!!!1. But I have to say, Charlie Murder just tops them all. Love the combination of fighting game with RPG elements and the amazing artwork. Make sure to check it out on Xbox Live Arcade! Until next time, game on! Regina Regina McMenomyRegina is the founder and lead ambassador of The Geek Embassy. Studying and writing about geeks and geek culture is Regina’s favorite thing to do when she’sRead More →

Hooray! Thanks to the wonderful people at MMO Reporter, we have a complete video of the panel I moderated at PAX Prime this year. This is seriously exciting because we lost the audio for the panel so I wasn’t able to review it myself. Better, even, I get to review the question and answer section which is always my favorite part of presenting because the audience always comes up with the best questions that really get me thinking about things. How awesome is that?   I forgot at the end of the panel to reveal the gamer types of our panelists. So I’ll ask youRead More →

Here it is! Our second video from PAX Prime! We talk with Simon Berman from Privateer Press live and in person and get a look at some of the fabulous new games available from Privateer. Since the video, I’ve had a chance to play WARMACHINE: High Command, the deck building card game based on the WARMACHINE lore and it’s great fun. Look for a review coming soon! If you haven’t already, please subscribe to our YouTube Channel! We will have new videos every Friday. Until next time, game on! Regina Regina McMenomyRegina is the founder and lead ambassador of The Geek Embassy. Studying and writingRead More →

Well here it is! Our first video production! Join me (Regina AKA DocLizz) on the show floor at PAX Prime. In this segment, we talk to game developers Steve and Jessica Hoogendek about their adventure/ puzzle game, Lilly Looking Through. I fell in love with Lily as soon as I saw her and even more so as I talked to Steve and Jessica. Check out the preview video at the Geeta Games website and the demo on Steam! If you’ve had a chance to play, or really want to from seeing the video, let us know in the comments! Stay tuned for more con videosRead More →

Two of our favorite things at Game on Girl cross paths today: tabletop and video games. Simon Berman from Privateer Press joins us to discuss the Kickstarter for WARMACHINE: Tactics. Tactics takes Privateer Press’s popular tabletop miniatures game and translates it to digital format. If that wasn’t awesome enough, the solo player campaign has a kick ass female lead, Lt. Allison Jakes! Joining us for this episode is Game on Girl writer and WARMACHINE veteran player, Mark Schjoll, who also shares what he’s WRaPing this week (Watching, Reading, and Playing). Let us know what you think of the show and go support the WARMACHINE: Tactics Kickstarter which wraps up inRead More →

Toria joins us again this week to discuss the second episode in Feminist Frequency’s Tropes vs Women in Video Games series, The Damsel in Distress Part Two. In the second episode in the series, Anita Sarkeesian takes on more modern representations of this long standing plot device. We discuss the uses and abuses of the trope, Sarkeesian’s research methods, and our own feelings about rescuing the damsel. Rhonda, Toria, and I all share what we’re reading, watching, and playing in our new segment, Geeking Out. Let us know what you think about the show in the comments. Until next time, game on! Regina & Rhonda & Toria ReginaRead More →

I know you’ve all been waiting for this discussion. Anita Sarkeesian‘s Tropes vs Women in Video Games is perhaps one of the most talked about and anticipated YouTube video series about video games. We analyze her argument in the first episode, Damsel in Distress Part 1, and its relation to many of the discussions we have at Game on Girl. Joining me and Rhonda is Toria Spencer, one of the writers for the site for an engaging discussion that ranges from religion, to wrestling, to the significance of dames. We’d love to hear your comments about our discussion and your thoughts on Tropes vs WomenRead More →

Do you love games? What about indie games? What about paying what you want for fantastic indie games? Well we’ve got the site for you! This week, we chat with Matt Cangialosi and Mike Gnade with Indie Game Stand. Every four days the Indie Game Stand offers a new game and you pay what you want for four days. Listen to the episode to hear more about their community and the dynamic indie game market. We’d love to hear your feedback about the show. Leave your comments here, follow us on Twitter, or “Like” us on Facebook. Keep an eye out for some free codes from Indie GameRead More →

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Gamers, you may want to show your support for your chosen pastime by watching the Grammys this Sunday.  Why?  Because for the first time in history, the composer for a video game has been nominated for a major Grammy (officially, Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media).  Which game?  PS3’s interactive parable, Journey.  The composer?  Austin Wintory, a 28 year old Denver native who is now up against such musical luminaries as Howard Shore, Hans Zimmer and John Williams. Talk about unlocking an epic achievement!  The music in video games has been eligible for the Grammys since 2000, yet other than a nomination for the instrumental arrangement ofRead More →