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 to the original, and whether you agree or disagree with our discussion. Share your thoughts in the comments here, email us at regina@gameongirl.com, or send us a Tweet @game_on_girl Come play with The Doc on Steam and join our group! Until next time, game on! Regina & Rhonda Regina McMenomyReginaRead More →

For episode 29, we were honored to have the chance to speak with Lynn Hogan. Lynn is an artist, author and gamer and she shares stories about working in the game industry and publishing her own graphic novel. This is a sample of some work that Lynn did for PopCap. (Of course, I picked the artwork from one of my all time favorite games: Bejeweled Blitz!) She’s also recently published a graphic novel through SofaWolf Press, Prydwen: Gods & Monsters, which is a collection of her comics from deadbeatgods.com. Some fantastic material here so make sure to check it out! We also share your feedbackRead More →

This week, Rhonda and I take on the task of explaining the basics of Game Culture to the uninitiated. We talk basic gaming terms and concepts that keep us returning to gaming game after game. Use this episode to explain to your non-gamer friends and family what and how and why you game. Let us know if we missed your favorite reason or motivation for gaming and we’ll do a follow-up show with your feedback! Until next time, game on! Regina and Rhonda Regina McMenomyRegina is the founder and lead ambassador of The Geek Embassy. Studying and writing about geeks and geek culture is Regina’s favoriteRead More →

This week, Rhonda and I talk about two cons we attended on opposite sides of the country on the same weekend. Rhonda reports on her three favorite panels from DragonCon (one with a very special last minute guest appearance!) and I talk about my top three games I played at PAX Prime. Listen in for all the details and look for our galleries coming soon! Some links from the show: RaiderZ from Perfect World Dark Horse Comics Fairway Solitaire from Big Fish Games FireFall from Red 5 Studios* James Silva and SKA Studios (the guy who Made a Game with Zombies) A brief note aboutRead More →

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Extraordinary situations, outstanding actions. This week, we share our favorite heroes from some classic TV shows. Here are some clips from the top three lists we share in the episode. Rhonda’s #3 – Samantha Stevens, Bewitched Regina’s #3 – Wesley Crusher, Star Trek: The Next Generation Rhonda’s #2 – Will Robinson, Lost in Space Regina’s #2 – Miss Piggy, Pigs in Space on The Muppet Show Rhonda’s #1 – Andrea Thomas as Isis, Isis Regina’s #1 – Wonder Woman, Wonder Woman This is perhaps the most personal episode of Game on Girl so far. By sharing our favorite heroes, Rhonda and I both share an awfulRead More →

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In episode 15, we introduce you to a gaming family: daughters Anna (8), Ellie (12), and Rebekah (14) and parents, Erin and Steve. Listen to the girls talk about their love of board games, Legos, and sword fighting adventures. We start the show out with our pop culture segment, where we discuss a new Disney movie coming out in November. Our Twitter and Facebook discussions were about Gamification, in honor of our guest from Episode Eight – Endorphin Dude (Tony Nguyen) finishing his first 100 miler! Listen to hear how gamification does and doesn’t work for our listeners. We’d love to hear your stories about gamingRead More →

This week, Rhonda interviews me about my experiences at GeekGirlCon in Seattle, WA on August 10th and 11th. Listen for stories about my panel presentation and two panels featuring women that work in the game industry. Check out some pictures from the event. As always, we love your feedback. What is your favorite con? Favorite panel? What kind of panel would you like to be on? Leave a comment here or Drop us a Tweet @game_on_girl. Game on Girl is on Stitcher so you can stream our show to your mobile device or subscribe via iTunes or the RSS Feed. Like us on Facebook to participate in our listener polls! Until next time, Game On! Regina andRead More →

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We’re mad and we’re not going to take it anymore! In this episode, Rhonda and I interview Mark and John about some not so savvy moves some of our favorite game publishers are making. Hear our critique of forced online play, DLC, and hardware issues in this vibrant discussion. Rhonda and I talk about the kickstarter console project that has everyone abuzz and over $8.5 million in start-up funds, Ouya. We also share your insights on this discussion from our Twitter and Facebook question: What is having the most negative impact on the gaming industry? Since I don’t like having episodes that focus entirely onRead More →

Greetings gamers! In honor of the summer vacations we’re sure many of you are taking, we did a short episode talking about our favorite touch screen games. We kept cost in mind and many of our suggestions are free. Listen to the episode for all the details but here are some links to the games we discuss. Click on the images for app details in the iTunes store. Check out Deadmans Productions other productions here. Check out all PopCap has to offer here (including one of our all time favorites, Plants vs Zombies.) Elder Sign: Omens by Fantasy Flight Games (Featured Image) As a note,Read More →

Rowan’s D3 Barbarian (Featured Image) This week on Game on Girl, we interview Rowan Kaiser, media critic and staff writer for the AV Club. We continue the discussion of hardcore vs. casual gamers, adding in Rowan’s observation about how those definitions prioritize personal experience. We also touch on emergent and imbedded game narratives and mastery exploitation. A very provocative interview and some great additions to our on-going discussions. For our pop culture feature, we discuss The New York Times article by Chris Sullentrop, “Joystick or Leash: It’s All About Love.” A great piece that touches on how pretty much any daily activity can be viewedRead More →