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GoG Short #10 – GeekGirlCon ’12

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… Continue reading GoG Short #10 – GeekGirlCon ’12

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Episode 14 – Fair Play: Respect Your Own House

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… Continue reading Episode 14 – Fair Play: Respect Your Own House

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GoG Short #9 – Our Touch Screen Favorites

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… Continue reading GoG Short #9 – Our Touch Screen Favorites

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Episode 13 – Holistic Interconnections: Rowan Kaiser

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… Continue reading Episode 13 – Holistic Interconnections: Rowan Kaiser

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GoG Short #8 – Convergence Con & Women Gamers

In this week's short episode, we talk to Grethade, a member of NewbCast Gaming's podcast, about a panel discussing Women Gamers at Convergence Con in Bloomington, Minnesota. He reports how many of the same issues we talk about on the show were discussed, including how all gamers need to work together to stop harassment, and some male perspectives about playing… Continue reading GoG Short #8 – Convergence Con & Women Gamers

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Episode 12 – Breaking Down Binaries: Casual vs Hardcore

This week, Rhonda and I take on two very common terms in game culture: casual and hardcore gamers. We talk with Toria and Mellisa about how they define a gamer, fandom, game culture, and game play. I must say this episode is full of excellent observations and more than a few fits of giggling. Truly… Continue reading Episode 12 – Breaking Down Binaries: Casual vs Hardcore

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GoG Short #7 – For All the Toons We’ve Loved Before

In Game on Girl Shorts #7, Rhonda and I discuss what it's like to lose an avatar. Rhonda shares her story of losing her FemShep when her PlayStation3 crashed. We discuss how and why we connect to our avatars, how creating a character you play is very similar to how authors create their characters in… Continue reading GoG Short #7 – For All the Toons We’ve Loved Before

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Episode 11 – Defining Differences: Sandi Glahn

In episode 11, Rhonda and I talk to writer, mother, gamer, and Ph.D. candidate Sandi Glahn. We discuss the evolution and origins of gender stereotypes and gender roles. We talk in depth in this episode about the cultural differences of gender stereotypes, how they've changed and not changed over many years, and about our own… Continue reading Episode 11 – Defining Differences: Sandi Glahn

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Episode 10 – Role Player Jerry: Identifying with Drag

Check out this week's episode of Game On Girl where we talk to Jerry about his experiences as a role player and a male gamer who plays female avatars. Jerry is an Anthropology student and a writer at P4. - Gain Experience. Jerry is a role player and an artist, all aspects of his offline… Continue reading Episode 10 – Role Player Jerry: Identifying with Drag