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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

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GoG Short #5 – Contrasting Female Images at E3

This week our short episode takes on the game industry and its marketing tactics. Specifically, Rhonda and I discuss the E3 trailers for these two games: Tomb Raider Crossroads and Far Cry 3. As many of you who have followed the site and my research already know, I am generally very celebratory about game culture.… Continue reading GoG Short #5 – Contrasting Female Images at E3

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Episode 9 – Happily After End Game: Scott and Kat

This week, Game on Girl talks to married gamers, Scott and Kat. Check out this episode where we discuss the dynamics of gaming as a couple, including gaming with a guild and friends on and offline.  Scott and Kat share their experiences playing games like Diablo III, Borderlands, World of Warcraft together and redefine modern… Continue reading Episode 9 – Happily After End Game: Scott and Kat

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GoG Short #4 – First Impressions: Diablo III

In the fourth short episode of Game on Girl, we discuss our first impressions of Diablo III. We talk about game play, graphics, overall design and, of course, gender. We discuss differences in female versus male avatars, in particular the differences in the starting outfits of the demon hunters and the wizards. What do you… Continue reading GoG Short #4 – First Impressions: Diablo III

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Episode 8 – Gamification: Endorphin Dude

Hello Everyone! In the eighth episode of Game on Girl, we take on a broader topic in game culture: Gamification. Hear Endorphin Dude, Tony Nguyen, talk about reaching Titanium Marathon status and how gaming helped him get there. Here are the links we reference throughout the show: PopCap / Twitter - Makers of Bejewled Blitz, Plants vs Zombies, and… Continue reading Episode 8 – Gamification: Endorphin Dude

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GoG Short #3 – Game Review: Boy Loves Girl

Hello everyone and thanks for checking out episode 3 of Game on Girl Shorts! In this show, Rhonda and I review a new iPad/iPhone game from Grubby Hands called Boy loves Girl. You can read Rhonda's review here. So my review has three categories: Things I Love about the game, Game Mechanics, and as always,… Continue reading GoG Short #3 – Game Review: Boy Loves Girl

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Episode 7 – Role Player Sharon: I’ll Play Them All

Welcome to Episode 7 of Game on Girl! This week we talk to the most elusive of the player types: the Role Player.   Sharon is one of the original participants in my research study and I was delighted that we got a chance to talk again. She shares many insights into the culture of… Continue reading Episode 7 – Role Player Sharon: I’ll Play Them All

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GoG Short #2 – Killing Female NPCs?

Hello Everyone, Rhonda and I made another short episode talking about what it's like to kill female NPCs or to kill your own teammates (and friends!) in-game.  Take a listen and tell us what you think!   Have you ever hesitated before you attacked an NPC? What were the circumstances? What kind of character or… Continue reading GoG Short #2 – Killing Female NPCs?

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Episode 6 – Trans-Identity in Game: A Welcoming Community

Hello Everyone and Thank You for Checking out Episode Six of Game on Girl! I am very excited about this week's guest, Michele, because her interview marks a further step in expanding and embracing of the ideas in my research. Michele is transgender and in this episode she discusses her experiences and how her gaming… Continue reading Episode 6 – Trans-Identity in Game: A Welcoming Community

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GoG Short #1 – Caine’s Arcade

Hello, everyone! Hey, look!  Rhonda and I got excited and we made a thing! GoG Shorts - Game on Girl's Gaming in Pop Culture Segment gets its own episode!  This is a quick, 10 minute piece where Rhonda and I talk about this amazing kid, I'm sure you heard about him, who made his own… Continue reading GoG Short #1 – Caine’s Arcade