There’s usually at least one new thing I learn in each con panel I attend. Any tidbit that expands my education or adds to the context of a discussion is of great value to me. (For instance, when I attended the Screenwriting panel at DragonCon I picked up the method of writing your screenplay first as a short story and then converting it.) Besides being a thrilling gathering of Captain Marvel and Kelly Sue DeConnick fans, the Carol Corp meeting at DragonCon also taught me something. The Milo Manara variant cover for Spider-Woman #1 was mentioned by the audience and DeConnick made a wonderful observation:Read More →

This week, we chat with writer, gamer, blogger, and mom, Toni Lesatz from My Book addiction. We have a great chat about writing, gaming, and website promotions. LINKS GameFly Goodreads Sewer Shark Into the Dead Zombie Gunship For Toni Lesatz: MyBookAddiction Facebook Goodreads Google+ Instagram Pinterest Twitter Youtube SUMMER BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS BEACH Blood Sucking Fiends by Christopher Moore Odd Thomas: An Odd Thomas Novel by Dean Koontz Extra Credit by Nina Post MOUNTAINS Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris  Moon Called by Patricia Briggs Donners of the Dead by Karina Halle INTERNATIONAL The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald Life of Pi by Yann MartelRead More →

Generally, I try not to think about episodes in terms of favorites but I have to confess that our guest this week has already become a favorite. Nika Harper joins us from the Geek & Sundry vlog channel. Her new show, Story Mode, combines game play and story telling – two of the things we love the most about gaming here at Game on Girl! We talk about creative inspiration, game & geek culture, and a host of other fabulous topics. We WRaP about our latest geeky passions this week, talking about what we are Watching, Reading, and Playing. What are your latest geeky interests? Passions? Obsessions? Check itRead More →

“Apart from the fact that you blocked me from banging a fairy and I’m about to go lose my crown in battle thanks to my army being decimated, yeah, totally good.” We’ve got a great interview for you this week. We talk to Co-founder and Director of the nationwide LARP Dystopia Rising, Ashley Zdeb. Ashley helps further our understanding of LARPing by covering some basics of game play and engagement and also some of the exciting stories that are told in game. Dystopia Rising is a post-apocalyptic, zombie filled world unlike any other LARP we’ve heard of before. We’d love to hear your thoughts about LARPing, especiallyRead More →

Hold on to your hats, Game on Girl fans! We’ve got a great show for you this week. Kelly Sue DeConnick is a multifaceted author, Japanese manga adapter and editor, and all around cool chick. This is a fantastic conversation and we’re sure you’ll want to check out her work after you listen. We close out the show with our Geeking Out segment. We’d love some feedback on this new addition to the show. Are you enjoying listening to me and Rhonda geek out over what we are reading, watching and playing? Until next time, game on! Regina & Rhonda Regina McMenomyRegina is the founder and lead ambassadorRead More →

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Before I get to the write up for this week’s episode, I’d just like to take a moment and send some positive thoughts to the people of Boston. The bombings after the Boston Marathon were horrific. If you are able, please consider donating blood in your city. Find a Red Cross center near you. This week we interview married gamers, LARPers, and game industry vets Brandes and Rabbit. They share some really fantastic stories of acceptance and engagement from their LARPing community. To learn more about the LARPs they participate in, check out Rule of 3 Productions, the game they run, Dust to Dust, andRead More →