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You’re Having Fun Wrong: A Response

About a month back, Sheldon Menery of the EDH rules committee released an article on the Star City Games website. In it, he listed a few cards that would likely elicit a groan in a typical EDH game. He dubbed these "Commander Cards You Shouldn't Play," which, as he admits in the article, is a… Continue reading You’re Having Fun Wrong: A Response

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Episode 32 – Our Communities & The Guild Season 6

My fellow gamers, It is that time of year again. There is a new season of our favorite webseries: The Guild. In honor of the show, Rhonda and I discuss the past seasons, the development of some of our favorite characters, and how gaming communities evolve. We also share your ideas and strategies about how you create and… Continue reading Episode 32 – Our Communities & The Guild Season 6

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Episode 28 – Game Culture 101

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… Continue reading Episode 28 – Game Culture 101

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GoG Short #11 – Our Favorite Classic Sci-Fi TV Heroes

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… Continue reading GoG Short #11 – Our Favorite Classic Sci-Fi TV Heroes

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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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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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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

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Episode 4 – The Guild Gamer Types

Hello, everyone, and welcome to Episode Four of Game on Girl! This episode takes on one of our favorite pop culture representations of gaming, gamers, and game culture: The Guild. Episodes from The Guild we discuss: The Self Players - The Knights of Good Season One Finale, Episode 10: Boss Fight The Mastery Players -… Continue reading Episode 4 – The Guild Gamer Types