What fun will 2014 hold for Game on Girl? Give us your suggestions! This week, writer Mark and podcast editor Ryan join us to discuss our favorite TV shows, movies, games, and books from 2013. Listen and see if we included your favorite! If not, let us know in the comments! Until next time, game on!… Continue reading Episode 95 WRaP-ing Up 2013
I’m not a gamer. Recently I was re-listening to Game on Girl’s great interview with author Genese Davis (episode 62) and was struck by their conversation about the term “gamer.” They were discussing how culture often perceives “gamers” as anti-social misfits living in their parents’ basement and playing non-stop. This is a fairly common discussion… Continue reading I play sometimes, but. . .
Have we got a fantastic episode for you this week! Honestly, we could have chatted for hours with Kim Price from The Ladies of Leet podcast! Listen to hear us discuss game podcasting, retro gaming parents, and more! In our Gender Sells segment, we talk about two commercials and dancing hamsters that make the doc scratch her head. Commercials:… Continue reading Episode 84 – Kim Price from LoL
The focus of this week's show comes from a letter a listener sent us about playing online with his eight year old daughter. We talk about strategies for raising strong gamer girls and how to deal with trolling that should be reserved for adult gamers. We have some new commercials we discuss and a quick… Continue reading Episode 83 – Raising Strong Gamer Girls
We have a great conversation for you this week as we chat with new writer for the Game on Girl site, Amy Joel. Amy shares stories from her gaming history, gaming present, and her gaming family. Check out her intro on the site and keep an eye out for more articles! Amy joins us as we WRaP up… Continue reading Episode 81 – New Writer: Amy Joel
This week we have the honor of having the hosts of Man Date Mondays join us on the show. YouTubers Aaron and Rusty invited us to be on their show a few months ago and we promised to have them on the show to give them the Game on Girl treatment. Listen for a great conversation about building community and friendships through… Continue reading Episode 68 – Man Date Monday Invades!
Well it's that time of year. E3 happened last week. We recorded this episode shortly after some pretty controversial events happened at the Microsoft press conference. Listen to hear us discuss the power of language and how we should all be kinder to each other. Click here to see a transcript and a video of the… Continue reading Episode 67 – E3 Does it Again
It started out innocently enough. I was having lunch with Ryan, the editor of the podcast, and he was giving me a bad time about my lack of game time recently. "There's all this Game on Girl talking and yet you're rarely on Steam." I confessed that my professional and personal life has gotten in… Continue reading WoW Confessions
I know you've all been waiting for this discussion. Anita Sarkeesian's Tropes vs Women in Video Games is perhaps one of the most talked about and anticipated YouTube video series about video games. We analyze her argument in the first episode, Damsel in Distress Part 1, and its relation to many of the discussions we… Continue reading Episode 61 – Tropes vs Women in Video Games: Damsel in Distress Part 1