For those who didn't already know, The Geek Embassy's own Tahani Nelson wrote a book entitled The Last Faoii. This last February, I sat down to talk with her about it. Short disclaimer for the sake of transparency: Tahani did not ask TGE for a review of her book. Rather, I approached her after reading… Continue reading Words of Warriors: Discussing The Last Faoii with Tahani Nelson
Welcome to Game on Girl! Nananea returns in the first episode of season 2 of my original podcast. For this episode, we chat with Nananea about what she's been up to in the five years since we originally had her on the show. She shares her experiences as a community manager for Robot Entertainment and… Continue reading Game on Girl S2E1 – Nananea Returns!
Motor Crush Rush Recently, I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing three comic book hotshots at Rose City Comic Con. Fortune favored me and I got a chance to talk to Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart, And Babs Tarr about their latest offering from Image Comics: Motor Crush. When I went through the list of books… Continue reading TGE Ep 38 – TGE Geeks Out Over Motor Crush!
Greetings Gamers! In this episode we chat with Chris Brady, one of the original interviewees from my dissertation research. We have a great chat about all kinds of gaming and all kinds of gamers, including leading a raid in WoW and rocking out with the Mechromancer from Boderlands 2. We also share listener responses to… Continue reading Episode 45 – Diamond Ponies, Rogues, & Being Hard Enough Core: Chatting with Chris Brady
Gamers! We have a special treat for you this week! Lunch Journals (LJ) fromN3rdg4sm Lulzcast joins us for a chat about fast cars, fast women, and fast games. Ok... mostly games. Check us out as we interview LJ about being a mastery gamer especially enthusiastic about racing games and first person shooters. Until next time, game on! Regina &… Continue reading Episode 37 – Lunch Journals from N3rdg4sm
This week we present to you another fabulous gaming family. We talk with Jodi Black from Beautiful Brains Books and Games and her two daughters, Bethany and Trinity. Listen to hear the girls talk about DMing their first games (at nine, yes 9! years old!) and Jodi talk about the important role gaming plays in their family… Continue reading Episode 34 – Brains and Games: Jodi Black and Family
Very exciting episode this week! We have the honor of talking to Jessica Merizan, community manager at BioWare! She's worked on two of our favorite franchises: Mass Effect and Dragon Age! Listen to hear stories about working in the games industry, more stories from GeekGirlCon, and some great info about a certain BioWare game controversy. WARNING: There are spoilers. Be prepared.… Continue reading Episode 31 – Building Community: Jessica Merizan
For episode 29, we were honored to have the chance to speak with Lynn Hogan. Lynn is an artist, author and gamer and she shares stories about working in the game industry and publishing her own graphic novel. This is a sample of some work that Lynn did for PopCap. (Of course, I picked the… Continue reading Episode 29 – Lynn Hogan: Fantasy in Her Reality
In episode 15, we introduce you to a gaming family: daughters Anna (8), Ellie (12), and Rebekah (14) and parents, Erin and Steve. Listen to the girls talk about their love of board games, Legos, and sword fighting adventures. We start the show out with our pop culture segment, where we discuss a new Disney movie… Continue reading Episode 15 – A Gamer Family: Saving the Universe
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