Game Culture, Conventions, Play

Why I Will Continue to Attend PAX -or- Why Gabe and Tycho are Irrelevant

I remember a story my master's degree mentor told me. She said her family had been outraged because she read a T.S. Eliot poem at her daughter's graduation. In case you're unaware, Eliot was often criticized for being antisemitic. I remember the look of awe on her face when she told me, "The poem was… Continue reading Why I Will Continue to Attend PAX -or- Why Gabe and Tycho are Irrelevant

Game on Girl Podcast, Podcast, Game Industry, Conventions

Episode 56 – PAX East Wrap Up

  At PAX East, the zombies are fresh and ripe. Check out our new episode to hear all about our PAX East adventures. We talked to some great people and went to some fabulous panels. If you were at PAX East, we'd love to hear about your experiences and if you weren't, what are you… Continue reading Episode 56 – PAX East Wrap Up

Game on Girl Podcast, Game Culture, Podcast, Game Industry, Play

Episode 55 – PAX East Panel!

Long awaited and much anticipated, we proudly present to you, the "What is Your Gamer Type?" panel from a fabulous con. PAX East was a landmark event for Game on Girl for more than one reason but most importantly, perhaps, was the uniting of Regina and Rhonda live and in person for the first time.… Continue reading Episode 55 – PAX East Panel!

Game on Girl Podcast, Podcast, Game Industry, Play

Episode 53 – Female Protagonists

We take on the role of female protagonists in this week's episode, discussing a recent article by Carolyn Petit on Gamespot. In "Fear of a Woman Warrior," Petit writes about how the new Aliens game was almost void of any playable female characters. We discuss the kind of impact missing female avatars might have on the game, especially given… Continue reading Episode 53 – Female Protagonists