Geek Girls Rule! #629 – Game Design and Truth in Advertising

I don’t actually talk about game design here a lot, because even though I’ve done it/am doing it, I still suffer from a fairly large case of imposter syndrome. And… most of my game design ambitions revolve more around skinning things I already love like pbta (powered by the apocalypse) games, because I am far… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #629 – Game Design and Truth in Advertising

Geek Girls Rule! #627 – Mental Illness in Media

The way media depict mental illness is problematic at best, and criminal at worst. I’m struggling with how to begin this, because there are so many problems with it, and some of them are specific to certain illnesses. Some are more general. I think the biggest misconception about people with mental illness is that we’re… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #627 – Mental Illness in Media

Geek Girls Rule! #626 – Review – Mandalorian (first three or four episodes)

Happy New Year! Welcome 2020! Don’t let the door hit you in the ass on the way out, 2019. I did not think I was going to like the Mandalorian.  Given the fanboy worship of the character of Boba Fett over the past few decades, my hopes were not high for this show. Yes, I… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #626 – Review – Mandalorian (first three or four episodes)

Geek Girls Rule! #625 – Fridging and Why it’s a Problem

So, you have heard me use the term “fridging” before.  I figured, maybe for those of you who are newer I should define that. The term “fridging” is shorthand for “Women in refrigerators,” which refers to a specific incident in the DC canon where a Green Lantern’s girlfriend is murdered and stuffed in their refrigerator… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #625 – Fridging and Why it’s a Problem

Geek Girls Rule! #624 – Review: Harley Quinn on DC Universe

First off, Merry Christmas! Happy Hannukah! Blessed Yule and Solstice! Happy Kwanzaa!  Grand Festivus! Whatever you may celebrate this time of year. Ok, so the Martian subscribed to DC Universe solely for the new Harley Quinn animated series. It’s pretty worth it. This is a cartoon for adults, so much for adults.  There’s an F-bomb… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #624 – Review: Harley Quinn on DC Universe