Below is my email interview with Anna Krieder and Andrew Medeiros, whose game The Watch started its Kickstarter on Valentine’s Day. What were your early gaming experiences like? How did they lead you to designing games? Drew: I started gaming when I was nineteen with a great group of innovative people. Not long after that… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #360 – Interview with the creators of The Watch: Anna Kreider and Andrew Medeiros
Dead Scare is now available.
Yeah, I’m on this again. In part because Chris Evans is a fucking treasure and has been fighting with David Duke on twitter, if you want to find Captain Bigot’s twitter, you can google that shit. I’m not linking. In case you forgot, David Duke was Grand Wizard (and they call us dorks) of the… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #359 -Captain America does not approve of your shenanigans
Today I’d like to bring you a quick email interview with Elsa S. Henry, creator of Dead Scare, a powered by the Apocalypse game coming out on February 14th. Because what says “Happy Valentine’s Day” like a zombie game? What were your early gaming experiences like? How did they lead you to designing games? I… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #358 – Interview with Elsa S. Henry about Dead Scare (RPG)
This is something that pops up over and over in communities I’ve been a part of over the years, particularly online where words are divorced from expression and often from greater context. Dude (usually a dude, and I’ll explain this later) writes something unintentionally inflammatory. Multiple people, frequently women, but also POC or Queer folks, call them out… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #357 – On Letting People Fight their Own Battles
For many women in gaming culture, sexist behavior happening is cause to look up and say, “Oh, is it a day ending in ‘y’ again?” It is depressingly common, and as I’ve said before, if dudes had to put up with half of the bullshit from their “friends and allies” that we do, they’d run… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #356 -How to Deal with Sexist Behavior in a Gaming Group
Masterminds by Gordon Korman is a young adult book about children raised in an idyllic small town in the American Southwest, who discover that they are clones of some of the worst criminal masterminds in contemporary America. The book switches POV from chapter to chapter between the kids (Eli, Tori, Malik, Hector and Amber) as… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #355 – Review: Masterminds by Gordon Korman