Ok, I know I haven’t written about gaming in a while. I haven’t gamed in awhile. Part of it is my own doing, because I wanted more time for writing. The rest is because being an adult is gods damned time consuming. Ugh. Seriously, I wouldn’t have tried to grow up so fast if I’d… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #475 – Character Classes = Tropes
So, there’s this thing happening, where a bunch of sad, pathetic dudes get some sort of thrill by harassing women off the internet and away from “their” fandoms. So sad. Seriously, I’d pity you if you weren’t so vile. And not vile in an interesting dark villain way. Vile in the way most evil is… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #474 – Fun is not a Zero Sum Game
I’ve started thinking of people’s clustered fandoms as their Geekscapes. Those things that shape their imagination, free them from the struggles of the mundane world, if only for the length of a comic book, movie or novel. Geekscapes are as many and varied as geeks. Anymore, I’d have to say my personal Geekscape currently houses… Read More Geek Girls Rule! # 473 – Geekscapes
So this is sort of related to posts #398, #470, and #471. Respectively they are posts about the fact that in my head, growing up just means that you can buy all the shit you wanted as a kid, the geeky gardening post, and the post about poverty in fandom. Stay with me. So, because… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #472 – Geek Hoarding
So, yeah, this is a thing. If you go to SF/F conventions, particularly in the Pacific Northwest, you will find out that while a fair number of us are middle class or above, an overwhelming majority of PNW Fandom, are poor, or at least broke. There is a difference, but this is not what I… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #471 – Poverty in the Geek World
Big Syd was our Abboleth Overseer, cleverly disguised as a Trinidadian Plecostamus. Big Syd was 8 or 9 years old, and grew to 14 or so inches in length. He is survived by an unruly mob of inbred guppies. We will miss you, Big Syd. Godspeed.
So, you know that post I did ages ago about how the best thing about being an adult is that you can do all the shit you wanted to do as a kid, and no one can stop you because you are the boss of your money, for good or ill. So a couple of… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #470 – Geeky Gardening Tips