We got back from Gamestorm 2010 an hour or so ago. A good time was had by all. Well, all of us. The Geek Husband What Rules, Lesley and I headed down yesterday morning. Once we got to the hotel we ran into Matt and Shannon from the Seattle Geekly podcast. Chatted with them for… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #123 – Gamestorm 2010 Rocked!
Alas, I won’t be making it due to lack of fundage. However, Tammy is there all day today selling some of her amazing beading!!! If you see a big gothy woman in black clothes and swirly eyeliner behind a table with some steampunky looking pins and AMAZING bracelets, go say HI!!!
Wow! Life has been nuts. Some good, some bad. Last Wednesday we had to put the Elderly Cat to sleep. Ronin was 14, and when he started exhibiting the symptoms of kidney disease we did what we could to make him comfortable and then took him in once he wasn’t. After going through heroic measures… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #106 – Sorry about the radio silence there.
Ok, so I just posted, but I’m so excited!!! For years, because of a conversation between Deborah Donoghue and Ogre, we’ve been joking about running Amber Family Therapy. This year, I’m doing it! And I just got my player list. This is going to be amazing!!! I have so many excellent gamers involved!!! Holy crap,… Read More AmberCon NW!
PAX was interesting. Our friends Kate and Aron who run the Dreaming here in Seattle had secured some tables for RPG demos. I only ran one game, because after my game I did a turn through the expo hall and came back sort of stunned. People were, for the most part, very well-behaved and polite… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #101 – PAX
I know it’s been awhile. I kind of blew my wad with the Joe Quesada drinking game et al., and I’ve been blogging on geeky topics over at the California NOW blog. Topics include the LA Times’ “Girls’ Guide to Comicon” (the resulting aneurysm wiped out 3rd grade), the Today show segment on the fact… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #89 – Miscellaneous crap and symptoms of the mid-30s hormone rush…
Mr. Dave Arneson created Dungeons and Dragons with Gary Gygax, yet many geeks do not know his name. Mr. Gygax was by far the more, ahem, vocal of the two. Yet, according to sources, the whole idea of playing a single character instead of, say, an army or unit, was Mr. Arneson’s. I am sad… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #82 – R.I.P. Dave Arneson 1947-2009
Yesterday Mr. Geek Girl What Rules and I ran the Story Games Lounge at Emerald City Game Fest yesterday. ECGF is a free gaming event in the Seattle area. They usually get somewhere between 100-200 people. Yesterday’s Game Fest was at the Northgate Community Center. I spread out the indy games we brought with us… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #65 – Emerald City Game Fest
Talking about the upcoming Emerald City Game Fest, November 15th in Seattle, a free game day event. Podcast #7 – Emerald City Game Fest with Sophie Lagace. http://sirriamnicast.libsyn.com/index.php?post_id=393970 Oh, we talk about a lot of stuff. Gaming as women, trying to build community amongst gamers, gaming conventions, lots of stuff.
http://www.emeraldcitygamefest.org/ Guess who will be running at least one game, and Hosting the Story Games Lounge at Emerald City Game Fest this year? This girl! The game fest is a free event on November 15th, please follow the link above for location, directions and all that good stuff. I’ll be running a session of The… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #63.5 – Emerald City Game Fest