One of the reason’s the Geek Girl What Rules asked me to blog here is that she’s had a number of people ask her if they were too old to start gaming. The short answer is: No. I was a late blooming gamer for a number of reasons. When I was younger there were the… Read More Too old to start gaming?
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!
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…
I’m sorry for the dearth of GGR posts here recently, but between NorWesCon, the deaths of two pets, our fifteenth anniversary, my birthday, and the subsequent birthday purchase of “Animal Crossing: City Folk,” I’ve been a little preoccupied. I’ve only played City Folk for about two hours, and haven’t actually gone to the city yet, but… Read More An update of Sorts.
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
In this hour long show, Jenn from the Trapcast, Meg from the Brilliant Gameologists, Kristin from This Modern Death and I finish our conversations from before. Click here! The Libsyn site has all the links and everything, and I need to get hopping on chores before we head for our Sunday game. See you soon!!!… Read More Geek Girls Rule! Podcast 9, Part II
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.