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
Ok, cats and kittens, I don’t usually post about politics here, because that’s real world stuff and I geek to get away from that shit. But this, being geek-related as it is, and both appalling me and making me laugh out loud, bore special mention. From John McCain’s Website: “It may be typical of the… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #56 – Probably the only openly political post you’ll ever see here.
Geek Girls Rule! #13 Look, it’s not whining about comics! I promise! Okay, look, I know D&D is the grand dame of gaming. It is the Progenitor. Blah blah blah… I don’t like it. I have always found the rules system clunky, difficult and far too much work for something that is supposed to be… Read More Geek Girls Rule Greatest Hits #13 – Why I hate D20
For those of you who don’t know, for the last couple of years I have done the Alternate Lifestyles programming at NorwesCon, a Seattle-area SF/F convention. What this means is that I get to do the programming for Polyamory, BDSM, Sexuality, Goth, Fanfic and a whole lot of other things that don’t really fit anywhere… Read More Geek Girls Rule 43.5 – LGBT Sci Fi/Fantasy & Comics Fandom and Gamers
Wow! We had an excellent time at Conquest Northwest this weekend. We didn’t get there until 11-ish Saturday morning, and after reg-ing we went straight down to the Story Games Lounge, and pretty much stayed there until midnight. We were in a smallish conference room with a long table and exceptionally comfy chairs. One end… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #40.5 – Conquest Northwest!
I think one of the reasons that the “Gamer Infidelity” excerpt from the Part-Time Sorceress book annoyed me so much was that Mister Geek Girl What Rules and I are all about playing as many games with as many people as we possibly can. For years, because of geographic isolation living in a small city in Eastern Washington,… Read More Geek Girls Rule #40 – Play Outside Your Gaming Group
After years of having female friends tell me things like “You know, I like gaming, but I can’t find a group I’m comfortable with” or “I’ve always wanted to game but I’m kind of intimidated by a lot of the gamer guys I know,” I decided to put out a call for an all girl… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #23 – My Girl Game